Auckland, January 01 at 08:30 AM IST
Canterbury Kings will be taking on Auckland Aces on January 01 at Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland in the upcoming Super Smash T20 clash. Prior to this, Auckland Hearts and Canterbury Magicians will be locking horns in the morning at the same ground to welcome the new year with a win.
Auckland Aces, who are placed third in the ladder with one win and one no result in two games, have named a couple of changes to their squad to welcome Canterbury Kings. They are welcoming new signing James Vince in place of Martin Guptill. Apart from this, Aces also lose Lockie Ferguson due to a national call-up but have been boosted with the return of Mitch McClenaghan who was out due to an injury.
Canterbury Kings, placed at the bottom with one defeat in the only encounter, have released the same squad to face off Aces. Kings faced Otago Volts in their opening encounter and suffered five wickets defeat while defending 184 runs on the board. They would be looking to bounce back from their previous defeat and bring their campaign on track as soon as possible.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for Auckland vs Canterbury match.
Auckland Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Glenn Phillips
Batsmen – Craig Cachopa (c), Mark Chapman, James Vince, Robert ODonnell
Bowlers – Ronnie Hira, Matthew Quinn, William Somerville, Mitch McClenaghan, Ben Lister
Canterbury Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Cam Fletcher
Batsmen – Stephen Murdoch, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, Tyler Lortan
All-rounder – Cole McConchie (c), Andrew Ellis, Kyle Jamieson
Bowlers – Ed Nuttall, Jeremy Benton, Henry Shipley
Auckland squad: Craig Cachopa (C), Mark Chapman, Donovan Grobbelaar, Roneel Hira, Ben Lister, Mitchell McClenaghan, Robert O’Donnell, Glenn Phillips (WK), Matthew Quinn, Sean Solia, Will Somerville, James Vince
Canterbury squad: Cole McConchie (c), Jeremy Benton, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, Andrew Ellis, Cameron Fletcher (wk), Kyle Jamieson, Tyler Lortan, Steve Murdoch, Edward Nuttall, Henry Shipley, Will Williams
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Auckland fantasy picks:
Wiliam Somerville is the leading wicket-taker with three scalps in his bag
M Quinn and R Hira share two wickets each
Refrain picking Martin Guptill, Colin Munro and Lockie Ferguson. Both are not in the squad
Canterbury fantasy picks:
S Murdoch and C Bowes will be the key batters for Kings
Kylie Jamieson is the leading wicket-taker with two scalps in the bag
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