Plunket Shield 2012/13

Winner - Central Districts

Plunket Shield 2012-13

Central Districts take title after Otago collapse

Central Districts are the new Plunket Shield champions after Otago squandered an excellent chance to go past them in the final round and take the first-class title for the first time in 25 years

Plunket Shield 2012-13

Bowlers give Canterbury big win

A poor batting performance from Auckland helped Canterbury to a nine-wicket win in Christchurch

Plunket Shield 2012-13

Bracewell stars for Central Districts, Southee fires on return

A wrap of Plunket Shield matches played from February 14

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts Net R/W
Central D 10 6 2 0 2 0 132 7.203
Otago 10 5 2 0 3 0 122 7.700
Northern D 10 4 3 0 3 0 100 3.581
Wellington 10 3 5 0 2 0 89 -8.648
Canterbury 10 3 5 0 2 0 88 -3.839
Auckland 10 2 6 0 2 0 69 -6.411

Statistics

Plunket Shield, 2012/13 (in New Zealand First-class)

Michael Guptill-Bunce cuts behind square
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Ross Taylor was dismissed for 21
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Ross Taylor chats with Mathew Sinclair
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Aaron Redmond fell for 98
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Dean Bartlett took his first five-wicket haul for Auckland
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Tournament Results
Central D v Northern D at Nelson - Feb 20-23, 2013
Match drawn
Wellington v Otago at Wellington - Feb 20-23, 2013
Wellington won by 54 runs
Canterbury v Auckland at Christchurch - Feb 20-22, 2013
Canterbury won by 9 wickets
Canterbury v Central D at Rangiora - Feb 14-17, 2013
Central D won by 4 wickets
Northern D v Wellington at Whangarei - Feb 14-17, 2013
Northern D won by 5 wickets
Otago v Auckland at Dunedin - Feb 14-17, 2013
Otago won by 10 wickets
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