Hedley Howarth Trophy | Round One
Auckland University 161 (J Windler 42, D Bhatti 7-22) lost to Papatoetoe 180/9 (L Istead 46, L Clark 32, B Hawkes 4-32) on first innings.
Daman Bhatti starred at Papatoetoe Recreation Ground setting up what turned into a tense chase for the hosts. The left-arm seamer, who had three wickets overnight, added four more to finish with remarkable figures of 7-22 from 20 overs. Jack Windler top-scored for the visitors with 42 as the University tail fought through to 161.
Ben Hawkes (4-32) ripped through the Papatoetoe middle-order as the hosts slid to 98/7. Luke Istead (46) then led a fightback with No. 10 Bhatti as the pair put on 43 for the ninth wicket to take Papatoetoe into a first innings lead.
Hedley Howarth Two Day Championship vs Takapuna District CC
Onewa Domain 1
Day 1: Sat 14 Nov 11am
Day 2: Sat 21 Nov 11am