11 Nov 2008

Auckland start well against Canterbury

5:59 am on 11 November 2008

The Auckland batsmen got the domestic first class cricket season off to a bright start in their match against champions Canterbury in Rangiora.

Tim McIntosh and Reece Young both scored centuries as Auckland reached 356 for 6.... although the last 5 wickets fell for 114 runs.

The pair put on a record second wicket stand against Canterbury of 197.

Canterbury won the toss and decided to bowl with left arm seamer Michael Davidson taking 3 wickets.