Super Smash, 2018-19 | Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings, 12th Match Preview | WEL vs CTB Who Will Win
Wellington Firebirds next assignment comes in the form of Canterbury Kings who would be squaring off for the first time this season at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Its still early days in the tournament and both teams are looking to find their feet. Both teams have won a single game in the competition which means a win for either side in this contest would be their second win of the season.
Firebirds only win came in their previous encounter which took place on the New Year’s Eve against Central Stags in New Plymouth where they registered a comfortable 8 wicket victory courtest Michael Bracewell’s 74 and Devon Conway’s 44.
The duo helped Firebirds to chase a target of 139 in just 15.4 overs with 8 wickets in hand.
The Canterbury Kings have featured in only two games this season, their opening game was against Otago Volts where a high scoring thriller did not go their way as they lost the encounter by 5 wickets, but they rectified their mistakes from the previous game and registered a comprehensive 5 wickets victory over Auckland.
Now with 1 win and 1 loss from 2 games, Canterbury Kings are placed at the fifth position while Wellington Firebirds are grabbing the third spot on the points table.
Venue:- Basin Reserve, Wellington
When:- Sunday, January 06, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
Here’s how both teams might stack-up:-
Tom Blundell, Michael Bracewell, Hamish Bennett, Devon Conway, Adam Hose, Ollie Newton, Malcolm Nofal, Michael Pollard, Jeetan Patel, Luke Woodcock, Ben Sears.
Cole McConchie, Chad Bowes, Will Williams, Edward Nuttall, Kyle Jamieson, Leo Carter, Andrew Ellis, Jeremy Benton, Henry Shipley, Tyler Lortan, Stephen Murdoch.
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