WF vs CS Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 13, 2024

We are well and truly into the Super Smash competition for the 2024 season being played in New Zealand. In one of the Group stage encounters, Wellington Firebirds will take on Central Districts on 13th January in Wellington. The Firebirds will host the Central District team at the ground of Basin Reserve in Wellington. This article will check out match prediction, pitch report, and betting tips for this game.

Wellington Firebirds vs Central Districts Head-To-Head

The Wellington Firebirds and Central Districts teams have played against each other on 32 occasions where a clear result was possible. The Wellington Firebirds team holds the edge 19-13 in this encounter.

Wellington Firebirds vs Central Districts Live Streaming and Broadcast

Indian cricket enthusiasts cannot view this game live on television. However, the contest can be accessed live through live streaming on the FanCode website and app. New Zealand cricket enthusiasts can watch the game through the TVNZ alternative.

WF vs CS Team Previews

Wellington Firebirds

The Wellington Firebirds team played their last game in the competition against Canterbury earlier today. In this 20th game of the competition, Wellington Firebirds batted first to score 184 runs for the loss of five wickets from their quota of twenty overs. The score proved to be too much for the Canterbury Kings. They could manage 163 runs for the loss of seven wickets from their twenty overs. The Wellington opener, Tim Robinson, was adjudged Player of the Match for his 86 runs from 46 deliveries.

The Wellington innings was built around the batting display by Tim Robinson and their skipper Nick Kelly. Robinson hit three sixes and ten fours during his stay at the wicket, while Nick Kelly smashed 72 runs from 48 balls with five fours and two sixes. These two were the only batters that contributed to the score. The Canterbury batters looked good for a while, but the innings ran into trouble after the settled batters got out. Michael Bracewell is the best of the bowlers, with two wickets for 25 runs from his four overs. Logan van Beek also picked up a couple of victims from his four overs.

Wellington Firebirds Playing 11

Nick Greenwood, Troy Johnson, Nick Kelly, Muhammad Arslan Abbas, Jesse Tashkoff, Nathan Smith, Callum McLachlan, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Iain McPeake, Michael Snedden.

Central Districts

The Central Districts team is also going into this game with a win. They played against Otago Volts in their last match of the competition earlier yesterday. The Central Districts team batted first to score 187 runs. They lost five wickets in the process from their twenty overs. The Central Districts bowlers did a fine restriction job to bowl out the Otago Volts for a score of 135 runs from 18 overs. Will Young from CD outfit was declared Player of the Match for his superb hundred.

During the CD innings, the batting effort was based around just two batters, Will Young and Dane Cleaver. Will Young scored 101 runs from 63 balls with three sixes and ten fours. Dane Cleaver played an excellent supporting role to score a fifty from 33 balls with five fours and one six. None of the other batters contributed much to the score. The Central Districts opened their bowling effort with Ajaz Patel. He responded promptly to the challenge, picking up four wickets for 24 runs from his four overs. Bevan Small also picked up three wickets in the innings. 

Central Districts Playing 11

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

WF vs CS Toss Prediction

As many as 39 domestic T20 games have been played at the Basin Reserve venue in Wellington. The team batting first won 21 of these games, while the team batting second won 17. There was a tie in one of the games. So, it might be a good idea to bat first on this track and set a target rather than chasing one.

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

Pitch and Conditions

We are expected to get a pitch with some grass on it. So, some assistance will be available to the bowlers and pacers. There will not be too much help to the batters from this track. But it might be a good idea to bat first here due to the even bounce.

Although there is some possibility of getting showers on Saturday morning in Wellington, things will likely clear up by the afternoon. We are expecting clear and sunny weather during the game. There will not be any rain interruptions during the contest.

WF vs CS Betting Tips

The Wellington Firebirds have been the top side of the competition this year. They have won five games out of the seven they have played and lost just one. On the other hand, the Central Districts team has played eight matches and has won just three. So, the home team will be clear favorites for this contest. We will bet with Wellington Firebirds to win this contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. 10CRIC


    Tim Robinson to score over 20 runs in the contest.



Tim Robinson has scored many runs this season for his side. You can also bet on him to score over 20 runs in this encounter.

  1. 1xBet


    Wellington Firebirds to score over 47 runs in their 1st six overs of the inning.



Most top-order batters playing in T20 cricket tend to go after the bowling right from the word go. So, you can bet on the in-form Wellington top-order batters to score over 47 runs in the game.

  1. Rajabets


    Dane cleaver to score over 21 runs in this contest.



Dane Cleaver has done well in the competition so far. You can bank on him to score over 21 runs in this contest.

Today Match Prediction

Wellington Firebirds To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win WF vs CS

Wellington Firebirds 82.67% (62)
Central Districts 17.33% (13)
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