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NK vs WF Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Super Smash Northern Knights vs Wellington Firebirds 1 January

NK vs WF Dream 11 Team: The 7th match of the Super Smash 2020/21 is scheduled on 1st January. The Northern Knights will face-off against Wellington Firebirds. The NK team has Siefert in the top-order who is in sublime form this year. Then Brownlie and Devcich have good experience in the domestic circuit and can be an important player for the Knights. While Cooper has been impressive from the past few years. While Kuggelejin can contribute in both the departments. The bowlers like Randell and Walker can be helpful in crucial situations.
On the other side, Wellington is the defending champion and has talented players in their ranks. The opener Conway is in great form in the shortest format for the New Zealand team as well as the Wellington side. While Ravindra can be the X-factor for this side due to his good form in the domestic side. The all-rounder Neesham will use his experience to help the team in the middle order and scalp key wickets. While Bennett and Younghusband can be the important players for the tram.

Match Info
7th Match, Super Smash 2020-21
Northern Knights vs Wellington Firebirds
Date- Friday, January 1, 2021
Time- 07:10PM (Local time)- 11:40 AM (IST)
Stadium- Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Streaming- Live on NZC Youtube Channel

Last match at the venue- New Zealand 431 & 180/5d won by 101 runs against Pakistan 239 & 271 in the 1st test of the Pakistan tour of New Zealand 2020

NK – 6
WF- 2

NK vs WF Dream11 Team Prediction

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WF Team News

The Wellington Firebirds are the defending champions and have an impressive track record in the Super Smash. At the top-order, Conway would like to maintain the same form. While Neesham has an ability to contribute in both the departments. Hamish Bennett will like to use his experience and last year’s form in crucial situations. With 2 wins out of 2 matches, the team must be upbeat ahead of the NK vs WF Dream 11 Team prediction.

WF Playing 11 (expected)

Devon Conway(wk)
Finn Allen
Rachin Ravindra
Michael Bracewell (c)
James Neesham
Jamie Gibson
Fraser Colson
T Johnson
Peter Younghusband
Logan van Beek
Ollie Newton
Hamish Bennett

NK Team News

The team has a good set of players who have been consistent in the domestic circuit and although they lost their first league match, they would expect the bowlers to come back stronger and deliver for the team. In the last match, the captain Devcich hit a century and will be one of the most important players for the team in the tournament. The Knights are expected to play with the same team for this match.

NK Playing 11 (expected)
Tim Seifert (wk)
Katene Clarke
Dean Brownlie
Henry Cooper
Anton Devcich (c)
Brett Hampton
Scott Kuggeleijn
Zak Gibson
Joe Walker
Brett Randell
Matthew Fisher

NK vs WF Today Match Prediction
If players like Conway and Neesham feature in this match, Wellington has an edge over the Knights team. Apart from them, Hamish Bennett can also be a vital player for the Firebirds. While Seifert and Devcich would like to use their experience to help Knights register a first win in the tournament. It will be fascinating to see which team wins the NK vs WF Today match prediction.

NK vs WF Dream11 Prediction Captain, Differential Picks

Captain picks
D Conway- The man-in form who has been impressive for the New Zealand T20 team and scored 67 runs off 51 balls in a match against Central Districts. Last season, he was the leading run-scorer for the Wellington team with 543 runs.
T20 Career Record- 2510 Runs, Bat. AVG. 41.83

T Seifert – One of the most important batsmen of the Knights team has the required experience and skills to stabilize the top-order and can finish well in the death overs.
T20 Career Record- 2096 Runs, Bat. AVG. 27.57

A Devcich- The talented player who has featured in ODI and T20 matches for New Zealand is one of the best picks for the match. In the last season, he scored 225 runs.
T20 Career Record- 3241 Runs, Bat. AVG. 25.12

Vice-Captain Picks
S Kuggeleijn- A player who has been impressive in the limited-overs format for the New Zealand team can be a good pick for the NK vs WF Dream 11 prediction.
T20 Career Record- 107 Wickets, Ball. AVG. 29.30

J Neesham- A player who has been terrific in the limited-overs format for the national team is one of the best picks for your fantasy team due to his ability to contribute with the bat as well as the bowl.
T20 Career Record- 1847 Runs, Bat. AVG. 26.01 and 119 Wickets, Bowl. AVG 26.03

R Ravindra-The youngster who has impressed everybody in first-class, as well as List-A, can turn out to be the vice-captain pick for your team.
T20 Career Record- 234 Runs, Bat. AVG. 18 and 16 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 27.62

Differential Picks
H Bennett- One of the most talented players in the New Zealand domestic circuit is the differential pick for your fantasy team. With international experience, he can be a handy bowler for the Firebirds.
T20 Career Record- 55 Wickets, Ball. AVG. 28.65

B Randell- The bowler who has shown consistency in picking wickets in a crucial juncture of the match can be a good pick for the match.
T20 Career Record- 20 Wickets, Bowl. AVG 24.60

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