CD vs AUK : After registering 5 wickets win against Northern Knights in the opening fixture, Central Districts will lock horns with Auckland Aces in the sixth fixture of New Zealand’s Super Smash T20 tournament. While they will be looking to carry their momentum forward, Auckland Aces will be searching for their first win of the tournament. Aces opening fixture against Wellington Firebirds got abandoned due to rain.
Central Districts locked horns with Northern Districts in their opening fixture.Put into bat, Knights posted 156 runs at the loss of eight wickets with the help of a crucial fifty from wicketkeeper batter Tim Seifert. Seifert scored 55 runs of 42 deliveries and was the top scorer for the side. Blair Tickner was the pick of bowlers for Districts finishing with 3-32.
Central Districts vs Auckland Playing 11
Central Districts Playing 11 :
Wicket-keeper – Dane Cleaver
Batsmen – J Clarkson, Tom Bruce (c), Will Young, Christian Leopard
All-rounders – Kieran Noema Barnett, Doug Bracewell, George Worker
Bowlers – Seth Rance, Blair Tickner, Ben Wheeler, Felix Murray
Auckland Aces Playing 11 :
Wicket-keeper – Glenn Phillips
Batsmen – Colin Munro, C Cachopa, M Guptill, M Chapman
All-rounders – D Grobbelaar
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, William Sommerville
CD vs AUK Squads
Central Districts: Kieran Noema Barnett, Seth Rance, Felix Murray, Doug Bracewell, George Worker, J Clarkson, Tom Bruce (c), Will Young, Ben Wheeler, Blair Tickner, Christian Leopard, Willem Ludick, Dane Cleaver
Auckland: Glenn Phillips, Colin Munro, Will Somerville, Craig Cachopa, Robbie O’Donnell, Donovan Grobbelaar, Matthew Quinn, Martin Guptill, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Mark Chapman, Roneel Hira