Vale John Fulton Reid | 1956-2020

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Vale John Fulton Reid | 1956-2020

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John Fulton Reid, one of Auckland and New Zealand’s finest First-Class batsmen, has passed away. Reid played 19 Tests and 25 ODIs for New Zealand between 1979-86, averaging 46.28 in the test arena. The classy left-handed batsman scored 6 centuries for New Zealand. For Auckland, Reid featured in 69 First-Class matches, scoring 3733 runs, including five centuries. A wicket-keeper, Reid … Read More


HEARTS off the mark; ACES wait continues

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HEARTS off the mark; ACES wait continues

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The HEARTS and ACES have split Team Auckland’s double-header with the Sparks and Volts in Alexandra. HEARTS vs. Sparks | HEARTS won by 37 runs Batting first, Anna Peterson and Lauren Down saw the HEARTS through the powerplay. Though Peterson hit four boundaries from the first two overs, the HEARTS managed a run-a-ball start when Down was caught in the … Read More


Team Auckland recharged for Alexandra double

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Team Auckland recharged for Alexandra double

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Team Auckland look to bounce back in the Dream11 Super Smash against the Volts and Sparks in Alexandra on Monday. The ACES and HEARTS hit Molyneux Park for Round Two after both sides suffered first-up losses in their respective tournament openers in Wellington. ACES Assistant Coach Doug Watson said there was plenty to take out of the four-wicket loss to … Read More


Tough start at the Basin

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Tough start at the Basin

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The ACES and HEARTS have both suffered defeat at the hands of their Wellington rivals in the Dream11 Super Smash today. HEARTS vs. Blaze | Blaze won by 9 wickets. Good news greeted the HEARTS and Blaze when the sun shone down on the Basin Reserve. Asked to bat first, the HEARTS were in early trouble losing three wickets in … Read More


Vale Ross Alexander Dykes | 1945-2020

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Vale Ross Alexander Dykes | 1945-2020

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Ross Dykes, one of the great servants of cricket in New Zealand and New Zealand Cricket, has died in Auckland, aged 75. Dykes played 31 first-class games between 1967 and 1977, effecting 81 dismissals and making 723 runs at an average of 20. A solid wicket-keeper batsman for Auckland, Dykes debuted against Canterbury in December 1967, playing alongside Auckland legends … Read More


Cricket Express backing Age-Group Representatives

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Cricket Express backing Age-Group Representatives

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Auckland Cricket’s relationship with Cricket Express will look a little different with the specialist retailer getting behind Auckland age-group representative teams for 2020/21. Cricket Express has been involved with Auckland Cricket for close to twenty years, across junior and representative cricket. Cricket Express Chief Executive Philip Bradley is thrilled to continue supporting young cricketers in Auckland. “We are pleased to … Read More


Rex Smith made ninth Life Member of Auckland Cricket

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Rex Smith made ninth Life Member of Auckland Cricket

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At the 2020 AGM on Wednesday 21st October, long-standing Chairman and Board Member Rex Smith was made a Life Member of the Auckland Cricket Association. Smith has made an outstanding contribution to cricket in Auckland for more than four decades – from playing and holding various administrative positions at Cornwall Cricket Club including Chairman (1991-1998) and Head Coach (1989-present) of … Read More


Auckland Cricket Network of Coaches

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Auckland Cricket Network of Coaches

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This season Auckland Cricket is looking to provide additional Coach Development opportunities for our pathway coaches who are coaching at Premier, District, and First XI level; these development opportunities will look to form a network of coaches group. The purpose of these development opportunities are to provide the coaches with a platform to collaborate and share best practice, and for … Read More


A New Face: Auckland Cricket partners with Bettr

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A New Face: Auckland Cricket partners with Bettr

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Auckland Cricket is pleased to announce the arrival of a new sponsor with Tamaki Health’s new online consultation platform, Bettr by Local Doctors and White Cross, on board for 2020/21. Bettr will pick up District Cricket sponsorship from White Cross as well as the Roll of Honour, which highlights standout performances by Auckland cricketers – for club, representative or domestic … Read More


Jamieson collects Cricketer of the Year award

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Jamieson collects Cricketer of the Year award

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With Covid-19 forcing an early end to the cricket season and the cancellation of our Cricketer of the Year dinner, we bring you the major award winners for 2019/20. Secondary Schools Players Player (Boys) – Adithya Ashok This summer was a big one for Adithya Ashok. The leg-spinner claimed 23 wickets for the Mt Albert Grammar 1st XI on his … Read More