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Christchurch, Dunedin to host national one-day Finals

Dunedin's University of Otago Oval will play host to this Wednesday's Ford Trophy knockout between the Volts and Auckland Aces, as well as Sunday's Hallyburton Johnstone Shield national Final between the Otago Sparks and Wellington Blaze. And on Saturday, The Ford Trophy Grand Final will be hosted by top qualifier Canterbury at Hagley Oval!

Match Reports

Aces qualify after Will O'Donnell brings them home

In a hard fought match at the outer oval, Central Stag Brad Schmulian celebrated his second one day ton in the space of two games against the Aces, but the O'Donnell brothers got their side back in the contest

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Walkover! Volts lock in home Elimination Final after Firebirds shocker

With a destructive haul of 5/11, Luke Georgeson snaffled yet another Ford Trophy bag as the Wellington Firebirds crumbled to their lowest ever one-day total - and the Volts' epic late season charge continued

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Canterbury seals a home Ford Trophy Grand Final

From top of the table to boxed out off the playoff, it was a brutal last two rounds for Northern Districts as Canterbury inked in a Grand Final yet again

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Hinds finish on high after strong season

After a rare Dream11 Super Smash Final appearance and a mid-table finish in the HBJ, the Central Hinds improved their overall results in 2023/24

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Blaze blows chance to qualify top

All Wellington Blaze had to do to ink in the top qualifier spot for the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Final was win against the team that was dead last on the ladder. The Magicians had other ideas

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Sparks clinch a home HBJ Final

After having headed into the weekend in third spot and fighting for a lifeline, the Otago Sparks made it two out of two over the Auckland Hearts to snatch the last spot in Sunday's Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Final

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It's going down to the wire!

The Otago Sparks have one foot through the gate to the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield final after having overtaken the Auckland Hearts in Dunedin - but the Hearts can still shut them out this Sunday in the last round

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Leigh Kasperek saves the day for Blaze

A weekend wake-up call for HBJ leaders Wellington Blaze started with a remarkable, tight, get-out-of-jail victory against the Canterbury Magicians thanks to their most experienced spinner

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Untimely Hearts loss in a low-scoring contest

Clinging to second spot, the last thing the Auckland Hearts needed was to lose the penultimate round of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield and let the race for the Final go down to the wire

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Kayley Knight stuns with ND's first seven-for

A brilliant performance from 20-year-old pace ace Kayley Knight wasn't enough to stop the Central Hinds at Pukekura Park - even with a player down

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Fighting for Final spots

We're down to the final doubleheader weekend of the national Hallyburton Johnstone Shield: will it be the Auckland Hearts or Otago Sparks playing Wellington Blaze in next weekend's Grand Final?

Match Reports

Canterbury goes big with record-busters Nicholls, Carter

Last summer's Ford Trophy finalists headed into another rematch, this time at Hagley Oval - Canterbury coming out of it with twin centuries, a new third-wicket record, a fourth bonus point win, and the competition lead with one round to go

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Volts keep charging in Queenstown quest

The Otago Volts continued their big run through the back end of The Ford Trophy campaign, this time taking a good win off leader Northern Districts to boost their qualification chances

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O'Donnell century in nailbiting knockout

The Firebirds were in a last-ditch battle to save their Ford Trophy skins, but the Auckland Aces had other plans in a last-ball thriller at the Cello Basin Reserve

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Ford Trophy set to go down to the wire

With only two rounds to go before next week's Ford Trophy Elimination and Grand Finals, the race to get there is incredibly tight ahead of tomorrow's games in Queenstown, Christchurch and Wellington

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Johnson almighty as Hawke's Bay defends Hawke Cup again

With a much-changed line-up, including two senior rep debutants, Hawke's Bay extended their Hawke Cup tenure by seeing off the Zone 1 Challenge from a fighting Counties Manukau

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Washout keeps things tight

The scene was set for a showcase event at Hagley Oval with Ford Trophy day-night cricket returning to Christchurch and a top-of-the-table shootout at that, but only one full innings was possible

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Hazeldine tees off in new Volts 10th wicket record

Several days earlier, Andrew Hazeldine had helped stun the Stags at University of Otago Oval with his sharp bowling. Now he showed he was pretty handy with a bat, too, while Luke Georgeson snared a maiden five-wicket bag

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Brad Schmulian maiden century lifts the Stags

Defending champions the Central Stags bounce back at home with a valuable win over the Auckland Aces in a tight race for the Finals berths

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