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In New Zealand’s own T20 tournament, McDonald’s Super Smash 2016 – Wellington Firebirds battles with Auckland Aces at Wellington on 22nd December, Thursday. Table topper and bottom meets in this encounter which going to give lot of entertaining and exciting moments throughout the game. This is the 15th match of the season. Both the teams has played 4 matches each.

It is going to be must win game for the home team Wellington Firebirds. After losing all four matches which they had played till now, Firebirds needs a win to break the losing streak. With four straight losses in the tournament, Firebirds is at bottom of the points table and yet to open their points count. Experienced players like Grant Elliott, Hamish Marshall, Jeetan Patel and Luke Ronchi are in the side along with domestic talents like Michael Pollard, Michael Papps and Brent Arnel which would help the team and break the losing streak.

Table topper at the moment, Auckland Aces has won all four matches they had played and sitting pretty at top with 16 points. Black Caps players Colin Munro, Colin de Grandhomme and Jeet Raval are in the squad which helps the team to register more wins. Domestic players like Donovan Grobbelaar, Tatun Nethula and Mark Chapman also helps the side to maintain consistent form.




  • Hamish Marshall
  • Grant Elliott
  • Michael Papps
  • Michael Pollard
  • Jeetan Patel
  • Luke Ronchi
  • Brent Arnel
  • Luke Woodcock



  • Colin de Grandhomme
  • Colin Munro
  • Rob Nicol
  • Tarun Nethula
  • Tymal Mills
  • Donovan Grobbelaar
  • Mark Chapman
  • Jeet Raval




1. Hamish Marshall, 2. Michael Papps, 3. Tom Blundell, 4. Grant Elliott, 5. Luke Ronchi, 6. Michael Pollard, 7. Luke Woodcock, 8. Jeetan Patel, 9. Brent Arnel, 10. Anurag Verma, 11. Matt Taylor / Peter Younghusband.



1. Rob Nicol, 2. Glenn Phillips, 3. Colin Munro, 4. Jeet Raval, 5. Mark Chapman, 6. Colin de Grandhomme, 7. Sean Solia, 8. Donovan Grobbelaar, 9. Lockie Ferguson, 10. Tarun Nethula, 11. Tymal Mills.


This T20 contest is scheduled to start at 4 PM Local | 8:30 AM IST on 22nd December, Thursday!!

Wishes to All Fantasy Players!!



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