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Auckland v Central Districts
Plunket Shield 2022/23
VenueKennards Hire Community Oval, Auckland on 25th, 26th, 27th October 2022 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCentral Districts won by an innings and 99 runs
PointsAuckland 4 (Bowling 4); Central Districts 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresTJ Parlane, ED Sanders
RefereeRC Brewer, GB Troup
ScorersDC MacDonald, CSL McQuaid
Close of play day 1Central Districts (1) 171/5 (Bruce 43*, Bracewell 4*; 59 overs)
Close of play day 2Auckland (2) 101/2 (Briggs 40*, RR O'Donnell 33*; 34 overs)

Auckland first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WT O'Donnellb Bracewell41861296- 
SM Soliac and b Bracewell31010-- 
CJ Briggsb Bracewell21016-- 
*RR O'Donnelllbw b Randell515221- 
GH Workerc Bruce b Randell0911-- 
+BJ Hornelbw b Toole515211- 
RD Harrisonnot out1343752- 
WER Somervillec Young b Randell033-- 
SB Keenec Young b Randell222-- 
A Ashoklbw b Bracewell11721-- 
DK Fernsc Bruce b Bracewell011-- 
Extras(2 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 160 minutes, 34.5 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Solia, 2.4 ov), 2-5 (Briggs, 6.3 ov), 3-19 (RR O'Donnell, 11.3 ov), 4-21 (Worker, 13.6 ov), 5-34 (Horne, 18.5 ov), 6-67 (WT O'Donnell, 28.5 ov), 7-68 (Somerville, 29.3 ov), 8-70 (Keene, 29.5 ov), 9-75 (Ashok, 34.4 ov), 10-75 (Ferns, 34.5 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bracewell11.542551-
Randell12   5214-2
Toole6   391--
Tickner5   0200--

Central Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Youngb Ashok751412047- 
BS Smithb Ferns1429393- 
BD Schmulianlbw b Ferns1731433- 
+D Cleaverc Horne b Solia827351- 
*TC Brucec Horne b Ashok169252377154 
BL Wigginslbw b Ashok2118-- 
DAJ Bracewellst Horne b Ashok1745512- 
AY Patelc Worker b Somerville1334381- 
BG Randellc Horne b Somerville269510711 
BM Ticknerlbw b Ashok426261- 
RL Toolenot out53356-- 
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 496 minutes, 120.4 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Smith, 8.5 ov), 2-64 (Schmulian, 18.6 ov), 3-85 (Cleaver, 27.3 ov), 4-155 (Young, 48.4 ov), 5-157 (Wiggins, 50.4 ov), 6-189 (Bracewell, 64.2 ov), 7-210 (Patel, 73.4 ov), 8-282 (Randell, 101.5 ov), 9-295 (Tickner, 108.4 ov), 10-361 (Bruce, 120.4 ov)
Auckland bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Keene15   14801-
Solia19   3381--
Ferns19   27821-
Ashok40.471065--
Somerville26   4822--
Worker1   100--

Auckland second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WT O'Donnelllbw b Randell31724-- 
SM Soliac Cleaver b Tickner1845602- 
CJ Briggsc Bruce b Toole511332049- 
*RR O'Donnelllbw b Tickner401031346- 
GH Workerlbw b Toole61825-- 
+BJ Hornerun out (Tickner)3072876- 
RD Harrisonc Bruce b Tickner2061831- 
WER Somervillec Cleaver b Tickner2712-- 
SB Keenec Tickner b Bracewell523291- 
A Ashoknot out12533-- 
DK Fernsc Bruce b Randell4711-- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 354 minutes, 85.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (WT O'Donnell, 5.3 ov), 2-23 (Solia, 13.2 ov), 3-115 (RR O'Donnell, 45.3 ov), 4-124 (Worker, 50.6 ov), 5-125 (Briggs, 52.4 ov), 6-175 (Horne, 74.3 ov), 7-175 (Harrison, 75.2 ov), 8-178 (Somerville, 77.2 ov), 9-182 (Keene, 82.3 ov), 10-187 (Ferns, 85.1 ov)
Central Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bracewell22   12371--
Randell15.192121-
Tickner18   3394--
Toole12   3292--
Patel14   4460--
Schmulian4   190--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Auckland (1) 72/8 (Harrison 13*, Ashok 0*; 31 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: Central Districts (1) 73/2 (Young 33*, Cleaver 3*; 23 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Central Districts (1) 251/7 (Bruce 83*, Randell 12*; 93 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: Central Districts (1) 361 all out
--> Auckland first innings: 50 in 23.5 overs, 107 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 50 in 14.4 overs, 65 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 100 in 31 overs, 136 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 150 in 47.4 overs, 200 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 200 in 69.5 overs, 289 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 250 in 90.5 overs, 374 minutes
--> Central Districts score at 110 overs in the first innings was 299-9
--> Central Districts first innings: 300 in 111.3 overs, 495 minutes
--> Central Districts first innings: 350 in 119.2 overs, 495 minutes
--> Auckland second innings: 50 in 20.2 overs, 91 minutes
--> Auckland second innings: 100 in 32.2 overs, 139 minutes
--> A Ashok made his debut in First-Class matches
--> A Ashok made his debut in Plunket Shield matches
--> A Ashok made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> A Ashok made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> BS Smith made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BS Smith made his last appearance in Plunket Shield matches
--> WA Young (1) 50 in 92 balls, 141 minutes with 5 fours
--> TC Bruce (1) 50 in 113 balls, 160 minutes with 5 fours
--> TC Bruce (1) 100 in 198 balls, 290 minutes with 10 fours
--> TC Bruce (1) 150 in 243 balls, 376 minutes with 13 fours and 3 sixes
--> TC Bruce (1) passed 4000 runs in Plunket Shield matches when he reached 5
--> CJ Briggs (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in First-Class matches
--> CJ Briggs (2) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Plunket Shield matches
--> A Ashok achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Central Districts first innings
--> A Ashok achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Plunket Shield matches in the Central Districts first innings

Central Districts (1) 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls, 62 minutes (WA Young 21, TC Bruce 31)
RC Brewer replaced GB Troup as Match Referee from the start of Day 2
Central Districts (1) 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 121 balls, 80 minutes (TC Bruce 37, BG Randell 12)
Central Districts (1) 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls, 55 minutes (TC Bruce 45, RL Toole 5)
Auckland (2) 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls, 50 minutes (CJ Briggs 29, RR O'Donnell 21)