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Wellington Firebirds beat Canterbury Kings by 6 wickets in Super Smash at the Hagley Oval

Jeetan Patel 3-16 for Wellington Firebirds today

Wellington beat Canterbury by 6 wickets in their Dream11 Super Smash encounter, at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch, in the 3rd match of 2019/20 tournament today.

Match Summary

Canterbury Kings 129 (19.4 Ovs) – (Jack Boyle 35; Jeetan Patel 3-16, Jimmy Neesham 2-24)

Wellington Firebirds 130-4 (18.4 Ovs)  - (Rachin Ravindra 38, Michael Bracewell 32, Michael Pollard 27; Cole McConchie 3-18)

Result - Wellington won by 6 wickets

Canterbury won the toss and decided to bat at the Hagley Oval today and they only managed a just above run a ball average, scoring 129 in 19.4 Overs - Jack Boyle 35 top scored and Jeetan Patel 3-16, and Jimmy Neesham 2-24 were the stars with the ball for Wellington.

In reply, Wellington stormed to six wicket win thanks to Rachin Ravindra 38, Michael Bracewell 32 and Michael Pollard 27, despite some impressive bowling from Cole McConchie (3-18) off his 4 over spell.




Canterbury - Chad Bowes, Stephen Murdoch, Cole McConchie (c), Andrew Ellis, Cam Fletcher (wk), Henry Shipley, Jack Boyle, Blake Coburn, Leo Carter, Will Williams, Ed Nuttall

Bench - Sean Davey

Wellington - Devon Conway (wk), Michael Pollard, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Bracewell (c), James Neesham, Malcolm Nofal, Jamie Gibson, Logan van Beek, Jeetan Patel, Ollie Newton, Hamish Bennett

Bench - Fraser Colson, Ian McPeake



Match Details

Toss: Canterbury won the toss and decided to bat

Time: 03:10 AM GMT

Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Umpires: Derek Walker, Shaun Haig Third Umpire: John Bromley Match Referee: Richard Hayward

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