After losing their first game by 32 runs against the defending champions Firebirds, Northern Knights will face off Auckland in their second match of the Super Smash League 2017-18 scheduled tomorrow at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. Auckland’s first game was the season opener against Central Districts that they won by 5 wickets. Now they would be looking to take an edge over Knights in the fourth match of the ongoing season. Both the teams have declared their squad for the Saturday’s game.
Dean Brownie will lead the Knights while Auckland will play under the captaincy of Craig Cachopa. Both the teams are strong in terms of their squads and it would be exciting to watch who wins the battle. Auckland is looking in good form and has started the tournament with a win. They would like to capitalize their momentum.
Series- Super Smash League 2017-18
Venue- Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Date and time- December 16, 07:10 PM Local
The Bay Oval pitch is a good cricketing wicket. It is a bit neutral pitch and favors both batsmen and bowlers. There will always be runs here. It’s also a dry surface and offers some good pace and bounce throughout.
Avg 1st inn score-190
Avg 2nd inn score-164
Highest Total-195/7 (20 Ov) by NZ vs Ban
Lowest Total-148/10 (18.1 Ov) by Ban vs NZ
Lowest Defended-182/4 (20 Ov) by NZ vs SL
Dean Brownlie(c), Brent Arnel, Peter Bocock, Anton Devcich, Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, Ben Laughlin, Daryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Brett Randell, Tim Siefert
Craig Cachopa (c), Michael Barry, Mark Chapman, Sam Curran, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Horne, Ben Lister, Colin Munro, Tarun Nethula, Teja Nidamanuru, Robbie O’Donnell, Glenn Phillips
NK Probable 11-
Dean Brownlie (c), Tim Seifert (wk), Daniel Flynn, Brett Randell, Brett Hampton, Nicholas Frederick Kelly, Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Ben Laughlin, Brent Arnel,
AUK Probable 11-
Craig Cachopa (c), Colin Munro, Tarun Nethula, Glenn Phillips (wk), Ben Horne, Mark Chapman, Sam Curran, Robert O’Donnell, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Teja Nidamanuru
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