NK vs CK Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 18, 2024

In the 26th game of the 2023-24 season Super Smash competition, we have Canterbury Kings going up against Northern Knights on 18th January. This day/night game will be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton. We will look at this game's pitch report, match prediction, and betting tips.

Northern Knights vs Canterbury Kings Head-To-Head

The teams of Canterbury Kings will clash with Northern Knights on the 36th occasion in this game. The Northern Knights team holds the edge in the last 35 games by a wafer-thin margin of 18-17. 

Northern Knights vs Canterbury Kings Live Streaming and Broadcast

Although Indian fans cannot view this contest live on TV in India, they can use the live streaming source for this game. This game can be watched on the FanCode app and website in India. On the other hand, New Zealand fans can watch the game on TVNZ.

NK vs CK Team Previews

Northern Knights

The Northern Knights team played their last game in the competition against Wellington Firebirds earlier yesterday. Batting first, Wellington scored just 102 runs and were bowled out in 18.3 overs. Against the run of play, the Northern Districts team managed an easy win by a margin of seven wickets. They chased the set target in 15.3 overs, losing just three wickets. The Northern Districts bowler Scott Kuggeleijn was the Player of the Match due to his superb bowling effort when he picked up two for 14.

Scott Kuggeleijn led the ND bowling charge. He picked up two wickets for fourteen runs from his quota of four overs. A couple of other bowlers also did an excellent all-round job by picking up two wickets and bowling economically. These two bowlers were Zak Gibson and Matthew Fisher. All the six bowlers used by Northern Knights bowlers were among wickets. Tim Pringle, Kristian Clarke, and Fredrick Walker picked up a wicket. To back an excellent bowling performance, the Northern Knights also provided an all-round batting display, with all top-order batters contributing to the total. The skipper Jeet Raval top scored with 32 runs from 28 balls.  

Northern Knights Playing 11

Henry Cooper, Katene Clarke, Kristian Clarke, Jeet Raval, Brett Hampton, Peter Bocock, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Pringle, Frederick Walker, Neil Wagner, Flynn McGregor Sumpter.

Canterbury Kings

The Canterbury Kings played their last game in the competition against Wellington Firebirds. The Firebirds team batted first to score 184 runs from their stipulated 20 overs for the loss of five wickets. The Canterbury Kings made a valiant effort to reach this target and scored 163 runs for the loss of seven wickets from their twenty overs. During the Wellington innings, the pick of the bowlers for Canterbury was Angus McKenzie. He picked up three wickets for fifteen runs from his three overs.

Other bowlers among the wickets include Zakary Foulkes and William O'Rourke. They picked up one wicket apiece. McKenzie and Foulkes bowled economically as well. Other bowlers apart from these three went for a lot of runs. Although the Canterbury chase did not start well, Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls had an excellent second-wicket partnership. They scored 44 and 41 runs, respectively. But after these two were dismissed, the Canterbury innings could not accelerate towards the end.

Canterbury Kings Playing 11

Chad Bowes, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Cole McConchie, Michael Rippon, Bevon Jacobs, Zakary Foulkes, Angus McKenzie, Michael Rae, William O'Rourke, Mitchell Hay.

NK vs CK Toss Prediction

Thirty-six domestic T20 games have been played at Seddon Park in Hamilton. The team batting first has succeeded in winning 21 games, while the team batting second has won 15. So, batting first at this venue might be a good idea.

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

Pitch and Conditions

The Seddon Park venue in New Zealand is the 4th largest cricket ground in New Zealand. This venue has circular boundaries and was designed for cricket requirements. It is a well-balanced track, and there will be help from the track for the pacers and spinners alike.

There is a possibility of getting showers during this match, and the temperatures will hover close to 25 degrees during the game. The relative humidity will be average. The overcast conditions might prove to be helpful to the fast bowlers to get lateral movement.

NK vs CK Betting Tips

It is a fact that the Northern Knights are going into this game with a victory under their belt, and it was a comprehensive win as well. But the Canterbury Kings have done a much better overall job in the competition. You can bet on Canterbury Kings to win this contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Chad Bowes to score over 21 runs in the game



Chad Bowes has not contributed heavily in the last few games for his team. You can expect him to deliver the goods here.

  1. 1xBet


    Canterbury Kings to score over 51 runs in the first six overs of their innings.



This is a T20 contest, and the top-order Canterbury Kings batters can get their team off to a flier and score over 51 runs from their first six overs.

  1. Rajabets


    The top bowler in the game is from the Canterbury team.



The Canterbury team has a more well-balanced bowling attack and will likely do better in this game.

Today Match Prediction

Canterbury Kings To Win the Match, 1.61

Bet Tip Here

Who will win NK vs CK

Northern Knights 46.67% (28)
Canterbury Kings 53.33% (32)
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