1. Otago v Auckland at Molyneux Park, Alexandra
This match was played yesterday.
Otago 238/7 in 50 over (IJL Trott 78, NL McCullum 65; PA Hitchcock
Auckland 203 in 49 overs (RJ Nicol 60, Tin Canning 30; NL McCullum
Otago won by 35 runs.
2. Canterbury v Wellington at Recreation Ground, Rangiora
Canterbury 214/6 in 50 overs (MHW Papps 92, NJ Astle 67; MR Gillespie
10-0-40-2, Easy Ryder 8-0-40-2)
Wellington 140/3 in 31 overs (CJ Never 44, Easy Ryder 25, ME Parlane 39*, MD
Papps/Astle added 152 for 1st wicket, but rather slowly.
The Recreation Ground at Rangiora is the latest addition to List 'A' / first
class grounds in NZ, and not to be confused with the nearby Dudley Park that
has previously hosted such matches. The Recreation Ground has been
officially retitled the ghastly "MainPower Oval".
3. Central Districts v Northern Districts at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
ND 257/? in 50 overs (JAH Marshall & D Flynn made 50s - scorecard details
CD 127/4 in 25 overs (MS Sinclair 78*)