Auckland Grammar School won the National Junior Secondary Schools cricket tournament last week.
The tourney features the leading Year 9 and 10 cricketers in the country and is played over a round-robin format with two points rewarded for each win. There were five matches played and Grammar won four of them which was one better than St. Andrew’s College, Hutt International Boys’ School and Hamilton Boys’ High School.
Matches are contested over 40 overs. Oliver White was the leading scorer at the tourney with 290 runs. Shaan Bhatia took 14 wickets
Auckland Grammar Results
Day One: Auckland GS: 171-8 (Ritapraj Gill, 41) beat St. Andrew’s College: 80 (Sanjeev Kumar Somnath, 4/20) by 91 runs.
Day Two: Auckland GS: 51/1 (Oliver White,26*) beat New Plymouth Boys’ High School: 50 (Charles Cleal, 0-2) by nine wickets.
Day Three: Auckland GS: 220/4 (Oliver White, 92) beat John McGlashan College: 140/9 (Kaylin Daji, 4/25) by 80 runs.
Day Four: Auckland GS: 270/4 (Oliver White, 116, Flynn Dudson, 104) beat Hamilton BHS: 86 (Oliver White 3-15) by 184 runs.
Day Five: Auckland GS: 126/8 (Ritapraj Gill, 49) lost to Hutt International BHS: 128/7 (Kaylin Daji, 2-22) by three wickets.
2016: Auckland Grammar School
2015: Christchurch Boys’ High School
2014: Christchurch Boys’ High School
2013: Otago Boys’ High School
2012: Otago Boys’ High School
2011: Christchurch Boys’ High School
2010: Auckland Grammar School
2009: Kings College
2008: Palmerston North Boys’ High School
2007: Hamilton Boys’ High School & Otago Boys’ High School
2006: Tauranga Boys’ College
2005: Christchurch Boys’ High School & Auckland Grammar School
2004: Christchurch Boys’ High School
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