Summer of Cricket | International and Super Smash Schedules 2020/21

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Summer of Cricket | International and Super Smash Schedules 2020/21

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

Cricket fans! There is plenty to get excited about this summer with Eden Park hosting four T20Is in 2020/21, including the first home BLACKCAPS action of the summer on Friday 27 November against West Indies.  After concerns over the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the summer schedule, sports fans can look forward to the arrival of the West Indies … Read More


Auckland quartet selected for NZ U19 squad

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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


Momentous Week for Women's Cricket

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Momentous Week for Women’s Cricket

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, High Performance, International Cricket

Women’s T20 cricket gets Commonwealth Games nod Women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). “This is a truly historic moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united in their support … Read More


Hearts dominating on world stage

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Hearts dominating on world stage

James BennettGame Development, Hearts, International Cricket

The WHITE FERNS are putting in a dominant showing against Ireland on their Northern Tour with our Auckland Hearts players amongst those impressing with both bat and ball. The stand out has been Hearts Skipper Maddy Green who scored her first ODI century (121) off just 77 balls in the first ODI before backing it up with a half century … Read More


ACA Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18

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ACA Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18

James BennettAces, Club Cricket, Domestic Cricket, Eden Park, Game Development, Hearts, High Performance, International Cricket, Rep teams, School cricket, Umpires & Scorers

Auckland Cricket Association Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18 This week Auckland Cricket had its awards evening where the achievements over the past season were recognised. These are the pinnacle awards for club and representative cricket from the 2017/18 season.   Representative Honours AUCKLAND ACES First Class Debut Players: #513 Matt McEwan v Wellington at the Basin Reserve, 23 October … Read More


Down elevated to WHITE FERNS squad

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Down elevated to WHITE FERNS squad

James BennettDomestic Cricket, Game Development, Hearts, International Cricket

Auckland Hearts batswoman Lauren Down is in line to debut for the WHITE FERNS against the West Indies at home next month. 22-year-old Down made the ODI side off the back of another strong season with the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield winning Hearts. “It was a bit of a surprise to be honest,” said Down. “I’m just really excited to be … Read More


Laxon named Auckland Cricket CEO

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Laxon named Auckland Cricket CEO

Iain LaxonAces, Club Cricket, Domestic Cricket, Game Development, Hearts, High Performance, International Cricket, School cricket

A familiar face has taken the helm at Auckland Cricket Association with the appointment of Iain Laxon as the new CEO, replacing Mark Cameron. Laxon will be known to many in cricket circles having served in a variety of roles at Auckland Cricket during his 13 years with the organisation, and will relinquish his current position as Community Cricket Manager … Read More


Munro takes top gong at Auckland Cricket Awards

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Munro takes top gong at Auckland Cricket Awards

Iain LaxonAces, Club Cricket, Domestic Cricket, Hearts, International Cricket, Rep teams, School cricket

Colin Munro has taken out the John Morris Trophy for the second year running as he was recognised as Auckland’s Cricketer of the Year at the Auckland Cricket Awards tonight. Munro also picked up the Batsman of the Year award after turning it on with the blade in the second half of the Plunket Shield scoring no less than 50 … Read More


Colin Munro named Auckland Cricketer of the Year

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Colin Munro named Auckland Cricketer of the Year

Iain LaxonAces, Club Cricket, Hearts, International Cricket

Colin Munro capped a blockbusting year at domestic and international season by being named Auckland Cricketer of the Year last night. Munro was the top run scorer in the Georgie Pie Super Smash and led the Mondiale Aces batting superbly throughout the competition. He then added another Ford Trophy hundred to his name before stepping up to Blackcaps level where … Read More


Guptill picks up the big one

International Cricket


Guptill picks up the big one

Vanilla BriefInternational Cricket

Aces opening batsman Martin Guptill has capped a stellar year with the BLACKCAPS to be named the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal winner at the 2011-12 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards last night. The most prestigious award of the evening is decided by an independent panel and handed to the player whose performances have been the most outstanding during the voting … Read More