AA vs CK Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Dec 18, 2023

The first game of the brand-new edition of Super Smash will be played between Auckland Aces and Canterbury Kings tomorrow. This contest will be played at Eden Park Outer Oval in Auckland, New Zealand. This post will examine betting tips, match preview, and pitch report for this contest.

Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Kings Head-To-Head

The Auckland Aces and Canterbury Kings teams have clashed against each other on 34 occasions in this format. The Auckland Aces hold the edge in the head-to-head 21-13.

Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Kings Live Streaming and Broadcast

This game will not be available to the Indian fans on TV. But they can view this match through live streaming on FanCode, and the Kiwi fans can enjoy this game through TVNZ.  

AA vs CK Team Previews

Auckland Aces

The last season was not very good for the Auckland Aces outfit.  After the disastrous last season, they will be looking for a better show this year by getting off to a good start in this game. But Aces will be missing the services of some senior players doing national duty. The Aces will be led by Sean Solia this season, and he will be keen to get the side off to a good start in home conditions. The Aces struggled last season and ended at the lowest point in the points tally with just three victories in the league stages.

They also do not have a good record against Canterbury Kings. The team will be keen for a good showing from Cole Briggs and Sean Solia at the top of the order. Other batters, such as Robert O'Donnell and William O'Donnell, will be manning the middle order and trying to build partnerships with James Neesham. Even the lower middle order, Louis Delport, and Yahya Zeb might be required to contribute to the team total. The bowling attack will be in the hands of Matthew Gibson, Ben Lister, Solia, Louis Delport, and Adithya Ashok.

Auckland Aces Playing 11

Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Sean Solia, Robert O'Donnell, James Neesham, Cameron Fletcher, Ryan Harrison, Danru Ferns, Louis Delport, Nikith Perera, Benjamin Lister.

Canterbury Kings

The Canterbury outfit will go into this game after four out of five wins from their last five encounters against this opposition. This will put the team in a more confident frame of mind. Kings also have a good record at this ground. It will take a lot of effort to beat them here. The Kings, led by Cole McConchie, put up a solid showing last season and finished the league stages of the competition right at the top of the points table. But they could not provide a strong showing in the knockout stage and went down to Northern Knights in the finals.

The Kings skipper will look for a fast start to the season and develop an early advantage. He will expect the openers Ken McClure and Chad Bowes to do well up front like they did last year. Their middle order is in the hands of McConchie, Mitchell Hay, and Leo Carter. This powerful batting lineup will be completed with Henry Shipley and Matt Henry. The bowling attack for Canterbury will be in the hands of Ed Nuttall and Matt Henry. Henry Shipley also bowled well last season. These bowlers will be accompanied by the likes of Angus McKenzie, Michael Rae, and Zakary Foulkes.

Canterbury Kings Playing 11

Chad Bowes, Matthew Boyle, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie, Mitchell Hay, Michael Rippon, Bevon Jacobs, Zakary Foulkes, Angus McKenzie, Fraser Sheat, Michael Rae.

AA vs CK Toss Prediction

There will be some help for the faster bowlers on this track, especially early in the match. So, both skippers will be looking to bowl first here after winning the toss.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

This is the first game at this venue after a long break. So, it will likely offer some juice for the speedsters early on. However, the ball coming onto the bat nicely also allows the batters to play their shots freely. The short boundaries on the ground are also a massive bonus for the batters.

There are some possibilities of getting rain in Auckland during the match. These overcast conditions may help the fast bowlers. But apart from this, the track will remain true for the entire match. If the batters can see off the first few overs, they can play through the line later.

AA vs CK Betting Tips

The Auckland Aces team did not play good cricket in their last season, although they did manage to win a few games. They are also missing the services of top players playing for the country. Canterbury Kings have a good record at this ground and a solid batting line-up. It will likely be a close match, but we expect Auckland Aces to come out of trumps here as they play at home.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Chad Bowes to score over 23 runs in the Canterbury innings.



Chad Bowes had an excellent last season. He is expected to do well this year as well.

  1. 1xBet


    Canterbury Kings to score over 49 runs from their first six overs.



Canterbury Kings have some in-form batters near the top of their batting order. You can bet they will score over 49 runs in their first six overs.

  1. Rajabets


    Cole McConchie to score over 17 runs in the game.



Cole McConchie is skippering the Canterbury team and is a vital cog of their batting machine. You can expect him to start the season positively by scoring over 17 runs.

Today Match Prediction

Auckland Aces To Win the Match, 1.90

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Who will win AA vs CK

Auckland Aces 71.31% (87)
Canterbury Kings 28.69% (35)
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