CK vs NK Dream11 Prediction: Canterbury Kings and Northern Knights will be up against each other for the first time this season for match no 16 to be played at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. We have almost reached the midway of the competition and the points table has started to shape up.
Talking about the two sides, the Knights have been struggling big-time. From 5 matches so far, they have managed only a solitary win and lost 4 languishing second last at the fifth spot. Meanwhile, the Kings narrates a completely different story. So far from 4 matches, they have won three and lost a solitary game and placed third on the points table. They have looked great so far and would be eyeing their fourth win of the competition here.
Canterbury Kings vs Northern Knights
Dream11 Super Smash T20
Date: 15th January December 2020
Time: 07:50 AM IST
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Canterbury Kings 154/6 (20 Overs) defeated Auckland Aces 148/5 (20 Overs) by 6 runs.
Northern Knights: LLLWL
Canterbury Kings: WWLW
The surface played an indifferent role in the last game which saw a fantastic battle between both bat and ball. However, with a pinch of greenery on the surface, it looks like the batsmen will cherish their role.
Where to watch the match live: Watch live cricket streaming on the FANCODE app and Star Sports Network.
Injury update, unavailability: International stars Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls are still nursing their injuries and unavailable for this CK vs NK Dream11 team prediction game. They have retained the same 12-man squad from the last game
Cole McConchie (c), Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Ed Nuttall, Leo Carter, Sean Davey, Cam Fletcher, Daryl Mitchell, Chad Bowes, Jack Boyle, Ken McClure
Expected changes and team combination: With winning momentum by their side, no changes in the eleven is expected. This means Sean Davey will be warming the bench yet again.
CK Playing 11 (probable):
Injury update, unavailability: There are no injury concerns in the squad. All the players are fit to feature.
Anton Devcich (c), Tim Seifert, Katene Clarke, Peter Bocock, Mitchell Santner, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Zak Gibson, Jeet Raval, Joe Walker, Anurag Verma, Fred Walker
Expected changes and team combination: They have named an unchanged 12-man squad for this crucial encounter. With not many possibilities to draft into the eleven, Katene Clarke could make way for Fred Walker who has been warming the bench from the last three games.
NK Playing 11 (probable):
Katene Clarke/Fred Walker
Things haven't fallen into places for the Knights so far as they are still struggling to find their winning combination. Meanwhile, the Kings have been rolling with ease and therefore, we are backing Canterbury Kings to register a win in this fixture of CK vs NK Today Match Prediction and maintain their good run of form.
Mitchell Santner: The Blackcaps all-rounder is a good bet for any fantasy team. From 76 T20 innings he has scored 1045 runs at a strike-rate of 126.66 and scalped 97 wickets.
Tim Seifert: Knights' wicket-keeper batsman has scored 206 runs so far from 5 innings in the competition and has looked at utmost ease on the wicket.
Chad Bowes: With 120 runs from just 4 innings, Canterbury's swashbuckling right-hander is their leading run-getter so far in the competition striking at 164.38.
Matt Henry: The right arm speedster has looked in a phenomenal touch so far. From just 2 games, the express pacer has scalped 6 wickets at a notable economy of 7.11.
Scott Kuggelijn: Knights' all-rounder has been their leading wicket-taker so far with 6 scalps and has scored 52 runs as well from 4 innings at a strike-rate of 130.
Ed Nutall: From 4 appearances so far the left-arm seamer has scalped 6 wickets for Kings. Could be a vital captain pick in GL teams.
WK: T Seifert
BAT: L Carter, J Boyle, C Bowes
ALL: D Mitchell, B Hampton, A Devcich, M Santner
BWL: Ed Nuttall, M Henry, Z Gibson