Result
Plunket Shield at Napier, Mar 30 - Apr 2 2016
396 & 266
(44.1 ov, target 199)
464 & 202/6
Central D won by 4 wickets
Auckland 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JA Raval c Hay b AY Patel14721632219068.05
ML Guptill-Bunce lbw b Bracewell69111066.66
RR O'Donnell  b Bracewell1137391029.72
B Cachopa  b Bracewell4167776061.19
S Hicks c Smith b Dudding5073956068.49
C de Grandhomme c †Cleaver b Bracewell63821037076.82
DJ Grobbelaar c Bruce b Bracewell2327382085.18
TS Nethula lbw b Dudding01219000.00
MD Bates (c) b Dudding17172330100.00
LH Ferguson c †Cleaver b Tickner1535412042.85
MR Quinn not out19172921111.76
Extras(lb 3, nb 1)4
TOTAL(98.3 Ov, RR: 4.02)396
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Michael Guptill-Bunce, 2.4 ov), 2-42 (Robert O'Donnell, 12.1 ov), 3-94 (Brad Cachopa, 30.6 ov), 4-191 (Shawn Hicks, 54.5 ov), 5-317 (Jeet Raval, 79.3 ov), 6-321 (Colin de Grandhomme, 80.6 ov), 7-338 (Tarun Nethula, 85.3 ov), 8-350 (Donovan Grobbelaar, 88.2 ov), 9-361 (Michael Bates, 90.6 ov), 10-396 (Lockie Ferguson, 98.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DAJ Bracewell1936053.1500
NA Patel1937804.1000
LR Dudding2248533.8601
BM Tickner15.317915.0900
AY Patel1936213.2600
TC Bruce1012012.0000
GR Hay301705.6600
Central Districts 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Hay c †Cachopa b Grobbelaar461111376041.44
BS Smith c Ferguson b Grobbelaar16134449417146.80
M Renwick  b Quinn3760042.85
WA Young (c) b Nethula2976912038.15
TC Bruce c Raval b Ferguson48681054070.58
D Cleaver c sub (ERS Herd) b Nethula4158934170.68
DAJ Bracewell  b Ferguson75831246290.36
NA Patel c Hicks b Grobbelaar722261031.81
AY Patel c Bates b Nethula1749702034.69
LR Dudding c Raval b Ferguson033000.00
BM Tickner not out920262045.00
Extras(b 9, lb 8, nb 6, w 5)28
TOTAL(139.1 Ov, RR: 3.33)464
Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Greg Hay, 33.2 ov), 2-98 (Mitch Renwick, 34.4 ov), 3-161 (Will Young, 58.5 ov), 4-266 (Tom Bruce, 84.1 ov), 5-328 (Dane Cleaver, 102.4 ov), 6-396 (Ben Smith, 116.6 ov), 7-421 (Navin Patel, 124.1 ov), 8-446 (Doug Bracewell, 132.3 ov), 9-446 (Liam Dudding, 132.6 ov), 10-464 (Ajaz Patel, 139.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
LH Ferguson2386232.6900
MD Bates42501.2500
MR Quinn2448313.4500
S Hicks1114804.3600
TS Nethula32.1511533.5735
DJ Grobbelaar2337033.0401
C de Grandhomme1233502.9110
RR O'Donnell20904.5000
JA Raval802002.5010
Auckland 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JA Raval c †Cleaver b NA Patel1022231045.45
ML Guptill-Bunce  b Dudding4243775097.67
RR O'Donnell lbw b AY Patel35741003047.29
B Cachopa c Renwick b Tickner3460075.00
S Hicks  b NA Patel822340036.36
C de Grandhomme c Hay b NA Patel3780042.85
DJ Grobbelaar run out (Smith/Young)5812416610046.77
TS Nethula lbw b NA Patel1750642034.00
MD Bates (c) b NA Patel19651062029.23
LH Ferguson not out3137564083.78
MR Quinn c Bruce b AY Patel35324722109.37
Extras(b 1, lb 1, w 3)5
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.32)266
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Jeet Raval, 5.6 ov), 2-80 (Michael Guptill-Bunce, 17.3 ov), 3-83 (Brad Cachopa, 18.3 ov), 4-98 (Shawn Hicks, 27.1 ov), 5-100 (Robert O'Donnell, 28.2 ov), 6-102 (Colin de Grandhomme, 29.1 ov), 7-130 (Tarun Nethula, 43.6 ov), 8-195 (Donovan Grobbelaar, 67.2 ov), 9-199 (Michael Bates, 69.2 ov), 10-266 (Matthew Quinn, 79.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DAJ Bracewell1816903.8300
NA Patel2777152.6210
LR Dudding1143413.0900
BM Tickner1425513.9220
AY Patel1033523.5000
Central Districts 2nd Innings (target: 199 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Hay c O'Donnell b Nethula721091527166.05
BS Smith c †Cachopa b Nethula4963994177.77
M Renwick c O'Donnell b Nethula713190053.84
WA Young (c)st †Cachopa b Nethula29284912103.57
TC Bruce not out2028492071.42
D Cleaver c sub (ERS Herd) b Nethula022000.00
DAJ Bracewell c Raval b Grobbelaar1540020.00
NA Patel not out519240026.31
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 2, w 2)19
TOTAL(44.1 Ov, RR: 4.57)202/6
Fall of wickets: 1-100 (Ben Smith, 23.4 ov), 2-118 (Mitch Renwick, 27.3 ov), 3-155 (Greg Hay, 33.6 ov), 4-178 (Will Young, 37.2 ov), 5-178 (Dane Cleaver, 37.4 ov), 6-181 (Doug Bracewell, 38.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
LH Ferguson9.104204.5810
C de Grandhomme712103.0010
TS Nethula1607354.5602
MR Quinn603305.5000
DJ Grobbelaar601813.0000
MATCH DETAILS
McLean Park, Napier
TossAuckland , elected to bat first
SeriesPlunket Shield 2015
Series resultAuckland won the 2015/16 Plunket Shield
Season2015/16
Match days30,31 March, 1,2 April 2016 (4-day match)
Umpires
Billy Bowden
John Bromley
PointsCentral Districts 20, Auckland 6
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 30 Mar - day 1 - Auckland 1st innings 382/9 (LH Ferguson 6*, MR Quinn 14*, 94 ov)
Thu, 31 Mar - day 2 - Central Districts 1st innings 280/4 (BS Smith 126*, D Cleaver 10*, 88 ov)
Fri, 01 Apr - day 3 - Auckland 2nd innings 110/6 (DJ Grobbelaar 3*, TS Nethula 6*, 35 ov)
Sat, 02 Apr - day 4 - Central Districts 2nd innings 202/6 (44.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Auckland: 150 runs in 48.5 overs (293 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Auckland - 155/7 in 49.0 overs (DJ Grobbelaar 33, MD Bates 2)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (DJ Grobbelaar 33, MD Bates 16, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: Auckland - 186/7 in 63.0 overs (DJ Grobbelaar 49, MD Bates 16)
  • DJ Grobbelaar: 50 off 115 balls (9 x 4)
  • Auckland: 200 runs in 69.4 overs (418 balls), Extras 3
  • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 43 balls (LH Ferguson 24, MR Quinn 24, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Auckland - 249/9 in 77.0 overs (LH Ferguson 25, MR Quinn 24)
  • Auckland: 250 runs in 77.2 overs (464 balls), Extras 5
  • Central Districts 2nd innings
  • Tea: Central Districts - 21/0 in 9.0 overs (GR Hay 11, BS Smith 10)
  • Central Districts: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (94 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 94 balls (GR Hay 28, BS Smith 21, Ex 1)
  • Central Districts: 100 runs in 23.3 overs (142 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 142 balls (GR Hay 48, BS Smith 49, Ex 3)
  • GR Hay: 50 off 83 balls (6 x 4)
  • Central Districts: 150 runs in 33.4 overs (203 balls), Extras 6
  • Central Districts: 200 runs in 44.1 overs (267 balls), Extras 19
  • day 4 - Central Districts 2nd innings 202/6 (44.1 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • Ball Change 93.1 Wet
  • Central Districts: 300 runs in 95.2 overs (573 balls), Extras 18
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (BS Smith 15, D Cleaver 33, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Central Districts - 319/4 in 100.0 overs (BS Smith 138, D Cleaver 35)
  • Central Districts: 350 runs in 106.2 overs (641 balls), Extras 22
  • BS Smith: 150 off 318 balls (16 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • End of bonus points at 110 overs: CENTRAL STAGS - 367/5
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (BS Smith 12, DAJ Bracewell 33, Ex 5)
  • Lunch: Central Districts - 382/5 in 113.0 overs (BS Smith 154, DAJ Bracewell 36)
  • Central Districts: 400 runs in 118.5 overs (718 balls), Extras 25
  • DAJ Bracewell: 50 off 52 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: Central Districts - 433/7 in 128.0 overs (DAJ Bracewell 68, AY Patel 3)
  • Central Districts: 450 runs in 133.4 overs (808 balls), Extras 28
  • Auckland 2nd innings
  • Auckland: 50 runs in 12.4 overs (76 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (ML Guptill-Bunce 25, RR O'Donnell 27, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Auckland - 80/2 in 17.3 overs (RR O'Donnell 28)
  • Auckland: 100 runs in 27.2 overs (164 balls), Extras 0
  • End Of Day: Auckland - 110/6 in 35.0 overs (DJ Grobbelaar 3, TS Nethula 6)
  • day 3 - Auckland 2nd innings 110/6 (DJ Grobbelaar 3*, TS Nethula 6*, 35 ov)
Day 2
  • Central Districts 1st innnings
  • Drinks: Central Districts - 31/0 in 12.0 overs (GR Hay 14, BS Smith 13)
  • Central Districts: 50 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 101 balls (GR Hay 16, BS Smith 30, Ex 4)
  • Lunch: Central Districts - 70/0 in 22.0 overs (GR Hay 33, BS Smith 31)
  • Central Districts: 100 runs in 35.1 overs (211 balls), Extras 7
  • BS Smith: 50 off 97 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: Central Districts - 113/2 in 37.0 overs (BS Smith 54, WA Young 3)
  • Tea: Central Districts - 147/2 in 52.0 overs (BS Smith 63, WA Young 25)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (BS Smith 21, WA Young 26, Ex 3)
  • Central Districts: 150 runs in 55.5 overs (335 balls), Extras 10
  • Central Districts: 200 runs in 69.1 overs (416 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Central Districts - 207/3 in 71.0 overs (BS Smith 98, TC Bruce 19)
  • BS Smith: 100 off 215 balls (11 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 balls (BS Smith 30, TC Bruce 20, Ex 2)
  • New Ball Taken: Central Districts 243/3 at 80.1 overs (BS Smith 111, TC Bruce 40)
  • Central Districts: 250 runs in 82.1 overs (494 balls), Extras 18
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 149 balls (BS Smith 46, TC Bruce 48, Ex 7)
  • End Of Day: Central Districts - 280/4 in 88.0 overs (BS Smith 126, D Cleaver 10)
  • day 2 - Central Districts 1st innings 280/4 (BS Smith 126*, D Cleaver 10*, 88 ov)
Day 1
  • Auckland 1st innings
  • Drinks: Auckland - 42/2 in 14.0 overs (JA Raval 24, B Cachopa 0)
  • Auckland: 50 runs in 21.1 overs (127 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: AUCKLAND ACES - 83/2 in 29.0 overs (JA Raval 31, B Cachopa 34)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (JA Raval 11, B Cachopa 41, Ex 0)
  • Auckland: 100 runs in 31.5 overs (191 balls), Extras 1
  • JA Raval: 50 off 86 balls (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (JA Raval 27, S Hicks 25, Ex 1)
  • Auckland: 150 runs in 43.6 overs (265 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Auckland - 150/3 in 44.0 overs (JA Raval 63, S Hicks 27)
  • S Hicks: 50 off 67 balls (6 x 4)
  • Auckland: 200 runs in 57.5 overs (348 balls), Extras 2
  • Tea: Auckland - 200/4 in 58.0 overs (JA Raval 82, C de Grandhomme 8)
  • JA Raval: 100 off 163 balls (13 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (JA Raval 20, C de Grandhomme 29, Ex 1)
  • Auckland: 250 runs in 68.5 overs (414 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 118 balls (JA Raval 52, C de Grandhomme 47, Ex 1)
  • Auckland: 300 runs in 76.1 overs (458 balls), Extras 3
  • C de Grandhomme: 50 off 68 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: Auckland - 306/4 in 77.0 overs (JA Raval 140, C de Grandhomme 55)
  • New Ball Taken: Auckland 317/5 at 80.1 overs (C de Grandhomme 59, DJ Grobbelaar 0)
  • Auckland: 350 runs in 88.1 overs (530 balls), Extras 3
  • End Of Day: Auckland - 382/9 in 94.0 overs (LH Ferguson 6, MR Quinn 14)
  • day 1 - Auckland 1st innings 382/9 (LH Ferguson 6*, MR Quinn 14*, 94 ov)