Stags stunned by Parlane and Merchant blitz
The Wellington Firebirds dazzled before bad light stop play to claim a 19 run victory over the Central Stags at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Neil Parlane (67) and Cameron Merchant (44) played a large part in the victory with a stunning opening partnership of 115 to help the Wizards score an imposing 205/3.
The Stags started their run chase poorly losing two early wickets but Peter Ingram's 55 kept them on course as he enjoyed a 85 run partnership with Mathew Sinclair.
With the clouds starting to converged on the Basin Reserve the umpires called play off with the light deteriorating handing the Firebirds a 19 run Duckworth Lewis victory.