Sydney-bound A side season underway

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Sydney-bound A side season underway

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The Men’s A season has begun with a rain-affected draw against Northern Districts A at St Pauls Collegiate, Hamilton. ACES trio Ben Lister, Danru Ferns and Louis Delport took an opportunity to get overs under their belts on a shortened first day. Day two saw Delport (5-108) complete a marathon effort across 34 overs as Auckland came back into the … Read More


Auckland Girl's Development Tour to Brisbane

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Auckland Girl’s Development Tour to Brisbane

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As the days slowly get longer and the summer of cricket comes into focus, the excitement builds for yet another season. In late September and early October, thirteen young cricketers will tour Brisbane and take on Queensland’s U18 Girls team. The Auckland Girl’s Development team will play two 50-over matches as well as three T20s during the week-long stay. Hearts … Read More


Auckland Under-17s win national tournament

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Auckland Under-17s win national tournament

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The Auckland Under-17 Boys’ team has won the national tournament in Lincoln with a comprehensive five-wicket win against Central Districts. After winning the toss and opting to bowl, the Auckland quicks produced tight lines and took early wickets – including Nikith Perera removing Sam Ferguson, the tournament’s top run-scorer, for zero. At 14/2 after six overs, Central rallied around number … Read More


Ashok bowls Under-17s into final

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Ashok bowls Under-17s into final

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Adithya Ashok has powered Auckland Under-17 Boys’ into the national tournament final against Central Districts with a phenomenal spell of bowling to spearhead a 151-run victory against Northern Districts. On an extremely hot day in Lincoln, Auckland won the toss and decided to bat first. The team again batted as a unit. While there were some wobbles at the top, … Read More


Teamwork driving Under-17s' success

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Teamwork driving Under-17s’ success

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Auckland’s Under-17 Boys’ team is second on the table after four rounds of the National Tournament in Lincoln. Today is the final rest day before the last round-robin match, and finals on Thursday. The Auckland team have recovered from a first-round loss against Central Districts to win three out of thre since. Tomorrow they will play Northern Districts in a … Read More


Under-18s win National Championship

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Under-18s win National Championship

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The Auckland Under-18 Girls’ final match of their national tournament in Wellington saw them match up against Otago at Karori Park. For only the second time this week the girls batted first. The openers commenced their work in fine style – Anna Browning and Prue Catton scoring at a run a ball for the first six overs. Browning was the … Read More


Auckland U18s go into final day unbeaten

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Auckland U18s go into final day unbeaten

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Day four of the Under-18 Girls’ national tournament matched Auckland up against hosts Wellington yesterday. The weather was glorious, in stark contrast to how the week began. Winning the toss, Auckland chose to bowl first and continued the theme for the week – restricting the hosts to just 84/8 from 20. Wellington started the day well scoring at around 6 … Read More


Auckland Under-18s take two wins in Wellington

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Auckland Under-18s take two wins in Wellington

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Wellington produced another challenging morning for the the Auckland Under-18 Girls’ team yesterday with strong southerly winds blowing through Karori Park. Their first match against Central Districts found Auckland batting first. A 54-run opening stand in the first eight overs between Anna Browning (21) and Prue Catton (34) was a good way to start the match. However, CD put the … Read More


Auckland Under-17s head to Lincoln for national tournament

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Auckland Under-17s head to Lincoln for national tournament

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The Auckland Under-17 Boys’ team has flown to Lincoln today to contest the National Tournament. The team has a fresh look this season, with all but one in their first year of age-group rep cricket. Assistant coach Matt Cowie says the team has had a good build-up leading into the tournament. “The boys have been practising well, and we had … Read More


Auckland Under-18s start national tournament with a win

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Auckland Under-18s start national tournament with a win

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The Auckland Under-18 Girls’ team got their campaign underway in Wellington yesterday after day one on Monday was abandoned due to overnight rain. Auckland are defending national champions, having won last years T20 and limited-overs sections. Yesterday they faced Otago in a T20 match at Ben Burn Park. They chose to bowl first in challenging conditions – strong southerly winds … Read More