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    *** Official New Zealand Domestic Season Thread 2010/11 ***

    Just thought I'd start this thread now because I needed to share this news -

    Cricket: Auckland sign Myburgh - Cricket - NZ Herald News

    That story also reports that Styris is going back to ND. Win some, lose some.

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    Leighton Burtt snatched up by Wellington, well done boys

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Just thought I'd start this thread now because I needed to share this news -

    Cricket: Auckland sign Myburgh - Cricket - NZ Herald News

    That story also reports that Styris is going back to ND. Win some, lose some.
    Greg Todd's moving to Auckland too, plus Andre 'double bouncer' Adams is filling the overseas spot.

    Burtt's a decent signing for Welly, they could use a bit of extra pace and aggro in their seam stocks. Hopefully this means they won't need to turn to hacks like Chan this season.

    Styris -> ND
    Myburgh -> Aucks
    Todd -> Aucks
    van Wyk -> CD
    Burtt -> Welly
    Young -> Cant

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRK-NANNES View Post
    Burtt's a decent signing for Welly, they could use a bit of extra pace and aggro in their seam stocks.
    Absolutely. Just have to hope he stays injury-free.


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    Myburgh becomes eligible to play for New Zealand after the World Cup next year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Absolutely. Just have to hope he stays injury-free.
    Heh, Burtt does have a tendency to injure himself in bizarre ways, like that time he broke his foot stepping on a beer bottle.

    Just this year, playing club cricket in Scotland, he managed to pull a hammy, ingrow a toenail, tear his achilles tendon and crack his nose misfielding, which also left a black eye

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    Yeah Burtt's a good signing if he can stay on the park, history shows us though that the chances of that happening are very slim. Wellington are a mess at the moment though, I really don't think they have a clue on how to move forward. I read something at the end of last season about all the apparent infighting that was going on and how certain people weren't happy about certain selections, younger players were just getting ago for the sake of it without actually performing at club level, stuff like that. It will be very interesting to see how they fair this season.

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    How far away are the domestic contract lists? Canterbury might look a little weak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezroy View Post
    How far away are the domestic contract lists? Canterbury might look a little weak.
    August 9th.

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    McMillan having a hit this year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julian87 View Post
    McMillan having a hit this year?
    He was pretty crap last year, but he has been playing club T20 in the UK so he still seems keen to have a hit around and draw down a pay check.

    Otago's batting is looking a bit thin on the ground so far with the loss of Todd.
    Looks like Darren Broom could pick up a contract, he was immense in club cricket last season and would form a decent middle order with Neil.
    It would also be good to see the young guns like Michael Bracewell or Hamish Rutherford get a run in the team too.

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    New Zealand Cricket - Major Associations announce the first round of domestic contracts for 2010-11

    Cricket's six Major Associations today announced the names of those players offered first round domestic contracts for the coming season.

    The contracting process for domestic players will - for the first time - involve two rounds. Each Major Association can offer 9-11 contracts at their discretion in the first round and then complete the process to their full contingent of 12 players with second round contracts being offered on August 24
    Auckland Aces
    Michael Bates
    Andrew De Boorder
    Colin De Grandhomme
    Roneel Hira
    Anaru Kitchen
    Johann Myburgh
    Jimmy Neesham
    Jeet Raval
    Lance Shaw
    Bhupinder Singh
    Greg Todd

    Canterbury Wizards
    Corey Anderson
    Todd Astle
    Hamish Bennett
    Dean Brownlie
    Andrew Ellis
    Peter Fulton
    Rob Nicol
    Michael Papps
    Richard Sherlock
    Shanan Stewart
    Reece Young

    Central Stags
    Doug Bracewell
    Brendon Diamanti
    Jamie How
    Peter Ingram
    Michael Mason
    Mitchell McClenaghan
    Tarun Nethula
    Brad Patton
    Mathew Sinclair
    Kruger van Wyk
    Tim Weston

    Northern Knights
    Graeme Aldridge
    Jono Boult
    Trent Boult
    Anton Devcich
    Daniel Flynn
    James Marshall
    Peter McGlashan
    Michael Parlane
    Bradley Scott
    Brad Wilson
    Joseph Yovich

    Wellington Firebirds
    Josh Brodie
    Dewayne Bowden
    Matthew Bell
    Leighton Burtt
    James Franklin
    Mark Gillespie
    Cameron Merchant
    Neal Parlane
    Joe Austin-Smellie
    Luke Woodcock

    Otago Volts
    Nick Beard
    Neil Broom
    Anthony Bullick
    Ian Butler
    Craig Cumming
    Derek De Boorder
    Shaun Haig
    Warren McSkimming
    Aaron Redmond
    Neil Wagner
    Sam Wells

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    Congrats to Jimmy for picking up an Auckland contract!

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    Excellent to see Jimmy in the Auckland squad - no Nethula amongst the Auckland contracts is interesting though, as is the inclusion Richard Sherlock in the Canterbury squad.

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