WF vs CTB: Wellington Firebirds will lock horns against Canterbury Kings in the 7th match of Super Smash, 2021/22 on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at Basin Reserve, Wellington.
Wellington Firebirds lost their previous match to Central Districts by 14 runs. However, in their opening game, they defeated Canterbury by 27 runs and thus has an upper hand on this match too. They are looking forward to repeating the same in this match as well.
Canterbury Kings, on the other hand, made a fantastic comeback, defeating Central Districts by 47 runs thanks to Cole McConchie 84 off 54 deliveries. However, they do face defeat against the opposition in their opening game. So they are looking to take revenge in this contest.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 9 of the Super Smash 2021/22 between Wellington Firebirds and Canterbury Kings.
WF vs CTB Match Details
- Match: Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings, Match 9
- Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021
- Time: 6:10 AM (IST)
- Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington
- Live Streaming: Fancode
The turf at Basin Reserve has equal purchase for both batters and bowlers. However, batters need to be on attack from the first ball as the pitch becomes slow as the game progresses and assist spinners. So, the team should opt for bat first upon winning the toss.
WF vs CTB Probable Playing XI
Wellington Firebirds Playing XI
Troy Johnson, Finn Allen (WK), Nathan Smith, Michael Bracewell, Ben Sears, Luke Georgeson, Hamish Bennett, Jamie Gibson, Peter Younghusband, Tim Robinson, Logan van Beek.
Canterbury Kings Playing XI
Cole McConchie (C), Cam Fletcher (WK), Leo Carter, Todd Astle, Will Williams, Chad Bowes, Ed Nuttall, Ken McClure, Henry Shipley, Matt Henry, Mitchell Hay.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 164 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
Wellington Firebirds & Canterbury Kings Last 5 Matches Stats
WF vs CTB Dream11 Expert Picks
|Logan van Beek||188 Points|
|Cole McConchie||162 Points|
|Michael Bracewell||139 Points|
|Finn Allen||109 Points|
|Troy Johnson||73 Points|
WF vs CTB Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Logan van Beek||78 Runs & 2 Wickets|
|Cole McConchie||96 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Michael Bracewell||3 Wickets & 27 Runs|
|Finn Allen||57 Runs|
|Troy Johnson||54 Runs|
WF vs CTB Captaincy Picks
- Cole McConchie
- Logan van Beek
- Michael Bracewell
WF vs CTB Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Finn Allen
- Batsmen: Michael Bracewell, Like Georgeson, Troy Johnson
- All-Rounders: Todd Astle, Logan van Beek, Cole McConchie
- Bowlers: Hamish Bennett, Matt Henry, Ed Nuttall Nathan Smith
- Captain: Logan van Beek
- Vice-Captain: Cole McConchie
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Mitchell Hay
- Batsmen: Michael Bracewell, Ken McClure, Like Georgeson
- All-Rounders: Todd Astle, Logan van Beek, Cole McConchie, Peter Younghusband
- Bowlers: Hamish Bennett, Matt Henry, Ed Nuttall
- Captain: Cole McConchie
- Vice-Captain: Michael Bracewell
Probable Winner Of The Match
Canterbury Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.