All the major talking points from the week gone by in the Super Smash
The Major Associations set to contract 16 players each overall, one more than last season
- Central Districts drop Jesse Ryder from contracts list
- Bennett, Murdoch lead rout of Otago in innings triumph
- Otago lower-order heroics deny Wellington
- Legspinner Younghusband bags Wellington contract
Ben Stokes made his first significant impact during his stint with Canterbury as he struck a powerful 93 off 47 balls in the Super Smash against Otago
Tim Seifert's century set up a massive first-innings score of 456 before Ish Sodhi chipped away at Otago to return a match haul of nine wickets, including a five-for on the final day
Jesse Ryder's unbeaten 31 followed half-centuries from Will Young and Ross Taylor to help defeat Otago with less than six overs to spare in pursuit of 332
Playing with a fractured finger, Lockie Ferguson took 12 wickets, including a seven-for in the first innings
Stephen Murdoch waltzed to his 13th first-class ton while Hamish Bennett bagged a match haul of seven wickets match as Wellington prevailed by an innings and 43 runs
The two New Zealand internationals bagged 11 wickets between them to secure 17 points for Otago in their season opener
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Peter Younghusband, who has made cameos on the field as a substitute for New Zealand, gained the final Wellington contract as New Zealand's six major associations completed their signing of players for the upcoming season
The next stage in the career of troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder began in fine style with a century on debut for Otago.
Stats highlights from the Champions League Twenty20 2013
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Otago captain Brendon McCullum said for them the victory against Lions came down to the confidence gleaned from their 14-match winning run, which ended with this tie
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Heavy rain in Ahmedabad washed out both games on day three of the Champions League T20
Faisalabad Wolves are upbeat about their chances in the CLT20 after undergoing two weeks of "thorough" preparation in Pakistan
Canterbury failed by a single run to claim their first HRV Cup win of the season in a high-scoring game at Timaru.
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Brendon McCullum and Aaron Redmond will share the Otago captaincy this summer, after the long-term skipper Craig Cumming stepped down at the end of last season
New Zealand Cricket chief executive Justin Vaughan believes next year's Champions League Twenty20 will have a representative from New Zealand
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