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Canterbury lifts the Plunket Shield

Hamish Marshall joins Glenn Phillips with a century in all formats this season as he leads the Firebirds to victory but Canterbury are crowned Plunket Shield champions for the third time in four seasons

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Aces' Plunket Shield hopes dashed

The Central Stags hunt down a target of 302, beating the Aces and confirming Canterbury as 2017 Plunket Shield champions

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Ish Sodhi takes his first 10-wicket haul

Northern Districts headed to Dunedin as one of three teams left in the running for the Plunket Shield, determined to go out in style

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Stags thwart Canterbury | Shield stays alive

A declaration backfires on Canterbury and Jesse Ryder cruises to his 23rd first-class ton. Now the Plunket Shield will go down to the wire in next week's final round

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Firebirds fall at the Mount

Two maiden first-class five-fors, yet another Michael Papps century but the only stat that mattered to ND was the win

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Aces take crucial outright with a day to spare

A smashing Anaru Kitchen century isn't enough to save the Otago Volts from defeat as the Aces keep their Plunket Shield campaign on the boil

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Aces surge back on Plunket Shield ladder

An astonishing tailend partnership, maiden centuries to Henry Cooper and Glenn Phillips, an Aces declaration and nail-biter chase: it was all on at Eden Park Outer Oval

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Ajaz Patel spinning up a storm

A last-over thriller sees both the Central Stags and Firebirds finish just a whisker away from winning outright while spinner Ajaz Patel chalks up a remarkable fourth five-for of the first-class season

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Canterbury wins with a day to spare

Canterbury captain Andrew Ellis leads from the front yet again with a career best six-for as the Plunket Shield leaders tighten their grip on the Plunket Shield with maximum points

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Sodhi sizzles but Seth Rance scorches

A pink-ball seven-for for ND leggie Ish Sodhi had the shine taken off it when Seth Rance struck back with a devastating career-best six-for

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Cracking contest in first night ball cricket

Firebirds captain Michael Papps became the first to a pink-ball century as first-class night cricket made its debut, then enforced a follow-on for good measure

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Night ball cricket comes to Eden Park

A record fifth-wicket stand and pink ball century for Canterbury captain Andrew Ellis is met with a career best from young Ace Ben Horne

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Smith's dream with maiden five-for

Swing prodigy Nathan Smith's maiden five-for and an Anaru Kitchen century help the Otago Volts get lift-off in the Plunket Shield

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Colin Munro goes big, a ton in each innings

A first-class showing as Colin Maiden blasts a ballistic century in both innings for the Aces against the luckless Stags at Colin Maiden Park

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Canterbury's Trophy drought over at last

Rangiora rained runs when Peter Fulton beat a Brendon McCullum record for the fastest New Zealand List A century to win the 2017 Ford Trophy on his home country ground

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Firebirds end Central Stags quest for threepeat

The Wellington Firebirds have progressed to The Ford Trophy final after edging the Central Stags in a low-scoring contest which came down to the wire

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A Magic day at Hagley Oval

Two unbeaten centuries, only one winner. The 2017 Women’s One-Day trophy showcased the best of the women’s domestic game on a sweltering February day at Hagley Oval

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Suzie Bates sparks maiden T20 triumph

It was the result no one was picking, a thrilling T20 national final going down to the wire in Rangiora

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Stags keep Ford Trophy three-peat alive

With big hitters and fast bowlers, the Auckland Aces came to Pukekura Park trying to stop the Central Stags from qualifying in a shootout for the final spot

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Firebirds final round flourish

It was a head-to-head, top-of-the-table clash to decide who would be the top Ford Trophy qualifier. Would the Firebirds fly higher than Canterbury?

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