The Super Smash is a domestic 20-20 cricket competition organized in New Zealand under the sponsorship of Burger King. The Burger King Super Smash League features 6 teams with the top three teams qualifying for the playoffs.
Tournament- Super Smash League 2017-18
Stadium- Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Date and Time- Jan 05, 04:10 PM LOCAL
With just a number of games left in the month-long tournament, Super Smash League 2017-18, the race to make into playoffs has triggered. The Hagley Oval ground will witness the class of Northern Knights with Canterbury Kings tomorrow evening. While being the top-spot holder, Knights have almost qualified to the playoffs, Kings are struggling to secure their place in the playoffs. Kings have played 6 matches so far and have won half of them. Moreover, it will be a tough fight for both the sides. The CTB Vs NK match preview is listed below.
The Hagley Oval in Christchurch is a good cricketing wicket. The Oval pitch aids pacers and offers even bounce throughout the game. The bowlers can really do the talking with the ball.
Total matches played at this ground-12
Matches won by the side batting first-8
Matches won by the side bowling first-4
Average 1st innings score at this ground-262
Average 2nd innings score at this ground-192
Highest total recorded at this venue-341/9 (50 Ov) by Sco vs Can
Lowest total recorded at this venue-117/10 (27.4 Ov) by SL vs NZ
Highest score chased at this venue-261/7 (49.3 Ov) by Sco vs Ken
Lowest score defended at this venue-131/4 (23 Ov) by NZ vs WI
Andrew Ellis, Ed Nuttall, Jeremy Benton, Michael Pollard, Todd Astle, Chad Bowes, Tom Latham, Cam Fletcher, Henry Nicholls, Tim Johnston, Cole McConchie, Will Williams
Andrew Ellis (c), Cam Fletcher, Tim Johnston, Jeremy Benton, Chad Bowes, Cole McConchie, Tom Latham (wk), Henry Nicholls, Michael Pollard, Todd Astle, Ed Nuttall
Dean Brownlie, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Randell, Chris Jordan, Sean Davey, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Daniel Flynn, Joe Walker, BJ Watling
Dean Brownlie (c), Sean Davey, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, Tim Seifert (wk), Brett Randell, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Flynn, Nicholas Frederick Kelly, Chris Jordan, Joe Walker
Please Note: The CTB Vs NK match preview we are providing here is completely based on our research and understanding. We request you to choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above. The preview provided here is just a sample for your dream 11 fantasy team for tomorrow’s match.
Dean Brownlie (NK)
Dean is a middle order batsman who can really hit hard.
Bret Hampton (NK)
Although Bret is a bowling all-rounder, he comes on one-down.
Chad Bowes (CTB)
Chad Bowes comes at number 3 and a lot depends on his prowess.
Chris Jordan (NK)
Chris is an economical wicket-taker Knights' bowling line-up
Brent Randell (NK)
He is a match-winner bowler for Knights
Tim Johnston (CTB)
He is one of the key bowlers for Kings
Anton Devcich (NK)
Apart from scoring 88 not out he also bowled economically well in the previous match. Devcich also took 1 wicket.
Daryl Mitchell (NK)
Although he didn't get to bat in the last match, Daryl took 2 wickets.
Andrew Ellis (CTB)
Kings' skipper Ellis really play a key role in team's winning.
Tim Seifert (NK)
He opens the inning for Knights and is really in good touch.
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