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October 22, 2018
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FORD TROPHY 2018: Squads, Full Schedule and Everything You Need To Know

By Dheeraj Singh

The Ford Trophy 2018-19

The Ford Trophy, New Zealand’s domestic one-day tournament starts day after with Otago Volts taking on Central Districts in the opening encounter at Saxton Oval, Nelson. The clash will begin at 11:00 AM Local on Wednesday, October 24 (03:30 AM on Wednesday in IST).

A total of six teams – Canterbury, Central Districts, Otago, Wellington, Auckland and Northern Knights will compete in this 37-days long tournament with the final being scheduled to take place on December 01, Saturday. Auckland Aces are the defending champions while Central Districts finished off as runner-up in the last edition.

Defending champions- Auckland Aces

In last year’s final, Central Districts won the toss and opted to bat first. With the help of Skipper Will Young, Tom Bruce, and Doug Bracewell’s handy knocks, Districts posted 197-10 in 46.4 overs.

In response, Auckland Aces chased down the target in 32.4 overs with 6 wickets remaining. Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman and Jeet Raval were the key in the chase for Aces.

Ford Trophy Squads:

Since the teams announce their squads one day prior to the fixture, you can find them on the links provided below.

For Canterbury squad, click here

For Central Districts squad, click here


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For Otago squad, click here

For Wellington squad, click here

For Auckland squad, click here

For Northern Knights squad, click here

Full Schedule:

Central Districts vs Otago, 1st Match

Saxton Oval, Nelson

3:30 AM (Oct 24)

Wellington vs Canterbury, 2nd Match

Basin Reserve, Wellington

3:30 AM (Oct 24)

Auckland vs Northern Knights, 3rd Match

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

3:30 AM (Oct 24)

Northern Knights vs Otago, 4th Match

Seddon Park, Hamilton

3:30 AM (Oct 28)

Central Districts vs Canterbury, 5th Match

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

3:30 AM (Oct 28)

Auckland vs Wellington, 6th Match

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

3:30 AM (Oct 28)

Central Districts vs Northern Knights, 7th Match

Saxton Oval, Nelson

3:30 AM (Oct 31)

Canterbury vs Auckland, 8th Match

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

3:30 AM (Oct 31)

Wellington vs Otago, 9th Match

Basin Reserve, Wellington

3:30 AM (Oct 31)

Wellington vs Northern Knights, 10th Match

Basin Reserve, Wellington

3:30 AM (Nov 04)

Otago vs Central Districts, 11th Match

University Oval, Dunedin

3:30 AM (Nov 04)

Auckland vs Canterbury, 12th Match

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

3:30 AM (Nov 04)

Wed Otago vs Canterbury, 13th Match

University Oval, Dunedin

3:30 AM (Nov 07)

Wellington vs Auckland, 14th Match

Basin Reserve, Wellington

3:30 AM (Nov 07)

Northern Knights vs Central Districts, 15th Match

Seddon Park, Hamilton

3:30 AM (Nov 07)

Auckland vs Central Districts, 16th Match

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

3:30 AM (Nov 10)

Otago vs Wellington, 17th Match

University Oval, Dunedin

3:30 AM (Nov 10)

Northern Knights vs Canterbury, 18th Match

Seddon Park, Hamilton

3:30 AM (Nov 10)

Auckland vs Otago, 19th Match

Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 14)

Wellington vs Central Districts, 20th Match

Lincoln No 3, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 14)

Canterbury vs Northern Knights, 21st Match

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

3:30 AM (Nov 14)

Central Districts vs Auckland, 22nd Match

Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 16)

Otago vs Northern Knights, 23rd Match

Lincoln No 3, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 16)

Canterbury vs Wellington, 24th Match

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

3:30 AM (Nov 16)

Central Districts vs Wellington, 25th Match

Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 18)

Canterbury vs Otago, 26th Match

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

3:30 AM (Nov 18)

Northern Knights vs Auckland, 27th Match

Lincoln No 3, Lincoln

3:30 AM (Nov 18)

Central Districts vs Canterbury, 28th Match

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

3:30 AM (Nov 24)

Otago vs Auckland, 29th Match

Queen’s Park, Invercargill

3:30 AM (Nov 24)

Northern Knights vs Wellington, 30th Match

Cobham Oval, Whangarei

3:30 AM (Nov 24)

Preliminary Final

TBC, TBC

November 28, Wednesday

Final

TBC, TBC

December 01

*The venue and timings for the preliminary final and final are not yet decided.

Dheeraj Singh

It might be a just another game for you, but for me, Cricket is something which I live for. From following cricket teams to keeping an eye on every new update in the cricketing world, I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.

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