North Shore Cricket Club held its 27th annual Junior World Series from 20th to 22nd January at Devonport Domain and Belmont Intermediate. 156 primary and intermediate aged children from all over the North Shore and from over the bridge competed in three different grades. North Shore cricket specialists Cricket Express provided prizes for runners-up and winners, as well as individual prizes for best batter, best bowler and MVP in each grade. Fullers 360 provided sponsorship for the tournament; they also donated vouchers for trips to Waiheke and Rangitoto islands. Mixed teams representing Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, England and New Zealand then battled it out for three days culminating in grand finals in each grade.