The 22nd national finals tournament of the prestigious Gillette Cup national secondary school boys’ cricket championship will be live scored on www.blackcaps.co.nz.
The tournament will be played at New Zealand Cricket High Performance Centre at Lincoln University from December 2-6.
The Gillette Cup is synonymous with secondary school cricket with over 200 schools entering the 2011 competition. The preliminary rounds in the six major cricket associations have each produced their winners who advance to this year’s finals in Lincoln.
The 2011 finalists include three teams returning from last year: Hutt International Boys’ School, Palmerston North Boys’ High School and last year’s champions King’s College; along with Tauranga Boys’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School, and, first time finalist, Christ’s College.
The Gillette Cup was set up in 1990 making it one of the longest running competitions in secondary school sport.
The Gillette Cup has become synonymous with secondary school boys cricket and with the development our players for the future. The competition provides schools whose normal sports programmes follow different paths, the opportunity of playing against one another at cricket.
The draw for the tournament is as follows:
DAY ONE - FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER, 2011
King’s College v Hutt International BS
Tauranga BHS v Christ’s College
Otago BHS v Palmerston North BHS
DAY TWO – SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER, 2011
Christ’s College v King’s College
Otago BHS v Hutt International BS
Tauranga BHS v Palmerston North BHS
DAY THREE – SUNDAY 4 DECEMBER, 2011
Tauranga BHS v King’s College
Palmerston North BHS v Hutt International BS
Christ’s College v Otago BHS
DAY FOUR – MONDAY 5 DECEMBER, 2011
Otago BHS v King’s College
Christ’s College v Palmerston North BHS
Hutt International BS v Tauranga BHS
DAY FIVE – TUESDAY 6 DECEMBER, 2011
Otago BHS v Tauranga BHS
King’s College v Palmerston North BHS
Hutt International BS v Christ’s College