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2020/21

PREMIER 2
Hazlett Trophy
One Day

PREMIER 2
Hazlett Trophy
Two Day

MASTERS
Intercity One Day
Division 1

LEOPARDS
Intercity One Day
Division 2

PREMATURES
Wellington T20 Men
Division 2

GOONS
Wellington T20 Men
Division 3

Cricket Wellington
Club & Norwood
Awards

EASTERN SUBURBS
Royal Visit Cup

ADAM LEONARD
J Atkin Cup

LUKE GEORGESON
Bruce Murray Medal

PAUL BRACEWELL
TERRY HILLS
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Senior Prize Giving

Due to COVID-19 regretfully the ESCC Committee has made the decision to cancel Senior Club Prize Giving for this season. Instead, we'll have a Season Opener Event on the last weekend of October and celebrate this season together and kick off next season.

However, the bar will be open on Saturday 26 March from 5.30pm for any teams that want to reflect on another season playing for the Mighty Easts.


Notification of COVID Related Amendments for the Remainder of the Cricket Season

Cricket Wellington has issued the notification below of COVID Related Amendments for the Remainder of the Cricket Season. In essence as far as Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club is concerned in summary the Cricket Wellington notification makes the following amendments.

Div 1

  • Round 5 fixtures will be played on 26/27 March 2022 (no cricket on 19 March 2022), if this week is disrupted due to COVID then Round 5 is rescheduled to 2/3 April
  • No Pearce Cup final
  • Promotion relegation to be confirmed post Round 5

Men’s Cricket (Division 3-7, Intercity and T20)

  • All competitions in senior men’s cricket below Division 2 (Division 3-7, Intercity and T20) are now complete as of fixtures on the 12th and 13th March. Promotion/relegation and grade winners will been determined once all scorecards have been submitted and points ratified as 10 playing days have been completed as per the Cricket Wellington Competitions Contingency Plan
  • Ground bookings will remain and clubs/teams may complete friendly fixtures as per player availability. If teams are unable to play the must advise the Competitions Manager as soon as possible

Women’s Cricket

  • All competitions in women’s cricket below Division 1 (Division 2-3 and Girls Hardball Y7-11) are now complete as of fixtures on the 12th and 13th March. Grade winners will been determined once all scorecards have been submitted and points ratified as one full round of each competition has been completed as per the Cricket Wellington Competitions Contingency Plan

Junior Cricket

  • All junior cricket will continue without changes. If clubs are unable to field teams they must immediately contact the Competitions Manager

Team Captains

  • Ensure scorecards up to the 13 March are uploaded on Crichq to ensure the correct points tables are established
  • Advise the Competitions Manager (paul@cricketwellington.co.nz) and the club (eastscricket9@gmail.com) asap if teams are unable to play their friendly matches


Covid Vaccine Passport Update

As you might be aware, on Friday 3 December New Zealand moved to the COVID-19 Protection Framework (the traffic lights). Wellington is at the Orange Alert level and community sport is still able to go ahead.

The Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club (ESCC) has recently agreed that from Friday 3rd December 2021 all members who attend Club events within Easts Kilbirnie Park Clubrooms will be required to have evidence of their vaccination certificate through the My Vaccine Pass process (register and download it here).

In order to coach or manage a Junior Eastern Suburbs Cricket Team, you must be fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022 and willing to provide proof of your vaccination. We are following the guidelines of Sport New Zealand and the Ministry of Health.

The Club would ask that we all scan and sign-in and follow all of the good public health practices we have become accustomed to over the past 18 months.

*The guidelines are constantly being revised and ESCC reserves the right to amend this position as more information becomes available.


Covid Vaccine Statement

Background Info

The Ministry of Health has said that anyone who may have contact with students or be present at an education service at a time when students are present by 1 January 2022 needs a partial vaccination till 15 November and a full vaccination by the end of the year. Sports NZ says that even if the team isn't affiliated with a school, volunteers need to be vaccinated. Those involved in secondary schools are also getting required to show proof of vaccination.

Eastern Suburbs CC Covid Vaccine Statement

As a matter of safety and wellbeing, ESCC strongly recommends that all eligible members become vaccinated. It is of particular significance for those involved in junior and youth cricket or those who are exposed to high-risk situations. Further information about the Covid-19 vaccination can be found here.

In order to coach or manage a Junior Eastern Suburbs Cricket Team, you must be fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022 and willing to provide proof of your vaccination. We are following the guidelines of Sport New Zealand and the Ministry of Health.

*The guidelines are constantly being revised and ESCC reserves the right to amend this position as more information becomes available.


Haresh Patel Joins As Premier Sports Chiropractor

The Club is pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Haresh Patel (Chiropractor) Co-Director of Motion Health - Lambton Quay, as the team’s Sports Chiropractor for Floor Court Eastern Suburbs Premiers this season.

Haresh is a Wellingtonian living in the Eastern Suburbs. He has worked in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League (NZIHL) with the Skycity Stampede, the Cello Wellington Premier League with the Wellington Indians Premier Hockey team (WISC), and in the Southern Football League (SFL) with the Queenstown Rovers.

Haresh will be present at each Prems pre-game to ensure all players’ injuries and musculoskeletal complaints on the field are addressed. As a sports chiropractor, when caring for the team his treatment includes manipulation (spinal & extremities), soft tissue therapy, taping and exercise prescription.

We look forward to what you have to offer for the team!

Haresh Patel

Haresh Patel


Pre-Season Practice

From Tuesday 5 October, club trainings will take place at Kilbirnie Park nets from 5.30pm each Tuesday and Thursday. All teams and new players welcome to come and have a hit out.

If you are a new player looking for a team, come along to training or email eastscricket9@gmail.com.


AGM Postponed

Update:
The AGM has again been postponed to Monday 27th September

Due to the current Covid-19 alert levels, the AGM has been postponed to Monday 20 September 2021 at the Kilbirnie Park clubrooms at 7pm.

In the event the AGM cannot be held in person on the 20th September, then it will be held virtually at the same time and date with call details to be issued in due course.


Annual Report 2020-2021

Annual Report

A reminder that the Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club AGM is on Monday 30 August 2021 at 7pm at the Clubrooms.

The annual report and agenda can be found by clicking the image to the right. Hard copies will be available at the meeting.

We would like a good turnout, so get this in your diary.

The Club will be putting on complimentary drinks.

See you there.


Annual General Meeting 30 August 2021

The Club's AGM will be held at the Kilbirnie Park clubrooms on Monday 30 August 2021 at 7pm. We want a good turnout, so put it in your diary now.

The annual report will be posted on the club website prior to the meeting and hard copies of the report will also be available on the day.

The club will be putting on complimentary drinks.


Premier and Premier Reserve Pre-Season Training

Premier and Premier Reserve Pre-Season Training starts on 31 August 2021 at the Sky Stadium Indoor Nets.

It is time to start thinking about dusting of the cobwebs and get into shape for pre-season cricket training.

All aspiring Premier and Premier Reserve players should attend pre-season training. The following days have been booked at Sky Stadium Indoor Nets on a Tuesday from 7-9pm.

31 August
7 September
14 September
21 September
28 September

All new players looking to play Premier or Premier Reserve cricket are welcome.


New skipper confirmed

The Club is extremely pleased to announce that Lauchie Johns will captain the Eastern Suburbs Premiers for the 2021/22 season.

“I'm excited to take the reins of the side, after a successful season in the Hazlett Trophy, from Luke Georgeson who we hope will be unavailable for Easts for much of the season as he builds on his strong start to his First Class career with the Wellington Firebirds. We have an exciting group of talented young players in our squad and look forward to challenging titles in all three formats this season.” – Lauchie Johns.

Lauchie Johns

Lauchie Johns


Felix Murray joins Eastern Suburbs

The Mighty Easts are pleased to welcome Felix Murray to the club for the upcoming season.

Felix is a left hand slow bowler and left hand batsman, who has represented Central Districts and New Zealand Under 19 at the 2018 World Cup.

Felix Murray

Felix Murray


Easts Prize Giving!

It was great to see a good turnout for prize giving and an enjoyable evening had by all. Enjoy winter, rehab any niggles and we will see you back out on the pitch in season 2021/22!

Winners below:

PREMIER MEN

Winder Cup Best Fielder: Lauchie Johns
GF Harris Cup Best Bowler: Jed Wiggins
Amalgamation Cup Best Batsmen: Luke Georgeson

PREMIER RESERVES - FIFTH GRADE

Tucker Cup Best Fielder: Henry Wells (Prem Reserves)
Allen Pengelly Cup Best Bowler: Dimitri Goumas (Bulldogs)
Mockhouse Kershaw Cup Best Batsmen: Janakan Karunaharan (Tamils)
Kelly Cup MVP: Dilakshan Dila (Prem Reserves)

INTERCITY - T20 GRADES

Donoghue Cup Best Fielder: Nick Singh (Leopards)
Chapman Cup Best Bowler: Pankaj Kumar (The Shoe Clinic)
Gaudin Cup Best Batsmen: Karl Grove (Bulldogs)
Cameron Cup MVP: Dimitri Goumas (Bulldogs)

CLUB AWARDS

WJR Christopeherson Most Enterprising Captain: Corey Lawrence (Goons)
Pearl Assurance Trophy Best Male U20: Jacob Logan
Walker Cup Most Useful on/off Field: Ankur Bassi
McKeown Trophy Highest Club innings: Lauchie Johns (176 off 152)
Ward Trophy best batsmen: Luke Georgeson (Premier)
Committee Cup Best Bowler: Jed Wiggins (Premier)
Coles/Hotter Trophy Best All rounder: Luke Georgeson
JG Ashendon Most Improved Batsmen: Dilakshan Dila (Prem Reserves)
Duthie Cup Most improved bowler: Jed Wiggins (Premier)
O G Hearne Shield Best Team: Easts Prematures
Borman Johnston Personality Cup of the Year: Sone Finai (Goons)
Crown Finance Cup Player of the Year: Luke Georgeson (Premier)

Easts Prizegiving


El Cheapo Easts win Hazlett Trophy and Return to the Pearce Cup

The Mighty Easts will be back playing in the Pearce Cup for the 2021/22 season after a thrilling 3 wicket win over Petone Riverside on Sunday and securing the Hazlett Trophy.

Petone Riverside elected to bat and were bowled out for 208 in the first innings aided by some uncharacteristically benevolent fielding, with wickets shared between Adam Leonard 2-42 (coming off a seven wicket bag the week before), Luke Georgeson 2-54 and Jed Wiggins 3-23. Easts in reply scored 283/8 with Lauchie Johns continuing his red hot form scoring 120 off 130 ball (14 x 4 and 3 x 6) his third century in 4 innings. He was ably supported by Adam Leonard 40, Jimad Khan 34 and Xavier Aspell 31.

With a 75 run lead on the first innings Easts bowled Petone out in the second innings for 191 with a rejuvenated Patrick Howes taking 5-42 supported by Adam Leonard 2-23, and Jed Wiggins 2-60. This left Easts needing 119 to win and after some early tremors Patrick Howes 42 and Adam Leonard 13 helped calm the nervous, leaving Jed Wiggins to play a signature cover drive for 4 to seal the win with a fist pump and an over to spare.

This puts Easts in a unassailable lead with 44 points clear on top, having had outrights wins over each of the three teams below them.


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Premier "Captains MVP"

2021/2022
updated 6 March 2022

Easts Premier Player MVP Pts
Lauchie Johns 39
Jed Wiggins 16
Felix Murray 11
Jacob Logan 10
Jamie Gibson 6
Luke Georgeson 6
Adam Leonard 5
Josh Ormrod 5
Dilakshan Sasikumar 3
Fraser Colson 3
Michael Bracewell 2
Jacob Madigan 1
Nate Wiggins 1

Competition Standings

2021/2022
updated 21 March 2022

Two Day

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier 46.87 2nd 
Roosters 48.19 6th 
Cougars 65.78 3rd 
Bulldogs 33.54 4th 
Scorpions 66.41 1st 

Timed

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier3 59.75  5th 

One Day

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier 29  2nd 
Premier3 25  4th 
Roosters 18  6th=
Cougars 28  2nd 
Bulldogs 21  3rd 
Scorpions 36  1st 
Desi Boys 52  1st 
The Shoe Clinic 28  4th=
Leopards 44  2nd 
Shepherds 26  6th 
Thumbs Up 26  5th 
Evergreen 36  3rd 

Twenty20

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier 20  1st 
Wildcats 26  3rd 
Tigers 22  9th 
Prematures 50  2nd 
Smoking Pineapples 32  3rd=
Pitchers 20  6th=
Cobras 22  9th=
Tossers 26  6th 
Goons 44  1st=

Centuries (all divisions)

Easts PlayerRuns
Lauchie Johns 212  
Andy Ellis 205*
Indra Visatiya 181  
Lauchie Johns 177  
Sahil Saini 150  
Lauchie Johns 149  
Indra Visatiya 143*
Steve Paki Paki 133  
Adrian Brown 130  
Jayesh Patel 129  
Ben Arcus 120*
Christian Bonnevie 119  
Jacob Williamson 117*
Christian Bonnevie 116  
Dilakshan Sasikumar 116  
Ben Smith 116  
Ben Arcus 111*
Jayesh Patel 111  
Sahil Saini 110  
Dimitri Goumas 108*
Bryce Goldsbry 106  
Adrian Brown 104*
Nishad Batt 103*
Bob Alagh 101*
Clinton Parkes 101  
Lauchie Johns 100  

5+ Wickets (all divisions)

Easts PlayerWickets-Runs
Tom Lynskey 5-11
Kieran Ray 5-11
Prabh Sandhu 5-18
Robert Shanks 5-27
Sam Hyde 5-28
Roshan Patel 5-30
Ananth Ramaswamy 5-38
Rishabh Bhatia 5-39
George Wells 5-40
Jed Wiggins 5-41
Brian Gardner 5-49
Felix Murray 5-88