State Shield 2003/04

Winner - Central Districts

Nathan Astle ruled out through injury

Papps called up for ODIs against South Africa

Michael Papps has been called into New Zealand's one-day squad for their forthcoming series against South Africa

State Shield final

CD upset the odds with convincing win

Central Districts pulled off a major surprise by beating Canterbury by 99 runs in the State Shield final at Christchurch

Nathan Astle's injury worries

Astle unlikely to play ODIs against South Africa

Nathan Astle's participation in the one-day series against South Africa was in doubt after he failed a fitness test ahead of the State Shield final between Canterbury and Central Districts at Christchurch

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts
Canterbury 10 6 2 0 2 30
Central D 10 5 2 0 3 27
Auckland 10 4 3 0 3 24
Wellington 10 4 4 0 2 21
Otago 10 4 5 0 1 18
Northern D 10 1 8 0 1 6

Statistics

State Shield, 2003/04 (in New Zealand List A)

Tournament Results
Canterbury v Central D at Christchurch - Feb 6, 2004
Central D won by 99 runs
Central D v Auckland at New Plymouth - Feb 3, 2004
Central D won by 3 wickets (with 119 balls remaining)
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland - Jan 30, 2004
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Northern D v Central D at Hamilton - Jan 30, 2004
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wellington v Otago at Wellington - Jan 30, 2004
No result
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