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All round Melie Kerr earned Blaze an emphatic 44-run victory over Magicians


WHITE FERNS and Wellington Blaze 21-year-old Melie Kerr blasted her career-best T20 score of 71 off just 55 balls, then followed it up with a stunning 4-12, including a maiden over, off her four overs in an emphatic 44-run Blaze victory over defending champions the Canterbury Magicians.

Magicians captain Frankie Mackay top-scored in the reply on her home turf and, with 3-23, had earlier become the first woman to take 100 T20 wickets for her team.

But it was all a bittersweet consolation for the passionate veteran as the Magicians’ tough start to the summer in both formats continued.

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Women’s Twenty20 Match • 26 November 2021 Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Wellington Blaze 145/6 in 20 overs

Canterbury Magicians 101 in

Result: Wellington Blaze won by 44 runs

Canterbury Magicians

  • FL Mackay*, NB Cox, AE Satterthwaite, AG Gerken, LM Tahuhu, JL Savage, LEV Hughes†, MJ Banks, JA Simmons, SR Asmussen, KM Sims, EK Kench (12ᵗʰ)

Wellington Blaze

  • RM Burns, GE Plimmer, AC Kerr, ML Green*, LM Kasperek, TMM Newton, JT McFadyen†, CR King, XAR Jetly, NE Codyre, MP Singh, DM Doughty (12ᵗʰ)

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