Honda Financial Premiership Preview | 6 December

Club Cricket


Honda Financial Premiership Preview | 6 December

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

The Christmas run-in begins as both the Premier Men and Women see a change of pace in the Honda Financial Premiership.

The Jeff Crowe Cup returns for a pair of 50-over matches before the holiday break, while the Pearl Dawson Trophy kicks off this Saturday with doubleheader T20s.

Jeff Crowe Cup 

The four remaining unbeaten sides put their records on the line, with Howick Pakuranga and Parnell squaring off at Lloyd Elsmore Park. The semi-final rematch headlines an exciting spate of Round Three fixtures. 

Takapuna and Suburbs New Lynn meet at Onewa Domain, with their entertaining two-day encounter still fresh in their minds. 

Eden Roskill will look to continue their recent resurgence when they visit Devonport Domain to take on North Shore. 

East Coast Bays welcome Ellerslie to Windsor Park, having made an excellent start to the season.

Elsewhere, unbeaten Papatoetoe attempt to go 3-0 against Auckland University, Grafton host Waitakere at Victoria Park, while Birkenhead cross the bridge to take on Cornwall.

Pearl Dawson Trophy

The Premier Women’s T20 Championship gets underway tomorrow with all six clubs playing at either Orakei Domain and Thomas Bloodworth Park.

Morning (11 am):
Parnell vs. Takapuna – Thomas Bloodworth Park
Papatoetoe vs. Howick Pakuranga РOrakei Domain 
Auckland University vs. Cornwall – Orakei Domain

Afternoon (3 pm):
Takapuna vs. Cornwall – Orakei Domain
Howick Pakuranga vs. Auckland University – Orakei Domain
Parnell vs. Papatoetoe – Thomas Bloodworth Park