Peter Fulton bats Canterbury into strong position

Last updated 18:55 14/11/2012

Relevant offers

Cricket

Black Caps slip to fourth in test cricket rankings Cricketer dies after being hit in chest by ball Australians at short odds to retain the Ashes urn England captain Alastair Cook challenges Mitchell Johnson to fire again in Ashes Eddie Leie shines on debut, South Africa clinch T20 series in Dhaka You don't have to sledge to play tough cricket, says Aussie captain Michael Clarke Pakistan defeat Sri Lanka to clinch test series Prince Charles meets Australia cricketers ahead of first Ashes test India's record run chase levels White Ferns ODI series 2-2 Shan Masood, Younus Khan centuries put Pakistan on top

Peter Fulton batted an entire day to put his Canterbury Wizards side in control of their Plunket Shield cricket match with Otago, in Dunedin today.

Having scored a century in the first innings, the Canterbury captain scored his 11th first class century today, batting a shade over six and a quarter hours and facing 270 balls. 

Fulton will resume tomorrow on 106 not out and with his side on 234-5 with a lead of 216.

The University Oval is low and slow for the medium pacers, but the spinners are able to extract turn and bounce making Otago's last innings chase a difficult prospect. 

After Fulton, the next best for the Wizards was opener George Worker who batted two and a half hours for 28. 

Ian Butler was the pick of the Otago bowlers taking 2-38 from 17 overs.

But the figures of the day went to Jimmy Neesham who, from 23 overs of medium pace, bowled 11 maidens and ended the day with figures of 1-25.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content