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By Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

NK vs CTB Dream11 Team | Northern Knights vs Canterbury Super Smash T20 2018

NK vs CTB Dream11 Match Prediction | Who Will Win Today Match

Hamilton, January 16 at 11:40 AM IST

Table topper Northern Knights will lock horns with bottom-placed Canterbury Kings in the eighteenth fixture of Super Smash T20 League at Seddon Park, Hamilton tomorrow morning. With five wins and one loss in six encounters, Northern Knights are placed at the top of the league table with 20 points while with one win and four defeats in as many outings, Canterbury is sitting at the bottom spot.

Also, this will be their second hed to head outing this season. In the first meeting at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on last Wednesday, Northern Knights registered a two-wicket win over Canterbury Kings while chasing 193 runs on the board. Put into bat first, Canterbury posted a huge total of 193-5 with the help of Chad Bowes’s 67 of 46 deliveries and Andrew Ellis’ 45 of 30 balls. In response, Knights managed 2 wickets win with two balls to spare after a shaky start. Brett Hampton’s fifty and skipper Daniel Flynn’s blistering knock of 31 of 13 balls were instrumental in the run chase.

Meanwhile, Knights are on a  four-match winning streak and would be eyeing to make it five in a row while Canterbury has faced three defeats in last three encounters.

Form Guide (recent first):

Northern Knights- W, W, W, W, L

Canterbury- L, L, L, W, L

Pitch report:

The Seddon Park in Hamilton usually offers a very good batting track and remains the same throughout the course of the game. The average first innings score at this venue in the first innings is 165+. So, a good contest is expected to take place here.

Total matches – 9

Matches won batting first – 4

Matches won bowling first – 5

Average 1st Inns scores – 168

Average 2nd Inns scores – 155

Highest total recorded – 202/5 (19.4 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM

Lowest total recorded – 78/10 (17.3 Ov) by BAN vs NZ

Highest score chased – 202/5 (19.4 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM

Lowest score defended – 194/7 (20 Ov) by Eng vs NZ

NK vs CTB Team News

  • Canterbury Kings have released their squad ahead of the game with one change
  • Henry Nicholls returns to the squad after being released from Black Caps squad
  • Northern Knights have also named their squad with a couple of Black Caps returning to the side
  • Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert, S Kuggeleijn return to the squad
  • Kyle Abbott is ready for his home debut

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NK vs CTB Playing 11

Here’s how the two sides may lineup for Northern Knights vs Canterbury match.

Northern Knights Playing 11:

Wicket-keeper – PD Bocock

Batsmen – Corey Anderson, Daryl Mitchell, Nicholas Frederick Kelly, Daniel Flynn (c)

All-rounder – Brett Hampton, M Santner

Bowlers – Neil Wagner, Kyle Abbott, Ish Sodhi, S Kuggeleijn

Canterbury Playing 11:

Wicket-keeper – Tom Latham

Batsmen – Cam Fletcher, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter,

All-rounder – Cole McConchie (c), Andrew Ellis, Kyle Jamieson, Todd Astle

Bowlers – Ed Nuttall, Jeremy Benton, Henry Shipley, Matt Henry

NK vs CTB Squads

Northern Knights squad:

Canterbury squad:

NK vs CTB Dream11 Team

Northern Knights fantasy picks:

D Mitchell – 212 runs in 6 innings || D Brownlie- 156 runs in 4 innings || B Hampton – 106 runs in 6 innings

S Kuggeleijn – 10 scalps ||  M Santner – 6 wickets || D Mitchell and Ish Sodhi – 4 wickets each

Canterbury fantasy picks:

Cole McConchie – 170 runs in 5 innings || C Bowes – 118 runs in 5 innings ||

K Jamieson – 13 wickets || A Ellis – 7 wickets

Missing out – Joe Carter, Stephen Murdoch, Nick Larkin & Tarun Nethula

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Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

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