CD vs WEL: The current points table scenario suggests Central Stags after winning 4 of their 8 encounters are placed at the third position, whereas, Firebirds are placed just beneath them at the fourth position with 3 wins and 4 loss from 8 matches.
This would be the second meeting between these two sides. Their first encounter took place in New Plymouth where Wellington Firebirds won the encounter by 8 wickets. Batting first, Central Stags posted 136 on the board for the loss of 9 wickets. Josh Clarkson and Tom Bruce got 31 and 28 respectively which helped their cause.