WF vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 9 of the Men’s Super Smash T20 2021-22, the Wellington Firebirds will be crossing swords with the Canterbury Kings at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on 19 December (Sunday). Both these sides are coming into this game after having faced quite similar results in their last few T20 outings. The Wellington Firebird kickstarted their T20 season in a wonderful manner with an exciting 27-run win against Canterbury Kings in their opening game but then they suffered a disappointing loss at the hands of the Central Stags. On the other hand, the Canterbury Kings are coming off a brilliant 47-run win over the Central Stags and they are placed at the fourth position on the points table. Therefore, it will be a really good opportunity for both these sides to play with the best of their potentials in this match.
Fixture Name: Match 9, Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings
Competition: Super Smash T20
Date: 19 December
Time: 6:10 AM IST
Ground: Basin Reserve, Wellington
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The pitch at the University Oval will be have some excellent batting-friendly conditions as seen in the last few games. Things have improved from the batters point of view in this T10 competition but there will still be great assistance for the pacers as well. Therefore picking a right combination of batters, bowlers and all-rounders will be really important in this match.
Team Form Guide:
WF (recent last): L W W W W
CTB (recent last): W L L W L
Logan van Beek
Finn Allen Stats in T20
Wellington Firebirds explosive batter Finn Allen performed impressively well in the last edition of the Super Smash T20. Finn Allen also smacked an important knock of 57 runs off 30 balls in the first game this season.
Michael Bracewell Stats in T20
For the Wellington Firebirds, Michael Bracewell will definitely be a key player to watch out for in this competition due to his amazing all-round abilities. Bracewell smashed a crucial knock of 27 runs off 17 balls in the last game against Canterbury Kings.
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Cole McConchie Stats in T20
Canterbury Kings captain Cole McConchie has an excellent record both with the bat and ball the T20 format of the game. Cole McConchie has scored more than 900 runs and also picked up as many as 42 wickets at an impressive economy of less than 8.
Matt Henry Stats in T20
For the Canterbury Kings, right-arm fast bowler Matt Henry has been an important member of the bowling attack especially in the shortest format of the game. Matt Henry has taken close to 90 wickets at a brilliant economy of less than 9.
Wellington Firebirds will be hoping to play with the best of their abilities and the likes of Finn Allen, Luke Georgeson, Michael Bracewell and Jamie Gibson will have to play an important role in the batting department. The trio of Hamish Bennett, Ben Sears and Peter Younghusband will have to put up a consistent show with the ball. On the other hand, the Canterbury Kings will bank upon the likes of Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Cam Fletcher and Cole McConchie to come good with the bat. The likes of Edward Nuttall, Todd Astle, Matt Henry and Henry Shipley will form an important part of the bowling attack. Toss will play an important role as it is a T20 encounter. According to the WF vs CTB today match prediction & Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings cricket betting tips, CTB are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Finn Allen
BATTERS: Michael Bracewell, Luke Georgeson, Troy Johnson, Ken McClure
ALL-ROUNDERS: Logan van Beek, Cole McConchie, Todd Astle
BOWLERS: Hamish Bennett, Edward Nuttall, Matt Henry
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Cole McConchie, Michael Bracewell.
For Grand League: Matt Henry, Finn Allen.
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