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Hearts win to continue unbeaten run

Auckland Hearts vs. Canterbury Magicians

The Auckland Hearts played host to the Canterbury Magicians in great conditions at Devonport Domain.

The Hearts won the toss and had first crack with the blade, Lauren Down scoring a fluent 23 to get the Hearts off to a good start.

Maddy Green continued her brilliant form with the bat top scoring with a run a ball 53 to put her side in control.

Some excellent fielding from the Magicians with five run outs, helped change the course of the match, with the Hearts ending their innings 111 all out.

It was game on heading into the second innings.

Holly Huddleston got the Hearts off to a perfect start taking a wicket with the 2nd ball of her spell to put the Hearts on top.

Arlene Kelly and Anna Peterson both picked up a wicket to keep the run rate down.

Katie Perkins changed the game with a brilliant run out just when Canterbury were looking like building a match defining partnership.

Some brilliant bowling from Peterson who took 3 wickets in the 19th over sealed the win for the Hearts to continue their unbeaten start to the season.

For a full scorecard from today’s t20 fixture, click here.

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