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Raval steers Auckland to second T20 win

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 11/12/2016

Jeet Raval showed his skills aren't limited to first class cricket as Auckland posted a six-wicket win over Canterbury in the domestic Twenty20 championship.

Test opener Raval struck six fours in reaching 44 off 35 balls as the visitors reached 134-4 with an over to spare in response to Canterbury's 133.

Wicketkeeper-opener Glenn Phillips scored 50 for Auckland while allrounder Mark Chapman was their standout with the ball, claiming 3-22 off four overs.

Black Caps Henry Nicholls (39 not out) and Tom Latham (22) produced solid knocks for Canterbury.

Defending champions Auckland have won their first two games while Canterbury have lost both.

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