27 Jul 2009

Black Sox make final of world champs

10:38 am on 27 July 2009

The 3-time defending champion New Zealand men's softball team have won through to the final of the World Championships in Saskatoon.

The Black Sox beat hosts Canada 8-5 in the semi-finals and they'll now go on to meet Australia for the championship.

New Zealand trailled Canada 4-2 until hitting 6 in the bottom of the 5th innings.

New Zealand lost 7-nil to Australia earlier in the play-offs.