CK vs NK Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Canterbury Kings vs Northern Knights – 15 January 2021 (Christchurch). The Kings would like to continue their good bowling form against the weak batting of the Knights.
Canterbury Kings will take on Northern Knights will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
Northern Knights have lost four of their five games, whereas the Kings have won three of their four games. The Kings are bowling really well, whereas the batting of the Knights is struggling. This game is going to be very important for the Knights.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 163 runs.
Total T20 Played: 24; Bat 1st Won: 12; Bat 2nd Won: 12
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 7:50 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Jack Boyle, Daryl Mitchell, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie, Cam Fletcher, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Will Williams, Ed Nuttal.
Northern Knights – Tim Seifert, Jeet Raval, Katene Clarke, Joe Carter, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Matthew Fisher, Zak Gibson, Joe Walker.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
T Seifert, D Mitchell, E Nuttal, M Henry, and C Bowes.
CK vs NK Team Wicket-Keeper
Tim Seifert (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper. Seifert has scored 206 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 41.20. He is a world-class batsman.
CK vs NK Team Batsmen
Chad Bowes (Price 9.5) and Jack Boyle (Price 9) 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 has scored 120 runs this season at an average of 40. Boyle scored 231 runs last season at an average of 25.66. Both of them bat in the top-order.
Jeet Raval (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Northern Knights. Raval has scored 676 T20 runs at a strike-rate of 126.82 prior to the Super Smash, whereas he bats in the top-order.
CK vs NK Team All-Rounders
Daryl Mitchell (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from the Canterbury Kings. Mitchell scored 219 runs last season at an average of 31.28, whereas he is a wicket-taker in his bowling. He has scored 84 runs in two games this season, whereas he has scalped three wickets in bowling.
Anton Devcich (Price 9.5) and Scott Kuggeleijn (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Northern Knights. Devcich has scored 168 runs in the tournament at an average of 42.00, whereas Scott has scalped six wickets in bowling. Anton also has a century to his name.
CK vs NK Team Bowlers
Zak Gibson (Price 8.5) and Joe Walker (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Northern Knights. Gibson has scalped four wickets in the tournament, whereas Walker has scalped five. Both of them are the main wicket-takers of this side.
Ed Nuttal (Price 8.5) and Matt Henry (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Canterbury Kings. Nuttal has scalped six wickets in four games, whereas Henry has scalped six in three games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Canterbury Kings are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Tim Seifert and Daryl Mitchell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chad Bowes and Matt Henry
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