6 Jan 2013

Firebirds and Volts pick up Twenty20 wins

5:35 pm on 6 January 2013

The Wellington Firebirds have won their latest HRV Twenty-20 cricket match, beating the Canterbury Wizards by 57 runs in Christchurch.

Batting first, Wellington made 190 for the loss of just two wickets.

In reply Canterbury were dismissed for 133 in 19 overs.

Elsewhere, the Otago Voltsbeat the Central Stags by 93 runs in Dunedin, to stay at the top of the table.

Otago made 194 for 4 in their 20 overs, then dismissed the Central Stags for 101 in the 17th over.