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The 2018–19 Burger King Super Smash (named after the competition's sponsor Burger King) was the fourteenth season of the Super Smash Twenty20 cricket tournament in New Zealand. It took place from 22 December 2018 to 17 February 2019.[1][2] Northern Knights were the defending champions.[3]

2018–19 Burger King Super Smash
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Dates22 December 2018 – 17 February 2019
Administrator(s)New Zealand Cricket
Cricket formatTwenty20 cricket
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and knockout
Host(s)New Zealand
ChampionsCentral Stags (3rd title)
Participants6
Matches played32
Most runsDevon Conway (363)
Most wicketsKyle Jamieson (22)
Official websiteSuper Smash

On 1 January 2019, in the match between Auckland Aces and Canterbury Kings, Canterbury's Kyle Jamieson took the best figures by a bowler in a T20 match in New Zealand, and the third-best figures ever, when he took six wickets for seven runs from his four overs.[4][5]

On 25 January 2019, Northern Knights were the first team to reach the final of the tournament, after they beat Central Stags by 131 runs, securing a home final in the process.[6] On 2 February 2019, the Auckland Aces beat the Northern Knights by six wickets to confirm their spot in the playoffs.[7] The Central Stags became the third and final team to reach the playoffs.[8] In the Preliminary Final, Central Stags beat Auckland Aces by 44 runs to progress to the final.[9]

In the final, Central Stags beat the defending champions, Northern Knights, by 67 runs to win their third title.[10][11]

Round-robinEdit

Points tableEdit

Team[12] Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
Northern Knights 10 7 3 0 0 28 +1.036
Auckland Aces 10 6 2 0 2 28 +0.571
Central Stags 10 5 4 0 1 22 –0.638
Otago Volts 10 3 5 0 2 16 –0.637
Wellington Firebirds 10 3 6 0 1 14 +0.019
Canterbury Kings 10 3 7 0 0 12 –0.412

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FixturesEdit

22 December 2018
Scorecard
Northern Knights
215/6 (20 overs)
v
Wellington Firebirds
170 (18.1 overs)
Dean Brownlie 99 (46)
Jeetan Patel 2/39 (4 overs)
Devon Conway 45 (23)
Anton Devcich 4/27 (4 overs)
Northern Districts won by 45 runs
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Wayne Knights
  • Wellington won the toss and elected to field.

23 December 2018
Scorecard
Canterbury Kings
184/5 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
188/5 (19.3 overs)
Stephen Murdoch 54 (33)
Christi Viljoen 2/13 (2 overs)
Hamish Rutherford 54 (29)
Kyle Jamieson 2/40 (4 overs)
Otago won by 5 wickets
University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Shaun Haig and Derek Walker

24 December 2018
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: Chris Brown and Tony Gillies
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to rain.

27 December 2018
Scorecard
Northern Knights
156/8 (20 overs)
v
Central Stags
157/5 (19.2 overs)
Tim Seifert 55 (42)
Blair Tickner 3/32 (4 overs)
Tom Bruce 88* (52)
Scott Kuggeleijn 2/24 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 5 wickets
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Chris Brown
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to field.
  • Felix Murray (Central Districts) made his T20 debut.

28 December 2018
Scorecard
Otago Volts
167/7 (20 overs)
v
Wellington Firebirds
166/9 (20 overs)
Anaru Kitchen 52 (34)
James Neesham 4/24 (4 overs)
Michael Bracewell 60 (29)
Christi Viljoen 4/23 (4 overs)
Otago won by 1 run
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: John Bromley and Ashley Mehrotra
  • Otago won the toss and elected to bat.

29 December 2018
Scorecard
Central Stags
107 (17.1 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
111/5 (16.4 overs)
Will Young 26 (22)
William Somerville 3/28 (4 overs)
Martin Guptill 71* (51)
Ben Wheeler 2/12 (4 overs)
Auckland won by 5 wickets
Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Umpires: Chris Brown and Shaun Haig
  • Auckland won the toss and elected to field.

30 December 2018
Scorecard
Otago Volts
99/7 (20 overs)
v
Northern Knights
101/5 (17.4 overs)
Anaru Kitchen 31 (41)
Scott Kuggeleijn 2/11 (4 overs)
Dean Brownlie 34* (32)
Jacob Duffy 3/18 (4 overs)
Northern Districts won by 5 wickets
Molyneux Park, Alexandra
Umpires: Eugene Sanders and Derek Walker
  • Otago won the toss and elected to bat.

31 December 2018
Scorecard
Central Stags
136/9 (20 overs)
v
Wellington Firebirds
140/2 (15.4 overs)
Josh Clarkson 31 (19)
Hamish Bennett 3/22 (4 overs)
Michael Bracewell 74 (42)
Seth Rance 1/22 (3 overs)
Wellington won by 8 wickets
Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Umpires: Chris Brown and Shaun Haig

1 January 2019
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
110 (19 overs)
v
Canterbury Kings
111/5 (17.4 overs)
William Somerville 27 (18)
Kyle Jamieson 6/7 (4 overs)
Cole McConchie 47* (42)
Mitchell McClenaghan 3/26 (4 overs)
Canterbury won by 5 wickets
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Wayne Knights
  • Canterbury won the toss and elected to field.

6 January 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
155/9 (20 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
153/9 (20 overs)
Daryl Mitchell 78 (51)
Mitchell McClenaghan 3/23 (3 overs)
Craig Cachopa 39 (17)
Scott Kuggeleijn 4/18 (4 overs)
Northern Districts won by 2 runs
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Billy Bowden and John Bromley
  • Northern Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

6 January 2019
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned
University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Damian Morrow and Ashley Mehrotra
  • No toss.
  • No play was possible due to rain.

6 January 2019
Scorecard
Wellington Firebirds
200/5 (20 overs)
v
Canterbury Kings
135 (18.2 overs)
Michael Bracewell 69 (34)
Jeremy Benton 1/26 (3 overs)
Cole McConchie 83 (52)
Ben Sears 4/16 (4 overs)
Wellington won by 65 runs
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Wayne Knights and Tony Gillies
  • Canterbury won the toss and elected to field.

9 January 2019
Scorecard
Canterbury Kings
193/5 (20 overs)
v
Northern Knights
197/8 (19.4 overs)
Chad Bowes 67 (46)
Chris Jordan 2/36 (4 overs)
Brett Hampton 55 (41)
Andrew Ellis 3/35 (4 overs)
Northern Districts won by 2 wickets
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Derek Walker and Garth Stirrat
  • Northern Districts won the toss and elected to field.

10 January 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
208/7 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
154/8 (20 overs)
Dean Foxcroft 56 (41)
Nathan Smith 3/30 (4 overs)
Brad Wilson 32* (21)
Ben Wheeler 4/26 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 54 runs
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Tony Gillies
  • Otago won the toss and elected to field.

12 January 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
157/7 (20 overs)
v
Wellington Firebirds
145/6 (20 overs)
Daryl Mitchell 49 (41)
Ollie Newton 3/26 (4 overs)
Adam Hose 52 (44)
Kyle Abbott 2/19 (4 overs)
Daryl Mitchell 2/19 (4 overs)
Northern Districts won by 12 runs
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Billy Bowden and John Bromley
  • Northern Districts won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Troy Johnson (Wellington) made his T20 debut.

13 January 2019
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
117/1 (11 overs)
v
Martin Guptill 62* (37)
Jacob Duffy 1/11 (2 overs)
  • Rain durting Auckland's innings prevented any further play.

13 January 2019
Scorecard
Canterbury Kings
112/8 (20 overs)
v
Central Stags
113/4 (16.5 overs)
Todd Astle 25 (27)
Blair Tickner 3/15 (4 overs)
Tom Bruce 45* (31)
Kyle Jamieson 2/20 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 6 wickets
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Chris Brown and Derek Walker
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to field.

16 January 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
154/5 (16 overs)
v
Canterbury Kings
146/6 (16 overs)
Nick Kelly 56 (35)
Matt Henry 2/29 (4 overs)
Henry Nicholls 40 (25)
Corey Anderson 2/31 (3 overs)
Northern Districts won by 6 runs (D/L method)
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Wayne Knights and Ashley Mehrotra
  • Canterbury won the toss and elected to field.
  • Canterbury were set a revised target of 153 runs from 16 overs due to rain.

18 January 2019
Scorecard
Wellington Firebirds
122 (18.2 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
123/4 (17.4 overs)
Adam Hose 38 (35)
Colin Munro 4/15 (4 overs)
Mark Chapman 47* (41)
Ollie Newton 2/20 (4 overs)
Auckland won by 6 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: John Bromley and Tony Gillies
  • Wellington won the toss and elected to bat.

19 January 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
225/3 (20 overs)
v
Canterbury Kings
207/4 (20 overs)
Will Young 89* (50)
Matt Henry 2/37 (4 overs)
Tom Latham 110 (60)
Ajaz Patel 5/53 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 18 runs
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Shaun Haig and Ashley Mehrotra
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

20 January 2019
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
184/5 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
180/8 (20 overs)
Craig Cachopa 73 (38)
Christi Viljoen 2/36 (4 overs)
Hamish Rutherford 37 (31)
Matt Quinn 2/33 (4 overs)
Mitchell McClenaghan 2/33 (4 overs)
Auckland won by 4 runs
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: Chris Brown and Wayne Knights
  • Otago won the toss and elected to field.
  • Josh Tasman-Jones (Otago) made his T20 debut.

25 January 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
230/5 (20 overs)
v
Central Stags
99 (14.1 overs)
Brett Hampton 64 (31)
Blair Tickner 2/37 (4 overs)
Josh Clarkson 23 (19)
Tarun Nethula 6/23 (3.1 overs)
Northern Districts won by 131 runs
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Shaun Haig
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to field.

26 January 2019
Scorecard
Canterbury Kings
122/8 (20 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
126/1 (17.1 overs)
Cam Fletcher 43 (43)
Matt Quinn 4/20 (4 overs)
Glenn Phillips 56 (46)
Kyle Jamieson 1/24 (4 overs)
Auckland won by 9 wickets
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Damian Morrow and Ashley Mehrotra
  • Canterbury won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Tom MacRury (Canterbury) made his T20 debut.

27 January 2019
Scorecard
Wellington Firebirds
221/3 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
210/8 (20 overs)
Devon Conway 105* (60)
Nathan Smith 1/43 (4 overs)
Neil Broom 65 (34)
Rachin Ravindra 3/32 (4 overs)
Wellington won by 11 runs
University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Derek Walker and John Bromley
  • Wellington won the toss and elected to bat.

1 February 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
161/7 (20 overs)
v
Wellington Firebirds
150 (19.4 oers)
Dean Foxcroft 51 (42)
Logan van Beek 2/19 (4 overs)
Luke Woodcock 63 (49)
Blair Tickner 3/25 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 11 runs
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Shaun Haig and Eugene Sanders
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

2 February 2019
Scorecard
Canterbury Kings
172/4 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
142 (19.2 overs)
Stephen Murdoch 64 (38)
Michael Rippon 1/20 (4 overs)
Ben Cox 49 (40)
Kyle Jamieson 4/23 (3.2 overs)
Canterbury won by 30 runs
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Derek Walker and Garth Stirrat
  • Otago won the toss and elected to field.

2 February 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
196/8 (20 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
197/4 (19.2 overs)
Nick Kelly 37 (23)
Colin Munro 2/28 (2 overs)
Craig Cachopa 60 (39)
Neil Wagner 1/20 (3 overs)
Auckland won by 6 wickets
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: Billy Bowden and John Dempsey
  • Auckland won the toss and elected to field.

9 February 2019
Scorecard
Wellington Firebirds
132/8 (20 overs)
v
Canterbury Kings
137/3 (17 overs)
Malcolm Nofal 28 (29)
Kyle Jamieson 3/22 (4 overs)
Chad Bowes 72 (43)
Luke Woodcock 1/12 (2 overs)
Canterbury won by 7 wickets
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Derek Walker and John Bromley
  • Wellington won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Lauchie Johns (Wellington) made his T20 debut.

9 February 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
174/9 (20 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
176/2 (17.1 overs)
George Worker 52 (43)
Ronnie Hira 3/22 (3 overs)
Mark Chapman 75* (41)
Adam Milne 2/35 (4 overs)
Auckland won by 8 wickets
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: John Dempsey and Ashley Mehrotra
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

9 February 2019
Scorecard
Northern Knights
150/9 (20 overs)
v
Otago Volts
151/5 (18.5 overs)
Corey Anderson 42 (29)
Christi Viljoen 3/39 (4 overs)
Hamish Rutherford 49 (34)
Brett Hampton 2/31 (3.5 overs)
Otago won by 5 wickets
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Umpires: Billy Bowden and Tim Parlane
  • Northern Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

FinalsEdit

Preliminary Final
15 February 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
219/4 (20 overs)
v
Auckland Aces
175/5 (20 overs)
Will Young 83 (54)
Mitchell McClenaghan 2/33 (4 overs)
Daniel Bell-Drummond 64 (43)
Seth Rance 2/31 (4 overs)
Central Districts won by 44 runs
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Umpires: Chris Brown and Billy Bowden
  • Auckland won the toss and elected to field.

Final
17 February 2019
Scorecard
Central Stags
147/8 (20 overs)
v
Northern Knights
80 (14.4 overs)
Dean Foxcroft 63 (50)
Mitchell Santner 2/23 (3 overs)
Tim Seifert 18 (16)
Adam Milne 3/12 (2.4 overs)
Central Districts won by 67 runs
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Chris Brown and Wayne Knights
  • Central Districts won the toss and elected to bat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018–19 Super Smash Fixtures and Results". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Twenty20 Super Smash to feature men's, women's double headers for first time". Stuff. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Northern Knights romp to Super Smash Twenty20 cricket final win". Stuff. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Kyle 'I'm-not-a-stats-man' Jamieson sets NZ T20 bowling record by taking 6 wickets for 7". Stuff. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Canterbury quick Jamieson takes third-best return in T20s". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Knights earn home final after cutting down Central Stags in T20 Super Smash". Stuff. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Colin Munro finds form at perfect time for Auckland Aces". Stuff. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Aces, Stags join knights in playoffs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Central Stags dispatch Auckland Aces to make Super Smash T20 final". Stuff. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Central Stags upset Northern Knights to win Super Smash T20 title". Stuff. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  11. ^ "Central Districts' bowling firepower lifts them to title win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  12. ^ "New Zealand Domestic Twenty20 Table - 2018-19". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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