December 2, 2017
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The Ford Trophy 2017-18 Teams, Squad and Match schedule

By Avtar Singh

The 47th season of the official List A cricket tournament in New Zealand-The Ford Trophy is scheduled to begin from Sunday 3rd December 2017. This is also the seventh sponsorship deal between New Zealand Cricket and Ford Motor Company. This is the main domestic list A, limited overs cricket competition being held in New Zealand since 1971-72 and is being sponsored by Ford Motor Company since 2011.

A total of six teams will participate in approx. three-month long tournament and compete with each other to qualify for playoffs and finally to lift the title. The Ford Trophy 2017-18 will run from 3 December 2017 to 24 February 2018. The six participating teams will play 28 games that include 24 group stage matches, 2 qualifiers, 1 eliminator and 1 final. The tournament is generally organized by New Zealand Cricket board and all the domestic cricket teams from New Zealand take part in it.

This year’s defending champion, Canterbury is amongst the strongest side and is also the most successful team with 14 titles against their name. Last year Canterbury defeated Wellington by 28 runs in the final and lifted the Ford Trophy 2016-17.

The Ford Trophy 2017-18 Teams:

Otago Volts-

James Neesham, Neil Wagner, Bradley Scott Brad Wilson, Neil Broom, Christi Viljoen, Hamish Rutherford, Josh Finnie, Derek de Boorder, Warren Barnes, Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Anaru Kitchen

Auckland Aces-

Cody Andrews, Colin Munro, Colin de Grandhomme, Robert O’Donnell SM Solia, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Donovan Grobbelaar, Bradley Cachopa, Shawn Hicks, Ben Horne, Michael Barry, Tarun Nethula, Jeet Raval, Rob Nicol, Michael Guptill-Bunce

Northern Knights-

Ish Sodhi, Corey Anderson, Jono Boult, Tim Seifert, Anton Devcich, James Baker, Scott Kuggeleijn, Zak Gibson, Tony Goodin, Dean Brownlie, Brett Hampton, Ben Laughlin, Joe Carter, Daryl Mitchell, Bharat Popli, Nathan Reardon, Daniel Flynn

Canterbury Kings-

Henry Nicholls, Todd Astle, Tom Latham, Kyle Jamieson, Leo Carter, Andrew Ellis, Cam Fletcher, Tim Johnston, Peter Fulton, Michael Davidson, Ken McClure, Cole McConchie, Logan van Beek, Chad Bowes, Jeremy Benton, Ed Nuttall

Central Districts Stags-

Will Young, Dane Cleaver, Jesse Ryder, Ben Smith, Ryan McCone, Ajaz Patel, Navin Patel, Josh Clarkson, Christian Leopard, Seth Rance, Marty Kain, George Worker, Ben Wheeler, Andrew Mathieson

Wellington Firebirds-

Luke Ronchi, Brent Arnel, Michael Papps, Evan Gulbis, Hamish Bennett, Fraser Colson, Ollie Newton, Jade Dernbach, Hamish Marshall, Ian McPeake, Stephen Murdoch, Jeetan Patel, Luke Woodcock, Michael Pollard, Tom Blundell, Matt McEwan

The Ford Trophy 2017-18 Former title holders:

The Ford Trophy 2017/2018    …………………………………….

The Ford Trophy 2016/2017    Canterbury Wizards (Kings)

The Ford Trophy 2015/2016    Central Districts Stags

The Ford Trophy 2014/2015    Central Districts Stags

The Ford Trophy 2013/2014    Wellington Firebirds

The season opener is scheduled to take place at Cobham Oval, Whangarei between Northern Knights and Wellington on December 03, Sunday. Two more matches-

  • Canterbury vs Otago, 2nd Match and
  • Central Districts vs Auckland, 3rd Match will also take place at the same time at different venues.

The tournament titleholder will be decided on February 24, Saturday at 3:30 AM at the venue to be decided later.

The Ford Trophy 2017-18 Match Schedule:

03 DEC

Northern Districts v Wellington Firebirds

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round One

Cobham Oval, Whangarei –Sunday, 3 December 2017, 11:00 am

03 DEC 2017

Canterbury v Otago Volts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round One

Mainpower Oval, Rangiora –Sunday, 3 December 2017, 11:00 am

03 DEC 2017

Central Stags v Auckland Aces

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round One

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth –Sunday, 3 December 2017, 11:00 am

06 DEC 2017

Northern Districts v Central Stags

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Two

Cobham Oval, Whangarei –Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:00 am

06 DEC 2017

Otago Volts v Wellington Firebirds

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Two

University of Otago Oval, Dunedin –Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:00 am

06 DEC 2017

Auckland Aces v Canterbury

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Two

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland –Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:00 am

10 DEC 2017

Central Stags v Otago Volts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Three

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth –Sunday, 10 December 2017, 11:00 am

10 DEC 2017

Auckland Aces v Wellington Firebirds

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Three

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland –Sunday, 10 December 2017, 11:00 am

10 DEC 2017

Canterbury v Northern Districts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Three

Hagley Oval, Christchurch –Sunday, 10 December 2017, 11:00 am

27 JAN 2018

Otago Volts v Canterbury

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Four

University of Otago Oval, Dunedin –Saturday, 27 January 2018, 11:00 am

27 JAN 2018

Auckland Aces v Central Stags

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Four

Colin Maiden Park, Auckland –Saturday, 27 January 2018, 11:00 am

27 JAN 2018

Wellington Firebirds v Northern Districts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Four

Basin Reserve, Wellington –Saturday, 27 January 2018, 11:00 am

31 JAN 2018

Central Stags v Canterbury

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Five

Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North –Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:00 am

31 JAN 2018

Wellington Firebirds v Otago Volts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Five

Basin Reserve, Wellington –Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:00 am

31 JAN 2018

Northern Districts v Auckland Aces

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Five

Cobham Oval, Whangarei –Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:00 am

04 FEB 2018

Otago Volts v Central Stags

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Six

Queen’s Park, Invercargill –Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:00 am

04 FEB 2018

Wellington Firebirds v Auckland Aces

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Six

Basin Reserve, Wellington –Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:00 am

04 FEB 2018

Northern Districts v Canterbury

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Six

Cobham Oval, Whangarei –Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:00 am

07 FEB 2018

Otago Volts v Northern Districts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Seven

University of Otago Oval, Dunedin –Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 11:00 am

07 FEB 2018

Wellington Firebirds v Central Stags

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Seven

Basin Reserve, Wellington –Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 11:00 am

07 FEB 2018

Canterbury v Auckland Aces

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Seven

Hagley Oval, Christchurch –Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 11:00 am

11 FEB 2018

Canterbury v Wellington Firebirds

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Eight

Hagley Oval, Christchurch –Sunday, 11 February 2018, 11:00 am

11 FEB 2018

Central Stags v Northern Districts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Eight

McLean Park, Napier –Sunday, 11 February 2018, 11:00 am

11 FEB 2018

Auckland Aces v Otago Volts

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Round Eight

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland –Sunday, 11 February 2011:00 am00am

17 FEB 2018

Qualifier 1 v Qualifier 2

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Semi-Final 1

TBA –Saturday, 17 February 2018, 11:00am

17 FEB 2018

Qualifier 3 v Qualifier 4

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Semi-Final 2

TBA –Saturday, 17 February 2018, 11:00am

21 FEB 2018

Loser 1 v 2 v Winner 3 v 4

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Elimination Final

TBA –Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:00 am

24 FEB 2018

Winner 1 v 2 v Winner of Elimination Final

Ford Trophy – Men’s One-Day Match – Grand Final

TBA –Saturday, 24 February 2018, 11:00am

Live Telecast:

The Ford Trophy 2017-18 will be live telecasted on Sky Sports NZ.

The Ford Trophy 2017-18 Teams, Squad and Match schedule was last modified: December 5th, 2017 by Avtar Singh

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