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AUK vs CTB Dream11 Team, Super Smash Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

AUK vs CTB Dream11 Prediction

Super Smash, 2018-19 | Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Kings, 9th Match Preview | AUK vs CTB Who Will Win

The New Year of Super Smash T20 will kick-off with a fixture between Auckland Aces and Canterbury Kings at the Eden Park in Auckland. Both are quality sides and with the start of the New Year, both teams would want to go into 2019 with a win under their belt.

Canterbury Kings

This would be the second encounter for Kings this season who were thumped in their opening fixture against Otago Volts by 5 wickets.

On a batting paradise, Canterbury rode on with a tremendous batting display from Stephen Murdoch who got 54 off 33 and Chad Bowes (42 off 31) which helped them post a formidable 184 on the board for the loss of 5 wickets.

They had a big score to defend but their bowlers disappointed as they were unable to stop the batting force of Otago and eventually lost the game by 5 wickets.

Ed Nuttall was taken to the cleaners as he gave away 53 runs in 3.3 overs, on the other hand, Kyle Jamieson was the pick of the bowlers with 2 scalps to his name from 4 overs.

Auckland Aces

After rain spoiling their opening game of the season, the Aces locked horns with Central Districts in their following affair and outclassed them by 5 wickets.

Martin Guptill scored a brilliant unbeaten 71 off 51 which included 10 fours and 2 sixes while William Somerville was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped 3 for 28 in 4 overs.

Match Details

Venue:- Eden Park, Auckland

When:- Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

AUK vs CTB Team News

  • England’s James Vince has been added to the Auckland Aces squad.
  • Canterbury have named Mitchell McClenaghan who returns from an injury.
  • Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill and Colin Munro will not feature in this contest as they are on national duty preparing for the ODI series against Sri Lanka.

AUK vs CTB Squad

Auckland

Craig Cachopa, Mark Chapman, Donovan Grobellar, Ronee Heera, Ben Lister, Mitchell McClenaghan, Robie O’Donnell, Glenn Phillips, Matthew Quinn, Sean Solia, Will Somerville, James Vince.

Canterbury Kings

Cole McConchie(c), Jeremy Benton, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, Andrew Ellis, Cameron Fletcher, Kyle Jamieson, Tyler Lorten, Steve Murdoch, Edward Nuttall, Henry Shipley, Will Williams.

AUK vs CTB Playing 11

Here’s how both teams might stack-up:-

Auckland Aces

Wicket-keeper – Glenn Phillips

Batsmen – Craig Cachopa, Mark Chapman, James Vince, R O’Donnell

All-rounders – D Grobbelaar, Sean Solia

Bowlers – Mitchell McClenaghan, Matthew Quinn, William Somerville, Ronee Heera.

Canterbury Kings

Wicket-keeper – Cameron Fletcher

Batsmen – Stephen Murdoch, Chad Bowes, L Carter

All-rounders – Craig McConchie, Andrew Ellis, Kyle Jamieson

Bowlers – Tyler Lortan, Henry Shipley, Jeremy Benton, Ed Nuttall (Doubt: Will Williams)

AUK vs CTB Dream11 Team

Auckland:

  • Their batting will heavily rely on the likes of Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa and Glenn Phillips.
  • In the bowling department, William Somerville who got 3 scalps in the last match, Matthew Quinn and Ronnie Heera got 2 wickets each.

Canterbury:

  • Chad Bowes got 42 in the last game, Stephen Murdoch got a well deserved 54 off 33 deliveries.
  • All-rounder Kyle Jamieson got 33 with the bat and then got 2 scalps to his name.

This AUK vs CTB Dream11 prediction is based on our research. We advise you to make Dream11 Team as per your discretion and understanding from the squad and playing 11 listed in the article.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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