CK vs CS Match Preview

L J Carter leads the batting charge for Canterbury this year in terms of averages. He has scored 92 runs from 3 innings with an average of 92.00. But the highest run-getter for Canterbury this year is CJ Bowes with 195 runs from 5 innings with an average of 48.75. He has hit 2 fifties in the process. He has hit 22 boundaries and 3 sixes so far in the competition. Tom Latham who is not available for this game has scored 118 runs from 4 innings with an average of 39.33. HB Shipley has picked up 12 wickets in the competition from 5 outings with an average of 11.91. Other bowlers that are doing a good supporting job for him are MJ Henry and W O'Rourke who have picked up 5 wickets apiece.

D Cleaver has been the leading run-scorer for Central Districts with 225 runs from 6 matches with an average of 45.00. He has hit as many as 34 boundaries and 5 sixes so far in the tournament. WA Young has also done a fair job in the competition by hitting 180 runs from 4 innings with an average of 90.00 and a strike rate of 97.82. Tom Bruce has also scored 121 runs and BD Schmulian has put together 144 runs for the Central Districts side. SHA Rance has been the top bowler for Central Districts picking up 13 wickets from 6 outings for the team with an average of 12.30. Another bowler for Central Districts that is doing a good job is BG Randell with 9 wickets from 5 games. He is currently bowling at an average of 16.11.

Weather Report

You can expect slightly windy weather during the match. There is also the probability of getting some showers during the match that can interrupt the game. There is also a high possibility of players perspiring during the match. One thing is certain we will get cloud cover during the match and that can aid the fast bowlers.

Pitch Report

This match will be hosted at the Hagley Oval ground in Christchurch, New Zealand. The surface for this game at the Hagley Oval venue might help the quick bowlers in getting some lateral movement. The batsmen will need to be careful with their shot selection in this game, especially in the earlier stages of the match.

Notable stats

Central Districts team has a better recent record in the competition.

If you look at the last 5 games these two teams have played, you will find that Central Districts has a marginally better record with 3 wins and 2 losses in the competition.

Dane Cleaver has scored 225 runs so far in the competition.

Dane Cleaver is the standout batter for Central Districts having scored 225 runs so far from 6 innings with a 99 not out in it. He is also scoring these runs with an excellent strike rate of 97.82.

Team News

There do not seem to be too many injury worries reported for this game from either side. But many players from the Canterbury side will be leaving their domestic franchisee for a stint in the New Zealand national team.

CK vs CS Probable 11

CK Playing 11

  • Matthew Boyle
  • Chad Bowes
  • Cole McConchie (C)
  • Leo Carter
  • Mitch Hay (Wk)
  • ZG Foulkes
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Angus McKenzie
  • Sean Davey
  • William O'Rourke
  • Ed Nuttall

CS Playing 11

  • Ross Taylor
  • Dane Cleaver (Wk)
  • Brad Schmulian
  • Doug Bracewell
  • Will Young
  • Tom Bruce (C)
  • Josh Clarkson
  • Brett Randell
  • Seth Rance
  • Ajaz Patel
  • Raymond Toole
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

If you take into consideration the current form of both these teams Central Districts will start as the favorites to win the match against Canterbury. They are going into this game with almost full strength while the Canterbury team has lost many of their players to the national side such as Tom Latham, Henry Shipley, and Ish Sodhi. Canterbury will desperately miss out on their experience in both batting and bowling departments. So, we will bet with Central Districts to register a win in this match.

Top Picks

Dane Cleaver: Dan Cleaver has all stats on his side at the moment. Not only is his team winning matches, but he is also scoring a lot of runs, contributing to the success of the team. You can bet on him to top score again in this game.

SHA Rance: SHA Rance is the top bowler for Central Districts having picked up 13 wickets in the tournament so far with an average of 12.30. He is bowling with a strike rate of 21.6 at the moment.

CJ Bowes: CJ Bowes is a leading batter for Canterbury having scored 195 runs in the competition. You can expect him to come good again in this match.

HB Shipley: HB Shipley has been the leading bowler for Central Districts having picked up 12 wickets from his 5 games.

CK vs CS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: D. Cleaver

Batters: L. Carter, C. Bowes (C), T. Bruce (VC), W. Young

All-rounders: D. Bracewell, C. McConchie

Bowlers: S. Rance, B. Randell, A. Patel, W. O'Rourke

CK vs CS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction