Auckland race to 8 wicket win over Central Districts in Super Smash

Daniel Bell-Drummond 74 for Auckland today
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Central Districts won the toss and decided to bat against Auckland at Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland today in the Super Smash.

Match Summary

Central Districts 174-9 (George Worker 52, Josh Clarkson 42; Ronnie Hira 3-22, William Somerville 2-30)

Auckland 176-2 (Daniel Bell-Drummond 74, Mark Chapman 75*; Adam Milne 2-35)

Result – Auckland won by 8 wickets

Auckland raced to a 8 wicket win over Central Districts in the Super Smash with Daniel Bell-Drummond 74 and Mark Chapman 75* the destroyers with the bat for Auckland.

Earlier, Central Districts scored a competitive 174-9 batting first - George Worker 52 and Josh Clarkson 42 the main run getters and Ronnie Hira 3-22, William Somerville 2-30 the stars with the ball for Auckland.

In reply, Daniel Bell-Drummond 74 and Mark Chapman 75* put on 111 for the 2nd wicket and all but took Auckland home between them.

 

Auckland - Glenn Phillips(wk), Daniel Bell-Drummond, Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa(c), Robert O'Donnell, Graeme Beghin, Donovan Grobbelaar, William Somerville, Ronnie Hira, Mitchell McClenaghan, Matthew Quinn

Central Districts - Will Young, George Worker, Dean Foxcroft, Tom Bruce(c), Josh Clarkson, Dane Cleaver(wk), Ben Wheeler, Bevan Small, Adam Milne, Seth Rance, Ajaz Patel

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