CK vs CS Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 05, 2024

Canterbury Kings will take on Central Districts in the 14th game of the Super Smash for the 2023-24 season in New Zealand on 5 January 2024. This contest will be held at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand. In this article, we will examine match prediction, betting tips, and pitch report for this game.

Canterbury Kings vs Central Districts Head-To-Head

These two outfits, Central Districts and Canterbury, have played against each other on 31 occasions before this game. The honors favor Canterbury by a margin of 17-14. 

Canterbury Kings vs Central Districts Live Streaming and Broadcast

Unfortunately for the Indian fans, this contest will not be available on TV for the Indian viewers. However, Indian cricket fanatics can view this match live by streaming it using the FanCode app and website. The Kiwi fans can enjoy the live coverage through TVNZ.

CK vs CS Team Previews

Canterbury Kings

The Canterbury team played their last game in the competition earlier today in Alexandra. This 12th game of the Super Smash saw Canterbury beating Otago by a margin of four wickets. Batting first, Otago Volts succeeded in setting a decent target of 171 runs on the board for the loss of five wickets. from their quota of 20 overs. The Canterbury Kings chased this target in 18.5 overs for the loss of just six wickets. The Canterbury batter Henry Nicholls was awarded Player of the Match for his 59 from 33 balls.

The best bowler on the scene for Canterbury Kings during the Otago innings was Zakary Foulkes. He picked up three victims for 33 runs from his four overs. The skipper Cole McConchie also picked up one wicket from his two overs, giving away just seven runs. Henry Nicholls led a solid foundation for Canterbury innings with a half-century. The Kings' skipper Cole McConchie also hit a valuable 39 from 31 balls with five fours. Bevon Jacobs also hit some big blows down the order to take Canterbury to a respectable total.

Canterbury Kings Playing 11

Chad Bowes, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Cole McConchie, Michael Rippon, Zakary Foulkes, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Michael Rae, William O'Rourke.

Central Districts

The Central Districts team played their last encounter against the Canterbury team itself. This was the 9th game of the competition, played on December 30 in New Plymouth. Canterbury Kings batted first to score 185 runs for the loss of four wickets. The Central Districts batters could muster 142 runs while losing eight wickets in a curtailed game. After a brief stoppage, the CD side was asked to score 176 runs from 19 overs to win the game. But they fell short by 33 runs in the end.

The most successful bowler for the Central Districts team was Bevan Small. He picked up three scalps for 46 runs from his four overs. The only other successful bowler in the CD innings was Doug Bracewell, who had one victim from his four overs. Bracewell was economical in his spell as well. The Canterbury chase ran into troubled waters right up front. But their wicketkeeper-batsman Dane Cleaver scored 47 runs from 36 balls to steady ship somewhat. Other batters, such as Josh Clarkson, were among the runs, with Clarkson scoring 26 runs from 22 balls with two sixes.

Central Districts Playing 11

Bayley Wiggins, Will Young, Dane Cleaver, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Doug Bracewell, William Clark, Bevan Small, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Jayden Lennox.

CK vs CS Toss Prediction

As many as 38 T20 domestic matches have been played earlier at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. The team batting first has won 18 games, while the team batting second has won 19. So, there is no clear evidence about what is more advantageous, viz batting first or bowling first.

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

Pitch and Conditions

The Hagley Oval ground in Christchurch is home to Canterbury. It has a seating capacity of 18000 people. The surface affords pace and bounce for the players. So, the seamers will enjoy the conditions on offer here. But that apart, this is a batting-friendly wicket.

There is a distinct possibility of getting a drizzle during this match. The temperatures during the game will hover between 11 and 13 degrees. We expect overcast conditions throughout the game, which will help the seamers get lateral movement.  

CK vs CS Betting Tips

Both these teams have played four games each in the competition. Canterbury Kings are ranked second in the points table with two wins to their credit. The Central Districts team is placed two places below in fourth position with a single win. Additionally, Canterbury won the previous game between these two sides. They are also playing at home. So, we expect Canterbury Kings to win this encounter.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Dane Cleaver to score over 19 runs in the game.



Dan Cleaver is looking good with the bat this year. You can bet on him to make over 19 runs in this encounter.

  1. Rajabets


    Henry Nicholls to score over 23 runs in the game.



Henry Nicholls batted well for his team in his last appearance. You can also bet on him to score over 23 runs in this match.

  1. Rajabets


    Cole McConchie will score a fifty in this game.



The Canterbury skipper made a valuable contribution in his last game. You can also bet on him to score a half-century in this game.

Today Match Prediction

Canterbury Kings To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win CK vs CS

Canterbury Kings 86.60% (84)
Central Districts 13.40% (13)
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