NK vs CK Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Northern Knights vs Canterbury Kings – 21 January 2021 (Hamilton). Kane Williamson is back for this game for the Northern Knights.
Northern Knights 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.
Canterbury Kings have won five of their six games, whereas the Knights have won two of their seven games. Northern Knights welcomed Boult & Southee in the last game, whereas Kane Williamson has joined the team for this game. This game can be a cracker one to watch out for.
Pitch Report –The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 164 runs.
Total T20 Played: 31; Bat 1st Won: 19; Bat 2nd Won: 12
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 11:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Seddon Park, Hamilton.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Northern Knights – Tim Seifert, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson, Anton Devcich, Colin de Grandhomme, Brett Hampton, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Anurag Verma, Trent Boult, Tim Southee.
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Jack Boyle, Daryl Mitchell, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie, Cam Fletcher, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Will Williams, Ed Nuttal.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
T Seifert, K Williamson, D Mitchell, M Henry, and T Southee.
NK vs CK Team Wicket-Keeper
Tim Seifert (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper. Seifert has scored 221 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 31.57. He is a world-class batsman.
NK vs CK Team Batsmen
Chad Bowes (Price 9.5) will be our batsman 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 127 runs this season.
Kane Williamson (Price 10) and Jeet Raval (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Northern Knights. Williamson does not need any stats to prove his class, and he is an obvious pick for this game. Raval has scored 94 runs in three games this season, whereas he has a strike-rate of 123.68.
NK vs CK Team All-Rounders
Scott Kuggeleijn (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Northern Knights. Kuggeleijn has scalped nine wickets in the tournament, and he is the highest wicket-taker of the side.
Daryl Mitchell (Price 10) and Cole McConchie (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Canterbury Kings. Mitchell has scored 187 runs in four games this season, whereas he has scalped six wickets in bowling. Cole has scored 151 runs at an average of 50.33, whereas he has scalped four wickets as well. Both of them are in brilliant form.
NK vs CK Team Bowlers
Trent Boult (Price 9) and Tim Southee (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Northern Knights. Southee was the highest wicket-taker in the T20Is against Pakistan, whereas Boult scalped 25 wickets in IPL 2020. Both of them are world-class bowlers.
Ed Nuttal (Price 8.5) and Matt Henry (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Canterbury Kings. Henry has scalped nine wickets in the tournament, whereas Nuttal has scalped six. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Canterbury Kings are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Tim Siefert 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.