13 Dec 2009

Wellington, Auckland and Canterbury lead at halfway mark

7:01 pm on 13 December 2009

Central Districts are trailing by 304 runs with eight wickets in hand in their Plunket Shield four-day cricket match at the Basin Reserve.

Central are 136 for two after Wellington declared at 440 for nine on day two.

In other domestic matches, Auckland lead by 147, also with eight wickets in hand - the hosts are 188 for two in their second innings after bowling Otago out for 270.

Canterbury are 220 for four in Hamilton, leading Northern Districts by 15 with six wickets in hand after a rain-shortened opening day.