Nelson, Feb 20 - 23 2013, Plunket Shield
267 & 435/9d
(22 ov, target 285)418 & 116/2
Match drawn
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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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Scorecard summary
Northern Districts267/10(85.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Central Districts418/10(113 overs)1st INNINGS
Jeet Raval121 (185)
Jamie How93 (146)
Brent Arnel3/90(28)
Jono Boult3/83(24)
Northern Districts435/9(126.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ben Wheeler5/91(25)
Doug Bracewell3/92(29.3)
Central Districts116/2(22 overs)2nd INNINGS
Jamie How*84 (63)
Carl Cachopa20 (29)
Jono Boult1/17(4)
Match details
Saxton Oval, Nelson
TossCentral Districts, elected to field first
SeriesPlunket Shield
Series resultCentral Districts won the 2012/13 Plunket Shield
Match days20,21,22,23 February 2013 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Cam Fletcher
Cam Fletcher
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Barry Frost
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Tim Parlane
PointsNorthern Districts 5, Central Districts 8