Wellington Blaze quartet in White Ferns training squad
Wellington Blaze quartet Sophie Devine, Lucy Doolan, Sian Ruck and Liz Perry have been included in a 26-player 2013 White Ferns squad, ahead to a busy summer of cricket including a home and away series against the West Indies and the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Easts finish third at National Club Championships
Wellington One-Day club champions Eastern Suburbs finished third at the NZCT National Club Championships held recently in Auckland, with Ben Orton finishing as the tournament’s highest run scorer and Ronald Karaitiana as the equal leading wicket-taker.
Easts go top at National Club Champs
Wellington’s Eastern Subrubs lead the standings, on net run rate, heading into Saturday’s fifth and final set of round-robin matches at the NZCT National Club Championships. Ben Orton and Jeremy Dean both hit centuries and Ronald Karaitiana took 5 wickets as they beat local club Parnell by 124 runs on Friday.
Premier Grade Team of the Season
Each week throughout the 2012-13 Premier Grade club cricket season a Team of the Week was selected. The Wilkinson Premier Grade Team of the Season was announced at Cricket Wellington’s club awards on Friday night.
Cricket Wellington Awards Winners
Michael Papps and Sophie Devine were named the 2012-13 Cricket Wellington’s Men’s and Women’s Cricketers of the Year, while Papps won the Firebirds Batsman of the Year award and Devine also won the Blaze’s Batswoman and All-rounder of the Year awards.