CK vs CS Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 27, 2023

CK vs CS Match Prediction - Jan 27, 2023

Tournament: Super Smash 2023.

Date: January 27, 2023.

Format: T20

Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Time: 02:00

The Super Smash 2022-23 competition is entering a critical stage where various teams are trying their best to move up in the points table. All the teams are trying to garner vital points necessary for qualifying for the next stage of the competition. The Canterbury Kings outfit has made a strong comeback in the competition with 3 back-to-back wins that brought their campaign back on track after having to endure losses in the early stages of the tournament. The Central Districts team ended up losing their last match after registering a few victories. They will be keen to return to winning ways in this game.

CK vs CS Team Previews

Canterbury Kings

Canterbury King's outfit chased their target successfully in the last match by scoring 152 runs for the loss of 5 wickets from 19.4 overs. Their chase was led by Cam Fletcher who scored an unbeaten 55 runs from 38 balls. Several other batsmen played good high-quality cameo innings that helped their teams win games. They have a good batting order with batters such as Chad Bowes, Cam Fletcher, Leo Carter, and Cole McConchie being in terrific form in recent times. 

The Canterbury bowlers brought their best and A game to the front by bowling out the opposition for 148 runs. Angus McKenzie and Zakary Foulkes were both bowling well and registered similar figures of 4-0-25-2 in the match. The most successful bowler for Canterbury in the match was William O Rourke who picked up 3 wickets in the game. Ed Nuttal and Todd Astle chipped in with a wicket apiece to help the more successful bowlers. The top players to watch out for in the game are Chad Bowes, Zakary Foulkes, and Cam Fletcher.

The Canterbury side is going into this game after registering 3 victories in a row. In their last match against Wellington, they scored a 3rd win on the trot with a 5-wicket victory with 1 ball remaining. Batting first Wellington scored 148 runs from their quota of 20 overs and the Canterbury Kings replied with 152 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 19.5 overs. Zakary Foulkes also contributed well in the game apart from Cam Fletcher. He scored 32 runs from 26 balls to help Canterbury get close to the target.

Canterbury Kings Playing 11

Cameron Fletcher, Mitchell Hay, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, Ken McClure, Cole McConchie, Zakary Foulkes, Ed Nuttall, Todd Astle, Angus McKenzie, William O'Rourke.

Central Districts

The Central Districts team could not chase the target of 167 runs in their last game of the competition. They failed short by 4 runs in the end. Their batting charge was led by Tom Bruce who scored 31 runs and Bayley Wiggins who put together 41 runs. However, these batters could not ensure a win for their side. Josh Clarkson has been the top-scorer so far with 182 runs in the competition. Other batters that are doing a good job for the team are Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, and Ben Smith.

The bowlers did not do a good job for Central Districts in the competition as they gave away 166 runs from their quota of 20 overs. Raymond Toole picked up 2 wickets for 36 runs, Randell picked up 2 wickets for 30 runs, and Josh Clarkson picked up 2 wickets for 27 runs. Some of these bowlers bowled well in tandem during the inning. Ajaz Patel went away for 9 runs per over in the game. Jayden Lennox bowled beautifully and was miserly to return with figures of 4-0-24-1. Some of the key players for Central Districts in this match were Josh Clarkson, Dane Cleaver, and Randell.

After scoring 3 wins in a row, the Central Districts team went down in their last match to Otago. It was a closely fought affair though with Otago scoring 166 runs from their 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. Central Districts team made a big effort by scoring 162 runs for the loss of 9 wickets from their 20 overs. Central Districts made a good start to their innings and were 95 for 2 at one stage. However, they were at the receiving end of a terrific spell from Matthew Bacon from Otago who picked up a fifer in a T20 game to seal the fate for Central Districts.

Central Districts Playing 11

Bayley Wiggins, Tom Bruce, Will Young, Ben Smith, Josh Clarkson, William Clark, Bevan Small, Ajaz Patel, Raymond Toole, Jayden Lennox, Brett Randell.

CK vs CS Toss Prediction

The wicket on offer at the Hagley Oval ground in Christchurch is ideal for batting. It is a great wicket to bat on and is the home ground for the Canterbury side. The bowlers are going to struggle to keep the batters quiet in this game.

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

Pitch and Conditions

It is expected that we will get bright and sunny conditions during the game. There is no forecast of any rain coming down during the match. Christchurch is a flat surface where the batters are likely to hold the upper hand in the match. The Christchurch venue is the home turf for the Canterbury side. You can expect an average score of between 140 and 160 runs in this game.

CK vs CS Betting Tips

The Central Districts team has several attacking players in their ranks. The Canterbury team batsmen have been consistent and they will need to step up for this match. However, they have a much better bowling attack than Central Districts at least on paper. But, all-in-all the Central Districts side has a better opportunity to win this match.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Will Young to score more than 21 runs in the match.



Will Young is likely to enjoy the conditions on offer at Christchurch and he is quite likely to score more than 21 runs in the match.

  1. Betway


    Chad Bowes to emerge as the leading run-getter for Canterbury Kings.



Chad Bowes has been scoring runs consistently in the competition. You can bet on him to be among the runs again.

  1. Betway


    Zak Foulkes is to emerge as the leading bowler for Canterbury Kings.



Zak Foulkes has been doing a good job in Canterbury in the competition. You can expect him to become the leading bowler again in the match.

Today Match Prediction

Central Districts To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win CK vs CS

Canterbury Kings 60.95% (128)
Central Districts 39.05% (82)
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