National Women’s Development Tournament 2005: Finals

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.


Final placings
Winners: Canterbury
Runners-up: Central Districts
Third: Wellington*
Fourth: Auckland*
Fifth: Northern Districts
Sixth: Otago
(*determined by position in round robin)

Final
Canterbury vs Central Districts
Canterbury 117-9
Central Districts 103 all out
Game reduced to 40 overs per side

Third-place play-off
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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