Otago Volts beat Northern Knights in last ball thriller in Dream11 Super Smash
Otago Volts beat Northern Knights in a last ball thriller in the 14th match of the Dream11 Super Smash today, at Molyneux Park, Alexandra.
Northern Knights 179-8 – (20 Ovs) – (Tim Seifert 54, Daryl Mitchell 39, Scott Kuggeleijn 35*; Jacob Duffy 2-32, Nathan G Smith 2-36, Michael Rae 2-26, Michael Rippon 2-29)
Otago Volts 185-4 – (20 Ovs) – (Nick Kelly 54, Neil Broom 36, Hamish Rutherford 29; Daryl Mitchell 2-31)
Result - Otago Volts won by 6 wickets
The @OtagoVolts have won a last-ball thriller at Molyneux Park! ????— Dream11 Super Smash (@SuperSmashNZ) December 29, 2019
Chasing 180 for the win, the hosts needed 14 off the last over and Anaru Kitchen finished the job in style. ??
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Anaru Kitchen and Josh Finnie were the last over heroes hitting 14 to win with Kitchen hitting the last ball for six.
Earlier, Northern Knights won the toss and decided to bat against the Volts, scoring a competitive 179-8 in their 20 Overs with Tim Seifert 54, Daryl Mitchell 39 and Scott Kuggeleijn 35* top scoring with the bat and Jacob Duffy 2-32, Nathan G Smith 2-36, Michael Rae 2-26 and Michael Rippon 2-29 all taking 2 wickets apiece with the ball for the Otago Volts.
In reply, Otago Volts managed to chase down the runs required, scoring 185-4 – Nick Kelly 54, Neil Broom 36 and Hamish Rutherford 29 set up the platform nicely and Anaru Kitchen and Josh Finnie finished it off – just. Daryl Mitchell 2-31 was the pick of the bowlers for the Knights and had a great all round performance with his 39 runs earlier.
Northern Knights - Tim Seifert (wk), Anton Devcich, Dean Brownlie (c), Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Flynn, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Anurag Verma, Brett Randell
Bench - Peter Bocock, Jake Gibson
Otago Volts - Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Dean Foxcroft, Anaru Kitchen, Josh Finnie, Michael Rippon, Nathan G Smith, Jacob Duffy (c), Max Chu (wk), Michael Rae
Bench - Dale Phillips
Toss: Northern Knights won the toss and decided to bat
Time: 03:10 AM GMT
Venue: Molyneux Park, Alexandra
Umpires: Shaun Haig, John Dempsey Third Umpire: Derek Walker Match Referee: Gary Baxter
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