Fantasy Tips – Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings, Super Smash 2023-24, 29th Match. Who Will Win, On January 22, 2024


Match Details – WF vs CK:

  • Match: Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings, 29th Match, Super Smash 2023-24

  • Date and Time: January 18, 03:00 am GMT/ 08:30 am IST / 04:00 pm local time

  • Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington

WF vs CK Preview:

Wellington Firebirds : Wellington had a strong start to the tournament and dominated the table for a significant period. However, they faced setbacks in the previous two games, causing them to slip to the second spot. In the last game, they suffered a seven-wicket loss to Northern Brave after being bowled out for 102.

Canterbury Kings: In contrast, Canterbury has won four out of the nine games they have played, securing a convincing 90-run victory over Brave in the last match. Both teams will now face each other in the Eliminator, aiming to secure a win and carry momentum into the knockout stage.

WF vs CK Possible Playing XI:

Wellington Firebirds : Nick Kelly (Captain), Tom Blundell (Wicket-Keeper), Tim Robinson, Muhammad Abbas, Jesse Tashkoff, Callum McLachlan, Nathan Smith, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Ben Sears, Ian McPeake.

Canterbury Kings: Cole McConchie (Captain), Matthew Hay, Tom Latham (Wicket-Keeper), Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Henry Nicholls, Michael Rippon, Zakary Foulkes, Angus McKenzie, Michael Rae, William ORourke.

WF vs CK Dream11 Fantasy Team

Captain: Nathan Smith

Vice-Captain: Logan Van Beek

Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Nick Kelly, Michael Rippon, Michael Bracewell, Cole McConchie, Rachin Ravindra, Peter Younghusband, William O’ Rourke

WF vs CK Head-To-Head Records



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WF vs CK Win Prediction:

Backing Canterbury to win, the team boasts quality in batting with the likes of Chad Bowes, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, and Daryl Mitchell in the lineup. The return of players like Matt Henry and Ish Sodhi is expected to bolster the bowling department. Performances from Zakary Foulkes and William O Rourke further enhance the team’s prospects. Considering Wellington’s struggles with the form of their batters, the prediction is for Canterbury Kings to emerge victorious.

Prediction: Canterbury Kings to beat Wellington Firebirds.

WF vs CK Toss Prediction:

The captains in this match are likely to be keen on chasing, aligning with the prevailing trend in the tournament where teams opting to chase have achieved favorable outcomes.

WF vs CK Pitch Report:

The pitch is expected to provide some movement with the new ball, but it is anticipated to become flat and conducive to batting once the ball is a few overs old. Spinners are likely to come into play during the middle overs, adding an additional dimension to the game.

WF vs CK Weather Report:

The weather forecast suggests the presence of some clouds, but the likelihood of rain is low. The temperature is expected to range between 26 and 19 degrees during the match.

Venue Information:

  • Stadium: Basin Reserve

  • City: Wellington

  • Capacity: 11,600

  • Hosts to: Wellington

NB vs CK Squad:

Wellington Firebirds: Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway, Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell, Logan Van Beek, James Hartshorn, Adam Milne, Nick Kelly, Iain McPeake, Michael Snedden, Nathan Smith, Peter Younghusband, Tim Robinson, Troy Johnson, Callum McLachlan, Gareth Severin, Nick Greenwood, Jesse Tashkoff, Muhammad Abbas, Ben Sears.

Canterbury Kings: Angus McKenzie, Cole McConchie (C), Edward Nuttall, Fraser Sheat, Henry Nicholls, Henry Shipley, Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Matt Boyle, Michael Rae, Michael Rippon, Mitch Hay (WK), Rhys Mariu, Sean Davey, Will O’Rourke, Zak Foulkes.

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