8 Mar 2009

Canterbury plunder CD attack

7:23 am on 8 March 2009

Canterbury is well placed going into day three of cricket's State Championship after reaching 543 in their first innnings at Rangiora, where Central Districts will resume on 130 for three.

Michael Papps, Johan Myburgh and India's Rahul Dravid scored centuries for Canterbury,

In Dunedin Otago leads Wellington by 245 after reaching 210 for seven in its second innings with India's VVS Laxman making 44 in his pre-Test practice match.

In Whangarei Auckland is 21 for one after bowling out Northern Districts for 268, nine runs behind on the first innings.