Burger King Super Smash

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Burger King Super Smash
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Countries New Zealand New Zealand
Administrator New Zealand Cricket
Format Twenty20
First tournament 2005-06
Last tournament 2016-17
Tournament format Double round-robin, 2 preliminary finals and final
Number of teams 6
Current champion Wellington Firebirds (2nd title)
Most successful Auckland Aces (4 titles)
TV Sky Sport
Website Burger King Super Smash
2017–18 Burger King Super Smash

The Burger King Super Smash is a domestic Twenty20 cricket competition in New Zealand,[1] The tournament consists of a double round-robin, with the top three teams qualifying for the play-offs.

The competition has been held every year since 2005, and has had a number of sponsors, each one exercising its own naming rights, the competition has been known as:

  • New Zealand Twenty20 Competition - 2005-06
  • State Twenty20 - from 2006-07 to 2008-09
  • HRV Cup/Twenty20 - from 2009-10 to 2013-14
  • Georgie Pie Super Smash - from 2014-15 to 2015-16
  • McDonald's Super Smash - 2016-17
  • Burger King Super Smash - from 2017-18 to present

From 2008-09 to 2013-14 the winner of the competition gained entry to the Champions League Twenty20 tournament later in the same year.

Teams[edit]

Team Wins 2nds
Auckland Aces 4 3
Otago Volts 2 3
Central Stags 2 2
Wellington Firebirds 2 1
Canterbury Kings 1 2
Knights 1 1

Tournament results[edit]

Tournament Final venue Final Format Matches
Winner Result Runner-up
2005-06
Fixtures
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland Canterbury Wizards
180 for 4 (17.2 overs)
won by 6 wickets
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
179 for 7 (20 overs)
Two groups; Single round-robin for each group; Final between top team of each group 7
2006-07
Fixtures
Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland Auckland Aces
211 for 5 (20 overs)
won by 60 runs
Scorecard
Otago Volts
151 all out (20 overs)
Single round-robin; Final between top two teams 16
2007-08
Fixtures
Pukekura Park, New Plymouth Central Districts Stags
150 for 5 (16.3 overs)
won by 5 wickets
Scorecard
Northern Knights
148 for 8 (20 overs)
2008-09
Fixtures
University Oval, Dunedin Otago Volts won by topping group stage (final washed out)
Scorecard
Canterbury Wizards Group stage with eight matches per team; Final between top two teams 25
2009-10 Pukekura Park, New Plymouth Central Districts Stags
206 for 6 (20 overs)
won by 78 runs
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
128 all out (16.1 overs)
Double round-robin; Final between top two teams 31
2010-11 Colin Maiden Park, Auckland Auckland Aces
158 for 8 (20 overs)
won by 4 runs
Scorecard
Central Districts Stags
154 for 9 (20 overs)
2011-12 Colin Maiden Park, Auckland Auckland Aces
196 for 5 (20 overs)
won by 44 runs
Scorecard
Canterbury Wizards
152 all out (18.3 overs)
2012-13 University Oval, Dunedin Otago Volts
145 for 6 (18.3 overs)
won by 4 wickets
Scorecard
Wellington Firebirds
143 for 9 (20 overs)
Double round-robin, preliminary final and final 32
2013-14
Fixtures
Seddon Park, Hamilton Northern Knights
144 for 5 (19.0 overs)
won by 5 wickets
Scorecard
Otago Volts
143 for 5 (20 overs)
2014-15
Fixtures
Seddon Park, Hamilton Wellington Firebirds
186 for 6 (20 overs)
won by 6 runs
Scorecard
Auckland Aces
180 for 9 (20 overs)
Double round-robin, 2 preliminary finals and final 33
2015-16 Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth Auckland Aces
166 for 6 (20 overs)
won by 20 runs
Scorecard
Otago Volts
146 for 9 (20 overs)
2016-17 Pukekura Park, New Plymouth Wellington Firebirds
172 for 7 (20 overs)
won by 14 runs
Scorecard
Central Stags
158 for 8 (20 overs)
Double round-robin, elimination final and final 32
Notes
  • From the 2008-09 season until the 2013-14 season, the winning team would qualify for the Champions League Twenty20.
  • From the 2010-11 season onwards, each team is allowed up to two international imports.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "T20 festival on the menu with Georgie Pie Super Smash". New Zealand Cricket. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014.