29 Mar 2011

Plunket Shield matches evenly poised

7:51 pm on 29 March 2011

The third day in the penultimate round of cricket's Plunket Shield competition will start with the matches involving the top teams evenly poised.

Third-placed Wellington will resume on 180 for three after the leaders Central Districts declared on 337 for nine at the Basin Reserve

Second-placed Northern Districts are 213 for two in Hamilton, with Daniel Flynn 104 not out , in reply to Otago's 389.

And in Auckland hosts, who are sixth, are 175 for four in reply to fourth-placed Canterbury's 334.