Firebirds in Invercargill for Wednesday’s One-Day match

The Wellington Firebirds play the Otago Volts at Queen’s Park in Invercargill on Wednesday in round four of the Ford Trophy.

The Wellington Firebirds team to play the Volts is:

James Franklin (Captain, Wellington Collegians)
Tom Blundell (Karori)
Harry Boam (Karori)
Josh Brodie (Eastern Suburbs)
Grant Elliott (Naenae Old Boys)
Tipene Friday (North City)
Mark Gillespie (North City)
Scott Kuggeleijn (Wellington Collegians)
Michael Papps (Wellington Collegians)
Jeetan Patel (Eastern Suburbs)
Jesse Ryder (Naenae Old Boys)
Luke Woodcock (Johnsonville)

In three changes to the squad that played the Auckland Aces on Sunday, Mark Gillespie and Jeetan Patel return from New Zealand XI duty in Queenstown, in place of Malaesaili Tugaga and Mark Houghton respectively, and Josh Brodie replaces an injured Steve Murdoch.

Including this match, there are five rounds remaining until the Ford Trophy Preliminary Finals series. The Firebirds have won from three so far. The points table is: Northern Knights 13; Canterbury Wizards 10; Auckland Aces 8; Wellington Firebirds 4; Central Stags 4; Otago Volts 0.

Match details:

What: Ford Trophy (One-Day) round four, Wellington Firebirds v Otago Volts
Where: Queen’s Park, Invercargill
When: Wednesday 6 March, from 11.00 am
Live scoring: Live scoring on this website

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