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Trophy Cabinet 2016/17 Season

National Club Championship Trophy
      National Club        Champions

      (14 years)

      Cook Shield
       (9 years)

      Ewen Chatfield
       (7 years)

        J Atkin Cup      
        Best & Most

         Lance Dry

      Royal Visit Cup
      Total Points
      over all Teams
         21 yrs

      Ron Murray Cup
      Most Premier

      Peter Connell - 40

Grade Winners 2016/17 Season

Intercity 1Day Div2

Twenty20 Sec3

Premier 2
Womens T20


Another three Milestones achieved for Premier players

Jeremy Dean

Ben Orton achieved 3,000 runs for Easts in the two day game against Johnsonville on 4 March 2018. His first 1,000 runs were achieved in 2012 and 2,000 in 2013.

In the years Ben has played for EASTS he has scored 4 centuries and 26 fifties.

Congratulations Ben !!!!

Jeremy Dean

Easts No. 1 Premier batsmen Jeremy Dean achieved 6,000 runs for Easts in the CRICHQ T20 Cup Semi Final game against Taita on 25 February 2018. His first 1,000 runs were achieved 10 years ago in 2008, 2,000 in 2010, 3,000 in 2012, 4,000 in 2015 and 5,000 in 2016.

In the years Deano has played for EASTS he has scored 7 centuries and 36 fifties.

Congratulations Deano !!!!

Jamie Gibson

Fraser Colson scored his first 1,000 run for Easts in the CRICHQ T20 Cup Semi Final game against Taita on 25 February 2018.

Fraser started with EASTS in 2015 and has scored 1 century and 11 fifties in that time.

Congratulations Fraser !!!!

Easts Premier Men to play Karori in CRICHQ T20 Cup FINAL

The three group matches to qualify for the CRICHQ T20 Cup Knockout have been completed with our Easts Premier team undefeated in all three games and will now play Hutt Districts in the quarter finals on Wednesday 14 Feb 2018.

The Premier Reserve team had two wins but unfortunately just missed out on qualifying for the knockout rounds.

First three games results were:-

Easts Premier 225-3 beat Taita Premier Reserve 77-10
University Premier 111-10 lost to Easts Premier 113-2
Hutt Districts Premier Reserve 122-5 lost to Easts Premier 123-3

Petone-Eastbourne Premier 155-6 beat Easts Premier Reserve 84-10
Indian Sports Intercity 120-7 lost to Easts Premier Reserve 121-3
Upper Hutt Premier 138-8 lost to Easts Premier Reserve 141-9

The Quarter Final knockout games on Wednesday 14th February 2018
starting at 5:30pm are:-

Collegians 127-9 V Taita 130-2 at Anderson Park - Win for Taita
Easts 194-7 V Hutt Districts 167-5 at Kilbirnie Park - Win for Easts !!!!!
Karori 184-6 V University 105-10 at Karori Park - Win for Karori
Onslow 159-6 V Petone-Eastbourne 107-10 Narinville Park - Win for Onslow

Get down there and support the MIGHTY EASTS TEAM !!!!!!

Cricket Wellington Facebook page

Quarter Final result was a WIN to Easts by 27 runs with their game against Hutt District Premiers

Easts 194-7 (Fraser Colson 57, Jeremy Dean 32) V Hutt Districts 167-5 (Luke Georgeson 3-26)


Cricket Wellington

Next step the SEMI FINAL against Taita Premiers

Easts had a comfortable win against Taita to now make the FINAL against Karori at the Basin Reserve Wednesday 28th Febraury 2018 starting at 4:30pm

Easts 184-6 (Jeremy Dean 57, Fraser Colson 90) V Taita 124-10 (Luke Georgeson 4-33)


Cricket Wellington

Next step the FINAL against Karori Premiers at the Basin Reserve on Wednesday 28th February 2018 starting at 4:30pm !!!!

Well we started well with a wicket on the first ball for Jed Wiggins but then Karori settled in and managed to post a score of 150. Next our turn to bat and .............. 109 is all we could muster - disappointing in that we had scored well in all other games.


Milestones achieved for Premier players
2017-2018 season to date......

Ricky Joseph

Ricky Joseph achieved his 400th wicket for Easts in the game against Hutt Districts on 11 November 2017. His first 100 wickets were taken in 2009, 200 in 2012 and 300 in 2015.

Congratulations Ricky !!!!

Jamie Gibson

Jamie Gibson scored his 3,000 run for Easts in the game against Onslow on 10 February 2018. His achieved his first 1,000 runs in 2013 and 2,000 in 2015.

Congratulations Jamie !!!!

James Price

James Price scored his 1,000 runs for Easts in the game against Onslow on 10 February 2018.

Congratulations James !!!!

Lauchie Johns & Fraser Colson selected for New Zealand XI against Parkistan

Fresh off his First-Class debut against Central Districts in November, young Easts wicketkeeper, Lauchie Johns, has now been selected in the New Zealand XI to face Pakistan in a 50 over warm-up match at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Wednesday 3 January.

Joining Johns in the squad is his Easts club mate and Wellington Firebirds’ batsman, Fraser Colson. After leading the NZ XI to victory over the West Indies at Whangarei earlier this month, Colson returns to captain the side again.

Cricket Wellington News

LIVE Scorebook

Fraser Colson to Captain NZ XI against West Indies

Fraser Colson

Easts Fraser Colson has been selected to captain New Zealand XI to play West Indies in a 50 over warm-up match in Whangarei on Saturday 16th December 2017. Fraser is the only Wellington player selected.

Congratulations Fraser !!!!

The game starting at 11:00am tomorrow will be live-streamed at

Cricket Wellington News

The New Zealand XI beat the West Indies with a six wicket win with nine balls to spare at Cobham Oval, Whangarei


National U19 - Luke Georgeson Century &
Selection for New Zealand U19 for 2018 World Cup

Luke Georgeson Century - National U19

The Mighty Easts highly talented young cricketer Luke Georgeson scored an outstanding 117 off 154 balls at the National Under 19 tournament at Lincoln on 11 Dec 2017.

Congratulations on a top effort Luke!!!

We’re going to see a lot more from this promising youngster in the seasons ahead !!!

Wellington U19 V Canterbury U19 - 4 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Northern U19 - 5 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Otago U19 - 6 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Central U19 - 8 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Auckland U19 - 9 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Central U19 - 11 Dec 2017

Wellington U19 V Auckland U19 - 12 Dec 2017 FINAL

Points Table and Stats

New Zealand name squad for ICC Under19 Cricket World Cup 2018

Lower Grade Performance

In the 4th Grade 2 day match, Easts Aces v Collegians Axemen, just finished on Saturday 25 Nov 2017 - Joe Drysdale for the Easts Aces in the Axemen second innings bowled 8.3 overs 5 maidens 17 runs 9 wickets.

Together with his 4-41 in the first innings Joe had match figures of 13-58.

Well done Joe !!!!!

Lauchie Johns to debut for Wellington Firebirds

Lauchie Johns Debut Firebirds

Congratulations to Easts Premier wicketkeeper / batsman Lauchie Johns - making his first class debut for the Wellington Firebirds today, 24 Nov 2017, in the four day Plunket Shield game against Central Districts in Nelson.

Go well mate!!!

Lower Grade Performance

11 Nov 2017 playing for Easts Cobras in T20 grading, Scott Barnett made 109 off 32 balls including 7 x 4’s and 10 x 6’s.

He repeated the performance on 18 Nov 2017 with 129 off 57 balls !!!

Well done Scott now 238 off 89 balls - Your target is 3 in a row now !!!!!

Dempster Shield & Wellington U19 Team selections

Two East players, James Price and Lauchie Johns, have been selected for the Dempster Shield T20 double header games on Sunday 12th November 2017 at Kelburn Park.

Dempster Shield Teams

Two Easts players, Luke Georgeson & Jed Wiggins, have been selected for the Wellington Under 19 team for the National Tournament from the 4th to 12 December at Lincoln University.

Wellington U19 Team

Congratulations to James, Lauchie, Luke & Jeb.

Easts Taxes have the perfect start for 2017/18 season

A cracking start to the season for the Intercity One Day side Easts Taxes.

Belting a remarkable 409-7 off 40 overs, against the haplerss Indian Sports Evergreens, Easts won by a massive 349 runs!!! Easts Taxes mammoth tally was led by a swashbuckling 232 not out by mature and experienced (as opposed to old) ROSS GROUNSELL who included 22 x 4’s and 17 x 6’s in his huge total.

It’s going to be a hard act to follow Ross!!!

Cricket Wellington Vice Presidents 2017/18

The following Vice President elections were confirmed at the recent Cricket Wellington AGM - 18 Oct 2017.

Gordon Dry and Todd Foster were both elected as Vice Presidents, in recognition of their service to cricket in Wellington (amongst other things, Todd is the long standing Honorary Solicitor of Easts CC).

We see this as further recognition of the achievements and status of this MIGHTY Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club.

Congratulations to Gordie & Todd.

Twenty20 Knockout Competition 2017/2018

The Easts Club has entered two teams in this years T20 Knockout Competition - this will give more guys a chance to show their skills in the T20 format.

Gordie will be in touch with more details as they are announced.

Two new Vice Presidents elected at
24th Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club 2017 AGM

Sean Joseph and Doug Pollock were recognised last night at the club AGM for the time and effort they have contributed to the Mighty Easts over many (successful) seasons. The club is grateful for all the work they have done and the work they will undoubtedly continue to do for Easts.

Well done again Sean and Doug !!!

The club also has a new Chairman and Club Captain, Doug Pollock has passed his chairmanship on to Clinton Johns and the people’s champion Andy Burt has relinquished his Club Captain role to his deputy Ben Fawkes.

Thanks to Doug and Andy for their contribution and welcome aboard to Clinton and Ben !!!

Recent Updates

Results - 18 Mar 2018
Draws - 20 Mar 2018
Premier Honours Board - 20 Mar 2018
Cook Shield - 11 Mar 2018
CRICHQ T20 Cup - 28 Feb 2018

Premier Honours Board

Player Milestones

Premier "Captains MVP"

2017/2018 - Season as at 17 Mar 2018

Easts Premier Player MVP Pts
Jamie Gibson 29
Luke Georgeson 16
Peter Connell 13
Fraser Colson 13
Andrew-Fullerton-Smith 13
Jed Wiggins 11
Jeremy Dean 10
James Price 9
Lance Dry 9
Lauchie Johns 8
Ricky Joseph 7
Ben Orton 7
Jimad Khan 4
Jack Anderson 3
Nathan Cameron 3
Michael Bracewell 2
Jeetan Patel 2
Kaleb Gilhooly 2
Ankur Bassi 1

Competition Standings

2017/2018 - Season as at 10 Mar 2018

2 Dayers

Note: * denotes yet to be updated

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier Pearce Cup 95.92 1st
Premier Res Alan Isaac Trophy 93.84 2nd
1G - Cougars 78.27* 4th*
1G - Roosters 57.79* 7th*
2G - Bullets 96.79 4th
3G - Super Challengers 102.76 1st*
3G - Smoking Pineapples 71.78 6th*
3G - Tamils 90.27 3rd
4G - Aces 95.33 1st
4G - The Bats 57.28 7th
4G - Bulldogs 70.33 5th

2017/2018 - Season as at 17 Mar 2018

1 Day / 2020 / Super8

Note: * denotes yet to be updated

Easts Team  Pts  Pos
Premier Ewen Chatfield Trophy 43 3rd
Premier Reserve 38 3rd
1G - Cougars 23 3rd
1G - Roosters 9 6th
2G - Bullets 9 6th
3G - Super Challengers 17 2nd=
3G - Smoking Pineapples 8 7th=
3G - Tamils 10 5th=
4G - Aces 7 6th
4G - Bulldogs 0 8th
4G - The Bats 9 5th
INCID1 - Taxes 38 4th=*
INCID1 - Masters 43 2nd
INCID1 - The Shoe Clinic 38* 4th=*
INCID2 - Shepherds 16* 7th*
T20D2 - Tigers 21* 4th=*
T20D2 - The Lads X1 16* 6th*
T20D2 - Stags 24* 2nd=*
T20D3 - Cobras 30 1st
T20D3 - Goons 24* 2nd*
T20D3 - Tingers 6 8th
T20W - Wildcats 40 2nd

Season Highlights

Centuries (all grades)

Note: * denotes NOT OUT

Easts Player Runs
Ross Grounsell 232*
Shane Johnston 182  
Janakan Karunaharan 159  
Chintan Mehta 159  
Tejas Modi 158  
Ben Orton 155  
Sunil Samachan 154  
Aruban Gunaratnarajah 151*
Chintan Mehta 148*
Scott Barnett 129  
Scott Pender 126  
Ropati Nu’ufolau 124*
Urmit Patel 123  
Janakan Karunahar 122  
Frazer Williams 119*
Ross Grounsell 118  
Duncan McIntyre 117  
Riju George 117  
Ty Phillips 116  
Ankur Bassi 113  
Shriprasad Rai 112  
Nic Moorhouse 112*
Scott Barnett 109  
Chintah Mehta 107*
Ben Orton 107  
Greg Scobie 107  
Loyis Edwin 107  
Lewis Hensmen 107  
Matt Hunt 106*
Sameer Magan 103  
Gurpreet Singh 102*
Janakan Karunaharan 102*
Ropati Nu’ufolau 102  
Tejesh Modi 102  
Josh Stuart 101*
Jamie Gibson 101  
Chintan Mehta 101  
Paul Churchman 100*
Roshan Pancha 100*

10+ Wickets (all grades)

Easts Player Wickets-Runs
Joe Drysdale 13-58
Nikhil Govind 10-66
Kieran Ray 10-77

5+ Wickets (all grades)

Easts Player Wickets-Runs
Joe Drysdale 9-17
Nikhil Govind 8-44
Stefan McIvor 7-23
Kieran Ray 7-43
Jed Wiggins 6-17
Luke Georgeson 6-18
Karman Singh 6-38
Jack Anderson 6-39
Sanjay Dahya 6-40
Jamie Gibson 6-42
Jed Wiggins 6-93
Nathan Kirikino 6-96
Aakash Modi 5-8
Michael Lee 5-10
Harry Singh 5-10
Ricky Joseph 5-14
Will Rykers 5-17
Chintan Mehta 5-19
Haseeb Quazi 5-23
Haseeb Quazi 5-23
Cullum Jones 5-27
Peter Connell 5-28
Krishan Kumar 5-28
Sanjay Dahya 5-29
Paul Bracewell 5-29
Joe Drysdale 5-30
Peter Connell 5-31
Jack Anderson 5-34
Isaiah Wilson 5-34
Jack Mills 5-35
Sam Dick 5-37
Sebin Kuriakose 5-37
Isaiah Wilson 5-38
Kieran Friday 5-41
G Baker 5-41
Angus Hardy-Ward 5-43
Sam Dick 5-48
Thujan Sivananthan 5-50
Joe Drysdale 5-52
Danish Sharma 5-56
Gabe Baker 5-59
Pasan Mohotti 5-69
Anish Sharma 5-92

Hattricks (all grades)

Easts Player Wickets-Runs
Tim Bignall 4-51
Luke Georgeson 3-0  
Kuntal Patel 3-10