Northern Knights will take on the Canterbury Kings at Seddon Park, Hamilton for another fixture of Super Smash t20 league. Currently, Northern Knights are comfortably sitting at the top of the ladder with 20 points. Canterbury have had a contrasting season thus far and are languishing at the bottom of the table with only one win in five matches.

Both the teams will face each other for the second time in this tournament. Northern Knights won that contest by two wickets at Hagley Oval. Canterbury Kings failed to defend the total of 193-5 and the Knights managed to chase it down with two balls to spare. Brett Hampton’s half-century and Daniel Flynn’s quickfire 31 off 13 balls were pivotal in that run chase.

Knights have won their last four games in a trot and would be hoping to make it five in the upcoming match. Canterbury would try to play with more purpose to stay alive in the league.

 

GAME DETAILS

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Time:  11:40 AM IST

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

League: Super Smash League 2018-19

Live Telecast: Star Sports Network

Online Streaming: Hotstar

 

Recent Form

Northern Knights- W, W, W, W, L

Canterbury- L, L, L, W, L

 

GROUND RECORD

 

Total matches – 9

Matches won batting first – 4

Matches won bowling first – 5

Average 1st Inns scores – 168

Average 2nd Inns scores – 155

Highest total recorded – 202/5 (19.4 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM

Lowest total recorded – 78/10 (17.3 Ov) by BAN vs NZ

Highest score chased – 202/5 (19.4 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM

Lowest score defended – 194/7 (20 Ov) by Eng vs NZ

 

 

Team News

 

Canterbury Kings

Canterbury Kings have released their squad for the upcoming match.

Henry Nicholls returns to the squad after being released from the national squad

Northern Knights

Northern Knights have also named their squad with a couple of Kiwis returning to the side

Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert, S Kuggeleijn return to the squad

 

SQUAD

 

Canterbury

Andrew Ellis, Chad Bowes, Cam Fletcher (wk), Ed Nuttall, Jeremy Benton, Leo Carter, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Cole McConchie (c), Henry Nicholls, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Will Williams

Northern Knights

Daniel Flynn, Neil Wagner, Dean Brownlie (c), Ish Sodhi, Corey Anderson, Kyle Abbott, Tim Seifert (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, PD Bocock

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Northern Knights Playing 11

  1. PD Bocock
  2. Corey Anderson
  3. Daryl Mitchell
  4. Nicholas Frederick Kelly
  5. Daniel Flynn (c)
  6. Brett Hampton
  7. M Santner
  8. Neil Wagner
  9. Kyle Abbott
  10. Ish Sodhi
  11. S Kuggeleijn

 

Canterbury Playing 11

  1. Tom Latham
  2. Cam Fletcher
  3. Chad Bowes
  4. Leo Carter
  5. Cole McConchie (c)
  6. Andrew Ellis
  7. Kyle Jamieson
  8. Todd Astle
  9. Ed Nuttall
  10. Henry Shipley
  11. Matt Henry

FUNTUSH SAFE XI

FUNTUSH RISKY XI

 

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