SUPER SMASH LEAGUE 2019: Northern Knights vs Central Stags- Preview & Prediction




Super Smash returns after a five days break for the exciting contest between Central Stags and Northern Knights. Both the sides will meet at the McLean Park in Napier. Both the sides will collide against each other for the second time in this season. The Stags emerged victorious in that match by 5 wickets.  Northern Knights and Stags are comfortably sitting in the top two spots in the points table.

Northern Knights currently dominate this tournament with 24 points in the league. They have only lost a solitary match and won six games out of their 7 matches so far in this campaign. Knights won their last game against the Canterbury by 6 runs in a close contest.

Central Stags have also been impressive so far in this tournament and have secured 18 points in seven games. They have won 4 matches and tasted defeat in a couple of games thus far in this campaign. Stags won their last game against the Canterbury by 18 runs.




Date: Friday, January 25, 2019.

Time:  11:40 AM IST

Venue: McLean Park, Napier

League: Super Smash League 2018-19

Live Telecast: Star Sports Network

Online Streaming: Hotstar



Team News


Central Stags

  • Stags have named a 13-member squad for this fixture.
  • Seth Rance and Doug Bracewell will be replaced by Kieran Noema-Barnett and Bevan Small.
  • Ryan McCone will also feature for the Stags.

Northern Knights

  • Northern Knights have named a 13-man squad with Ish Sodhi the only absentee due to National duty.




Central Stags

Tom Bruce – 287 runs in 6 innings

Blair Tickner – 10 wickets


Northern Knights

D Mitchell – 220 runs in7 innings

S Kuggeleijn – 10 wickets





Central Districts – Willem Ludick, Blair Tickner, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Dane Cleaver, Dean Foxcraft, KN Barnett, Ajaz Patel, Bevan Small, Ben Wheeler, George Worker, Ryan McCone, Will Young

Northern Knights– Dean Brownlie (c), Kyle Abbott, Corey Anderson, Nick Kelly, Peter Bocock, Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Seifert, Neil Wagner, Tarun Nethula, Joe Walker



Probable Playing 11


Central Stags

  1. Dane Cleaver
  2. Dean Foxcroft
  3. Josh Clarkson
  4. Tom Bruce
  5. Dean Brownlie
  6. Will Young
  7. Ben Wheeler
  8. Kieran Noema-Barnett
  9. Ajaz Patel
  10. Blair Tickner. (Doubt: Willem Luddick)
  11. Ryan McCone


Northern Knights

  1. Nick Kelly
  2. Corey Anderson
  3. Kyle Abbott
  4. Daniel Flynn
  5. Tim Seifert
  6. Scott Kuggeleijn
  7. Dean Brownlie
  8. Mitchell Santner
  9. Daryl Mitchell
  10. Brett Hampton
  11. Joe Walker




Teams to be updated soon!




Teams to be updated soon!