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ACES Locked And Loaded For Ford Trophy Elimination Final In Dunedin Tuesday 20 February, 2024

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 11:51 am | Auckland Cricket

A big battle in the south looms for the ACES tomorrow as they find themselves one match away from competing in their second grand final of the season, this time for the Ford Trophy. The elimination final pits 3rd placed ACES against 2nd placed Otago ... More >>

Guptill and Ferguson Return for Crucial Final Ford Trophy Fixture

Saturday, 17 February 2024, 1:50 pm | Auckland Cricket

The ACES have called in the big guns for their final round robin white ball match of the summer with Martin Guptill and Lockie Ferguson returning for a must-win match against the Central Stags at Eden Park’s Kennards Hire Community Oval. Guptill, ... More >>

Settled Auckland HEARTS One Win Away From Finals Spot As They Gear Up For Decisive Weekend In Dunedin

Friday, 16 February 2024, 12:03 pm | Auckland Cricket

An important double header against the Otago Sparks looms for the Auckland HEARTS as they play their final two matches of their regular season. The HEARTS are currently on 24 points with one win against the third placed Sparks (22 points) guaranteeing ... More >>

PRIDE ROUND: Auckland Cricket To Celebrate Rainbow Community For Final Round Of Super SmashThursday 18 January, 2024

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 2:03 pm | Auckland Cricket

For the final round of Super Smash home matches at Eden Park, Auckland Cricket will host a ‘Pride Round’, with the goal of celebrating and raising awareness for Auckland’s rainbow community. Cricket in New Zealand (NZC) and Auckland (ACA) attaches ... More >>

Auckland Gears Up to Celebrate a Legend

Tuesday, 2 January 2024, 6:42 pm | Auckland Cricket

Kennards Hire Community Oval, formally known as Eden Park Outer Oval, will on Thursday become Martin Guptill Oval as Auckland Cricket celebrates the storied career of one of the city’s favourite sons. Guptill, who hasn’t announced any retirement plans, ... More >>

Auckland Cricket To Celebrate Martin Guptill’s Career With Super Smash Testimonial Match On January 4th

Friday, 22 December 2023, 10:47 am | Auckland Cricket

Legendary Auckland Cricket and BLACKCAPS batsman Martin Guptill will have his career celebrated at the ACES’ Super Smash fixture against the Wellington Firebirds on January 4th. The ‘Thank You, Gup’ day will recognize the enormous contribution ... More >>

Three January Super Smash Match Days To Move To Eden Park Main Oval

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 11:20 am | Auckland Cricket

Auckland Cricket has announced that three of the forthcoming Super Smash double headers will shift from Kennards Hire Community Oval (formerly known as the Outer Oval) to the main Eden Park oval. The match days, the 14th, 16th, and 20th of January, ... More >>

SkyCity Joins Auckland Cricket As Major Sponsor Of The Women's Program

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:24 am | Auckland Cricket

Auckland Cricket is delighted to announce a two-year partnership with SkyCity, who join as Major Sponsor – Women’s Program. Auckland Cricket CEO Iain Laxon is excited about the opportunities that the partnership presents. “SkyCity is an integral ... More >>

ACES Boast New And Returning Faces To Kick Off 2023/24 Plunket Shield Against Defending Champions Central Stags

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 11:54 am | Auckland Cricket

A star wicketkeeper/batsman and a dynamic BLACKCAPS batter will bolster the ACES stocks when they kick off their 2023/24 season tomorrow. This season’s Plunket Shield will begin exactly as it did last season with a home match against the defending ... More >>

Exciting Young Prospects Awarded As First Round Of HEARTS 2023/24 Contracts Are Announced

Friday, 18 August 2023, 10:04 am | Auckland Cricket

The first round of HEARTS contracts has been released, with some exciting young talent being awarded a place on the list for the 2023/24 season. Wicketkeeper Elizabeth Buchanan joins the contract list after making her T20 debut against the Central Hinds ... More >>

Yahya Zeb Secures 16th Spot As 2023/24 Contracts Are Finalised

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 12:15 pm | Auckland Cricket

An exciting young pace prospect has secured the final ACES contract for the 2023/24 season. 19-year old Yahya Zeb, who plays his club cricket for Eden Roskill, received the 16th and final contract for the ACES. Daniel Archer, Auckland Cricket's Director ... More >>

Cam Fletcher Returns To Auckland; Harjot Johal Rewarded As 2023/24 ACES Contracts Announced

Tuesday, 4 July 2023, 10:38 am | Auckland Cricket

One of the most dynamic and exciting wicketkeeper-batsmen is set to join the ACES as the first round of 2023/24 domestic contracts are announced. Cam Fletcher, originally born and raised in Auckland, will move back home to represent his hometown for the ... More >>

Donovan Grobbelaar Appointed As ACES Performance And Talent Coach

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 12:45 pm | Auckland Cricket

Former ACES bowling all-rounder, Donovan Grobbelaar, has been appointed as the new Performance and Talent Coach for his former team. "I feel incredibly honoured to be appointed. Having been part of the team for many seasons, this role holds immense ... More >>

ACES Wicketkeeper Ben Horne Retires From Professional Cricket

Friday, 26 May 2023, 9:52 am | Auckland Cricket

After a successful career spanning seven seasons, Auckland ACES wicketkeeper/batsman Ben Horne has announced his retirement from professional cricket. 29-year old Horne has been a mainstay in the ACES lineup in all three formats since breaking into the ... More >>

Will Somerville To Retire From Professional Cricket

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 10:11 am | Auckland Cricket

ACES offspinner Will Somerville will retire from professional cricket following the final Plunket Shield match of the season, played from April 1-4 in Nelson against the Central Stags. 38-year old Somerville made his first class debut for Otago in ... More >>

Final Home Match Of 2022/23 Sees ACES Hoping To Spoil Northern Districts Ascendancy

Monday, 20 March 2023, 12:01 pm | Auckland Cricket

After a summer of ups and downs, fine weather and (lots of) rain, the end of the home summer for the ACES is finally here, back where it began at Eden Park Kennards Hire Community Oval. Since the resumption of the Plunket Shield the ACES have played ... More >>

ACES Take Heart From Form Resurgence In Must-win Match Against Otago Volts

Monday, 13 March 2023, 8:26 am | Auckland Cricket

Even though the match result against Wellington said ‘draw’, the ACES will take the resurgence of their players’ form as a positive as they hit the road for Plunket Shield round seven against the Otago Volts in Molyneux Park, Alexandra. The ACES ... More >>

ACES’ Plunket Shield Campaign Belatedly Returns With Added Ferguson Pace And Renewed Red Ball Impetus

Saturday, 4 March 2023, 9:01 pm | Auckland Cricket

After an abandoned round five fixture in Napier, the ACES are finally due to reignite their red ball season when the Plunket Shield resumes tomorrow at Colin Maiden Park. Sitting sixth place on the table (albeit with one less match played than the other ... More >>

Perkins & Huddleston Bow Out With HEARTS As An Outside Chance Of Reaching HBJ Shield Finals

Friday, 24 February 2023, 7:04 pm | Auckland Cricket

This weekend sees the end of the regular HEARTS 2022/23 season as they enter their last two round robin games, against Northern Districts, with form on their side and an outside chance of making the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield finals. The bigger story ... More >>

Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Returns; HEARTS Bank On Winning Super Smash Momentum

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 7:46 pm | Auckland Cricket

After a six week absence, the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield is back with the HEARTS taking on the Wellington Blaze at the Basin Reserve tomorrow. The HEARTS will look to take some momentum into tomorrow’s match from their upset of the unbeaten Blaze ... More >>





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