Canterbury took first place in the 2005 National Women’s Development Tournament after a rain-abbreviated match at Ilam Playing Fields.
Canterbury topped the initial league stage of the tournament and defeated Central Districts by 14 runs in a final shortened to 40 overs per innings.
Play was not possible in the third place play off between Wellington and Auckland. Therefore, the capital side were handed the third place achieved after the round robin stage.
Northern Districts earned fifth place with a 106-run win in their 36-over match against Otago.
Runners-up: Central Districts
Fifth: Northern Districts
(*determined by position in round robin)
Canterbury vs Central Districts
Central Districts 103 all out
Game reduced to 40 overs per side
Auckland vs Wellington
Game abandoned due to unplayable pitch conditions
Fifth-place play off
Northern Districts vs Otago
Northern Districts 173-9 (T Gould 53, H Huddleston 46, A Kitchin 3-38, J Innes 3-29)
Otago 67-8 (H Huddleston 3-16)
Game reduced to 36 overs per side
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