Match Prediction Dream11 Super Smash 2019-20 - Northern Knights v Wellington Firebirds
The 18th match of the Super Smash 2019-20 will be played between Northern Knights and Wellington Firebirds at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
Wellington are sitting comfortably on the second place in the Super Smash 2019-20 points table with four wins and one loss from five games. They have also had the advantage of not having lost any game due to inclement weather which has not been the case with other teams. Wellington Firebirds have 16 points and a net run rate of + 0.474.
They will take on Northern Knights who are languishing at the bottom of the pile with one win and three losses from five matches. One of their games has been washed out and the Knights have a total of six points with a net run rate of -1.760.
Devon Conway and Jimmy Neesham have been the top scorers for Wellington with 232 and 151 runs respectively. Conway has scored at an average of 77.33 and has struck at over 140. Neesham has struck at close to 140 and has the best of unbeaten 47.
Ollie Newton has been their best bowler with 10 wickets from just 5 innings, including best match figures of 5/45.
Tim Seifert has scored the most runs for Northern with 153 runs from 3 innings at an average of 51 and a strike rate of 157.73.
Daryl Mitchell and Anurag Verma have picked up 7 wickets each for the side.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Wellington Firebirds - Hamish Bennett, James Neesham, Michael Bracewell (c), Malcolm Nofal, Devon Conway (wk), Logan van Beek, Michael Pollard, Jamie Gibson, Ollie Newton, Rachin Ravindra, Fraser Colson
Northern Knights - Daniel Flynn, Dean Brownlie (c), Joe Carter, Ish Sodhi, Anton Devcich, Tim Seifert (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Randell, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Hampton, Anurag Verma
Who will win the toss? - Wellington Firebirds
Who will win? – Wellington Firebirds
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tim Seifert (Northern Knights), James Neesham (Wellington Firebirds )
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Anurag Verma (Northern Knights), James Neesham (Wellington Firebirds)
Most Sixes – Tim Seifert (Northern Knights), James Neesham (Wellington Firebirds)
Player of the Match – James Neesham
Team Scores Batting first – Northern Knights 170+, Wellington Firebirds 185+
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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