Auckland U17 have tough finish to National Tournament

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Auckland U17 have tough finish to National Tournament

Iain LaxonClub Cricket, Game Development, Rep teams

Match 5 Otago won the toss and chose to bat with the opener T Bayly batting strongly eventually out for 77 and forming a partnership of 110 with number three A Bhogal for the second wicket.  Bhogal was eventually dismissed for 120 with Otago going on to score 285/6 in 50 overs.  The most economical Auckland bowler was Ben Westerlund … Read More


Whitecross Year 9 and 10 District Tournament - Top Performers

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Whitecross Year 9 and 10 District Tournament – Top Performers

Iain LaxonClub Cricket, Game Development, Rep teams

Whitecross Year 10 District Tournament Finishing positions- Western Harbour Eastern Manukau Central Cavaliers Year 10 tournament team- Batting Adam Jones (Manukau), Kevin Gattu (Western), Sajith Dhambagolla (Eastern) Simon Keene (Harbour), Jonathan Low (Manukau), Saxon Gough (Central). Bowling David Simmons (Western), Conor Ansell (Eastern), Darian Brooke (Central),  Adam Jones (Manukau), Sukhjap Singh (Manukau) , Sam Rainger (Eastern), Jacob Urquhart-Watai (Harbour) Keeper … Read More


Glenn Phillips stars in New Zealand's ICC Under-19 World Cup prep

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Glenn Phillips stars in New Zealand’s ICC Under-19 World Cup prep

Iain LaxonAces, International Cricket, Rep teams

Match 3 The New Zealand Under-19s have suffered their first loss in three games in their Dubai Tri-Series, despite an 85-ball century to opener Glenn Phillips, who got the team off to yet another strong start in a high-scoring encounter with Australia. Scorecard Australia’s Under-19s succeeded in posting 284/5 in order to chase down New Zealand’s 281 for nine for … Read More


Profile - Auckland Cricket's selectors

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Profile – Auckland Cricket’s selectors

Iain LaxonAces, Game Development, Rep teams

Being a cricket selector requires someone to blend a unique range of attributes. On one hand they have access to statistical analysis, game footage and coaches feedback and on the other they have years of instincts and understanding from playing and being involved in the game to draw on. They also have to pull on their character judgement skills as … Read More


Auckland A finish National Tournament with a loss

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Auckland A finish National Tournament with a loss

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Match 5 Auckland A v Wellington A Auckland A had tough finish to a tough tournament as they went down by 3 wickets to Wellington A in Lincoln.  Auckland were sent in and looked to be making Wellington regret that decision early as they climbed to an opening stand of 78 through Bill Walsh and Ben Horne. Horne batting impressively … Read More


White Cross District Tournament Top Performances

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White Cross District Tournament Top Performances

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A number of White Cross District Tournaments were completed in the lead up to the end of 2015 and some very impressive performances were recorded across the events. Manukau in particular shining as they took out the Year 7, Year 8 and Year 12/13 White tournaments. Check out all the winners, tournament teams, 1oos and 5 wickets hauls below. Year … Read More


Auckland U17 Team Named

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Auckland U17 Team Named

Iain LaxonGame Development, Rep teams

The 13 players that have been selected to take part in the pre-tournament programme and travel to Christchurch are: 1) Ben Beecroft (North Harbour) 2) Daman Bhatti (Manukau) 3) Mitchell Bremner (North Harbour) 4) Anirudh Das (Central) 5) Swayam Desai (Manukau) 6) Callum Douglas (Eastern) 7) Zakk Finlay (North Harbour) 8) Harry Miller (Eastern) 9) Ryan Quinn (North Harbour) 10) … Read More


Mixed results for Auckland U21 Hearts in National Tournament

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Mixed results for Auckland U21 Hearts in National Tournament

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The Auckland U21 Hearts have had a tough finish to the National Women’s U21 Tournament at Lloyd Elsmore Park with a 6-wicket loss to Otago. The side finished the tournament with three wins and four losses and a position of number four on the table. Our own Bella Armstrong was the top wicket-taker of the competition, with 13. Captain Lauren … Read More


Teams named for Auckland A v Auckland U19 clash

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Teams named for Auckland A v Auckland U19 clash

Iain LaxonClub Cricket, Game Development, Rep teams

The following players have been selected for a One Day match between Auckland A and Auckland U19. The match will take place at Colin Maiden Park on Thursday 10 December starting at 10-30am. Auckland U19- 1. Glenn Phillips 2. Jared Challis 3. Aniket Parikh 4. Mitchell Murray (C)  5. Finn Allen 6. Dale Phillips 7. Luke Istead 8. Cole Briggs … Read More