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Final, Dunedin, Nov 30 2018, The Ford Trophy
234/8
(48.4/50 ov)235/7
Wellington won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
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Bennett, Nofal shine as Wellington clinch Ford Trophy title

Wellington overcame a middle-order collapse, and a threat from Otago seamers, to scramble to a three-wicket win with eight balls to spare in the final

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Scorecard summary
Otago234/8(50 overs)
Wellington235/7(48.4 overs)
48.4
4
Viljoen to Newton, FOUR runs
48.3
1
Viljoen to Johns, 1 run
48.2
1
Viljoen to Newton, 1 run
48.2
1nb
Viljoen to Newton, (no ball)
48.1
Viljoen to Newton, no run
end of over 489 runs
WELL: 228/7CRR: 4.75 • RRR: 3.50 • Need 7 from 12b
Ollie Newton2 (4)
Lauchie Johns23 (19)
Nathan Smith10-0-46-0
Jacob Duffy10-0-50-3
47.6
1lb
Smith to Newton, 1 leg bye
47.5
1
Smith to Johns, 1 run
47.4
2
Smith to Johns, 2 runs
47.3
Smith to Johns, no run
47.2
4
Smith to Johns, FOUR runs
47.1
1
Smith to Newton, 1 run
end of over 478 runs • 1 wicket
WELL: 219/7CRR: 4.65 • RRR: 5.33 • Need 16 from 18b
Lauchie Johns16 (15)
Ollie Newton1 (2)
Jacob Duffy10-0-50-3
Nathan Smith9-0-38-0
46.6
4
Duffy to Johns, FOUR runs
46.5
1lb
Duffy to Newton, 1 leg bye
46.4
1
Duffy to Johns, 1 run
46.3
1
Duffy to Newton, 1 run
46.2
W
Duffy to Nofal, OUT
Malcolm Nofal c Rippon b Duffy 73 (128m 96b 6x4 0x6) SR: 76.04
46.1
1
Duffy to Johns, 1 run
end of over 466 runs
WELL: 211/6CRR: 4.58 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 24 from 24b
Lauchie Johns10 (12)
Malcolm Nofal73 (95)
Nathan Smith9-0-38-0
Jacob Duffy9-0-43-2
45.6
1
Smith to Johns, 1 run
45.5
1
Smith to Nofal, 1 run
45.4
1
Smith to Johns, 1 run
Match details
University Oval, Dunedin
TossOtago, elected to bat first
SeriesThe Ford Trophy
Season2018/19
Series resultWellington won the 2018/19 The Ford Trophy
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Match days01 December 2018 - day match (50-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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Chris Brown
TV Umpire
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Ashley Mehrotra
Match Referee
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Ross Dykes