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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

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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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Tensions mount in Plunket Shield

Seven rounds completed, just three rounds to come and the unbeaten Mondiale Auckland Aces are looming large in the Plunket Shield, brought to you by Budget Rental

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Luke Woodcock underpins Firebirds fightback

"Woody" gets his seventh first-class century then the Firebirds rein in the Knights with a thrilling win at the Basin

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Ken McClure goes big for the win

Canterbury's classy young batsman nails a big maiden ton on a match-winning last day to keep the defending champions on point

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As easy as 1, 2, 3?

Stats galore as Jeet Raval and Robbie O'Donnell make it three tons for the Aces, while Stags spinner Ajaz Patel and Aces leggie Tarun Nethula both bag 11 for the match

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Four rounds to Plunket Shield glory

The intrigue is brewing. Can Canterbury do the three-peat? Will their captain crack 10,000 runs? A big round seven looms in the Plunket Shield, brought to you by Budget Rental

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Go to the Cricket – Win a Car!

To the list of very good reasons for attending domestic cricket matches in New Zealand - add the possibility that you might just win a brand new car

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The Mere heads North

A clinical display with bat and ball saw Ross Taylor's North Island swipe aside their Southern rivals by six wickets in Island of Origin 2016 at the Basin Reserve

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Stags make Hay in Napier

After sporting declarations, the Stags nail a game first outright of the season with George Worker, Dane Cleaver and Greg Hay all tonning up in a run-harvesting epic

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Double ton number two for Jeet Raval

The Aces' elegant opener does it again as the Aucklanders hold on to their lead at the top of the Plunket Shield points table

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