CANT vs CS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, & Injury Updates for Super Smash 2023, Match 14

In what promises to be an enthralling encounter, Canterbury Kings are set to take on Central Stags in the 14th match of the Super Smash 2023 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, on January 5. With Canterbury Kings holding the second position with two wins in four matches and Central Stags at the fourth spot with one win, both teams are eager to make their mark in this edition of the tournament.

MATCH INFORMATION
FixtureCanterbury Kings vs Central Stags, Match 14
TournamentSuper Smash
Date & Time5 Jan 2024, Fri, 8:30 AM IST
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch
LIVE STREAMFanCode
WEATHER REPORT
StadiumHagley Oval, Christchurch
ConditionsClouds
Temperature15.4°C
Humidity70% (Humidity)

Recent Performances:

Canterbury Kings showcased their resilience in their recent encounter against Otago Volts. Despite Otago Volts posting a challenging total of 171 runs, the Kings, led by a remarkable half-century from Henry Nicholls, clinched a thrilling four-wicket victory. Their ability to counter-attack and score briskly, especially after an early wicket loss, demonstrated their strength and determination.

Central Stags faced Canterbury Kings in their last match, where they lost the game by 33 runs. The Stags struggled to finish their innings with a flourish after the top and middle order solidified. In response, Canterbury Kings posted a formidable total of 185 runs, powered by notable contributions from Cole McConchie and Michael Rippon, ultimately securing the win.

Pitch Report:

Hagley Oval, known for its bowler-friendly conditions, provides good seam and swing movement. Pacers are expected to thrive on this track. Batsmen, once settled, can capitalize on scoring opportunities. Teams winning the toss often opt to chase, with an average first innings score of 134.

PROBABLE PLAYING XI

Canterbury Kings

Mitchell Hay (wk), CJ Bowes, HM Nicholls, KJ McClure, Matthew Hay, CE McConchie (C), Angus McKenzie, Zak Foulkes, MJG Rippon, William O’Rourke, MD Rae

Central Stags

D Cleaver (wk), B Wiggins, TC Bruce (C), WA Young, William Clark, DAJ Bracewell, JA Clarkson, BJ Small, BM Tickner, AY Patel, Jayden Lennox

Player Picks for Fantasy Cricket:

Captains:

Cole McConchie (CAN) – All-rounder – 9 credits

  • A consistent performer with both bat and ball, McConchie has scored 118 runs and taken two wickets in four matches. An excellent choice for the captaincy role.

Jayden Lennox (CS) – Bowler – 7.5 credits

  • Lennox has been impressive with six wickets in just three matches. A budget-friendly option for a captaincy role.

Top Picks:

Michael Rippon (CAN) – All-rounder – 8.5 credits

  • Rippon has contributed significantly with 83 runs and three wickets in the tournament, making him a reliable fantasy pick.

Doug Bracewell (CS) – All-rounder – 8.5 credits

  • An explosive player, Bracewell has smashed 113 runs at a strike rate of 230.61 in three games and scalped one wicket.

Zak Foulkes (CAN) – Bowler – 8 credits

  • Foulkes has been among the wickets, picking up five in four games, and also contributing with the bat.

Dane Cleaver (CS) – Wicketkeeper – 8 credits

  • In good form, Cleaver has scored 100 runs at a strike rate of 129.87 in just three games.

Avoid in Mega League:

Chad Bowes (CAN) – Batsman – 6 credits

  • Bowes has had a tough run, scoring just eight runs in four games. Consider leaving him out of your fantasy team.

Angus McKenzie (CAN) – All-rounder – 8.5 credits

  • McKenzie has picked up two wickets in the tournament but hasn’t been a standout performer.

Fantasy Team Prediction:

Head-to-Head:

  • Wicketkeeper: Dane Cleaver
  • Batsman: Henry Nicholls
  • All-rounder: Cole McConchie, Zak Foulkes, Doug Bracewell, Michael Rippon
  • Bowler: Bevan Small, Blair Tickner, Ajaz Patel, Jayden Lennox, Michael Rae

Mega League:

  • Wicketkeeper: Dane Cleaver
  • Batsman: Henry Nicholls, Bevon Jacobs
  • All-rounder: Cole McConchie, Zak Foulkes, Doug Bracewell, Michael Rippon
  • Bowler: Bevan Small, Blair Tickner, Ajaz Patel, Jayden Lennox
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