News – 1 March 2020

Dates for the calendar

  • Girls Grand Finals – 7th March 2020
  • Junior Semi Finals – 8th March 2020
  • Junior Grand Finals – 15th March
  • Junior Presentation Day – Saturday 21 March at Oakhill Drive Public School
  • Senior Semi Finals – 7th & 14th March
  • Senior Grand Final – 21st & 22nd March
  • Seniors Presentation Night – Friday 1st May

Semi Finals

Games being played this Saturday (7 March 2020) are:

Girls

  • WPHC Healy Vs Castle Hill Thunder @ Edward Bennett
  • WPHC Perry Vs Castle Hill Lightning @ Fred Caterson

Juniors

  • U15/16
    • Orange Vs Castle Hill Green @ Fred Caterson 2
  • U14:
    • WPHC Purple Vs Castle Hill White @ Caddies Creek
    • WPHC Red Vs Hornsby Green @ Greenway
  • U12:
    • WPHC Blue VS Hornsby Gold @ Montview Oval
  • U11:
    • WPHC Blue Vs WPHC Orange @ Campbell Park

Seniors

  • A2 (Gunny) Vs Berowra @ Kenthurst Park
  • C1 Red (Phill) Vs Kenthurst @ Dural Park
  • C2 (Indranil) Vs Castle Hill @ Caddies Creek
  • C3 (Buzz) Vs St Ives @ Les Shore 1
  • D1 Blue (Rob) Vs Glenorie @ Bannockburn
  • D2 (Mike) Vs Kissing Point Red @ Campbell

Association News

Girls

  • Grand finals for the under 13 and Senior Sixers Girls Leagues are on this Saturday 7th
  • They are T20 games starting at 2pm.

Seniors

  • Semi finals will be held on Saturdays the 7th and 14th March
  • Grand finals will be held on Saturday the 21st and Sunday 22nd March

Juniors

  • Semi finals will be held on Sunday 8th March
  • Grand finals will be held on Sunday 15th March

Representative trials

U13s to U15s boys

  • When – Sunday March 29, 2020
  • See HKHDCA website for details – here

U10s to U12s Boys

  • When –Sunday March 22, 2020
  • See HKHDCA website (above) for details

Club Survey

Our bi-annual Club Survey across, Junior Blasters, Girls and Juniors is underway. Every registered player should have received a link to Survey Monkey so if you haven’t responded yet then give it a go and help us to make a better Club.

We run these Surveys every 2 years with Seniors being held last season. This is an anonymous Survey that is a catalyst for change.

Already it has resulted in a rewrite of our ‘Participation over Results’ for Juniors, our successful efforts to introduce Pathways cricket to the U8s with the introduction of Master Blasters, ramped up communication, and the move towards greater diversity across the Club.

Women’s T20 World Cup

The Women’s T20 World Cup is approaching the Semi Finals next week. Tickets for the World Cup are $5 for kids (2-16yrs) and start from $20 for Adults.

Key dates for Australia;

  • Thurs 5th March – Semi-final (double header) at the SCG. The best 4 teams in the world playing off.

Tickets are $5 for kids (2-16yrs) in all categories, while Adults tickets are $20 for category C (Pink), $35 for category B (yellow) and $50 for category A (white). The first semi-final will begin at approx. 3:00pm and the 2nd semi-final approx. 7:00pm.

  • Sun 8th March – World Cup Final at the MCG on International Women’s Day (IWD).

Tickets are $5 for kids (2-16yrs) in all categories, while Adults tickets are $20 for category C (Pink), $40 for category B (yellow) and $60 for category A (white). The match will begin approx. 6:00pm. This includes the pre and post-match entertainment by Katy Perry!

Girl’s cricket

Competition

Semi Final time for the Girls. With 1 Vs 4 and 2 Vs 3. The Annetts Team just missed out on quotient and the Sthalekar Team finished 2nd on quotient.

U13

WPHC (Sthalekar) 134 lost to Normanhurst-Warrawee 7/154.

Competition table:

  • WPHC Sthalekar – =2nd (2nd on quotient) – 45 points
  • WPHC Annetts – =4th (5th on quotient) – 29 points

Sixers League

U16s

Semi Final time with both of our Teams making it through:

WPHC Healy 1/120 defeated Castle Hill RSL Lightning 5/90

WPHC Perry 12 lost to Castle Hill RSL Thunder 89

Competition table

WPHC (Healy) – 1st (49 points)

WPHC (Perry) – 3rd (43 points)

Juniors Boys

The last Round before the Semi Finals and congratulations to the following Teams made it through to the big games next week.

Semi-Finals are played as all-day games on Sunday 8th March:

U15/16 – Orange (2nd)

U14 – Reds (1st) & WPHC (4th)

U13 – no teams

U12 – Blues 4th

U11 – Blues (2nd) & Orange (4th)

Master Blasters (U8) to U10s play non-competitive cricket.

Batting

  • 103* by Shaan Bakshi (U15/16 Blue) Vs WPHC Orange @ Greenway Park

Bowling

  • 4/23 by Kristian Kohlhagen (U11 Red) Vs Castle Hill White @ Coolong Reserve

Partnership

  • 186 (2nd wicket) by Shaan Bakshi (103*) & Sparsh Polepalle (67) for U15/16 Blue @ Greenway Park

Team standings

After the last competition Round – 29th February, our Team standings are:

  • U15/16 – Orange (3rd)
  • U14 – Reds (1st) & WPHC (3rd)
  • U13 – no teams
  • U12 – Blues 4th
  • U11 – Blues (2nd) & Orange (3rd)
  • Master Blasters (U8) to U10s play non-competitive cricket.

Seniors (All Age)

Round 14 (Day 2) highlights are summarised:

Personal

  • Batting
  • 101* by Anthony Kwok (C3) Vs Hornsby @ Campbell Park
  • 82 by Michael Gunn (B1) Vs ARL @ Dural Park

Bowling

  • Nil outstanding individual performances

Personal Achievements / Milestones

The Home page of the website has an update of personal Milestones – who has an approaching milestone and who achieved one. The system is now working and each week we will have the latest updates on performances.

Match Reports

Match Reports of every game are on the Match Report section of the website.

Training

Seniors train at the WPH Sports Club nets on Wednesday and Fridays between 5.00 pm and dusk.

Semi Finalists

Congratulations to our Semi Finalists:

  • A2 (Gunny)
  • C1 Red (Phill)
  • C2 (Indranil)
  • C3 (Buzz)
  • D1 Blue (Rob)
  • D2 (Mike)

Points table

Team standings after 14 Rounds follows. The Semi Finals start next weekend with 1st Vs 4th and 2nd Vs 3rd

  • A1 – 5th
  • A2:
    • Red (Andy) – 5th
    • Blue (Gunny) – 3rd
  • B1 – 6th
  • B2 – 8th
  • C1:
    • Red (Phill) = 1st
    • Blue (Fieds) – 8th
  • C2 – 4th
  • C3 – 1st
  • D1:
    • Red (Diggers) – 5th
    • Blue (Rob) – 4th
  • D2 – – 3rd

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