12 Feb 2013

Sport: PNG well-beaten by Auckland 'A'

11:28 am on 12 February 2013

Papua New Guinea have been well beaten by the Auckland Aces 'A' team in the first of two one-day practice matches in New Zealand.

Batting first Auckland made 8-256 with Hitolo Areni, Mahura Dai and Chris Amini each picking up two wickets.

Assad Vala top scored with 26 in reply as the Barramundi's were bowled out for just 110 in the 28th over.

PNG will play Northern Districts 'A' in another match on Tuesday.