State Championship 2002/03

Winner - Auckland

Early season central venue worthy of debate - Reid

Utilising the generally drier conditions of New Zealand's east coasts, and especially the better quality pitches at the High Performance Centre at Lincoln University for early-season State Championship matches was worthy of debate

Eden Park's Outer Oval to join pitch technology club

Eden Park's Outer Oval is going to be the latest ground in New Zealand to implement portable pitch technology for its cricket

Otago already looking to build on this summer's results

Things are looking up for Otago cricket after the senior men's side claimed a clear third place in the State Championship, the best finish for several years

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Auckland 10 4 2 0 4 0 34
Wellington 10 4 3 0 3 0 31
Otago 10 4 3 0 3 0 26
Central D 10 2 4 0 4 0 22
Northern D 10 3 3 0 4 0 22
Canterbury 10 2 4 0 4 0 16

Statistics

State Championship, 2002/03 (in New Zealand First-class)

Tournament Results
Auckland v Northern D at Auckland - Mar 17-20, 2003
Northern D won by 16 runs
Central D v Canterbury at Napier - Mar 17-20, 2003
Canterbury won by 2 wickets
Otago v Wellington at Alexandra - Mar 17-20, 2003
Otago won by 9 wickets
Canterbury v Otago at Christchurch - Mar 11-14, 2003
Otago won by 10 wickets
Northern D v Central D at Hamilton - Mar 11-14, 2003
Central D won by 8 wickets
Wellington v Auckland at Wellington - Mar 11-14, 2003
Match drawn
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