ACES and HEARTS ready for Super Smash Opener

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ACES and HEARTS ready for Super Smash Opener

Praneel HiraHearts

The Dream11 Super Smash kicks off tomorrow and there’s a tough assignment first up as both the ACES and HEARTS head to Wellington. It’s Christmas Eve at the Basin Reserve in dual Grand Final rematches with the HEARTS taking on the Blaze from 10.10 AM and the ACES squaring up with the Firebirds at 1.40 PM. ACES vice-captain Ben Horne … Read More


Perkins, Shahri fifties help HEARTS to Northern double

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Perkins, Shahri fifties help HEARTS to Northern double

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have put in a near-complete performance to do the double over Northern Districts at the Eden Park Outer Oval this weekend. Batting first, this time after winning the toss, the HEARTS again found themselves in early trouble at 28/2. Though skipper Lauren Down and Katie Perkins took the HEARTS out of the powerplay, Northern Districts hit back … Read More


Career-best Jonas leads epic HEARTS win

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Career-best Jonas leads epic HEARTS win

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have won a Hallyburton Johnstone Shield thriller against Northern Districts at Eden Park Outer Oval by 12 runs. Asked to bat first, the HEARTS lost skipper Lauren Down in the second over. When the returning Arlene Kelly was bowled three overs later, Katie Perkins (45) joined opener Anna Peterson (32) and the pair put on the best … Read More


HEARTS boosted by trio ahead of ND double

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HEARTS boosted by trio ahead of ND double

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS are back at Eden Park Outer Oval this weekend for two mouth-watering matches with neighbours Northern Districts in Round Five and Six of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield. Skipper Lauren Down said the team are delighted to have Holly Huddleston, Arlene Kelly and Anna Peterson back. “Anna will be playing her 50th HBJ Shield match for Auckland and … Read More


Barnett career-best helps the HEARTS to second win

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Barnett career-best helps the HEARTS to second win

Praneel HiraHearts

The HEARTS have secured a second successive bonus-point with a three-wicket win over the Otago Sparks in Invercargill. Skipper Lauren Down won the toss and threw the ball to Molly Penfold, who again took the HEARTS first wicket of the day. At the other end, Roz McNeill was impressively tidy conceding just six runs from her first five overs. Fran … Read More


HEARTS claim first win of 2020/21

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HEARTS claim first win of 2020/21

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS are off the mark in 2020/21 with an eight-wicket Hallyburton Johnstone Shield win over the Otago Sparks in Invercargill. The visitors were greeted with a wet start as rain delayed the toss for close to five hours. When play finally got underway, the match had been reduced to 24 overs per side. In the second over, HEARTS … Read More


Down, Perkins return for the HEARTS

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Down, Perkins return for the HEARTS

Praneel HiraHearts

WHITE FERNS Lauren Down and Katie Perkins return to the HEARTS 13-strong squad to take on the Otago Sparks in Invercargill over the weekend. With Holly Huddleston unavailable (managed return) and allrounders, Anna Peterson and Arlene Kelly easing their way back to full fitness, Down and Perkins add considerable experience to a young HEARTS group. Down said she had a … Read More


HEARTS suffer second defeat at Pukekura Park

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HEARTS suffer second defeat at Pukekura Park

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have suffered a second defeat against the Central Hinds at Pukekura Park to start the 2020/21 HBJ Shield season. Batting first, Yaz Kareem and Saachi Shahri were patient to start before the Hinds bowlers got on top. The HEARTS slipped to 30/6, with Claudia Green (2-19) and Monique Rees (3-15) again on the money for the Hinds. … Read More


HEARTS season starts with defeat

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HEARTS season starts with defeat

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have started 2020/21 with a seven-wicket defeat to the Central Hinds at Pukekura Park. After a patient start by debutant Yaz Kareem and Saachi Shahri, the HEARTS came unstuck against challenging swing bowling from Hinds opening bowler Claudia Green (4-20). Green took four of the first five wickets as the HEARTS fell to 22/5 in the 12th … Read More


Young HEARTS squad to get 2020/21 season underway

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Young HEARTS squad to get 2020/21 season underway

Praneel HiraHearts

A young Auckland HEARTS side begin their Hallyburton Johnstone Shield defence with two matches against the Central Hinds at Pukekura Park this weekend. Regina Lilii will lead the HEARTS in New Plymouth with skipper Anna Peterson unavailable due to concussion. Joining Peterson on the unavailability list are Arlene Kelly, Natasha van Tilburg and Izzy Gaze, who are all recovering from … Read More