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ICNZ Junior Provincials: Final Results

The ICNZ Junior Provincials tournament concluded yesterday and champions were crowned across all grades, with the spoils being shared across the provinces.

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Daily Report – ICNZ Junior Provincials: Day 2

The second day of matches have concluded at the ICNZ Junior Provincials tournament in Christchurch, with the semi-finalists for each grade having been decided. Here are the highlights from each grade on day 2, as we enter the finals phase tomorrow

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Daily Report – ICNZ Junior Provincials: Day 1

The first day of matches have wrapped at the ICNZ Junior Provincials tournament in Christchurch. Here are the highlights from each grade on Day 1

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Central Stags lift the Plunket Shield

The Central Stags were made to sweat, literally and figuratively, by a mammoth Northern Districts lead in their last match, but a Firebirds loss in Auckland has seen them secure the 2017/18 first-class title with a day in hand

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Canterbury season ends on winning note

Canterbury and the Volts both looked to the future in their final Plunket Shield fling of the season

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Firebirds fall at the final hurdle

The Wellington Firebirds needed 294 for victory at Eden Park Outer Oval and, had they got there, a 14-year-long Plunket Shield dream may well have been realised

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Innings victory sweeps Stags into lead

Canterbury finds the going tough while five-wicket bags to Blair Tickner and Ajaz Patel see the Stags prevail in the Plunket Shield's pressure cooker penultimate round

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Super Sodhi has Firebirds in a spin

Have the Wellington Firebirds just dropped the Shield? Ish Sodhi snares his career-best figures and second first-class seven-for in the space of a week to hand the title contenders a damaging loss

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Volts victory shocks Aces

The Otago Volts aren't going quietly in this Plunket Shield season, ending the Aces' slim title hopes inside two days with a pace bowling frenzy

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Sodhi seven-for consoles ND

Yet another Sodhi seven-for consoles ND as they roll out of Plunket Shield contention in a weather-dampened draw, but what does it mean for the competition front-runners?

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Battle of the Basin

All eyes were on the capital and a gripping top-of-the-table clash as the Central Stags and Wellington Firebirds wrestled for the Plunket Shield in one of the great contests of the season

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McClure and McConchie combine for record form

The record had stood since the summer of 1930/31. Until now.

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12K runs on the board for Michael Papps

More Michael Papps milestones but it was fellow veteran Jeetan Patel's 10 wickets that sealed the deal as the Firebirds closed out a nailbiter to head back to the top of the first-class table

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Record ND stand as defending champion exits title race

Canterbury's decision to bat first backfired as Jimmy Baker picked up his second first-class five-wicket bag in as many matches, then Daniel Flynn and Henry Cooper smashed up the local batting records

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10 in the match for Ajaz Patel

It took a cyclone to save the Aces from the brink of defeat against the Stags after Greg Hay and Will Young centuries, backed up by twin Ajaz Patel five-wicket bags

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Ten-ton Hay to the rescue

Seth Rance, Neil Wagner and Ajaz Patel all claimed five-wicket bags, but it was a doughty batsman carrying his bat who cemented a hard fought win in Napier

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Red ball refocus for Aces

Fresh off their Ford Trophy celebrations, the Auckland Aces charged to a solid victory against ND in the first-class arena with a rare hat-trick in the mix to boot

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Fast and furious at Hagley Oval

Firebird Iain McPeake had headed into his third season without a first-class five-for to his name. Now he has two, and Logan van Beek a hat-trick as they led their side to victory inside one and a half days

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Taradise lost in Ford Trophy Grand Final

At the Central Stags’ expense in their home 2018 Ford Trophy Grand Final, their former teammate Tarun Nethula was about to deliver some of his lethal best as the Aces dominated with bat and ball

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Raval century sets up Eliminator Win

The Auckland Aces produced a dominant display against Canterbury to book a spot in the Ford Trophy Grand Final against the Central Stags on Saturday at Pukekura Park

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