A familiar name produces the first century at nationals

Hosts start strong at U19s

NZC National Men’s Under 19 Tournament

ROUND ONE | 4 December 2019

Canterbury U19 beat Wellington U19 by seven wickets

Lincoln No.3, Lincoln

Scores

Being invited to bowl first on Lincoln No.3 went down well with the Canterbury U19 attack who dismissed the capital's up and coming cricketers with almost five overs to spare.

At 20/3, Wellington was in a heap of early trouble, but first drop Thomas Jones ground out a patient 34, batting for almost an hour with Tim Robinson.

The pair shared a 54-stand for the fourth wicket and Robinson carried on to reach a half century off 68 balls, now with the support of Micah Conway.

Robinson batted into the 36th over, but meanwhile Canterbury was busy chipping out wickets in windy conditions.

Lachie Harper had struck early and now came back for another two, finally dislodging Robinson caught on 54 at 145/7.

Harper finished with 3-50 with Angus Sidey, Will Smith and Regan Sheahan all picking up a brace as the hosts rolled Wellington for 185.

It wasn't enough to stop Canterbury but the locals made sure they chased it down in style.

Opening batsman Matt Boyle - another scion of the Canterbury batting Boyles, brother of Jack and son of Justin - carried his bat to post the first century for his side this season, an unbeaten 114* at run a ball pace, with 13 boundaries and three sixes.

Boyle kept up the hot pace throughout and shared a 66-run opening stand with Matthias Paltridge (24) before a 97-run partnership for the second with captain Nic Lidstone (35) put the result beyond doubt, en route to a handy bonus point to boot.

Tournament Winner: Auckland Men Under 19s

Played Won Lost Tied No Result Abandoned Bonus Points Total Points
1 Auckland Men Under 19s 8 7 1 0 0 0 4 30
2 Central Districts Men Under 19s 8 5 3 0 0 0 1 20
3 Wellington Men Under 19s 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 17
4 Canterbury Men Under 19s 8 4 4 0 0 0 2 17
5 Otago Men Under 19s 8 2 6 0 0 0 1 8
6 Northern Districts Men Under 19s 8 1 7 0 0 0 0 3

Order in the table determined by: 1. Total Points

Most Runs

1K Vishvaka496
2W Clark343
3Finn Raxworthy316
4C Jackson308
5S Keene302
6B Jacobs294
7T Robinson252
8Q Sunde241
9B Wheeler-Greenall240
10C Ansell224

Most Wickets

1J Gard16
2=A Ashok12
2=D Hancock12
2=T Zohrab12
5=B Hatton10
5=C Millard10
5=J Tashkoff10
5=T Sutherland10
9=M Munro9
9=T Pringle9

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