CS vs NK Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Dec 27, 2023

In a day/night affair to be played at Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North in New Zealand, Northern Knights will take on Central Districts on 27th December 2023. This day/night affair is a part of the Super Smash competition for the 2023-24 season being played in New Zealand. Let's peek at this game's match preview, pitch report, and betting tips.

Central Districts vs Northern Knights Head-To-Head

The Northern Knights and Central Districts have played against each other in 33 matches in this game format. In these 33 games played between the two sides, Northern Knights hold the edge 19-14 over Central Districts.

Central Districts vs Northern Knights Live Streaming and Broadcast

This match between Northern Knights and Central Districts can be accessed in India through the FanCode app and website using the live streaming medium. New Zealand cricket enthusiasts can view this contest on TVNZ.

CS vs NK Team Previews

Central Districts

The Central Districts team, in their first game of the new season of Super Smash, played against Northern Districts. This day/night game was played in Hamilton, and the Northern Districts team batting first scored 196 runs from their quota of 20 years for the loss of nine wickets. The ND bowlers did excellent restriction work on the Central Districts batters to limit the CD charge to 141 runs. The Central Districts team managed to score these runs in 19.5 overs. Tim Seifert was declared player of the match for this game.

The pick of the bowlers for the Central Districts team in the Northern Knights inning was Ajaz Patel. Patel picked up three wickets from his quota of four overs for 35 runs. Joey Field also picked up some wickets for 33 runs in these four overs. William Clark was the most economical bowler on the scene, although he bowled just one over in the ND inning. Jayden Lennox picked up two wickets for 38 runs from his four overs. All the Central Districts bowlers went for a lot of runs except Clark, and as a result, ND set up a good total on the board.

Central Districts Playing 11

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

Northern Knights

The Northern Districts team played their first game of the competition against this opposition. They batted first and were provided an excellent start to their inning. Katene Clark and Tim Seifert scored 70 runs for the first wickets in 5.3 overs. Clark made 28 runs from 17 balls with one six and three fours, while the Northern Knights skipper Jeet Raval scored 52 runs from 29 balls, hitting four fours and a couple of sixes. Joe Carter and Brett Hampton also contributed to the team's score, although they did not make too many runs.

Almost all the Northern Districts bowlers contributed to the bowling charge by Northern Districts. Scott Kuggeleijn picked up two wickets from his three overs, giving away just 17 runs from them. The veteran Tim Southee picked up two wickets for 28 runs from his 3.5 overs. Mitchell Santner also picked up two wickets for 23 runs from his three overs. Tim Pringle and Neil Wagner also picked up a wicket each. Only Matthew Fisher went wicketless. In this game, the ND team management will look at these bowlers to pick valuable wickets again.

Northern Knights Playing 11

Henry Cooper, Katene Clarke, Jeet Raval, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Peter Bocock, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Pringle, Frederick Walker, Neil Wagner, Matthew Fisher.

CS vs NK Toss Prediction

A few T20 games have been played at Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North, New Zealand. The team batting first won one of these games, and the team batting second won the other. So, there is no clear advantage for the skipper winning the toss. The captain winning the toss may go with the trend and field first.

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

Pitch and Conditions

We expect pleasant weather for this game in Fitzherbert Park in New Zealand. There will be spells of sunshine and cloud cover during this game. However, there is no possibility of getting showers during the match. The temperatures during the game will be close to 23 degrees. 

The surface on offer at the venue of Fitzherbert Park in New Zealand will be batting-friendly. The pitch will remain valid for the entire duration of the game. So, the team batting second may have a distinct advantage of knowing the total to chase at this venue.

CS vs NK Betting Tips

The Northern Knights team got off to a terrific start to the season with a win in their opening encounter against this same opposition. You can expect them to score another win in this contest and move further up the points table. We’ll bet with Northern Districts to win this contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Katene Clark to score over 20 runs in the game.



Katene Clark was in good nick in his last match. You can bet on him to score over 20 runs in this match.

  1. 1xBet


    Central Districts to score over 44 runs in their first six overs.



Central District's top-order batting may come good in this game as they play at home and score 44 runs from their first six overs.

  1. Rajabets


    Tim Seifert to score a fifty in this game.



Tim Seifert was in top form in his last game for Northern Districts. You can also bet on him to score a half-century in this game.

Today Match Prediction

Northern Knights To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win CS vs NK

Central Districts 56.86% (58)
Northern Knights 43.14% (44)
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