WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS vs AUCKLAND ACES

Plunket Shield - Round One
10 October 2018, Basin Reserve, Wellington - Four Day Match (First Class)
Toss won by: AUCKLAND ACES, who decided to bowl
12th Men: OR Newton (WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS) and RS Sandhu (AUCKLAND ACES)
Umpires: AL Gillies and A Mehrotra
Scorers: I Smith and JB Stuart
Match Referee: KR Pulley
Result: Match Drawn

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS First Innings

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS First Innings  Runs Balls Mins SR 4s 6s
AT Fletcher  AT Fletcher 
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b SM Solia
18  41  54  43.9  2 0
LJ Woodcock  LJ Woodcock 
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b MB McEwan
15  36  47  41.7  2 0
DP Conway  DP Conway 
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b BG Lister
11  25  33  44.0  2 0
* MG Bracewell  MG Bracewell 
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c BJ Horne b DK Ferns
53  97  111  54.6  9 0
JDS Neesham  JDS Neesham 
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lbw b MB McEwan
51  64  103  79.7  9 0
MJ Nofal  MJ Nofal 
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c JA Raval b MB McEwan
0.0  0 0
LV van Beek  LV van Beek 
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b WER Somerville
28  56  86  50.0  5 0
LR Johns  LR Johns 
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c DK Ferns b WER Somerville
40  79  106  50.6  5 0
JS Patel  JS Patel 
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c BJ Horne b MB McEwan
15  17  24  88.2  2 0
IG McPeake  IG McPeake 
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c JA Raval b WER Somerville
11  14  36.4  1 0
HK Bennett  HK Bennett 
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0.0  0 0
Extras  Extras 
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(B 4, Lb 6, Wd 8, Nb 2)
20       
TOTAL  TOTAL 
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(for 10 wickets in 72.1 overs)
255  435  299    37 0
Bowling O M R W DB% ER Wd Nb
BG Lister  BG Lister 
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14 3 43 1 3.07 1 0
DK Ferns  DK Ferns 
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15 3 55 1 3.67 1 0
MB McEwan  MB McEwan 
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17 5 48 4 2.82 0 1
SM Solia  SM Solia 
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10 1 47 1 4.70 1 1
WER Somerville  WER Somerville 
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16.1 3 52 3 3.22 0 0

Fall of Wickets

1-39 (LJ Woodcock, 12.1), 2-43 (AT Fletcher, 13.3), 3-62 (DP Conway, 19.2), 4-152 (MG Bracewell, 41.3), 5-154 (MJ Nofal, 42.4), 6-169 (JDS Neesham, 44.5), 7-223 (LV van Beek, 62.4), 8-250 (JS Patel, 69.2), 9-251 (LR Johns, 70.1), 10-255 (IG McPeake, 72.1)

AUCKLAND ACES First Innings

AUCKLAND ACES First Innings  Runs Balls Mins SR 4s 6s
JA Raval  JA Raval 
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c DP Conway b JS Patel
102  206  291  49.5  17 0
* ML Guptill-Bunce  ML Guptill-Bunce 
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lbw b HK Bennett
0.0  0 0
SM Solia  SM Solia 
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lbw b JDS Neesham
11  43  63  25.6  1 0
MB McEwan  MB McEwan 
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c LV van Beek b IG McPeake
15  39  59  38.5  2 0
RR O'Donnell  RR O'Donnell 
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c JDS Neesham b HK Bennett
73  165  169  44.2  9 0
GK Beghin  GK Beghin 
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c DP Conway b IG McPeake
20  43  60  46.5  3 0
WER Somerville  WER Somerville 
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c JDS Neesham b LV van Beek
21  72  107  29.2  1 0
FH Allen  FH Allen 
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c LV van Beek b HK Bennett
11  15  45.5  1 0
BJ Horne  BJ Horne 
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26  67  102  38.8  3 0
BG Lister  BG Lister 
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c JDS Neesham b LV van Beek
0.0  0 0
DK Ferns  DK Ferns 
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c LR Johns b IG McPeake
21  25  25  84.0  2 2
Extras  Extras 
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(B 5, Lb 8, Wd 1, Nb 5)
19       
TOTAL  TOTAL 
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(for 10 wickets in 111.4 overs)
313  675  469    39 2
Bowling O M R W DB% ER Wd Nb
HK Bennett  HK Bennett 
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21 3 62 3 2.95 1 0
IG McPeake  IG McPeake 
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23.4 11 44 3 1.86 0 0
LV van Beek  LV van Beek 
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27 7 74 2 2.74 0 3
JS Patel  JS Patel 
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24 4 76 1 3.17 0 0
JDS Neesham  JDS Neesham 
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14 2 43 1 3.07 0 2
MJ Nofal  MJ Nofal 
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2 1 1 0 0.50 0 0

Fall of Wickets

1-1 (ML Guptill-Bunce, 0.6), 2-49 (SM Solia, 16.5), 3-88 (MB McEwan, 30.3), 4-195 (JA Raval, 69.3), 5-229 (RR O'Donnell, 80.2), 6-232 (GK Beghin, 84.2), 7-239 (FH Allen, 87.5), 8-285 (WER Somerville, 105.4), 9-285 (BG Lister, 105.5), 10-313 (DK Ferns, 111.4)

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS Second Innings

WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS Second Innings  Runs Balls Mins SR 4s 6s
LJ Woodcock  LJ Woodcock 
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b WER Somerville
15  51  63  29.4  1 0
AT Fletcher  AT Fletcher 
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c ML Guptill-Bunce b BG Lister
14  27  30  51.9  2 0
DP Conway  DP Conway 
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39  104  113  37.5  6 0
* MG Bracewell  MG Bracewell 
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32  48  80  66.7  3 1
JDS Neesham  JDS Neesham 
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MJ Nofal  MJ Nofal 
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LV van Beek  LV van Beek 
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LR Johns  LR Johns 
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JS Patel  JS Patel 
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IG McPeake  IG McPeake 
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HK Bennett  HK Bennett 
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Extras  Extras 
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(B 4, Lb 0, Wd 1, Nb 2)
     
TOTAL  TOTAL 
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(for 2 wickets in 38 overs)
107  230  144    12 1
Bowling O M R W DB% ER Wd Nb
MB McEwan  MB McEwan 
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7 4 12 0 1.71 0 1
BG Lister  BG Lister 
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6 1 19 1 3.17 0 1
WER Somerville  WER Somerville 
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13 6 21 1 1.62 0 0
DK Ferns  DK Ferns 
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7 1 30 0 4.29 0 0
SM Solia  SM Solia 
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5 1 21 0 4.20 1 0

Fall of Wickets

1-26 (AT Fletcher, 7.6), 2-37 (LJ Woodcock, 17.1)
WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS
LJ Woodcock, AT Fletcher, DP Conway, MG Bracewell (c), JDS Neesham, MJ Nofal, LV van Beek, LR Johns (wk), JS Patel, IG McPeake, HK Bennett, OR Newton (12th)
AUCKLAND ACES
JA Raval, ML Guptill-Bunce (c), SM Solia, RR O'Donnell, GK Beghin, FH Allen, BJ Horne (wk), MB McEwan, WER Somerville, BG Lister, DK Ferns, RS Sandhu (12th)
Toss won by: AUCKLAND ACES, who decided to bowl
12th Men: OR Newton (WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS) and RS Sandhu (AUCKLAND ACES)
Umpires: AL Gillies and A Mehrotra
Scorers: I Smith and JB Stuart
Match Referee: KR Pulley
Milestones
  • Neesham first class debut for Wellington and Sommerville first class debut for Auckland
  • First-Class debuts: A T Fletcher & G K Beghin
  • LR Johns: Highest first class score. Previous best 15
  • JA Raval: 15th first-class century
  • DK Ferns: Highest first-class score
Innings 1
  • Wellington Firebirds: 50 runs in 15.0 overs (91 balls, 61 mins, 10 extras)
  • Wellington Firebirds: 100 runs in 30.3 overs (184 balls, 125 mins, 16 extras)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 87 balls, 56 mins (MG Bracewell 25, JDS Neesham 22, extras 6)
  • Lunch: Wellington Firebirds - 115/3 in 35.0 overs (MG Bracewell 33, JDS Neesham 22)
  • MG Bracewell: 50 off 94 balls, 106 mins (9 x 4)
  • Wellington Firebirds: 150 runs in 40.5 overs (246 balls, 162 mins, 16 extras)
  • JDS Neesham: 50 off 61 balls, 99 mins (9 x 4)
  • Wellington Firebirds: 200 runs in 56.5 overs (342 balls, 235 mins, 19 extras)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls, 73 mins (LV van Beek 23, LR Johns 26, extras 2)
  • Tea: Wellington Firebirds - 232/7 in 65.0 overs (LR Johns 36, JS Patel 1)
  • Wellington Firebirds: 250 runs in 69.1 overs (416 balls, 282 mins, 19 extras)
  • End of 110 over bonus points: Wellington Firebirds 255 (72.1) (Wellington Firebirds 2 batting points, Auckland Aces 4 bowling points)
Innings 2
  • Auckland Aces: 50 runs in 17.0 overs (102 balls, 69 mins, 1 extra)
  • End of Day: Auckland Aces - 64/2 in 21.0 overs (JA Raval 46, MB McEwan 5)
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 64/2 in 21.0 overs (JA Raval 46, MB McEwan 5)
  • Ground Delay: Auckland Aces - 64/2 in 21.0 overs (JA Raval 46, MB McEwan 5)
  • JA Raval: 50 off 82 balls, 97 mins (11 x 4)
  • Revised Hours of Play Day 2: Lunch 1.05-1.45; Tea 3.55-4.15 Close 6.15
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Lunch: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Ground Delay: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Break in Play: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Tea: Auckland Aces - 87/2 in 29.2 overs (JA Raval 56, MB McEwan 15)
  • Revised Hours: 3.00 to 6.30 52.4 overs to play
  • Auckland Aces: 100 runs in 37.1 overs (226 balls, 291 mins, 5 extras)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 102 balls, 126 mins (JA Raval 26, RR O'Donnell 18, extras 6)
  • Auckland Aces: 150 runs in 54.2 overs (331 balls, 291 mins, 11 extras)
  • Drinks: Auckland Aces - 150/3 in 55.0 overs (JA Raval 87, RR O'Donnell 26)
  • Break in Play: Auckland Aces - 181/3 in 66.3 overs (JA Raval 96, RR O'Donnell 48)
  • RR O'Donnell: 50 off 126 balls, 126 mins (7 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 221 balls, 126 mins (JA Raval 39, RR O'Donnell 55, extras 6)
  • JA Raval: 100 off 198 balls, 291 mins (17 x 4)
  • Auckland Aces: 200 runs in 70.4 overs (429 balls, 299 mins, 11 extras)
  • Ball Change: Auckland Aces - 229/4 in 80.0 overs (RR O'Donnell 73, GK Beghin 17)
  • New Ball Taken 229/4 after 80.0 overs
  • End of Day: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Lunch: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • End of Day: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Ground Delay: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Rain: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Ground Delay: Auckland Aces - 230/5 in 82.0 overs (GK Beghin 18, WER Somerville 0)
  • Hours of play Day 4: 11.45-1.30; 2.10-4.10; 4.30-6.30 86 overs
  • Auckland Aces: 250 runs in 95.2 overs (577 balls, 396 mins, 15 extras)
  • Auckland Aces: 300 runs in 109.0 overs (659 balls, 457 mins, 19 extras)
  • End of 110 over bonus points: Auckland Aces 307/9 (Auckland Aces 3 batting points, Wellington Firebirds 4 bowling points)
  • Lunch: Auckland Aces - 313/10 in 111.4 overs (BJ Horne 26, DK Ferns 21)
Innings 3
  • Wellington Firebirds: 50 runs in 26.3 overs (161 balls, 98 mins, 2 extras)
  • Tea: Wellington Firebirds - 51/2 in 28.0 overs (DP Conway 14, MG Bracewell 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls, 71 mins (DP Conway 22, MG Bracewell 29, extras 1)
  • Wellington Firebirds: 100 runs in 37.5 overs (229 balls, 143 mins, 7 extras)