Hedley Howarth Trophy | Round Three | Day One
North Shore 396/8 dec. (M Olsen 181, S Hinds 79, S Keene 57, L Istead 4-50) play Papatoetoe 53/1 (J Plummer 41*)
North Shore skipper Michael Olsen hit a career-best 181 as his side piled on the runs against Papatoetoe. It didn’t all go the visitor’s way on a big day of batting, falling to 23/2 at the end of the 9th over. North Shore turned the day around when Olsen joined opener Sam Hinds (79) for a third-wicket stand of 196.
Olsen finished with 20 fours and 3 sixes, fighting on with Simon Keene (57). Luke Istead was the best of the Papatoetoe bowlers, claiming 4-50 before North Shore declared at 396/8. Josh Plummer (41*) then counterpunched through the final 14 overs of the day; Papatoetoe will resume at 53/1 ahead of a hefty chase on Day Two.
Hedley Howarth Two Day Championship vs North Shore CC
Papatoetoe Rec Ground 1
Day 2: Sat 5 Dec 11am