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Tararua Shield Hits Wellington


Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington Media Release

Thursday 22 November

Tararua Shield Hits Wellington

The Tararua Shield competition moves into the second round this weekend with fixtures taking place in Wellington.

Wellington City will host Wairarapa at Kilbirnie Park on Sunday and the hosts will be looking to get their campaign underway after their match was abandoned against Manawatu earlier this month. The City bowlers started strongly to have Manawatu on the ropes at 45-5 but the weather eventually kicked in forcing the game to be called off. City has made a couple of changes for their match against Wairarapa which features the inclusion of Johnsonville bowler Seth Rance. Rance is playing his first season in Wellington and will line up against his former team, that he helped earn a Hawke Cup Challenge last season.

Hutt Valley has named an unchanged line up for their match against Manawatu after beating Wairarapa by 216 runs in their first game. The Hutt boys currently lead the competition and will be looking to secure a finals spot with a win this weekend. A number of the Hutt players are in reasonable form, with New Zealand Under 19 player Henry Walsh following up his 81 ball 123 against Wairarapa with a century for Taita in club cricket.

Both games start at 10:30am and the forecast looks promising for a good day’s cricket.

Teams for this Sunday are:

Wellington City team to play Wairarapa

Kilbirnie Park, Wellington

10:30am

Umpires: Grant McAlister and Lui Els

Dry, Lance (Eastern Suburbs) – captain

Blundell, Tom (Karori)

Fletcher, Andrew (Onslow)

Friday, Tipene (North City)

Gajanayaka, Chamika (Eastern Suburbs)

Pollard, Michael (North City)

Rance, Seth (Johnsonville)

Tugaga, Illi (Wellington Collegians)

Naguleswaran, Niranjan (Eastern Suburbs)

Orton, Ben (Eastern Suburbs)

Rhodes, Barry (Onslow)

Sewell, Jarred (Karori)

Coach: Lance Dry

Manager: Doug Pollock

Hutt Valley team to play Manawatu

Hutt Rec, Lower Hutt

10:30am

Umpires: Campbell Barry and Jeremy Busby

Houghton, Mark (Taita) – captain

Taylor, Matthew (Upper Hutt)

Ward, Nick (Petone-Eastbourne)

Colson, Fraser (Hutt District)

Tunnicliffe, Phil (Taita)

Walsh, Henry (Taita)

Cudby, Darren (Hutt District)

Williams , Adam (Naenae Old Boys)

Newton, Ollie (Upper Hutt)

McPeake, Iain (Hutt District)

Chan, Sunnie (Wainuiomata)
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