Central Districts Second XI v Auckland Second XI
National Second Eleven Competition 1987/88
VenueMcLean Park, Napier on 13th, 14th, 15th January 1988 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAuckland Second XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsCentral Districts Second XI 0; Auckland Second XI 4
UmpiresBS Robb, EA Watkin
Close of play day 1Auckland Second XI (1) 305/7 (Gould 25*, NA Scott 0*; 128 overs)
Close of play day 2Central Districts Second XI (1) 215/5 (Ingham 74*, O'Dowd 4*)

Auckland Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Petersonc McRae b Walton15     
BN Wardc O'Dowd b Walton72183174   
DG Scottc McRae b Walton1  -- 
AJ Huntc O'Dowd b Yorston10724325691 
SA Robertslbw b Walton30     
ATR Hellabyc McRae b Walton0  -- 
MJ Kimberrun out27     
*IJ Gouldc O'Dowd b Crafar25     
+NA Scottnot out21     
C Pringlec Crafar b Walton5853 9- 
MW Posanot out6     
Extras(3 b, 13 lb, 12 nb)28
Total(9 wickets, declared, 143.5 overs)390
Fall of wickets:
1-77 (Peterson), 2-79 (DG Scott), 3-115 (Ward), 4-187 (Roberts), 5-193 (Hellaby), 6-264 (Kimber), 7-297 (Hunt), 8-305 (Gould), 9-379 (Pringle)
Central Districts Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crafar19   3621-5
Yorston17   3611-1
Bowden10   4170-5
Brown12   6170-1
Walton44   13826--

Central Districts Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ID Starkc Kimber b DG Scott52     
CD Inghamc Hellaby b Pringle75  5- 
GP McRaelbw b Hellaby0     
RK Brownb DG Scott6     
MW Douglaslbw b DG Scott17     
WA Bowdenlbw b Peterson41     
+SJL O'Dowdc Gould b Hellaby5     
*GW Waltonnot out38     
RG Stachurskinot out19     
CA Crafardid not bat      
CS Yorstondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)22
Total(7 wickets, declared, 131 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-82 (Stark), 2-83 (McRae), 3-92 (Brown), 4-128 (Douglas), 5-210 (Bowden), 6-216 (Ingham), 7-218 (O'Dowd)
Auckland Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pringle17   2571-3
Hellaby35   12482--
Kimber11   2250--
Posa9   2230--
DG Scott33   135431-
Hunt16   6240--
Peterson10   12711-

Auckland Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Petersonrun out33     
BN Wardnot out10016820312- 
DG Scottc Stark b Walton1     
AJ Huntnot out39     
SA Robertsdid not bat      
ATR Hellabydid not bat      
MJ Kimberdid not bat      
*IJ Goulddid not bat      
+NA Scottdid not bat      
C Pringledid not bat      
MW Posadid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(2 wickets, declared, 203 minutes, 58.3 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-98 (Peterson), 2-111 (DG Scott)
Central Districts Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crafar6   2270-1
Yorston11   1400--
Bowden5   340--
Walton12   5261--
Stachurski6   1270--
Brown18   3480-1

The Auckland Second XI Captain, Ian Gould, declared their second innings closed 3 balls after the tea break on the third day as soon as BN Ward reached his century. By mutual agreement, the game was then called off with the Central Districts Second XI having no chance of scoring the 317 runs in the time remaining to win the match outright.