CS vs WF Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds – 27 December 2020 (Napier). The defending champions would like to get their second win on the trot.
Central Stags 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.
The Firebirds won the competition last year, whereas they registered a brilliant victory in the opening game as well this season. Jimmy Neesham and Devon Conway will return in this game for the Wellington Firebirds. Central Stags could not perform well last season, but they also have some star players in their ranks. This game can be a very close contest.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 174 runs.
Total T20 Played: 13; Bat 1st Won: 8; Bat 2nd Won: 5
Match Details :
Time:- 6:10 AM IST, Live on Fancode, Stadium:- McLean Park, Napier
Probable XI for both sides:-
Central Stags – George Worker, Christian Leopard, Dane Cleaver, Tom Bruce, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Joey Field, Doug Bracewell, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Bayley Wiggins.
Wellington Firebirds – Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Troy Johnson, Michael Bracewell, Jimmy Neesham, Jamie Gibson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Michael Snedden.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
G Worker, T Bruce, D Conway, J Neesham, and H Bennett.
CS vs WF Team Wicket-Keeper
Dane Cleaver (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper. Cleaver is the only keeper in the category who is going to play this game. He has an average of 30.41 in List-A cricket.
CS vs WF Team Batsmen
Devon Conway (Price 10) and Troy Johnson (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Wellington Firebirds. Conway has scored 2395 runs at an average of 40.59, whereas he was the highest scorer of last season. Johnson has an average of 52.75 in List-A cricket, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century in the previous game.
Tom Bruce (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Central Stags. Bruce has scored 1736 T20 runs at an average of 27.12, whereas his strike-rate has been 143.82. He is a genuine match-winner and the captain of the side.
CS vs WF Team All-Rounders
George Worker (Price 10) and Kieran Noema Barnett (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Central Stags. Worker has scored 2695 T20 runs at an average of 26.16, whereas he has scalped 41 wickets in his bowling. Barnett is a talented all-rounder with 1658 T20 runs and 50 wickets under his belt. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
Jimmy Neesham (Price 10) and Finn Allen (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Wellington Firebirds. Neesham has scored 1838 T20 runs, whereas he has scalped 118 wickets in his bowling. Allen is a youngster and scored a brilliant half-century as an opener last time around. Jimmy Neesham is a world-class player.
CS vs WF Team Bowlers
Hamish Bennett (Price 9) and Michael Sneddon (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Wellington Firebirds. Bennett has scalped 52 T20 wickets in 62 games, whereas Sneddon is a talented bowler. Hamish was the highest wicket-taker of the last season.
Blair Tickner (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Central Stags. Tickner has scalped 67 T20 wickets in 45 games, whereas he has represented the International side too.
Match Prediction: Wellington Firebirds are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
George Worker and Devon Conway
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jimmy Neesham and Tom Bruce
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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.