CD vs NK Dream11: The Men's Super Smash will be played alongside the women's tournament. The first game will be played between the defending champions Central Stags and the runners-up of the last season Northern Knights.
This match could be called as a re-run of the last season's final where the Central Stags reigned supreme over Northern Knights by 67 runs at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.
It would be interesting to see whether the Central Stags start their title defence on a winning note or not.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for CD vs NK Dream11 today match prediction.
Napier, New Zealand, 13th December at 11:40 AM IST
Nov 08, 2019: England 241/3 (20 Overs) defeated New Zealand 165 (16.5 Overs) by 76 runs.
Northern Knights won: 03
Central Districts won: 02
The Northern Knights have announced a 13-man squad for this game.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Expected to be benched: Matt Fisher, Anurag Verma
Probable combination: Wicket-keeper batter Tim Siefert will open the innings alongside Anton Devcich. Others in the batting department are Dean Brownlie, Daniel Flynn and Daryl Mitchell. In the bowling department, Ish Sodhi and Scott Kuggeleijn will hold the key.
Northern Knights Playing 11- (Expected).
Dean Brownlie, Peter Bocock, Joe Carter, Anton Devcich, Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Randell, Tim Siefert, Ish Sodhi.
The Central Districts have named a 12-man squad which will be led by Tom Bruce.
Injuries: No injury updates
Probable combination: One between Ryan Watson and Jayden Lennox is expected to warm the bench. The rest of the eleven will be playing.
Central Districts Playing 11- (Expected)
George Worker, Willem Ludick, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Jayden Lennox/Ryan Watson, Dane Cleaver, Christian Leopard, Ben Wheeler.
Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Dane Cleaver, Jayden Lennox, Christian Leopard, Willem Ludick, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Ryan Watson, Ben Wheeler, George Worker.
Dean Brownlie (c), Peter Bocock, Joe Carter, Anton Devcich, Matt Fisher, Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Randell, Tim Siefert, Ish Sodhi, Anurag Verma.
Fantasy Picks from Northern Knights-
Players to watch-out:
Dean Brownlie: 1806 runs from 79 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 144.82.
Anton Devcich: 2893 runs from 128 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 129.61 and 70 wickets.
Daryl Mitchell: 2193 runs from 125 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 117.90 and 92 wickets.
Ish Sodhi: 154 wickets from 137 T20 matches.
Players to avoid:
Fantasy Picks from Central Districts-
Tom Bruce: 1463 runs from 63 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 146.30.
George Worker: 2437 runs from 102 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 123.45 and 40 wickets.
Kieran Noema-Barnett: 1449 runs from 101 T20 innings at a strike-rate of 136.44 and 38 wickets.
Players to avoid:
J Lennox, Ryan Watson
Our favorites: We are backing Northern Knights to win this contest.
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of CD vs NK Dream11 are to the best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.