State Championship: Final Day

Four teams go into the final day of the State Championship regular season with hopes of qualifying for the five-day final match, which commences Thursday 22 March.

Only three teams – State Northern Knights, State Wellington Firebirds and State Canterbury Wizards – can host the final, while State Auckland Aces can still finish in second place and qualify as the away team.

This is how the teams are placed in the table going into the final day:

 

Team

P

W

WLF

L

LWF

DWF

DLF

ND

Pts

NetRpW

1

Northern Knights

7

2

2

2

0

1

0

0

30

1.247

2

Wellington Firebirds

7 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 26 9.024

3

Canterbury Wizards

7

3

0

1

0

1

2

0

26

2.841

4

Auckland Aces

7

2

0

2

1

1

1

0

20

0.190

5

Central Stags

7

1

0

3

1

0

2

0

10

-10.854

6

Otago Volts

7

0

0

1

1

3

2

0

8

-1.382


Wellington hold second place by virtue of their superior net runs-per-wicket (NRpW) compared to Canterbury. The Firebirds’ 9.024 compares favourably to the Wizards’ 2.841.

Wins in the competition is the first factor to divide teams on level points. However, both teams have had three victories in the competition to date.

New Zealand Cricket will confirm the teams and venue for the final on conclusion of the day’s play.


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