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Wellington Firebirds beat Central Stags by 42 runs in the Dream11 Super Smash

Wellington Firebirds beat Central Stags by 42 runs in the Dream11 Super Smash
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Wellington Firebirds comprehensively beat Central Stags by 42 runs in the 12th Match of the Dream11 Super Smash today at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth.


Match Summary

Central Stags  154 (18.1 Ovs) -  (Kieran Noema-Barnett 58, George Worker 31; Ollie Newton 5-45, Logan van Beek 2-32)

Wellington Firebirds 196-8 (20  Ovs) – (Devon Conway 89, James Neesham 38; Willem Ludick 2-15, Seth Rance 2-49)

Result - Wellington won by 42 runs

Central Stags won the toss and decided to field against Wellington Firebirds who scored a competitive total 196-8 in their 20  Overs with Devon Conway 89 and James Neesham 38 starring with the bat and Willem Ludick 2-15 and Seth Rance 2-49 the wicket takers for the Stags.

In reply, Wellington Firebirds reduced Central Stags to 59-4 in the 9th over and but for Kieran Noema-Barnett’s 58, the Stags total would have much less. Jimmy Neesham bowled a brilliant spell of 2.1 overs 8-1 and the Stags were bundled out for 154 - Ollie Newton 5-45 and Logan van Beek 2-32 were the main wicket takers for the Firebirds.


With that win, Wellington go to the top of the table. Next match up in the Dream11 Super smash is Auckland Aces v Central Stags.


Player Squads

Central Districts -Dane Cleaver (wk), George Worker, Christian Leopard, Tom Bruce (c), Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner

Bench: Ryan Watson, Jayden Lennox


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

Bench: Ian McPeake, Peter Younghusband


Match Details

Toss: Central Districts won the toss and decided to field

Time: 03:10 AM GMT

Venue: Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

Umpires: Chris Brown, Wayne Knights Third Umpire: Eugene Sanders Match Referee: Ross Dykes


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