result
1st Preliminary Final, New Plymouth, Feb 17 2018, The Ford Trophy
(25.4/32 ov, target 190)191/3
Central D won by 7 wickets (with 38 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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Scorecard summary
Auckland240/10(45.5 overs)
Ben Horne63 (52)
Adam Milne2/37(9)
Central Districts191/3(25.4 overs)
Jesse Ryder*53 (34)
Ben Smith46 (48)
25.4
4
Brown to Ryder, FOUR runs
25.3
4
Brown to Ryder, FOUR runs
25.2
Brown to Ryder, no run
25.1
Brown to Ryder, no run
end of over 2520 runs
CD: 183/3CRR: 7.32 RRR: 1.00
Tom Bruce19 (10)
Jesse Ryder45 (30)
Tarun Nethula 5-0-57-0
Lockie Ferguson 6-0-37-1
24.6
6
Nethula to Bruce, SIX runs
24.5
6
Nethula to Bruce, SIX runs
24.4
Nethula to Bruce, no run
24.4
2nb
Nethula to Ryder, (no ball) 1 run
24.3
4
Nethula to Ryder, FOUR runs
24.2
Nethula to Ryder, no run
24.1
1
Nethula to Bruce, 1 run
24.1
1w
Nethula to Bruce, 1 wide
end of over 2416 runs
CD: 163/3CRR: 6.79 RRR: 3.37
Jesse Ryder40 (27)
Tom Bruce6 (6)
Lockie Ferguson 6-0-37-1
Tarun Nethula 4-0-37-0
23.6
2
Ferguson to Ryder, 2 runs
23.5
4
Ferguson to Ryder, FOUR runs
23.5
1w
Ferguson to Ryder, 1 wide
23.4
1
Ferguson to Bruce, 1 run
23.3
4b
Ferguson to Bruce, 4 byes
23.2
4
Ferguson to Bruce, FOUR runs
23.1
Ferguson to Bruce, no run
end of over 238 runs
CD: 147/3CRR: 6.39 RRR: 4.77
Tom Bruce1 (2)
Jesse Ryder34 (25)
Tarun Nethula 4-0-37-0
Lockie Ferguson 5-0-25-1
22.6
1
Nethula to Bruce, 1 run
Match details
Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
TossCentral Districts, elected to field first
SeriesThe Ford Trophy
Season2017/18
Match days17 February 2018 - day (50-over match)
List A debut
Finn Allen
Finn Allen
Umpires
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Derek Walker
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Tony Gillies
Match Referee
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Gary Baxter