Stags cut Firebirds’ lead

Peter Ingram led Central Stags bid to save the match and then force a substantial lead to defend against Wellington Firebirds at Palmerston North. Ingram made 60 after half centuries by middle-order trio BJ Crook

Flynn leads Knights reply

Daniel Flynn and James Marshall led an impressive Northern Knights batting performance but Canterbury Wizards dug in for a thrilling victory in their return to State Shield action at Christchurch's QEII Park.

Champions complete victory

Northern Knights quickly reached their target of 101 to complete a seven wicket victory over Auckland Aces at Gisborne.

Wizards double up on Stags

Michael Davidson took nine wickets and hit a fifty as Canterbury Wizards completed their second State Champions victory in seven days over Central Stags.

Knights earn lead

Aaron Redmond outscored the returning Scott Styris to ensure State Otago Volts inflicted a first defeat of the season on State Auckland Aces at Eden Park.

Hopkins just short of century

Gareth Hopkins was denied a century but did haul Auckland Aces into a recovery against State Championship holders Northern Knights at Gisborne.

Firebirds floored by Volts

Otago Volts removed Wellington Firebirds for just 76 before earning first-innings points and opening a sizeable lead in the State Championship match at Dunedin's University Oval.

Outright win for Wizards

Michael Papps and Johann Myburgh scored centuries in an unbroken stand of 254 to seal an outright win for Canterbury Wizards over Central Stags at Napier.

Wilson knock earns points

A record third-wicket partnership by Amy Satterthwaite and Haidee Tiffen guided State Canterbury Magicians to an eight-wicket victory in the opening match of their State League defence against State Northern Spirit.

Record stand boosts Firebirds

Neal Parlane and Grant Elliott claimed centuries as Wellington Firebirds claimed first innings points from State Championship leaders Auckland Aces at Eden Park Outer Oval.

De Boorder poised for maiden century

Andrew de Boorder scored a half-century on debut as Auckland Aces progressed to 289 for six against Wellington Firebirds at Eden Park Outer Oval. Former New Zealand Under-19 captain De Boorder is well poised to convert his innings to a century

Arnel bags five but rain frustrates Knights

Brent Arnel claimed two more wickets to seal a five-for before rain halted play early on day two of Northern Knights' State Championship game against Otago Volts at Invercargill.

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