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2018-19 Ewen Chatfield Draw
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Easter weekend’s Pearce Cup final sees Eastern Suburbs and Johnsonville take to the Basin Reserve for the final piece of senior silverware on offer this season. With both sides having suffered a finals’ defeat already this season (Johnsonville to Onslow in the Ewen Chatfield One Day competition and Easts to...
Karori Park hosted both CricHQ T20 Cup semi-finals on a blustery Sunday afternoon with Karori and Eastern Suburbs emerging as this year’s finalists. Karori’s path to the final was paved by Tom Blundell, enjoying his time back playing club cricket. Blundell’s 52 led his side to 129 as some tight...
In Wednesday night’s CricHQ Cup quarter-final, Wellington Firebirds wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Blundell pulled on the black and white of Karori, hitting 58* in a comprehensive win for his side. The green hills of Karori were a long way from where Blundell lined up a week earlier, underneath the green roof of...