Centuries help New Zealand A smash Scotland

Last updated 09:22 16/08/2014
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FINE FORM: Grant Elliott scored a century to help New Zealand A to a dominant win over Scotland.

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Centuries from BJ Watling and Grant Elliott have helped power New Zealand A to a 199-run win over Scotland in Ayr.

Batting first, the New Zealanders charged to 347-6 from their 50 overs, helped by Watling's unbeaten 119 and Elliott's 109.

Black Caps test keeper Watling, in particular, was in a dominant mood with his century coming from just 64 balls.

In response, the hosts proved to be no match for New Zealand A and were eventually rolled for 148 from 32.3 overs.

Matt Henry (4-26) and Scott Kuggelejin (3-47) were the pick of the New Zealand bowlers.

"We were happy with the total we put on in the first innings and that really set up the game for us," Watling said.

"When you score two centuries in a one day match you give yourself a pretty good chance of being on the right side of the result.

"The bowlers also backed up beautifully and we were alert in the field, highlighted by a special catch from Ish (Sodhi) on the boundary, so all in all it's a pretty pleasing performance."

New Zealand A face Scotland in the second 50-over match on Sunday night (NZT).

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