HEARTS fall short after Devine blitz

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HEARTS fall short after Devine blitz

Praneel HiraHearts

A Sophie Devine epic proved too much for the Auckland HEARTS in a shortened Dream11 Super Smash Final at the Basin Reserve. Showers delayed the start of the match, reducing the T20 showpiece to 7 overs per side. When play began, after Anna Peterson won the toss and elected to bowl first, it was Devine who made up for lost … Read More


HEARTS all in for Super Smash Final

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HEARTS all in for Super Smash Final

Praneel HiraHearts

A settled Auckland HEARTS squad head into Sunday’s Dream11 Super Smash final at the Basin Reserve looking to do something special against the Wellington Blaze. While the HEARTS know it will take a prolonged effort to topple the unbeaten Blaze on their home patch, Head Coach Nick White said the HEARTS will take a lot out of the last two … Read More


HEARTS book Grand Final ticket

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HEARTS book Grand Final ticket

Praneel HiraHearts

The HEARTS have stormed into the Dream11 Super Smash final courtesy of an outstanding fielding effort and a dominant opening stand by Anna Peterson and Lauren Down. Chasing 121, the skipper led the way. After Down received a bit of luck first ball when her leading-edge landed in between two fielders, the boundaries flowed. Down found space on the off-side … Read More


HEARTS ready for home Preliminary Final

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HEARTS ready for home Preliminary Final

Praneel HiraHearts

Head Coach Nick White has named a 14-strong Auckland HEARTS squad to take on the Otago Sparks in their Dream11 Super Smash Preliminary Final at Eden Park Outer Oval on Thursday. It has been more than a month since the HEARTS twice met the Sparks during the opening week of the competition and Holly Huddleston knows the Otago side will provide a … Read More


HEARTS push Blaze before playoffs

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HEARTS push Blaze before playoffs

Praneel HiraHearts

The Dream11 Super Smash round-robin has come to an end after falling to the Wellington Blaze by seven wickets at the Basin Reserve today. Batting first, openers Lauren Down and Anna Peterson were tied down by some excellent lines by the Blaze bowlers. Down broke free at the beginning of the fifth over; first piercing a gap through the off-side … Read More


Perkins, run-outs cement HEARTS playoff berth

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Perkins, run-outs cement HEARTS playoff berth

Praneel HiraHearts

Katie Perkins scored her 4th Dream 11 Super Smash fifty of the summer to help the HEARTS book a place in the playoffs. Earlier, Anna Peterson and Lauren Down got the HEARTS off to a reasonable start. Aggressive options spelt the end for both players. Peterson was bowled advancing down the wicket in the 3rd over before Down was brilliantly … Read More


Down bolsters HEARTS top order

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Down bolsters HEARTS top order

Praneel HiraHearts

Lauren Down is set to make her return for the Auckland HEARTS when the Northern Spirit come to town on Friday. It’s a big inclusion for the HEARTS, who sit second on the Dream11 Super Smash table and could book a home qualifier final with a win. Captain Anna Peterson knows the importance of winning at this time of the competition. … Read More


Hinds escape HEARTS grasp

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Hinds escape HEARTS grasp

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS will have to wait to cement a Dream11 Super Smash playoff spot after losing to the Central Hinds by 14 runs at Eden Park’s Outer Oval on Saturday. Captain Jess Watkin made the most of her decision to bat first powering the Hinds out of the blocks. Having seen Emily Cunningham drag Arlene Kelly onto her stumps … Read More


Jonas returns for Hinds rematch

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Jonas returns for Hinds rematch

Praneel HiraHearts

Fran Jonas returns for the Auckland HEARTS crucial Dream11 Super Smash clash with the Central Hinds at Eden Park’s Outer Oval on Saturday. The left-arm orthodox spinner rejoins an otherwise unchanged squad as the HEARTS hunt a sixth win and one that would likely cement a place in the playoffs. Head Coach Nick White is thrilled Jonas is back with … Read More


HEARTS fire past Magicians

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HEARTS fire past Magicians

Praneel HiraHearts

The HEARTS have started 2020 with an electric effort in the field and with the ball to defeat the Canterbury Magicians by 17 runs at the Outer Oval. Magicians’ opening bowlers Leah Tahuhu and Jacinta Savage bowled testing spells through the powerplay, starving the HEARTS of boundaries after skipper Anna Peterson picked out Jess Simmons at deep square-leg. Saachi Shahri … Read More