Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Rapids T20 Blast Signing Munro Hits Another Century For Auckland

Worcestershire Rapids NatWest T20 Blast 2015 overseas signing, Colin Munro, hit another century for Auckland on the third day of the Plunket Shield clash with visiting Wellington.

Munro raced to 108 off 125 balls as Auckland made 350-7 declared in reply to Wellington's 344 all out.

The 27-year-old had scored 137 against Canterbury earlier in the month on the same ground.

Munro came to the wicket at 105-2 and shared in a stand of 201 in 48 overs with Auckland opener Jeet Raval (148).

The Rapids players was the more aggressive of the pair and went to three figures off 117 deliveries and in total hit four sixes and 17 fours.

It was the 18th score of 50 or more, including eight centuries, that Munro has achieved in just 53 innings in his first class career.

Wellington closed the third day on 263-3 in their second innings – a lead of 257.

Munro will link up with Worcestershire in mid May in time for the opening T20 Blast match away to Birmingham Bears on May 22.

He finished as the county's second highest scorer in the competition behind skipper Daryl Mitchell in last season's run to the quarter-finals.