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Points by match:
|30 Oct 2012||Otago||19||Canterbury||5||Table | Match|
|31 Oct 2012||Wellington||16||Central D||6||Table | Match|
|7 Nov 2012||Central D||19||Auckland||3||Table | Match|
|12 Nov 2012||Auckland||19||Northern D||3||Table | Match|
|15 Nov 2012||Otago||5||Canterbury||5||Table | Match|
|20 Nov 2012||Central D||18||Northern D||4||Table | Match|
|22 Nov 2012||Canterbury||18||Wellington||3||Table | Match|
|29 Nov 2012||Auckland||8||Wellington||5||Table | Match|
|4 Dec 2012||Otago||17||Auckland||4||Table | Match|
|5 Dec 2012||Northern D||4||Canterbury||4||Table | Match|
|13 Dec 2012||Wellington||20||Central D||5||Table | Match|
|19 Dec 2012||Auckland||17||Canterbury||7||Table | Match|
|20 Dec 2012||Northern D||20||Wellington||3||Table | Match|
|26 Jan 2013||Otago||20||Wellington||3||Table | Match|
|27 Jan 2013||Central D||18||Canterbury||4||Table | Match|
|2 Feb 2013||Otago||18||Northern D||4||Table | Match|
|3 Feb 2013||Canterbury||18||Wellington||7||Table | Match|
|9 Feb 2013||Northern D||16||Canterbury||4||Table | Match|
|10 Feb 2013||Wellington||8||Auckland||6||Table | Match|
|17 Feb 2013||Northern D||20||Wellington||7||Table | Match|
|22 Feb 2013||Canterbury||18||Auckland||4||Table | Match|
|23 Feb 2013||Central D||8||Northern D||5||Table | Match|
In all Plunket Shield matches points shall be scored as follows:
Bonus Points only will apply for each team's first innings only up to the end of 110 overs. There is no compulsory declaration.
Batting Points - 1 point at 250 runs, 2 points at 300 runs, 3 points at 350 runs, 4 points at 400 runs.
Bowling Points - 1 point at 3 wickets, 2 points at 5 wickets, 3 points at 7 wickets, 4 points at 9 wickets.
No other points apply for the first innings.
A drawn match will earn the bonus points only for each team, including matches that end before both first innings are completed.
Outright Win 12 points to be added to the bonus points earned. Outright Tie 6 points to each team plus bonus points earned.
Abandoned match - a match being abandoned without any play having taken place - 2 points.
In a match that commences with 10 hours or less playing time remaining, then the first innings of both teams shall automatically be forfeited, and the teams shall play a one innings match (not limited overs) for 6 points (3 each for a tie), with NO bonus points applicable. Should the match end as a No Result then each team = 2 points.
Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries
The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams
Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin
Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen
Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing
The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year
The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot