CK vs WF Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Canterbury Kings vs Wellington Firebirds – 16 January 2021 (Christchurch). The top-2 teams of the tournament are up against each other in this crunch affair.
Canterbury Kings will take on Wellington Firebirds will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
Wellington Firebirds have won all five of their five games, whereas the Kings have won four of their five games. The Kings are bowling really well, whereas the batting of the Firebirds has been brilliant in the tournament. This game can be a fascinating one to watch out for.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 162 runs.
Total T20 Played: 25; Bat 1st Won: 13; Bat 2nd Won: 12
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 3:40 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.
Wellington Firebirds – Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Blundell, Michael Bracewell, Jimmy Neesham, Troy Johnson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Ben Sears.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
F Allen, D Conway, D Mitchell, J Neesham, and H Bennett.
CK vs WF Team Wicket-Keeper
Devon Conway (Price 10) will be our wicket-keeper. Conway has scored 143 runs this season, whereas his average has been 35.75. He was the highest run-scorer of last season too.
CK vs WF 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 has scored 120 runs this season at an average of 30.00. McClure is not in good form, but he has an average of 47.77 in List-A cricket.
Finn Allen (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Wellington Firebirds. Allen is in outstanding form and has scored 322 runs in the tournament at an average of 107.33, whereas his strike-rate has been 197.54.
CK vs WF 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 153 runs in three games this season, whereas he has scalped five wickets in bowling. Mitchell has scored at an average of 51.00 this season.
Jimmy Neesham (Price 10) and Rachin Ravindra (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Wellington Firebirds. Neesham has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, whereas he is an outstanding T20 batsman. Rachin has scalped four wickets, whereas he has scored 66 runs too with the bat. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
CK vs WF Team Bowlers
Hamish Bennett (Price 9) and Logan van Beek (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Wellington Firebirds. Bennett has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, Beek has scalped three. Bennett was the highest wicket-taker of the last season.
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 five games, whereas Henry has scalped seven in four games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Wellington Firebirds are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Finn Allen and Daryl Mitchell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Devon Conway and Jimmy Neesham
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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.