Super Smash 2020/21 Final: Wellington beat Canterbury by 5 wickets
Wellington beat Canterbury by 5 wickets in the Final of the of Super Smash 2020/21, in a nail biting final over thriller at the Basin Reserve, Wellington today.
Wellington 178/5 (19.4 ov)
Canterbury 175/8 (20 ov)
Result - Wellington won by 5 wickets
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D11 Game Changer Devon Conway with 93* off 66 to win the GF for @cricketwgtninc in the final over of another terrific contest. They go back to back!
Well played @CanterburyCrick Kings who more than played their part.
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Wellington won the toss and decided to bowl and Canterbury took full advantage, scoring a competitive 175/8 in their 20 overs - Chad Bowes (37), Daryl Mitchell (35), Cole McConchie (44) and Henry Shipley (29) all chipping in with the runs. Logan van Beek 3-38, Peter Younghusband 2-25 and Michael Bracewell 2-3 were the main wicket takers for Wellington.
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Ken McClure - 1.4 ov), 2-79 (Chad Bowes - 7.5 ov), 3-106 (Daryl Mitchell - 11.5 ov), 4-115 (Leo Carter - 13.2 ov), 5-115 (Cam Fletcher - 13.3 ov), 6-159 (Henry Shipley - 17.5 ov), 7-174 (Cole McConchie - 19.4 ov), 8-174 (Matt Henry - 19.5 ov)
In reply, Devon Conway 93* (63), including 11x4s and 1x6, was the standout batsman for Wellington in their successful run chase, albeit leaving it until the final over to get them over the line!
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Finn Allen - 3.5 ov), 2-32 (Tom Blundell - 4.2 ov), 3-90 (Troy Johnson - 9.2 ov), 4-130 (Jimmy Neesham - 14.2 ov), 5-145 (Michael Bracewell - 16.3 ov)
Wellington - Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Tom Blundell(wk), Troy Johnson, Jimmy Neesham, Michael Bracewell(c), Jamie Gibson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Ben Sears, Hamish Bennett
Canterbury - Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Daryl Mitchell, Cole McConchie(c), Leo Carter, Cam Fletcher(wk), Henry Shipley, Matt Henry, Todd Astle, Will Williams, Ed Nuttall
Start Time: 03:00
Toss: Wellington won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington
Officials: Wayne Knights, Christopher Brown, Shaun Haig, Richard Hayward
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