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Bharat Popli named Domestic Cricketer of the Year

The honour of New Zealand Cricket’s Domestic Player of the Year award for 2015/16 has been claimed by a 25-year-old who scored more than 1000 runs in a Plunket Shield season — in just his third year of first-class cricket

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Aces crowned Plunket Shield champions

A Plunket Shield wicketkeeping record caps a fine season for the Aces and their retiring captain, even as the Stags hand them their only loss

Match Reports

Stags end Aces' unbeaten run

The Devon Hotel Central Stags hunted down 199 in heart-stopping fashion to become the only side to beat the champion Mondiale Auckland Aces this summer

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Knights, Volts end season with draw

BJ Watling produced his highest first-class score in a game-changing end of season Plunket Shield innings in Whangarei

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Canterbury completes season with seven-wicket win

A career best century from keeper-batsman Tom Blundell at the Basin showed the Wellington Firebirds weren't about to follow on without fighting

Domestic News

Masters get ready to rock Queenstown

Another 'remarkable' weekend looms as masters teams representing New Zealand's six Major Association sides arrive in Queenstown for the annual NZCPA Masters Tournament — and a load of good fun

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Michael Papps achieves New Zealand cricket first

If anyone was going to become the first to score 10,000 domestic first-class runs in New Zealand, it was the Wellington Firebirds hard-hitting captain

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It's 10K Peter now

Canterbury captain Peter Fulton has just collected his 10,000th first-class run — becoming only the 25th New Zealander in our long first-class history to reach the royal milestone

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Intrigue alive in Plunket Shield final round

A raft of rare records are up for grabs in the last episode of this season's Plunket Shield, brought to you by Budget Rental

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Shield Fever as champions confirmed

New Zealand has a new first-class cricket champion, the unbeaten Mondiale Auckland Aces claiming the Plunket Shield, brought to you by Budget Rental, with a round to spare

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Aces in command

After a maiden Donovan Grobbelaar century pushes the Aces into an imperious position, a day four draw at the Basin Reserve sees the Aucklanders crowned Plunket Shield champions

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Volts and Stags shoot for pride

Twenty-one-year-old Stags seamer Navin Patel's debut season took another big leap forward with his maiden first-class five-wicket bag plus a batting best in swinging Dunedin

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Last dance at Hagley Oval

Milestones aplenty, but a dour end as Canterbury fought to hold onto its Plunket Shield — Knights revelation Bharat Popli kept on trucking up the runs

Domestic News

Shield Fever stumps summary day 3

SKYCITY Northern Knights batsman Bharat Popli today joined Martin Crowe, Jeff Crowe, Graeme Hicks and Michael Papps in the elite group of men to have scored 1000 runs in a New Zealand first-class season

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Shield fever stumps summary day 2

The pace did not let up in the two crunch matches of ROUND NINE, with all eyes turning to a dangerous-looking opening stand from the Aces as they look to go big on day three

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Shield fever stumps summary

The pressure is sky-high and the race is on between the three top teams gunning for the Plunket Shield, brought to you by Budget Rental. Here's our summary of who's in charge after day one in a round that may decide the champion

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And then there were three

The Mondiale Auckland Aces, Wellington Firebirds and Canterbury all head into the penultimate round of the Plunket Shield with hopes still alive

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Canterbury's dream in big trouble

Canterbury's quest for a three-peat is in peril after the Wellington Firebirds pull off a comeback victory at Hagley Oval

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Tom Bruce unbeaten 166 gives Stags a shock chance

The game Stags gave it an epic nudge with Tom Bruce and Bevan Small each posting personal bests, until a breakthrough spelt quick victory for the Northern Knights

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Southern discomfort

The Mondiale Auckland Aces extend their unbeaten record to eight rounds after getting out of a tight spot in Dunedin by just 10 runs

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