CTB vs ND Fantasy Prediction: Canterbury vs Northern Districts – 6 March 2021 (Christchurch). Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, and Brett Hampton are the best fantasy picks of this game.
Canterbury Kings will take on Northern Districts in the Final match of the Ford Trophy. The Kings would like to claim the trophy after losing in the final of Super Smash League.
Canterbury Kings won seven of their games in the league-stages, whereas the Northern Districts won six of them. Tom Latham & Henry Nicholls have been brilliant in the batting department for the Kings, whereas their bowling is playing as a unit. Northern Districts defeated the Wellington Firebirds in the Eliminator Final, and they also have some brilliant players in their ranks. This Final game is going to a close one.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this ground in Ford Trophy this season is 244 runs.
Total Games Played: 3; Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 2
Match Details :
Time:- 6:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Canterbury – Henry Nicholls, Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Cole McConchie, Todd Astle, Sean Davey, Matt Henry, Will Williams, Ed Nuttal.
Northern Districts – Jeet Raval, Katene Clarke, Joe Carter, Henry Cooper, Brett Hampton, Colin de Grandhomme, BJ Watling, Scott Kuggeleijn, Anurag Verma, Joe Walker, Matthew Fisher
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Brett Hampton, Will Williams, and Matt Henry.
CTB vs ND Team Wicket-Keeper
Tom Latham (Price 9.5) will be our wicket-keeper. Latham has scored 263 runs in the tournament at an average of 65.75, whereas he has a strike-rate of 112.39. He is in brilliant form.
CTB vs ND Team Batsmen
Jeet Raval (Price 9), Henry Cooper (Price 8.5), and Joe Carter (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Northern Districts. Raval has scored 404 runs in the tournament at an average of 36.72, whereas Carter has scored 219 at an average of 43.80. Cooper scored a century in the last game, and he has scored 385 runs in the competition at an average of 55.00. All three of them are top-order batsmen.
Henry Nicholls (Price 9.5) and Ken McClure (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Canterbury Kings. Nicholls has scored 238 runs in the competition at an average of 79.33, whereas McClure has scored 388 at an average of 64.66. Both of them have been on fire in the tournament.
CTB vs ND Team All-Rounders
Brett Hampton (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Northern Districts. Hampton has scored 257 runs in the tournament at an average of 32.12, whereas he has scalped 18 wickets in bowling.
CTB vs ND Team Bowlers
Sean Davey (Price 9), Will Williams (Price 8.5), and Matt Henry (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Canterbury Kings. Williams has scalped 18 wickets in the tournament, whereas Davey & Henry have scalped 15 wickets each. All three of them have been on fire.
Anurag Verma (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Northern Districts. Verma has scalped 14 wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been 5.14.
Match Prediction: Canterbury are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Henry Nicholls and Brett Hampton
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Tom Latham and Will Williams
Note: For Updated teams after the lineup announcement, join The SportsRush Premium on our mobile app.
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.