NK vs WF Match Preview

The top run-getter for Northern Districts in recent matches has been Katene Clarke. This right-handed bat has scored 270 runs from his last nine innings with an average of 30.00. Tim Seifert has also done a commendable job for Northern Districts, scoring 252 runs in his previous eight games with an average of 31.50. Another batter doing well at the moment is their skipper, Jeet Raval. Raval has scored 229 runs in his last nine matches with an average of 25.44. These are the go-to batters for Northern Districts.

Scott Kuggeleijn has turned out to be the top bowler for Northern Districts, with 12 victims from eight games and an average of 16.75. Left-handed medium fast bowler Neil Wagner has also picked up eleven wickets from his last six appearances for Northern Districts with an average of 16.36. Brett Hampton has also collected nine wickets from his last seven innings with an average of 11.77. These are the top bowlers from the Northern Districts team for this year's Super Smash.

The leading run-getter for Wellington Firebirds in recent games has been Tim Robinson. From his last five innings, he has scored 188 runs with a solid average of 47.00. Troy Johnson also did a good job for Wellington, scoring 128 runs from six games with an average of 32.00. The Wellington skipper Nick Kelly has scored 115 runs from his last eight innings with an average of 16.42. These are the top batters for Wellington, and they are likely to rise to the occasion this year as well.

In their last few matches, the top bowler for Wellington has been Nathan Smith. This right-arm medium-fast bowler has picked up 15 wickets from his previous eight games with an average of 10.46. Peter Younghusband has picked up ten wickets from his last eight games with an average of 15.70. Logan van Beek has collected nine victims from his previous eight games with an average of 24.55. These will also be the top bowlers for Wellington this year. You can bet on them to pick up crucial wickets.

Weather Report

We will likely get partially cloudy conditions during the afternoon session of this match. These clods will clear up by the evening. The temperatures during the game will remain close to 18 degrees. The relative humidity will be average, close to 65%, and there aren’t any chances of getting rain interruptions.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Bay Oval venue in Mount Maunganui has a seating capacity of 10,000 people. This surface is likely to assist the bowlers. It has small boundaries of 60 to 70 meters so that the batters can enjoy these conditions. But you can expect low-scoring affairs at this venue.

Notable stats

Tim Robinson has had an excellent average-to-strike rate ratio in recent games.

Robinson is scoring runs with an average of 34.5 and a strike rate 162.99.

Neil Wagner has had a terrific strike rate in recent contests.

Wagner has picked up 11 wickets from his last six appearances for Northern Districts with a strike rate of 12.54.

Team News

There aren’t any injury updates available so far. We are expecting the entire team to be available for selection on matchday.

NK vs WF Probable 11

NK Playing 11

  • Tim Seifert (Wk)
  • Katene Clarke
  • Jeet Raval (C)
  • Joe Carter
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Brett Hampton
  • Scott Kuggeleijn
  • Tim Southee
  • Tim Pringle
  • Neil Wagner
  • Matthew Fisher

WF Playing 11

  • Muhammad Arslan Abbas
  • Nick Greenwood
  • Nick Kelly (C)
  • Tim Robinson
  • Jesse Tashkoff
  • Logan van Beek
  • Nathan Smith
  • Peter Younghusband
  • Callum McLachlan (Wk)
  • Ian McPeake
  • Michael Snedden
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

Northern Districts team lost their last match in the competition, while the Wellington Firebirds inflicted a crushing defeat on their opposition. So, we reckon the in-form team of Wellington Firebirds is more likely to win this contest. So, we will bet with the Wellington Firebirds to win this game.

Top Picks

Katene Clarke: Clarke has scored 270 runs from his last ten matches with an average of 30 and a strike rate of 149.17.

Nei Wagner: Wagner is currently bowling well, picking up 11 wickets from his last six matches for Northern Districts.

Nathan Smith: Smith has picked up 16 wickets from his last ten games with a strike rate of 13.18.

Tim Robinson: Robinson is currently riding high with a couple of great games. In recent matches, he is scoring his runs with a strike rate of 162.99.

NK vs WF Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: T Seifert , C McLachlan

Batters: J Raval, N Kelly, T Robinson

All-rounders: L van Beek, S Kuggeleijn (VC), N Smith (C), P Younghusband

Bowlers: N Wagner, T Pringle

NK vs WF Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction