NZC Community Awards Nominations

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NZC Community Awards Nominations

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Here is your chance to honour the local heroes who make cricket happen in your community as New Zealand Cricket calls for Community Award nominations for the summer of 2019/20. Nominations close on 31 July at 5pm, so get in quick to give the special individual, club or initiative a chance at national recognition. NZC seek nominations for the seven … Read More


Auckland Cricket backs Clubs with Support Package

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Auckland Cricket backs Clubs with Support Package

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Auckland Cricket is committing $870,000 to support their 16 community cricket clubs via the Club Support Package for 2020/21. “Covid-19 has posed many challenges but through it all our number one priority has been focusing on how we can support our clubs,” commented CEO Iain Laxon. “The Club Support package gives them the certainty of continued funding as well as … Read More


ANZ Good Sports commit $1M to local sports clubs

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ANZ Good Sports commit $1M to local sports clubs

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Released by New Zealand Cricket: Welcome news for struggling cricket clubs around New Zealand – a fund has been made available by ANZ Bank New Zealand to assist with their recovery from the COVID19-imposed hiatus. New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White has hailed the ANZ Good Sports Grants, which pledges $1 million to support the return of grassroots cricket and … Read More


Competitions Decision | Honda Financial Premiership

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Competitions Decision | Honda Financial Premiership

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

This season’s final playing day/s were cancelled on Wednesday 18 March as part of New Zealand Cricket’s and the six Major Associations’ response to the public health measures required to suppress the transmission of COVID-19. This situation and subsequently the decision made to cancel the season earlier than scheduled is unprecedented in Auckland Cricket history.  It is important to acknowledge … Read More


COVID-19 Update | All Cricket Cancelled

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COVID-19 Update | All Cricket Cancelled

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Following the first person-to-person transmission of Covid-19 overnight, the medical advice around the potential risk for community sport is now considerably higher. Consequently, Auckland Cricket have taken the decision to cancel all cricket for the remainder of the 2019/20 season.  We understand the disappointment and inconvenience that this might cause but our first priority at the moment is the health … Read More


Honda Financial Premiership Report | 14 March

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Honda Financial Premiership Report | 14 March

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Premier MenHedley Howarth Round Seven Cornwall vs. Suburbs New Lynn – Cornwall Park Much like Day One, Cornwall and Suburbs New Lynn traded blows in an entertaining affair which saw many memorable personal performances. Most notably was the all-round efforts of Scott Marra (121), whose first-innings hundred wasn’t quite enough to nab Cornwall first innings points. Dane Watson (4-64) and … Read More


Honda Financial Premiership Scores | 14 March

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Honda Financial Premiership Scores | 14 March

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Premier MenHedley Howarth Round Seven Suburbs New Lynn 273 (F Allen 113, M Barry 65, S Marra 5-71, M van den Berg 3-44) and 196/7 dec (T Payle 90, M Barry 46, A Dindod 42, S Marra 4/80) lost to Cornwall 268 (S Marra 121, Ad Dhadwal 44, D Watson 4-64, M Murray 4-87) and 202/4 (S Marra 55*, Am … Read More


HEARTS at full-strength for HBJ Final

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HEARTS at full-strength for HBJ Final

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

The return of four WHITE FERNS sees the HEARTS at full-strength ahead of Saturday’s Hallyburton Johnstone Shield final against the Northern Spirit in Hamilton.   Lauren Down, Holly Huddleston, Katie Perkins and skipper Anna Peterson are set to add firepower to the HEARTS line-up after missing the final four matches of the round-robin.  Heading into the final, Bella Armstrong sits alongside … Read More


"I am, we are, Ellerslie" | Celebrating Bomber

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“I am, we are, Ellerslie” | Celebrating Bomber

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Forty summers. The ups and the downs. The magnificent and the mad. Frank ‘Bomber’ Lancaster has seen it all over the last four decades as Ellerslie Cricket Club’s Premier Scorer. This season marks Bomber’s 40th year behind the scorebook and to celebrate the Life Member’s milestone, Ellerslie hosted an exhibition T20 match on Sunday 16 February. The match featured former … Read More


Disappointing Day One leaves ACES with work to do

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Disappointing Day One leaves ACES with work to do

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

The ACES’ Plunket Shield hopes took a hit on Day One against the Wellington Firebirds at Colin Maiden Park. After winning the toss and batting first, the ACES will be disappointed to have been bowled out by tea. Jeet Raval (26) and Glenn Phillips (31) ground out the first hour after Iain McPeake enticed Will O’Donnell into an early drive. … Read More