CK vs WF Match Preview

On their way to the Eliminator final, the Canterbury team played their last game against this opposition. Batting first, Canterbury Kings scored 178 runs for the loss of four wickets from their twenty overs. The Wellington Firebirds could manage just 160 runs from their twenty overs for the loss of nine wickets. Canterbury Kings recorded a win by a margin of 18 runs. Henry Nicholls was announced Player of the Match for 52 runs from 31 balls and three catches. This day/night game was played in Wellington.

The Canterbury top order was in good nick in this game. Chad Bowes and Tom Latham scored 35 and 60 runs for the opening wicket, respectively. They put together a partnership of 61 runs for the first wicket from 7.4 overs. This was followed by Henry Nicholls hitting a 52 from 31 balls with seven fours. These top three batters will again be the main batters for Canterbury in the Eliminator final. You can bet on them to score vital runs in this game. Bevon Jacobs also looked good for Canterbury in this game.

The best Wellington bowler on the scene was Logan van Beek. He picked up a couple of wickets for 21 runs from his two overs. Some of the bowlers, such as Nathan Smith and Peter Younghusband, were among the wickets and picked up one wicket each. All the other bowlers went for runs. The Wellington team made a decent start to their chase, with the openers Nick Kelly and Gareth Severin putting together 39 runs from 4.6 overs. But after these two were dismissed, Michael Bracewell contributed runs.

The Canterbury Kings bowling attack was on the money during the Wellington innings. All the first four bowlers used by the Kings managed to pick up two wickets each. The pick of the bowlers was once again Zakary Foulkes. He returned with excellent figures of 4-0-23-2. As you can see, he bowled economically as well. The other bowlers who picked up two wickets each were William O'Rourke, Michael Rae, and Angus McKenzie. Michael Rippon also picked up a solitary wicket.

Weather Report

The weather forecast for these teams is of sunny conditions, generally speaking. The conditions might become cloudy in the afternoons with the winds getting stronger. The venue’s wicket will be excellent for batting, and there will likely be no weather interventions during this game.

Pitch Report

This game will be played at the Seddon Park in New Zealand. It is a neutral venue, and both these outfits have an ordinary record on the ground. Firebirds have won six games and lost six, while Canterbury Kings have lost seven and won six. There is no clear advantage for either of the teams.

Notable stats

Logan van Beek has an excellent strike rate with the ball for Wellington.

Logan van Beek has picked up 18 scalps from his last ten games with a strike rate of 11.83.

Henry Nicholls has an excellent strike rate to average ratio.

Henry Nicholls is scoring runs with an average of 45.67 and a strike rate of 150.54.

Team News

Tim Robinson might miss this game. Apart from that, there are no injury updates available for this contest.

CK vs WF Probable 11

CK Playing 11

  • Chad Bowes
  • Tom Latham
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Cole McConchie (C)
  • Mitchell Hay (Wk)
  • Michael Rippon
  • Bevon Jacobs
  • Zakary Foulkes
  • Angus McKenzie
  • Michael Rae
  • William O’Rourke

WF Playing 11

  • Gareth Severin
  • Nick Kelly (C)
  • Muhammad Abbas
  • Michael Bracewell
  • Troy Johnson
  • Callum McLachlan (Wk)
  • Nathan Smith
  • Logan van Beek
  • Adam Milne
  • Peter Younghusband
  • Ben Sears
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

The Wellington Firebirds are going into this game, losing three games in a row. This is likely to work against them in this game. Canterbury Kings have a much better winning record, having won the last couple of games. So, we will bet with Canterbury Kings to win this contest.

Top Picks

Henry Nicholls: Nicholls is in the form of his life. He has put together 274 runs from his last nine appearances for Canterbury Kings with a strike rate of 150.54 and an average of 45.67.

William O'Rourke: O'Rourke has picked up 12 wickets from his last eight games with a strike rate of 13.8.

Logan van Beek: Van Beek has picked up 18 wickets from his last ten games with a strike rate of 11.83.

Zakary Foulkes: Foulkes has collected eleven wickets from his last eight games with a strike rate 15.54.

CK vs WF Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: T Latham

Batters: C Bowes, H Nicholls (VC), N Kelly

All-rounders: M Rippon, M Bracewell, L van Beek (C), C McConchie, N Smith

Bowlers: P Younghusband, W O'Rourke

CK vs WF Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction