Wellington Firebirds beat Canterbury Kings by 6 wickets in Super Smash at the Hagley Oval
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.
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
Kings all out! A top bowling and fielding display. Now to back it up with the bat! ??— Wellington Firebirds (@wgtnfirebirds) December 15, 2019
Kings 129 (19.4) | LIVE SCORING | https://t.co/0zellwoLT2#WEAREWELLINGTON??????#SuperSmashNZ pic.twitter.com/rGa6IssHOH
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
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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