AA vs CK Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Kings – 3 January 2021 (Auckland). The Aces are back at their home ground after losing three games on a trot.
Auckland Aces will take on Canterbury Kings will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
Auckland Aces have lost all of their three games in the tournament, and they are in desperate need of a win. The Kings have won the single game they have played in the tournament. Mark Chapman will return for the Aces, whereas Matt Henry misses out for the Kings.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 174 runs.
Total T20 Played: 23; Bat 1st Won: 8; Bat 2nd Won: 15
Match Details :
Time:- 7:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode; Stadium:- Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Probable XI for both sides:-
Auckland Aces – Sean Solia, Glenn Phillips, William O’Donnell, Mark Chapman, Robert O’Donnell, Ben Horne, Louis Delport, Will Somerville, Olly Pringle, Ben Lister, Danru Ferns.
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Jack Boyle, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie, Cam Fletcher, Matthew Hay, Todd Astle, Sean Davey, Will Williams, Ed Nuttal.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
G Phillips, C McConchie, S Solia, C Bowes, and Ed Nuttal.
Note:- The overall stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash 2020-21.
AA vs CK Team Wicket-Keeper
Glenn Phillips (Price 10) will be our wicket-keeper. Phillips has four T20 hundreds under his belt, whereas he has been contributing with the ball as well this season. He played a fine knock of 42 runs in the last game, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
AA vs CK Team Batsmen
Chad Bowes (Price 9.5) and Ken McClure (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Canterbury Kings. Bowes scored 358 runs last season at an average of 39.77, whereas his strike-rate was 169.99. He scored a brilliant half-century in the last game. McClure is also an opener and has an average of 47.77 in List-A cricket.
Mark Chapman (Price 9) and William O’Donnell (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Auckland Aces. William possesses a decent record in his List-A career, whereas he has scored 80 runs in three innings this season. Chapman has scored over 1000 T20 runs, whereas he is a handy bowler too.
AA vs CK Team All-Rounders
Sean Solia (Price 9.5) and Danru Ferns (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Auckland Aces. Solia is an opener and has scored 113 runs this season, whereas he is a fine left-arm seamer too. Ferns is a brilliant young player and has scalped five wickets in three games this season.
Cole McConchie (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Canterbury Kings. He scalped 12 wickets last season, whereas he has a strike-rate of 122.65 in batting. McConchie is the main all-rounder of the side.
AA vs CK Team Bowlers
Ed Nuttal (Price 8.5) and Will Williams (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Canterbury Kings. Nuttal scalped three wickets in the last game, whereas Williams scalped twelve last season. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
William Somerville (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Auckland Aces. Somerville has scalped 20 T20 wickets in 27 games prior to Super Smash, whereas he has scalped five wickets this season.
Match Prediction: Canterbury Kings are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Chad Bowes and Glenn Phillips
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Sean Solia and Cole McConchie
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.