Northern A's steal victory in dying overs

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Northern A’s steal victory in dying overs

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Day three Lead from the front by opening bat Bharat Popli, Northen A stole victory in the dying overs of their match with Auckland A yesterday. His unbeaten 152* was the main push behind the unlikely win as Auckland lead by 330 at the beginning of the day. Auckland had Northern in trouble early on as they fell to 14/2 … Read More


Outright on the cards for Auckland A

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Outright on the cards for Auckland A

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The final day of the Auckland A v Northern A three day match is underway at Weymouth Oval with Northern A requiring 354 to win.Being put into bat on Day One, the Auckland A side produced an impressive 282 run innings. While plenty of batters made starts, Brad Schmulian was the key figure who stood up and pressed on. His … Read More


U19's gain National glory

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U19’s gain National glory

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Auckland U19 v Canterbury U19 (T20) The Auckland U19’s have put together a comprehensive performance to secure their title as National Champions. Going into todays match with only a one point lead, the game was a must win for the U19 team. It was Glenn Phillips time to shine once again with the opener scoring a massive 106 from just … Read More


U17's secure second place at National Tournament

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U17’s secure second place at National Tournament

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Round Five The Auckland U17 have put together an incredible batting performance to secure a ten wicket win in their final match of the National Tournament. Angus McKenzie (70*) and Dale Phillips (111*) led the Auckland run chase with their opening stand of 203 which included 18 fours and 7 sixes. The day began with the Invitational XI winning the … Read More


Auckland U19 ready to step up in Lincol

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Auckland U19 ready to step up in Lincol

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On Monday 12th January the Auckland U19 side will travel to Lincoln where they will take part in the National U19 Tournament. With a mix of youth and experienced players, assistant coach Hayden Gardener believes that his side has the potential to step up and bring the trophy home: “Our preparation has gone well.  It’s been an intensive week of … Read More


Auckland A's claim National Title

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Auckland A’s claim National Title

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An outstanding knock of 133 from Glenn Phillips has not only helped the Auckland A side to their 5th consecutive win, but helped the team claim the National title. Going into the match against Canterbury, the Auckland A side knew that a win would secure their prestigious title. The match began with a solid opening partnership between the inform Glenn … Read More


U17's ready to defend their title

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U17’s ready to defend their title

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The Auckland U17’s will head down to Wellington on Monday to defend their National title. The Tournament, which is held from the 13th – 21st January will be comprised of 3 x Two Day matches and 2 x One Day matches. While the squad includes plenty of fresh new faces, coach Ian West is confident that his side can back … Read More


Auckland A's make it four in a row

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Auckland A’s make it four in a row

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The Auckland A’s have produced their fourth consecutive win at the National tournament after defeating Central Districts A by 5 wickets. A comprehensive bowling display from the Auckland A side saw Central Districts crumble, with only two of the top five reaching double figures. Pace bowler Brett Randell led the Auckland bowling attack claiming 3 wickets for 20 from his … Read More


Auckland A pick up fourth in national tournament

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Auckland A pick up fourth in national tournament

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Auckland finished the National Provincial A Tournament in fourth position after winning three of their seven matches in Christchurch.The competition begun with a match against New Zealand U19s and Auckland’s batsmen started well amassing 282/4 with Michael Guptill-Bunce leading the way with a century. However two Auckland boys were also on song with the bat for New Zealand as Robbie … Read More


U15 Girls miss out by slimmest of magins

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U15 Girls miss out by slimmest of magins

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Auckland’s U15 Girls side fell just seven runs short of victory in the Wanganui Cricket Festival Final last week.The competition pits the six provinces U15 sides against each other in a round robin 30 over format with the top two sides meeting in the final at the end of the week. Auckland began the tournament with a four-wicket victory over … Read More