Whangarei, Feb 26 - Mar 2 2015, Plunket Shield
374 & 273/8d
(106.1 ov, target 348)300/6d & 304
Northern Dis won by 43 runs
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Thrilling win takes Northern Districts to top

Northern Districts registered a 43-run win over Central Districts in Whangarei with only 3.5 overs left on the last day in a match where both teams made brave declarations in pursuit of a victory

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Scorecard summary
Northern Districts374/10(106.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Central Districts300/6(89.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Will Young132 (252)
Tom Bruce85 (112)
Northern Districts273/8(75.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Brad Wilson77 (153)
Ajaz Patel4/98(26.5)
Central Districts304/10(106.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Greg Hay98 (203)
Match details
Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei
TossNorthern Districts, elected to bat first
SeriesPlunket Shield
Match days27,28 February, 1,2 March 2015 - day match (4-day match)
FC debut
David Meiring
David Meiring
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Chris Brown
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Tim Parlane
Match Referee
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Dave Quested
PointsNorthern Districts 17, Central Districts 6