22 Jan 2009

Otago and Northern Districts post wins

6:50 am on 22 January 2009

Northern Districts have trounced Auckland by seven wickets in their State Shield one day cricket match in Auckland.

Needing 260 to win ND reached their target for the loss of just three wickets in the 45th over with BJ Wattling unbeaten on 113.

Otago beat Central Districts by 65 runs in New Plymouth.

Otago made 311-8 with Black Caps international Brendan McCullum making 82 and England international Dimitri Mascarenhas an unbeaten 53 off 27 balls.

CD were dismissed for 248 with Matthew Sinclair top scoring with 68.