CTB vs WF Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Eliminator of Super Smash T20

In a high-stakes encounter of the Super Smash 2023-24 season, the Canterbury Kings are set to lock horns with the Wellington Firebirds in the eliminator match on January 25th at Seddon Park in Hamilton.

Match Information:

  • Fixture: Canterbury Kings vs Wellington Firebirds, Match 31
  • Date & Time: January 26, 2024, Friday, 6:30 AM IST
  • Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Live Stream:

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Weather Report:

The weather at Seddon Park is expected to be clear with a temperature of 13.9°C and 96% humidity.

Probable Playing XI:

Canterbury Kings: CJ Bowes, Tom Latham, HM Nicholls, B Jacobs, CE McConchie (C), Mitchell Hay (wk), MJG Rippon, Zak Foulkes, MJ Henry, Ish Sodhi, KA Jamieson

Wellington Firebirds: Devon Conway (wk), NF Kelly (C), Rachin Ravindra, Gareth Severin, Muhammad Arslan Abbas, Michael Bracewell, Logan van Beek, Nathan Smith, Peter Younghusband, AF Milne, Ben Sears

Injury and Availability News:

Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, and Kyle Jamieson are set to feature for Canterbury. Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra return to the Wellington lineup, while Callum McLachlan misses out.

Pitch Report:

Seddon Park typically favors batsmen, with an average first innings score of 155. The captain winning the toss is likely to opt for chasing.

Player Picks:

  • Captain: Rachin Ravindra (WEF) – With both bat and ball, Ravindra is a reliable performer.
  • Vice-Captain: Devon Conway (WEF) – A seasoned campaigner with a wealth of experience in T20 cricket.
  • Top Pick: Logan van Beek (WEF) – Wellington’s leading wicket-taker, a key asset in the bowling department.
  • Budget Pick: Nathan Smith (WEF) – Expected to play a crucial role in Wellington’s pace attack.

Avoid These Players:

Tom Blundell and Tim Robinson are unavailable for selection in the Wellington Firebirds XI.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction:

Head to Head:

  • Wicketkeeper: Tom Latham, Devon Conway
  • Batter: Henry Nicholls, Nick Kelly
  • All-Rounder: Zak Foulkes, Rachin Ravindra, Logan van Beek, Nathan Smith
  • Bowler: Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Peter Younghusband

Mega League:

  • Wicketkeeper: Tom Latham, Devon Conway
  • Batter: Henry Nicholls, Nick Kelly
  • All-Rounder: Zak Foulkes, Rachin Ravindra, Cole McConchie, Nathan Smith
  • Bowler: Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Kyle Jamieson

Match Prediction:

Both teams have shown promise throughout the season, but with key players returning, Wellington Firebirds have the edge in this crucial encounter. They are expected to emerge victorious and advance to the next stage of the tournament.

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