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Halliday, Downes star in impressive win

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White Fern and Northern Districts representative, Brooke Halliday notched up an impressive 108 not-out off 81 balls.

Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club’s Premier Women have notched up their first win of the season in dominant fashion, prevailing over Auckland University Cricket Club by 129 runs.

An impressive batting performance from White Fern and Northern Districts representative Brooke Halliday, scoring 108*(81) and Tania Dalton Foundation Scholarship recipient, Marama Downes, 82 (100), helped Howick Pakuranga to 299/4.

Howick Pakuranga made light work of the Auckland University Premier Women’s side, bowling them all out for 170 with more than 10 overs spare.

Mansimram Kaur was the most impressive of the bowlers taking 5-35 off 9.4 overs, with creditable performances too from Skye Bowden and Amberly Parr who took two wickets each.

This is the first win of the Howick Pakuranga Premier Women’s season in the Prichard Cup limited over competition after their round 1 fixture was abandoned due to rain.

The Howick Pakuranga Premier men’s side travelled to Birkenhead War Memorial Park for the first day of their Round 2 fixture in the Tom Hellaby Two-Day Competition.

The HPCC U11 Girls Spirit team were blessed to meet the Premier Women’s side before supporting them to their big win.

After losing the toss and going in for a bat, Howick Pakuranga lost four early wickets to a strong Birkenhead bowling line-up.

Howick Pakuranga had lost six wickets for 33 runs before Josh McGregor, 55 (108) and Azharudin Lambat, 76 (162) helped the side to a total first innings score of 200.

Howick Pakuranga bowler Jamie Brown picked up a wicket, leaving Birkenhead 32/1 at the close of the first day’s play.

They are currently top of the table after their convincing first innings win against Hibiscus Coast in round one.

Premier Men Hedley Howarth Two-Day Competition | Round 2

Cornwall 290 (J Cassidy 70, A Edekar 40; J Kumar 6-82) playing Eden Roskill 40/3 (S Mujtaba 18 not out; M Gibson 2/16) after day one of two.

Parnell 363 (A Parikh 91, W Ormiston 90; K Mackenzie 3-84, J Todd 3-116) playing Auckland University after day one of two.

Papatoetoe 370/9 (B Rowland 203 not out, R Gill 50; S Fernandes 3-50, V Gajjar 3-93) playing Suburbs New Lynn after day one of two.

Takapuna District 178 (F Goodley-Hollister 40, A Baard 34; R Quinn 5-40, T Chitongo 3-26) playing North Shore after day one of two

Tom Hellaby Two-Day Competition | Round 2

Howick Pakuranga 200 (A Lambat 76, J McGregor 55; A Jayampathi 3-29) playing Birkenhead City 32/1 (L Vimukthi 17 not out; J Brown 1-9) after day one of two.

Ellerslie 203 (H Drillien 92; C Groenink 4-37) playing East Coast Bays 53/1 (K Kieser 25 not out; S Edkins 1-14) after day one of two.

Hibiscus Coast 321/8 (R Lakmal 98, U Ranaraja 66, J Grobler 65; J Patel 2-28) playing Kumeu after day one of two.

Waitakere 139 (S Variath 52; A Ridley 3-32, N Robinson 2-13) and 3/1 (G Rai 2 not out; A Ridley 1-2) playing Grafton United 164 (B Chamberlain 36, J Duffy 34; A Kaundal 3-30, P Whynn 3-41) after day one of two.

Barfoot and Thompson Royal Oak Premier Women Prichard Cup Limited Over Competition | Round 2

Howick Pakuranga 299/4 (B Halliday 108 not out, M Downes 82; J Prasad 1-38) defeated Auckland University 170 (C Ann Gurrey 49; M Kaur 5-35) by 129 runs.

Papatoetoe 72 (T Helen Semau 17; A Todd 2-11) lost to Cornwall 73/4 (S Carnachan 23; T Helen Semau 3-21) by 6 wickets.

Parnell 98 (M Way 18; S Bultitude 4-19) lost to Takapuna District 99/4 (S Borcoski 23; M Curran 3-11) by 6 wickets.

Fixtures 12/11/22

Round 2, Day 2 Tom Hellaby Two-Day Competition- Howick Pakuranga Premier Men VS Birkenhead City Premier Men at Birkenhead War Memorial Park- 11am

Round 3 Prichard Cup Limited Over Competition- Howick Pakuranga Premier Women VS Papatoetoe Premier Women at Lloyd Elsmore Park- 11am

 

 

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