State Championship at Napier, Nov 17-20 2008
213 & 335
(64.3 ov, target 342)
207 & 203
Central D won by 138 runs
• Cricinfo staff

Wellington compound Canterbury's misery

Cricinfo takes a look at the results from round one of New Zealand's 2008-09 domestic State Championship

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Scorecard summary
Central Districts213(78 overs)1st Innings
Auckland207(60.1 overs)1st Innings
Steven Croft59 (71)
Lance Shaw40 (57)
Central Districts335(97.5 overs)2nd Innings
Brad Patton142 (285)
Tim Weston66 (78)
Andy McKay4/57(20)
Lance Shaw3/75(20)
Auckland203(64.3 overs)2nd Innings
Scott Styris71 (81)
Reece Young34 (103)
Brent Hefford3/48(12.3)
Match details
Nelson Park, Napier
TossAuckland , elected to field first
SeriesState Championship 2008
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days17,18,19,20 November 2008 (4-day match)
First-class debut
Doug Bracewell
Gary Baxter
Chris Gaffaney
PointsCentral Districts 8, Auckland 0