Super Smash 2022-23: Wellington Outperforms Otago By 8 Runs
At Basin Reserve, Wellington, the teams Wellington and Otago came against each other where the latter team won the toss and chose field first.
Finn Allen and Nick Kelly came to the middle with Rippon on the opening bowling attack. In the 2nd ball only, Allen crunched a six and one more six and a four in the consecutive over and the side got a score of 21.
Scoring 21 in 11 balls, Allen lost his wicket to Michael Rae and the left-handed batter, Rachin Ravindra took the batting charge. Fueling 16 runs in 12 balls, Kelly lost his wicket.
After 6 overs, WEL boys crossed the half-century with a score of 53-3. With Ravindra standing tough for the side, WEL reached a score of 92-5 after 13 overs. After 15 overs, the side managed to cross the century with a score of 101-6. In the 18th over from Lockrose, Ravindra slammed two back-to-back sixes and lost his wicket to Duffy after fueling 67 off 45.
In 20 overs, WEL posted 152 runs with a loss of 8 wickets.
To chase down the target of 153, Rutherford and Dale Phillips came to the middle with Milne on the opening bowling attack.
In the 2nd over, Rutherford got a dismissal from van Beek and the right-handed batter, Dean Foxcroft took the batting charge. In the 3rd over, Phillips bought the first four for the side andOTG got a score of 13-1.
After 8 overs, the side crossed the half-century with a score of 53-1. In the 11th over, Foxcroft slammed a six and a four and the team score jumped to 75-1. Scoring 28 runs in 38 balls, Phillips got a dismissal from Smith and the right-handed batter, Josh Finnie took the batting charge.
In the 15th over, Foxcroft reached his 50-run stand and in the immediate over, he bought another four and the side crossed the century, standing at a score of 105-3 after 16 overs. On the over from Beek, Johnson took the ball long off the fence and smacked two huge sixes and lost his wicket after scoring 24 in 12 balls.
In 20 overs, OTG boys scored 144 runs with a loss of 7 wickets and lost the match to WEL boys by 8 runs.
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