Northern Knights beat Canterbury Kings by 5 wickets in Dream11 Super Smash
Northern Knights beat Canterbury Kings by 5 wickets in their Dream11 Super Smash clash today at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
Canterbury Kings 154-7 (20 Ovs) – (Cam Fletcher 54*, Todd Astle 35*; Anurag Verma 3-29, Scott Kuggeleijn 2-23, Ish Sodhi 2-27)
Northern Knights 156-5 (19.4 Ovs) - (Anton Devcich 57, Daryl Mitchell 40; Will Williams 2-40, Cole McConchie 1-20, Ed Nuttall 1-32)
Result - Northern Knights won by 5 wickets
The @ndcricket Knights won a thrilling contest with two balls to spare. ????— Dream11 Super Smash (@SuperSmashNZ) January 12, 2020
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Both the Knights and the KINGS are out of the running for the finals as the Auckland ACES won and booked the third spot. #SuperSmashNZ #cricketnation ??SKY Sport pic.twitter.com/BEcfKH3w3w
Canterbury Kings won the toss and decided to bat against Northern Knights at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
Canterbury Kings scored a below par 154-7 in their 20 Overs with Cam Fletcher 54* and Todd Astle 35* top scoring and Anurag Verma 3-29, Scott Kuggeleijn 2-23 and Ish Sodhi 2-27 the stars with the ball for the Knights. At one stage, Canterbury Kings were 24-4 after 4 overs and in deep trouble but the unbeaten 45 run partnership between Cam Fletcher and Todd Astle gave them something to bowl at.
In reply, Northern Knights scored 156-5 in 19.4 Overs, winning by 5 wickets mainly thanks to Anton Devcich 57 and Daryl Mitchell 40 but with the main scorers out it was down to Peter Bocock and Daniel Flynn to get them home with 2 balls to spare ; Will Williams 2-40, Cole McConchie 1-20, Ed Nuttall 1-32 were the wicket takers for the Kings.
Canterbury Kings - Jack Boyle, Chad Bowes, Stephen Murdoch, Cole McConchie (c), Leo Carter, Henry Shipley, Cam Fletcher (wk), Andrew Ellis, Todd Astle, Will Williams, Ed Nuttall
Bench - Ken McClure, Sean Davey
Northern Knights - Anton Devcich, Tim Seifert (wk), Dean Brownlie, Daryl Mitchell (c), Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Peter Bocock, Scott Kuggeleijn, Anurag Verma, Ish Sodhi, Brett Randell
Bench - HR Cooper, Jake Gibson
Toss: Canterbury Kings won the toss and decided to bat
Time: 03:10 AM GMT
Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Umpires: Garth Stirrat, Tim Parlane Match Referee: Gary Baxter
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