High flying Vettori stars in Knights victory
Fresh from playing in the KFC Big Bash on Wednesday Daniel Vettori helped the Northern Knights beat the Wellington Aces by 6 wickets at the Bay Oval in Mt Maunganui.
The Knights also welcomed Sri Lankan Tilekaratne Dilshan who made his debut
The Firebirds won the toss and elected but they struggled against Vettori and (2-19) and Tim Southee (2-17) as the visitors could only reach 119 from their 20 overs.
With such a low total to chase the Knights took their time to wrap up the victory taking 16 overs to complete the run chase.
Peter McGlashan top scored with 43 for the Knights supported by Vettori who made an impressive 39.