Central Districts beat Northern Knights by 120 runs in Super Smash
Central Districts beat Northern Knights by 120 runs in the opening match of the Dream 11 Super Smash earlier today at McLean Park, Napier.
Central Districts 221-5 (20 Ovs) – (George Worker 42, Dane Cleaver 39, Tom Bruce 38, Kieran Noema-Barnett 47, Josh Clarkson 31*; Ish Sodhi 2-27)
Northern Knights 101 (13.5 Ovs) – (Anton Devcich 35; Ajaz Patel 3-21, , Kieran Noema-Barnett 3-10)
Result - Central Districts won by 120 runs
Central Districts won the toss and decided to bat first against Northern Knights and they put on an impressive 221-5 in their 20 overs with George Worker 42, Dane Cleaver 39, Tom Bruce 38, Kieran Noema-Barnett 47 and Josh Clarkson 31* all contributing to what was always going to be a winning total here in Napier. Ish Sodhi 2-27 was the pick of the bowlers for Northern Knights.
In reply, Northern Knights were bundled over for 101 in 13.5 Overs – with Anton Devcich 35 the only meaningful innings with the bat and Ajaz Patel 3-21 and Kieran Noema-Barnett 3-10 the stars with the ball for Central Districts.
Central Districts - George Worker, Dane Cleaver (wk), Christian Leopard, Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Ryan Watson, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance
Bench - Jayden Lennox
Northern Knights - Dean Brownlie (c), Anton Devcich, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Flynn, Peter Bocock (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Anurag Verma, Matthew Fisher
Bench - Brett Randell, Tim Seifert
Toss: Central Districts won the toss and decided to bat first
Time: 06:10 AM GMT
Venue: McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Chris Brown, Wayne Knights Third Umpire: Shaun Haig Match Referee: Gary Baxter
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