Cricket Express U19 Women complete strong week at National Tournament

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Cricket Express U19 Women complete strong week at National Tournament

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The Cricket Express Auckland U19 Women have impressed in Lincoln this week, securing second-place at the National Tournament. On the back of hampered preparation and limited matchplay, the side came together to finish with a 4-2 record across five 50-Over fixtures and a solitary T20. Emma Irwin hit the tournament’s only century, an unbeaten 100 against Northern Districts, to sit … Read More


Cricket Express U19 Men and Women | Auckland Squad Announcements

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Cricket Express U19 Men and Women | Auckland Squad Announcements

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Auckland Cricket is delighted to name the Cricket Express U19 Men’s and Women’s sides to compete at their respective National Tournaments in January.  Head of Talent and Pathway Jonny Bassett-Graham is pleased to named two strong sides ahead of next month’s National Tournaments. “It’s great to have the District Tournament for the girls to support the selection process alongside club … Read More


Five Aucklanders named in first ever NZ Women's U19s

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Five Aucklanders named in first ever NZ Women’s U19s

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Five of Auckland’s Under-19 female cricketers will receive a visit from the New Zealand Police later this season – but it will be a welcome one. Eighteen players have been selected for the first-ever New Zealand Under-19 Women’s side, set to play a New Zealand Police Women’s XI and a New Zealand Provincial Women’s XI in February, March and April. This includes … Read More


Bettr District Tournament | U17 Wrap

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Bettr District Tournament | U17 Wrap

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Eastern have won the U17 District Tournament in dramatic fashion with a one-wicket win over Western on Thursday at Lloyd Elsmore Park. T20 | Round One Eastern 102/9 (M Raniga 3-13) defeated Western 93/9 by nine runs. Manukau 137/5 (H Duckworth 64, L Stackpole 52*, J Bhatt 3-16) defeated Tuaraki 104 (M Godfrey 49, D Asia 4-14, N Chari 4-21) … Read More


Cricket Express Women's U19s take out National Tournament

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Cricket Express Women’s U19s take out National Tournament

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The Cricket Express Women’s U19 side have won their National Tournament with a tense final-day victory over Central Districts on Tuesday. Earlier in the week, Auckland went unbeaten through the first three 50-over matches. Emma Irwin (37) held the early part of the inning together in the opening match against Northern Districts but it was a determined Emily Handyside (43), … Read More


Hucker to captain Cricket Express Women's U19s

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Hucker to captain Cricket Express Women’s U19s

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The Cricket Express Women’s U19s side depart today with the National Tournament taking place from January 6-12 in Lincoln. Speaking to Amie Hucker, the skipper said Auckland has a strong side with plenty of depth with bat and ball. “We have played a lot of cricket together throughout the years as a group which makes the team bond strong as … Read More


The Story So Far: Cricket Express Men's Under 19s

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The Story So Far: Cricket Express Men’s Under 19s

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The Cricket Express Auckland Men’s U19s have risen to several challenges through the opening three days of the National tournament in Lincoln to remain in contention. Round One | 50 Overs vs. Canterbury The opening match of the tournament was a thriller with Auckland falling a mere eight runs short despite Jock McKenzie’s confident 70 from 84 balls and Nikith … Read More


Cricket Express Men's U19s head to Lincoln

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Cricket Express Men’s U19s head to Lincoln

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Today, the Cricket Express Men’s U19s side head south to challenge for the National Tournament in Lincoln. Named skipper of the side, Nikith Perera is excited by the prospect of leading the side over the next 8 days. “It’s an absolute honour to captain the side. “Not only do I have many great cricketers as my predecessors, but I also … Read More


Canterbury give Auckland A tough test

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Canterbury give Auckland A tough test

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Last week, Auckland A came up against a strong Canterbury A side at Lloyd Elsmore Park in the side’s second Three-Day match of the summer. Batting first, Auckland were made to graft through the opening session. Graham Beghin (45) and Amit Dhadwal (33) stood up to a testing new-ball burst but, shortly after lunch, the hosts fell to 120/4. Jackson … Read More


Men's A do double over Wellington

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Men’s A do double over Wellington

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The Men’s Auckland A side have been in action this week, taking two comprehensive victories over Wellington A at Cornwall Park. On Tuesday, Graeme Beghin led the way, hitting 6 fours and 3 sixes on his way to 94 off 101 balls. Beghin wasn’t alone in going past fifty, with Ryan Harrison (51) providing excellent support as the pair put … Read More