Plunket Shield

AUCKLAND ACES vs WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS

23 January 2014, Basin Reserve, Wellington - Four Day Match (First Class)
Toss won by: AUCKLAND ACES, who decided to bowl
12th Men: MR Quinn (AUCKLAND ACES) and DS Hutchinson (WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS)
Umpires: AL Gillies and TJ Parlane
Scorers: JB Stuart and C Styles
Match Referee: DB Cowie
Result: Match drawn

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS First Innings

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS First Innings  Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
SJ Murdoch  SJ Murdoch 
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c GJ Hopkins b MD Bates
11  13 
MHW Papps  MHW Papps 
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lbw b C de Grandhomme
33  53  85  6
GD Elliott  GD Elliott 
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c GJ Hopkins b C de Grandhomme
13  45  52  1
MA Pollard  MA Pollard 
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b C de Grandhomme
28  64  99  5
* JEC Franklin  JEC Franklin 
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128  267  383  14
LJ Woodcock  LJ Woodcock 
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c JA Raval b LH Ferguson
TA Blundell  TA Blundell 
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c Craig Cachopa b DJ Bartlett
118  158  219  18 2
JS Patel  JS Patel 
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b MD Bates
21  21  26  4
AJ McKay  AJ McKay 
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b MD Bates
23  13  19  5
MR Gillespie  MR Gillespie 
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b LH Ferguson
17  13  25  1 1
BJ Arnel  BJ Arnel 
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lbw b MD Bates
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TOTAL  TOTAL 
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399  649  469 
FOW: 1-9 (SJ Murdoch, 2.5), 2-53 (GD Elliott, 15.4), 3-58 (MHW Papps, 19.3), 4-115 (MA Pollard, 37.6), 5-116 (LJ Woodcock, 38.4), 6-315 (TA Blundell, 91.5), 7-341 (JS Patel, 97.5), 8-373 (AJ McKay, 101.5), 9-398 (MR Gillespie, 106.6), 10-399 (BJ Arnel, 107.6)
Bowling O M R W ER Wd Nb
MD Bates  MD Bates 
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25 5 99 4 3.96 1 0
DJ Bartlett  DJ Bartlett 
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19 3 70 1 3.68 1 0
C de Grandhomme  C de Grandhomme 
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19 7 32 3 1.68 2 0
LH Ferguson  LH Ferguson 
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23 3 96 2 4.17 1 0
C Munro  C Munro 
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6 2 18 3.00 1 0
BP Martin  BP Martin 
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15 1 70 4.67 0 0
JA Raval  JA Raval 
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1 0 4 4.00 0 0

AUCKLAND ACES First Innings

AUCKLAND ACES First Innings  Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
JA Raval  JA Raval 
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c MHW Papps b BJ Arnel
34  116  147  3
TG McIntosh  TG McIntosh 
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c GD Elliott b MR Gillespie
32  83  123  4
AK Kitchen  AK Kitchen 
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lbw b JS Patel
27  42  62  3
Craig Cachopa  Craig Cachopa 
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b LJ Woodcock
79  124  175  12 1
C Munro  C Munro 
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c TA Blundell b JS Patel
C de Grandhomme  C de Grandhomme 
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b MR Gillespie
86  114  152  11 2
* GJ Hopkins  GJ Hopkins 
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c BJ Arnel b LJ Woodcock
BP Martin  BP Martin 
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c MR Gillespie b AJ McKay
79  137  185  10
MD Bates  MD Bates 
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c JEC Franklin b BJ Arnel
22  65  83  3
LH Ferguson  LH Ferguson 
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80  85  1
DJ Bartlett  DJ Bartlett 
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Extras  Extras 
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33     
TOTAL  TOTAL 
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399  766  516 
FOW: 1-73 (TG McIntosh, 30.1), 2-81 (JA Raval, 35.1), 3-125 (AK Kitchen, 43.6), 4-125 (C Munro, 45.1), 5-270 (Craig Cachopa, 76.5), 6-272 (GJ Hopkins, 78.4), 7-280 (C de Grandhomme, 82.2), 8-337 (MD Bates, 102.4), 9-399 (BP Martin, 126.3)
Bowling O M R W ER Wd Nb
MR Gillespie  MR Gillespie 
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28 6 77 2 2.75 1 2
BJ Arnel  BJ Arnel 
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30 11 64 2 2.13 0 1
AJ McKay  AJ McKay 
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19.3 5 73 1 3.74 3 0
GD Elliott  GD Elliott 
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8 1 34 4.25 0 0
JEC Franklin  JEC Franklin 
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4 0 25 6.25 0 3
JS Patel  JS Patel 
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29 6 86 2 2.97 0 1
LJ Woodcock  LJ Woodcock 
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8 0 26 2 3.25 0 0

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS Second Innings

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS Second Innings  Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
SJ Murdoch  SJ Murdoch 
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b C Munro
63  98  132  11
MHW Papps  MHW Papps 
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c GJ Hopkins b C de Grandhomme
22  38  59  3
GD Elliott  GD Elliott 
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105  209  281  10
* JEC Franklin  JEC Franklin 
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33  106  152  4
LJ Woodcock  LJ Woodcock 
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33  87  115 
TA Blundell  TA Blundell 
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20  45  69 
JS Patel  JS Patel 
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12  22 
AJ McKay  AJ McKay 
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MR Gillespie  MR Gillespie 
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BJ Arnel  BJ Arnel 
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MA Pollard  MA Pollard 
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TOTAL  TOTAL 
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298  602  424 
FOW: 1-40 (MHW Papps, 13.5), 2-123 (SJ Murdoch, 33.1), 3-199 (JEC Franklin, 69.3), 4-249 (GD Elliott, 83.1), 5-282 (LJ Woodcock, 96.1), 6-288 (TA Blundell, 98.1), 7-292 (AJ McKay, 99.1), 8-298 (MR Gillespie, 99.6), 9-298 (BJ Arnel, 100.2)
Bowling O M R W ER Wd Nb
MD Bates  MD Bates 
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18 4 56 3.11 0 0
DJ Bartlett  DJ Bartlett 
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13 1 70 5.38 1 0
C de Grandhomme  C de Grandhomme 
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23 5 39 4 1.70 1 0
LH Ferguson  LH Ferguson 
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15 5 36 2.40 0 0
BP Martin  BP Martin 
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22.2 3 73 3.27 0 0
JA Raval  JA Raval 
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1 0 7 7.00 0 0
C Munro  C Munro 
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8 3 11 1 1.38 0 0

AUCKLAND ACES Second Innings (target: 299 runs)

AUCKLAND ACES Second Innings (target: 299 runs)  Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
TG McIntosh  TG McIntosh 
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13  17 
JA Raval  JA Raval 
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15 
AK Kitchen  AK Kitchen 
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Craig Cachopa  Craig Cachopa 
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C Munro  C Munro 
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C de Grandhomme  C de Grandhomme 
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* GJ Hopkins  GJ Hopkins 
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BP Martin  BP Martin 
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MD Bates  MD Bates 
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LH Ferguson  LH Ferguson 
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DJ Bartlett  DJ Bartlett 
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TOTAL  TOTAL 
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11  21  17 
FOW: 1-8 (JA Raval, 3.2)
Bowling O M R W ER Wd Nb
MR Gillespie  MR Gillespie 
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2 0 4 2.00 0 0
BJ Arnel  BJ Arnel 
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1.3 0 7 4.67 0 0
AUCKLAND ACES
JA Raval, TG McIntosh, AK Kitchen, Craig Cachopa, C Munro, C de Grandhomme, GJ Hopkins (c) (wk), BP Martin, MD Bates, LH Ferguson, DJ Bartlett, MR Quinn (12th)
WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS
SJ Murdoch, MHW Papps, GD Elliott, MA Pollard, JEC Franklin (c), LJ Woodcock, TA Blundell (wk), JS Patel, MR Gillespie, AJ McKay, BJ Arnel, DS Hutchinson (12th)
Toss won by: AUCKLAND ACES, who decided to bowl
12th Men: MR Quinn (AUCKLAND ACES) and DS Hutchinson (WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS)
Umpires: AL Gillies and TJ Parlane
Scorers: JB Stuart and C Styles
Match Referee: DB Cowie
Milestones
  • TG McIntosh 100th First Class match for Auckland, the first player to ever achieve this for Auckland
  • LJ Woodcock 100th First Class match
  • TA Blundell highest First Class score when he got to 33
  • JEC Franklin and TA Blundell 6th wicket record partnership against Auckland when the partnership reached 135 eclipsing the 134 scored by NR Parlane and J Austin-Smellie in 2010-2011
  • JEC Franklin 17th First Class century
  • TA Blundell 1st First Class century
  • TG McIntosh 7000 First Class runs when he reached 23
  • LJ Woodcock 5000 First Class runs when he reached 2
  • GD Elliott 8th First Class Century
Innings 1
  • Match Referee: Mr DB Cowie
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (82 balls), Extras 5
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 50 runs in 59 minutes
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 54/2 in 18.0 overs (MHW Papps 33, MA Pollard 0)
  • Lunch: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 95/3 in 34.0 overs (MA Pollard 22, JEC Franklin 15)
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 100 runs in 34.6 overs (210 balls), Extras 10
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 100 runs in 155 minutes
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (MA Pollard 23, JEC Franklin 24, Ex 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 minutes
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 138/5 in 48.0 overs (JEC Franklin 41, TA Blundell 11)
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 150 runs in 53.6 overs (324 balls), Extras 10
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 150 runs in 237 minutes
  • JEC Franklin: 50 off 108 balls (6 x 4)
  • JEC Franklin: 50 runs in 157 minutes
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 123 balls (JEC Franklin 22, TA Blundell 33, Ex 0)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 minutes
  • Tea: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 178/5 in 62.0 overs (JEC Franklin 54, TA Blundell 37)
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 200 runs in 67.6 overs (408 balls), Extras 12
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 200 runs in 290 minutes
  • TA Blundell: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • TA Blundell: 50 runs in 119 minutes
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 186 balls (JEC Franklin 38, TA Blundell 63, Ex 2)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 250 runs in 76.6 overs (463 balls), Extras 14
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 250 runs in 323 minutes
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 259/5 in 79.0 overs (JEC Franklin 83, TA Blundell 86)
  • New Ball Taken: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS 263/5 at 80.1 overs (JEC Franklin 83, TA Blundell 90)
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 252 balls (JEC Franklin 57, TA Blundell 90, Ex 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 168 minutes
  • JEC Franklin: 100 off 193 balls (11 x 4)
  • JEC Franklin: 100 runs in 269 minutes
  • TA Blundell: 100 off 143 balls (14 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • TA Blundell: 100 runs in 198 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 300 runs in 88.2 overs (531 balls), Extras 15
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 300 runs in 374 minutes
  • End Of Day: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 337/6 in 97.0 overs (JEC Franklin 110, JS Patel 17)
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 350 runs in 98.4 overs (593 balls), Extras 16
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 350 runs in 423 minutes
Innings 2
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 50 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 9
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 101 balls (JA Raval 20, TG McIntosh 21, Ex 9)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 50 runs in 70 minutes
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 70 minutes
  • Lunch: AUCKLAND ACES - 51/0 in 20.0 overs (JA Raval 21, TG McIntosh 21)
  • Drinks: AUCKLAND ACES - 76/1 in 34.0 overs (JA Raval 33, AK Kitchen 1)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 100 runs in 39.6 overs (242 balls), Extras 11
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 100 runs in 169 minutes
  • Tea: AUCKLAND ACES - 128/4 in 47.0 overs (Craig Cachopa 19, C de Grandhomme 2)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 150 runs in 50.3 overs (307 balls), Extras 15
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 150 runs in 214 minutes
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (Craig Cachopa 12, C de Grandhomme 36, Ex 3)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 65 minutes
  • Drinks: AUCKLAND ACES - 187/4 in 64.0 overs (Craig Cachopa 37, C de Grandhomme 41)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 200 runs in 68.1 overs (413 balls), Extras 16
  • C de Grandhomme: 50 off 78 balls (9 x 4)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 200 runs in 287 minutes
  • C de Grandhomme: 50 runs in 93 minutes
  • Craig Cachopa: 50 off 101 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Craig Cachopa: 50 runs in 148 minutes
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 160 balls (Craig Cachopa 37, C de Grandhomme 62, Ex 3)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 109 minutes
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 250 runs in 74.5 overs (453 balls), Extras 16
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 250 runs in 315 minutes
  • New Ball Taken: AUCKLAND ACES 273/6 at 80.1 overs (C de Grandhomme 85, BP Martin 0)
  • End Of Day: AUCKLAND ACES - 280/7 in 84.0 overs (BP Martin 4, MD Bates 0)
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 300 runs in 88.2 overs (534 balls), Extras 20
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 300 runs in 370 minutes
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (BP Martin 21, MD Bates 19, Ex 10)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 minutes
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 350 runs in 109.2 overs (662 balls), Extras 28
  • AUCKLAND ACES: 350 runs in 457 minutes
  • End of bonus points at 110 overs: AUCKLAND ACES - 350/8
  • BP Martin: 50 off 98 balls (8 x 4)
  • BP Martin: 50 runs in 137 minutes
  • Lunch: AUCKLAND ACES - 381/8 in 123.0 overs (BP Martin 66, LH Ferguson 7)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 130 balls (BP Martin 39, LH Ferguson 7, Ex 4)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 minutes
Innings 3
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 40/0 in 12.0 overs (SJ Murdoch 17, MHW Papps 22)
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 50 runs in 16.6 overs (102 balls), Extras 1
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 50 runs in 73 minutes
  • Tea: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 78/1 in 23.0 overs (SJ Murdoch 33, GD Elliott 22)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (SJ Murdoch 22, GD Elliott 28, Ex 0)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 47 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 100 runs in 28.3 overs (171 balls), Extras 1
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 100 runs in 115 minutes
  • SJ Murdoch: 50 off 82 balls (9 x 4)
  • SJ Murdoch: 50 runs in 116 minutes
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 132/2 in 39.0 overs (GD Elliott 43, JEC Franklin 2)
  • GD Elliott: 50 off 98 balls (6 x 4)
  • GD Elliott: 50 runs in 117 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 150 runs in 44.3 overs (267 balls), Extras 2
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 150 runs in 187 minutes
  • End Of Day: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 162/2 in 54.0 overs (GD Elliott 59, JEC Franklin 16)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 144 balls (GD Elliott 32, JEC Franklin 20, Ex 1)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 103 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 200 runs in 70.2 overs (422 balls), Extras 2
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 200 runs in 289 minutes
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 201/3 in 72.0 overs (GD Elliott 81, LJ Woodcock 0)
  • GD Elliott: 100 off 202 balls (10 x 4)
  • GD Elliott: 100 runs in 271 minutes
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (GD Elliott 26, LJ Woodcock 19, Ex 5)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 53 minutes
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 250 runs in 83.2 overs (500 balls), Extras 7
  • WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS: 250 runs in 344 minutes
  • Rain: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 250/4 in 84.0 overs (LJ Woodcock 19, TA Blundell 1)
  • Lunch: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 250/4 in 84.0 overs (LJ Woodcock 19, TA Blundell 1)
  • Lunch taken early at 12.38 due to rain
  • Rain: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 250/4 in 84.0 overs (LJ Woodcock 19, TA Blundell 1)
  • Ground Delay: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 250/4 in 84.0 overs (LJ Woodcock 19, TA Blundell 1)
  • Play to resume at 2.30. 62 overs remaining in the day
  • New Ball Taken: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS 250/4 at 84.1 overs (LJ Woodcock 19, TA Blundell 1)
  • Drinks: WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS - 282/5 in 96.1 overs (TA Blundell 14)
Innings 4
  • Rain: AUCKLAND ACES - 11/1 in 3.3 overs (TG McIntosh 5, AK Kitchen 3)