Otago Volts beat Central Stags by 9 wickets in Dream11 Super Smash
Otago Volts had a convincing win over Central Stags by 9 wickets in the 27th Match of the Dream11 Super Smash today, at the University Oval, Dunedin.
Central Stags 139-6 (20 Ovs) – (Dane Cleaver 42, George Worker 24, Willem Ludick 20*; Anaru Kitchen 2-22, Michael Rippon 1-24, Michael Rippon 1-26)
Otago Volts 141-1 (17.3) - (Hamish Rutherford 81*, Neil Broom 34, Dean Foxcroft 22*; Kieran Noema-Barnett 1-15)
Result - Otago Volts won by 9 wickets
Hamish Rutherford finished on 81* and the @OtagoVolts have taken the win over the @CentralStags by 9 wickets with 15 balls to spare. ??— Dream11 Super Smash (@SuperSmashNZ) January 11, 2020
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Central Stags won the toss and decided to bat against Otago Volts today and scored a disappointing 139-6 in their 20 Overs with Dane Cleaver 42, George Worker 24 and Willem Ludick 20* the top run getters and Anaru Kitchen 2-22, Michael Rippon 1-24 and Michael Rippon 1-26, the pick of the bowlers for the Volts.
In reply, Otago Volts stormed to a 9 wicket win in just 17.3 overs, scoring 141-1. Hamish Rutherford 81*, Neil Broom 34 and Dean Foxcroft 22* did the damage with the willow and Kieran Noema-Barnett 1-15 was the pick of the bowlers for the Stags.
Hamish Rutherford was pleased with their performance and with results going their way, the Volts could be looking at a home Dream11 Super Smash Final.
Central Stags - George Worker, Christian Leopard, Dane Cleaver (wk), Tom Bruce (c), Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Blair Tickner
Bench - Ryan Watson, Jayden Lennox
Otago Volts - Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Mitch Renwick (wk), Nick Kelly, Dean Foxcroft, Anaru Kitchen, Josh Finnie, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy (c), Matthew Bacon, Michael Rae
Bench: Dale Phillips, Max Chu
Toss: Central Stags won the toss and decided to bat
Time: 03:10 AM GMT
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Shaun Haig, Eugene Sanders Third Umpire; John Bromley Match Referee; RE Hayward
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