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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Dream11 Super Smash 2019-20 - Canterbury v Wellington

Jeetan Patel

The 3rd match of the Super Smash 2019-20 will be played between Canterbury and Wellington at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

In the last 5 matches played between Canterbury and Wellington, Wellington have had a slight upper hand with three wins while Canterbury have won two out of the last five.

However, in the last game that was played between the two teams, in the previous season, Canterbury chased down Wellington's target of 132 to win the game by 7 wickets with 3 overs remaining.

Canterbury Kings have won the tournament only once which was the inaugural edition of the league by beating Auckland Aces. They have since finished twice as runners up in 2008 and 2011 but are yet to to get over the line post their maiden title win.

They had a disastrous last season, losing seven of their first eight matches despite their back to back victories to finish the campaign and ended at the bottom of the charts

Wellington Firebirds have won the title twice. However, the last season did not turn out that well for them as they finished at the fifth spot after the group stage with three wins and six losses.

Tom Latham, Cole Mcconchie, Cam Fletcher, Henry Nicholls and Chad Bowes are the main batsmen for Canterbury Kings. Matt Henry, Todd Astle, Will Williams and Andrew Ellis will lead their bowling attack.

Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Andrew Fletcher and Michael Bracewell will be the premium batsmen for Wellington Firebirds. Michael Bracewell, Jeetan Patel, Hamish Bennett, Ollie Newton and Ben Sears will be their bowling options. All-rounder James Neesham will provide balance to the side.


Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:

Canterbury Kings - Andrew Ellis (c), Leo Carter, Blake Coburn, Ed Nuttall, Cam Fletcher (wk), Nick Kwant, Chad Bowes, Jeremy Benton, Tim Johnston, Cole McConchie, Will Williams

Wellington Firebirds - Hamish Bennett (c), Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Tom Blundell, Jeetan Patel, Michael Pollard, Adam Hose, Jamesh Neesham, Ollie Newton, Malcolm Nofal, Ben Sears, Luke Woodcock, Peter Younghusband, Logan Van Beak, Troy Johnson

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Wellington Firebirds

Who will win? – Wellington Firebirds

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Chad Bowes (Canterbury Kings), Hamish Bennett (Wellington Firebirds)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Matt Henry (Canterbury Kings), Michael Bracewell (Wellington Firebirds)

Most Sixes – Chad Bowes (Canterbury Kings), Hamish Bennett (Wellington Firebirds)

Player of the Match –  Hamish Bennett

Team Scores Batting first – Canterbury Kings 150+, Wellington Firebirds 165+

Match Handicap Wellington Firebirds

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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