WEL vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings – 29 January 2020 (Wellington)
Wellington Firebirds will take on Canterbury Kings in the 21st Match of Ford Trophy which will be played at Basin Reserve in Wellington. The FORD Trophy is back for its second set of matches after the completion of Super Smash. Both teams are coming on a back of a win in the last game and would want to carry on that momentum. Canterbury has the chance to go top of the table.
Pitch Report – Basin Reserve has a very good cricketing wicket. The ball comes onto the bat nicely whereas there is some help for the bowlers too in this wicket. 270 will be a par score here.
Match Details :
Date: 29 January Time:- 3.30 AM
Probable XI for both sides:-
Wellington Firebirds – Andrew Fletcher, Jakob Bhula, Devon Conway, Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell, Jimmy Neesham, Fraser Colson, Peter Younghusaband, Logan van Beek, Ian McPeake, Ben Sears
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Henry Nicholls, Jack Boyle, Stephen Murdoch, Andrew Ellis, Cam Fletcher, Henry Shipley, Theo van Woerkom, Will Williams, Andrew Hazeldine, Ed Nuttal.
Top 4 Batting order for both teams:-
Wellington Firebirds:- Andrew Fletcher, Jakob Bhula, Devon Conway, and Michael Bracewell.
Canterbury Kings:- Chad Bowes, Henry Nicholls, Jack Boyle, and Stephen Murdoch.
Clean Hitters in the Squad:-
Wellington Firebirds:- Devon Conway and Tom Blundell.
Canterbury Kings:- Henry Nicholls and Jack Boyle.
Death Bowling Specialists (Tends to get more wickets):-
Wellington Firebirds:- Logan van Beek.
Canterbury Kings:- Will Williams
WEL vs CTB Dream11 Wicket-Keepers
Tom Blundell (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper as he has been in very good batting form lately whereas Cam Fletchers plays way down the order.
WEL vs CTB Dream11 Batsmen
- D.Conway (Price 9):- Conway has been in a sensational form, he scored a century in the last game and he was brilliant in Super-Smash too.
- M.Bracewell (Price 8.5):- Bracewell has been a decent middle-order batsman of the firebirds. Although he is not in very good form but he is a technical player.
- H.Nicholls (Price 10):- Nicholls smashed a brilliant century in the last game and he will be score more runs as he will be the nominee to open for the national side as well.
- J.Boyle (Price 9.5):- Batting at number 3, Boyle has played some really good knock and is in the list of top-10 highest run-scorers.
- S.Murdoch (Price 9.5):- Murdoch is a really underrated batsman. He played a brilliant knock in the last game and has the ability to take maximum advantage of minimum deliveries.
WEL vs CTB Dream11 All-Rounders
J.Neesham (Price 10) is back after playing for the ‘A’ team and will be the direct entry into the team. He has been playing well with both and bat and will be eager to leave his mark in this game too.
A.Ellis (Price 9.5) is the captain of the Canterbury team and is in the list of top-5 wicket-takers of the tournament. He has been really impressive for the team.
WEL vs CTB Dream11 Bowlers
E.Nuttal (Price 8.5) and A.Hazeldine (Price 8) both are in our team as they both are really good players. Hazeldine has taken 11 wickets and is in the list of top bowlers and Ed Nuttal has been impressive too.
I.McPeake (Price 8.5) took 4 wickets in the last game and looked good. He can be a good option in this match too
[Van Beek and Will Williams both are in very poor form and that’s why neglected]
Match-Prediction:- Canterbury Kings would be the favourites to win this game
SportsRush Featured Simple Dream XI Team for the Game
D.Conway © – Conway is in sensational and would be the safest pick as the captain.
J.Neesham (VC) – Neesham has been in very good form lately with both bat and ball. He will be a good vice-captain pick.
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match 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.