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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

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Plunket Shield 2012-13

Bowlers give Canterbury big win

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

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New Zealand news

Southee set to return after thumb injury

New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee is set to return to competitive cricket on Thursday, following a thumb injury that kept him out for two months

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Plunket Shield 2012-13

Mills leads Auckland to victory

An all-round performance by Kyle Mills gave Auckland seven-wicket victory against Canterbury

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Northern Districts v Canterbury, Plunket Shield

Rain forces a draw at Seddon Park

Persistent rain on the fourth day robbed Northern Districts of a chance to push for their first win in the Plunket Shield as they drew the match against Canterbury at Seddon Park in Hamilton