National Under-17 Tournament: Round 3

Wellington v Auckland
After losing two wickets late on day one, Auckland faced a difficult task to get past Wellington's score of 297.

They slumped further, from 12 for two to 28/5, before recovering to 204 all out, leaving Wellington with first innings points.

Canterbury v Central Districts
Canterbury lost their final two wickets for 19 runs in the morning to finish on 277.

CD chased down that score for first innings points with two balls and one-wicket in hand.

Northern Districts v Otago
ND completed an outright win after claiming first innings points, after a quick fire second innings of 155 for eight, declaring after 29 overs.

Having bowled out the southerners for 133 first time around, they removed them for 88 in their second knock, completing a 162-run triumph.

Short scoreboards

Canterbury v Central Districts
Canterbury 1st Innings: - 277 All Out ( J Reeves 61, M Laffey 63*, L Barthomeusz 44, B Walsh 35, P Younghusband 3/40)
Central Districts 1st Innings: - 279/9 ( A Dodd 105, D Bracewell 41, B Meehan 36, D Kruger 3/40)

Wellington v Auckland
Wellington 1st Innings: - 297 All Out ( J Proctor 95, R Cargill 48*, T Pere 41, I Tugaga 33, B Warren 4/40, T Horrocks 3/47)
Auckland 1st Innings: - 204 All Out(T Manning 76, B Schmulian 50, I Tugaga 3/13)

Northern Districts v Otago
Northern Districts 1st Innings: 228 All Out (T Clarke 44, G Schwikkard 33, F Allen 31, N Beard 3/28, M Souter 3/38)
Northern Districts 2nd Innings: 155/8 Dec (T Clarke 48, J Simpson 5/73)
Otago 1st Innings: 133 All Out (J Simpson 38, J Hickey 4/41)
Otago 2nd Innings: 88 All Out (A Herwels 3/15)

Points table (after three rounds)
Northern Districts 10
Central Districts 8
Wellington 8
Auckland 6
Otago 8
Canterbury 0



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