State Championship 2006/07

Winner - Northern Districts

ND v Canterbury, State Championship final, Hamilton, 5th day

Evans guides Northern Districts to title

Alun Evans and Hamish Marshall earned Northern Districts the State Championship title after batting Canterbury out of the game with a 149-run partnership

ND v Canterbury, State Championship final, Hamilton, 4th day

Papps's 96 sets up intriguing finish

The State Championship final between Canterbury and Northern Districts was intriguingly poised at the end of the fourth day

ND v Canterbury, State Championship final, Hamilton, 3rd day

Middle order boosts Northern Districts

Valuable contributions by the middle order helped Northern Districts claw back against Canterbury on the third day at Seddon Park

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Northern D 8 4 2 0 2 0 32
Canterbury 8 3 1 0 4 0 28
Wellington 8 3 1 0 4 0 26
Auckland 8 2 3 0 3 0 22
Central D 8 1 4 0 3 0 10
Otago 8 0 2 0 6 0 8

Statistics

State Championship, 2006/07 (in New Zealand First-class)

Hamish Marshall defends a ball
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Alun Evans reached triple-figures for the first time in the season
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James Marshall with the State Championship trophy won by his side
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Michael Papps missed out on scoring centuries in both innings when he was bowled for 96 by Northern Districts' Bruce Martin
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Canterbury's Michael Papps followed up his first-innings 132 with 96 in the State Championship final
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Northern Districts bowler Brent Arnel celebrates after getting Auckland's Tama Canning
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Tournament Results
Northern D v Canterbury at Hamilton - Mar 22-26, 2007
Match drawn
Central D v Canterbury at Napier - Mar 12-15, 2007
Match drawn
Otago v Auckland at Dunedin - Mar 12-15, 2007
Match drawn
Wellington v Northern D at Wellington - Mar 12-15, 2007
Match drawn
Auckland v Central D at Auckland - Mar 5-8, 2007
Auckland won by 94 runs
Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch - Mar 5-8, 2007
Match drawn
Northern D v Otago at Hamilton - Mar 5-8, 2007
Match drawn
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