The Canterbury Kings will enter the Twenty20 Super Smash after an action packed weekend at the Hagley Oval. We witnessed some marvelous cricket and proudly hosted several highly talented teams over the three days.
At a glance:
Canterbury Kings 210-3 from 20 overs (Tom Latham 78, Peter Fulton 43, Henry Nicholls 42 no; Tim Ley 2-38) beat Sydney Thunder 201-6 from 20 overs (Aiden Blizzard 80, Chris Green 26 no, Shane Watson 25; Andrew Ellis 2-21, Matt Henry 2-48) by nine runs.
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AT A GLANCE:
Canterbury Kings 166-6 in 20 overs (Peter Fulton 48, Michael Hussey 43, Ronnie Hira 37 no; Seth Rance 3-17) beat Central Stags 149-9 in 20 overs (Mahela Jayawardena 53, George Worker 23; Logan van Beek 3-21, Todd Astle 2-24) by 17 runs.
Final points: Otago 26, Auckland 24, Canterbury 22, Central 18, Northern 18, Wellington 12.
With the win, Canterbury booked their place in the top-three finals in New Plymouth next weekend, joining Otago, who finished top of the table, and second-placed Auckland. Read more here.