National Under-17 Tournament: Round 2

Wellington v Otago

Otago earned four first innings points from their draw with Wellington to move to the top of the National Under-17 Tournament points table.

Otago batted through to tea before both captains decided to call an end, Otago’s second innings surviving two first-over wickets to move to 48 without further loss.

Wellington had been dismissed for 202, 20 runs short of the southerners’ total. Joe Austin-Smellie top scored for the capital province with 85.

Canterbury v Northern Districts

ND earned their first points of competition after removing Canterbury for 137, 40 runs short of Northern’s total. ND batted again and progressed through to 198/5 when stumps where drawn 20 minutes after the tea break. ND’s Hickey enjoyed a fine double with six for 46 before scoring 36.

Central Districts v Auckland

Central Districts claimed first innings points from holders Auckland after removing them for 314, 37 short of their own declared total.

Auckland continued the fight but could not make the required runs quick enough, their last wicket falling with the final scheduled delivery of the day.

Short Scoreboards

Wellington v Otago
Otago 1st Innings: - 222 All Out (M Bracewell 105, I Tugaga 2/23, T Friday 2/54, J Widerstrom 2/15, T Pere 2/34)
Wellington 1st Innings: - 202 All Out (J Austin-Smellie 85, F Colson 53, N Beard 4/38, B Frost 3/43 )
Otago 2nd Innings: - 48/2 ( S Pavlin 17*, J O'Connell 18*, T Friday 2/12)

Canterbury v Northern Districts
Canterbury won the toss and elected to bowl.
ND 1st Innings: - 176 All Out (T Clarke 40, A Verma 41*, McEwan 3/35, M Latham 3/30, D Kruger 2/16)
Canterbury 1st Innings: - 137 All Out (J Hickey 6/46)
ND 2nd Innings: - 198/5 (B O'Connor 68, G Schwikkard 48, J Hickey 36, M Laffey 2/13, K Whitely 2/57)
First Innings points to Northern Districts (4)

Central Districts v Auckland
CD won the toss and elected to bat
Central Districts 1st Innings: - 351/7 Dec (B Meehan 151, A Dodd 68, D Bracewell 30*, B Khamal 3/44)
Auckland 1st Innings: - 314 All Out ( J Rosenberg 58, J Bassett-Graham 56, S Huri 44, B Schmulian 48,J Neesham 38, A Dodd 2/44
First Innings points to Central Districts (4)

Points table (after two rounds)
Otago 8
Auckland 6
Northern Districts 4
Central Districts 4
Wellington 4
Canterbury 0


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