Wellington Firebirds beat Auckland Aces by 22 runs to win Dream11 Super Smash Final
It was double celebrations for Wellington today as earlier Sophie-Devine led the Wellington Blaze to their final win against Auckland and the Firebirds completed the double with a comprehensive win over the Auckland Aces by 22 runs at the Basin Reserve.
Wellington Firebirds 168-7 (20 Ovs) – (Devon Conway 49, Tom Blundell 25, James Neesham 22, Michael Bracewell 23; Mitchell McClenaghan 3-32)
Auckland Aces 146-9 (20 Ovs) - (Martin Guptill 60, Craig Cachopa 25; Hamish Bennett 3-34, Logan van Beek 3-28, Rachin Ravindra 1-23)
Result - Wellington Firebirds won by 22 runs
The @wgtnfirebirds restricted the @aucklandcricket ACES to 146-9 and have won the Grand Final by 22 runs.— Dream11 Super Smash (@SuperSmashNZ) January 19, 2020
Scorecard | https://t.co/HkluLpe9Rh
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Auckland Aces won the toss and decided to bowl against Wellington Firebirds, in the Final of the Dream11 Super Smash. at the Basin Reserve, Wellington.
Wellington Firebirds scored a competitive 168-7 in their 20 Overs, with Devon Conway 49, Tom Blundell 25, James Neesham 22 and Michael Bracewell 23 all contributing with the bat; Mitchell McClenaghan 3-32 was the pick of the bowlers for the Aces.
In reply, Auckland Aces were restricted to 146-9 in their 20 Overs due to some great bowling by the Firebirds - Martin Guptill 60 and Craig Cachopa 25 top scored for the Aces and Hamish Bennett 3-34, Logan van Beek 3-28 and Rachin Ravindra 1-23 were the heroes with the ball for the Firebirds.
Wellington Firebirds - Devon Conway, Michael Pollard, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Blundell (wk), James Neesham, Michael Bracewell (c), Jamie Gibson, Peter Younghusband, Logan van Beek, Ollie Newton, Hamish Bennett
Bench - Fraser Colson, Ian McPeake
Auckland Aces - Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips (wk), Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa (c), Robert ODonnell, Ronnie Hira, Ben Horne, Kyle Jamieson, Mitchell McClenaghan, William Somerville
Bench - Corey Anderson, Ben Lister
Toss: Auckland Aces won the toss and decided to bowl
Time: 03:10 AM GMT
Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Chris Brown, Shaun Haig Third Umpire: Ashley Mehrotra Match Referee: Ross Dykes
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