16 Mar 2009

Auckland top in State Championship

6:13 am on 16 March 2009

Auckland have gone two points clear at the top of the State Championship first class cricket competition after beating Otago by an innings and 84 runs in Queenstown.

Wellington are 201 for 3, 315 runs ahead of second placed Central Districts heading into the final day in Napier, while in Christchurch Northern Districts are 31 for 3 chasing 173 to beat Canterbury.

There are 2 further rounds remaining in the State Championship.