Georgie Pie Super Smash is a domestic T20 cricket series of New Zealand. The young league is a just a year old and had its debut in 2014. It’s all set to start its second season in 2015 from 5th Novemer, 2015 and the final match is dated for December 13th. This upcoming season will start with the match between Central Stags & Otago Volts. The tournament follows a double round-robin format. Each of the teams would be playing ten group matches in the tournament from 5th November to 6th December. In some cases, two Super Smash T20 2015 matches have been scheduled on the same date. The top 4 teams scoring the highest points in league stage will be competing in the semi finals. The winners of semi-finals will clash horns with each other in the final match. The 2 semi finals of Super Smash T20 2015 are dated for 11th December & 12th December.
Super Smash T20 Teams
The Georgie Pie Super Smash T20 2015 would be participated by 6 teams as was the case last year. The Super Smash T20 2015 teams are the defending champs Wellington Firebirds, Auckland Aces, Northern Knights, Canterbury Kings, Otago Volts & Central Districts Stags. Last year, Wellington Firebirds won the championship by 6 runs defeating Auckland Aces.
Super Smash T20 Team captains:
Northern Knights- Daniel Flynn
Wellington Firebirds- Stephen Murdoch
Auckland Aces- Rob Nicol
Canterbury Kings- Peter Fulton
Central Districts Stags- Kruger Van Wyk
Otago Volts- Aaron Redmond
Last time, the top 3 teams that climbed to semi-finals were Northern Knights, Auckland Aces and Wellington Firebirds.
Super Smash T20 2015 Venues
The Super Smash T20 2015 venues are spread all across the country. These include Pukekura Park (New Plymouth), Seddon Park (Hamilton), Yarrow Stadium (New Plymouth), Hagley Oval (Christchurch), Cobham Oval (Whangarei), University Oval (Dunedin), McLean Park (Napier), Bay Oval (Mt Maunganui), Basin Reserve (Wellington), Saxton Oval (Nelson) and Eden Park Outer Oval (Auckland). The inaugural match of 2015 Super Smash T20 is scheduled to be hosted at Pukekura Park while the final match would be housed at Yarrow Stadium.
The Georgie Pie Super Smash T20 took the country by storm last year and is expected to come up with a similar rush this year as well. Are you interested to catch the matches live and looking for the Super Smash T20 2015 tickets? Well, you can book your ticket online as there are several sites over the internet that are offering tickets for the league. Besides, some of the sites are also hosting draws which will reward you with entry passes to the matches. Some online portals are even offering tickets on right answers to quizzes related to Super Smash tournament and its teams. You can refer to the Facebook page of the league for further information.
Wellington Firebirds are surely the top favorite this time being the defending champions. However, the other favorites are Auckland Aces, Northern Knights and also Canterbury Kings which have the highest wicket-taker from last year.