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2018-19 Ewen Chatfield Draw
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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...
The CricHQ Wellington A side to face Central Districts A at the Basin Reserve next week has been selected with nine of the 12-man squad having featured for the Firebirds this summer. BLACKCAPS U19 representative, Rachin Ravindra, is also in the squad following his U19 World Cup appearances this summer...
The CricHQ T20 Cup moves on to the semi-finals next week, with Easts, Taita, Karori, and Onslow all recording comfortable wins in the knock-out quarter-finals on Valentine’s Day. Kilbirnie Park saw the highest scoring game of the quarter-finals as Easts and Hutt Districts scored more than 350 runs between them....