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 Knights (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 3
Wellington Firebirds 2 1
Knights 2 1
Canterbury Kings 1 2

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 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 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 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
2017-18 Seddon Park, Hamilton Knights
103 for 1 (8.5 overs)
won by 9 wickets
Scorecard
Central Stags
99 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.