Coaching Trio on board for 2021/22

High Performance


Coaching Trio on board for 2021/22

Praneel HiraHigh Performance

The countdown is on for summer and we are delighted to announce the appointment of three familiar faces to the High-Performance team. Auckland Cricket welcomes Ian West to the coaching staff as the new Performance and Talent Coach – Male, and Donovan Grobbelaar as the Performance and Talent Coach – Female. Both West and Grobbelaar will provide assistant coaching support … Read More


Jonathan Bassett-Graham appointed Head of Talent and Pathway

Talent and Pathways


Jonathan Bassett-Graham appointed Head of Talent and Pathway

Praneel HiraTalent and Pathways

Auckland Cricket continue to invest in the identification and development of our young cricketing talent, and are pleased to welcome Jonathan Bassett-Graham to the High-Performance team as the new Head of Talent and Pathway.  The Head of Talent and Pathway role is a vital component of Auckland Cricket’s high-performance eco-system, responsible for connecting the many parts of the cricket network … Read More


Auckland Cricket invest in Talent and Pathways

Talent and Pathways


Auckland Cricket invest in Talent and Pathways

Praneel HiraTalent and Pathways

An exciting journey begins this September with the Auckland Cricket Academy set to enhance the association’s talent pathways. Auckland Cricket has committed significant investment with a newly created Head of Talent and Pathway overseeing the identification and development programme to support the ACES and HEARTS. The Academy consists of three stages: Potential (Stage One), Promise (Stage Two) and Performance (Stage … Read More


Daniel Archer appointed Director of Performance and Talent

High Performance


Daniel Archer appointed Director of Performance and Talent

Praneel HiraHigh Performance

An off-season of fresh faces continues with Daniel Archer joining Auckland Cricket as the new Director of Performance and Talent. Archer will officially start on September 13. Archer will take on a crucial role in Auckland Cricket’s High-Performance structure, driving the necessary change and development to create and foster success. Chief Executive Iain Laxon said Archer brings strategic experience and … Read More


Men's A team off to Taupo

High Performance


Men’s A team off to Taupo

Praneel HiraHigh Performance

The Men’s Auckland A team have made their way down to Taupo to play four T20s over the next two days.  Graeme Beghin will lead the side against teams from Northern Districts, Central Districts and Wellington.  Papatoetoe batsman Josh Plummer earns his first call-up to the Auckland A team after impressive performances at club level. Auckland A Squad | Quadrangular … Read More


Squads named for HEARTS' weekend warm-up

Hearts


Squads named for HEARTS’ weekend warm-up

Praneel HiraHearts, High Performance

The Auckland HEARTS and a HEARTS A side have been announced for warm-up matches against the Northern Spirit at Cornwall Park this Sunday. Both sides will play 50-over matches ahead of the HEARTS’ season-opening weekend against the Wellington Blaze at the Basin on 16 and 17 November. New skipper Anna Peterson will lead the HEARTS, while Izzy Gaze has been … Read More


Auckland A | Sydney T20 Tournament

High Performance


Auckland A | Sydney T20 Tournament

Praneel HiraHigh Performance

The Auckland Men’s A team return from Sydney’s Mike Hussey Quadrangular T20 Series with one win and two defeats during a week of challenging cricket. The tournament started on a high for Auckland A, defeating eventual tournament victors Hobart Hurricanes Academy by seven wickets. Experienced heads led the side; superb spells by Mitchell McClenaghan and Ronnie Hira set up a … Read More


Four HEARTS awarded WHITE FERNS Contracts

Hearts


Four HEARTS awarded WHITE FERNS Contracts

Praneel HiraHearts, High Performance

Four Auckland HEARTS have been announced on the WHITE FERNS contract list for summer 2019/20 . Top-order duo Lauren Down and Katie Perkins, as well as experienced allrounders Holly Huddleston and Anna Peterson, join the 17-strong squad ahead of a summer that culminates in a T20 World Cup in Australia.  The hard work began on Wednesday as the squad assembled … Read More


Chris Mundell appointed High Performance Manager

Game Development


Chris Mundell appointed High Performance Manager

Praneel HiraGame Development, High Performance

Chris Mundell has been appointed Auckland Cricket’s new High Performance Manager. Mundell, who joined Auckland Cricket in July 2018 in the role of Coach Development Manager, sees a lot of correlation between his coaching and coach development background and the High Performance space. “Both Coach Development and High Performance are about the growth of people. That is something I am … Read More


Auckland quartet selected for NZ U19 squad

Game Development


Auckland quartet selected for NZ U19 squad

Praneel HiraGame Development, High Performance, International Cricket

Four Auckland representatives have been selected to represent the New Zealand Under 19 team against Bangladesh later this month. The Auckland quartet of Conor Ansell (Auckland University), Adithya Ashok (Eden Roskill), Jock McKenzie (North Shore) and Quinn Sunde (Takapuna) will join the 18-man squad in Lincoln for five one-day matches, starting September 29th. NZ U19s Head Coach, Paul Wiseman said … Read More