Auckland Aces took home the HRV Cup with a resounding win over Canterbury at Colin Maiden Park
Powered by a blistering ton from Rob Nicol, Canterbury chased down a target of 203 rather comfortably against Auckland at the Colin Maiden Park, in what was essentially a dress rehearsal for the HRV Cup final on Saturday
Styris, McCullum, Southee and the others were all set to deliver a cracking contest. And then the rain arrived
Canterbury fast bowler Hamish Bennett has been ruled out of the HRV Cup, New Zealand's domestic Twenty20 competition, with a back injury
A round-up of the first round of games in the HRV Cup 2011-12
Brendan Taylor and Rory Hamilton-Brown will both play in this year's HRV Cup for Wellington.