Strong pre-sales and a large walk-up on game day led to the 10,200 capacity stadium selling out at 5.30pm.
With high interest in the current series between the BLACKCAPS and South Africa, NZC is urging fans to pre-purchase for the remaining matches.
The National Bank Twenty20 Series v South Africa
17/02/2012 - First T20, Westpac Stadium, Wellington - 7.00pm
19/02/2012 - Second T20, Seddon Park, Hamilton - 7.00pm
22/02/2012 - Third T20, Eden Park, Auckland - 7.00pm
25/02/2012 - First ODI, Westpac Stadium, Wellington - 2.00pm
29/02/2012 - Second ODI, McLean Park, Napier - 2.00pm
3/03/2012 - Third ODI, Eden Park, Auckland - 2.00pm
7/03/2012 - First Test, University Oval, Dunedin
15/03/2012 - Second Test, Seddon Park, Hamilton - 10.30am
23/03/2012- Third Test, Hawkins Basin Reserve, Wellington - 10.30am