CK vs AA Dream11 Prediction: For the second time this season, Canterbury Kings and Auckland Aces will be up against each other in this season of Dream11 Super Smash in match no 14. This quintessential affair will take place at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
The Aces have had a miserable tournament so far as they are yet to find their winning combination. With 4 losses from 4 games, the Aces are reeling right at the bottom of the points table. Meanwhile, the Kings have been going well but faced a blip in the last game as they lost to Stags by 18 runs. From 3 games, they have managed 2 wins and a loss and holding the third spot on the table. The Kings would be looking to get back on winning ways and register their third win of the competition with a win here.
Canterbury Kings vs Auckland Aces
Dream11 Super Smash T20
Date: 11th January December 2020
Time: 11:40 AM IST
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Central Stags 186/5 (20 Overs) defeated Canterbury Kings 168/6 (20 Overs) by 18 runs.
Auckland Aces: LLLL
Canterbury Kings: WWL
The last game played at the Hagley Oval saw more than 350 runs scored in the day. With both the teams having batted well throughout the competition, a high-scoring thriller is definitely expected.
Where to watch the match live: Watch live cricket streaming on the FANCODE app and Star Sports Network.
Injury update, unavailability: The duo of international stars Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls are unavailable for this CK vs AA Dream11 team prediction game. Henry is nursing a calf injury while Latham has stuck with an elbow injury.
Cole McConchie (c), Todd Astle, Chad Bowes, Jack Boyle, Leo Carter, Sean Davey, Cam Fletcher, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Ken McClure, Ed Nuttall
Expected changes and team combination: Despite a loss in the last game, the Kings are expected to field in the same eleven. International stars Daryl Mitchell and Matt Henry will be available again for the Kings. Sean Davey will be warming the bench yet again.
CK Playing 11 (probable):
Injury update, unavailability: No injury concerns in the squad. All the players are fit to feature.
Robert O’Donnell (c), Mark Chapman, Louis Delport, Danru Ferns, Martin Guptill, Ben Horne, Ben Lister, William O’Donnell, Glenn Phillips, Ollie Pringle, Sean Solia, Will Somerville, Ross ter Braak
Expected changes and team combination: In a big boost for the Aces, swashbuckling opener Martin Guptill is back in the squad. He got his finger injured in the last T20I against Pakistan, and since then didn’t take part in any competitive game. William O’ Donnell is most probably going to make way for Guptill.
AA Playing 11 (probable):
Ross ter Braak
The Aces are yet to register a win in this competition, whereas, the Kings placed third with 2 wins from 3 games are looking more settled. Therefore, we are backing Canterbury Kings to register a win in this fixture of CK vs AA Today Match Prediction and continue their winning streak.
Chad Bowes: The leading run-scorer for Canterbury this season so far with 111 runs from 3 innings at a blistering strike-rate of 176.19.
Sean Solia: From 4 innings so far, Solia has scored 118 runs for Auckland and is their leading run-scorer in the competition. A fine pick for captain/vice-captain for both GL and SL teams.
Martin Guptill: The return of the swashbuckling opener will give a massive boost to Aces’ chances of registering their first win of the season. The right-hander is Blackcaps’ leading run-getter in T20I’s and his vast experience will prove vital for the Aces.
Matt Henry: The right arm speedster has looked in a phenomenal touch. From 2 matches so far, Henry has scalped 5 wickets at a reasonable strike-rate of 7.43.
Robert O’Donnell: From 4 innings so far, Auckland’s skipper has scored 88 runs at a strike-rate of 169.23.
Daryl Mitchell: From 83 innings so far, Mitchell has scored 1762 runs and scalped 39 wickets.
WK: C Fletcher, B Horne
BAT: K McClure, M Guptill, C Bowes, R O’Donnell
ALL: D Mitchell, S Solia
BWL: Ed Nuttall, M Henry, W Somerville