CTB vs WF Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 1 of Super Smash 2021/22

Super Smash 2021/22, Match 1: CTB vs WF Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Wellington Firebirds are expected to win this match.

Matt Henry of New Zealand
Matt Henry of New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)


Super Smash, New Zealand’s domestic T20 tournament, is set to commence on November 26 with a match between the finalists of the previous season. The runners up of last season Canterbury Kings are going to clash with the defending champions, Wellington Firebirds in the opening match. The six-team featured league will go on until January 29, 2022.

As far as Canterbury Kings and Wellington Firebirds are concerned, both teams faced each other thrice last season including the final. Canterbury Kings won only one out of their three meetings, as the opposition ended up beating them in the final. Hence, we can expect a thrilling encounter between these two teams on Friday.

Match Details:

Canterbury Kings vs Wellington Firebirds, Match 1

Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Date & Time: 26th November at 11:10 AM IST and 6:40 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: FanCode

Pitch Report:

The pitch at this venue looks to be a neutral one. Both the batters and the bowlers have to be at their best on this wicket. As the game progresses, it is expected to become slower and start assisting the spinners as well.

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Probable Playing XIs for CTB vs WF:

Canterbury Kings:

Cam Fletcher, Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Matt Hay, Cole McConchie, Theo van Woerkom, Henry Shipley, Matt Henry, Will Williams, Ed Nuttall

Wellington Firebirds:

Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Troy Johnson, Jimmy Neesham, Logan van Beek, Jamie Gibson, Peter Younghusband, Ben Sears, Hamish Bennett, Michael Snedden, Jakob Bhula

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Top picks for CTB vs WF Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Canterbury Kings

Matt Henry was the second-highest wicket-taker of the last season. He bagged 14 wickets from 11 matches at an average of 24.64, with the best figures reading 3/25.

Cole McConchie will be another decent pick from the Kings. He has scored 1035 runs and has picked up 31 wickets in List A cricket.

Top Picks – Wellington Firebirds

Finn Allen was the leading run-scorer of the previous season. He mustered 512 runs in 11 matches that he played at an average of 56.88 and a strike of well above 190s.

With the ball, Logan van Beek was the best performer for Wellington Firebirds. He bagged 13 wickets at an economy of 7.78.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CTB vs WF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Cam Fletcher, Michael Bracewell, Chad Bowes, Finn Allen (C), James Neesham, Peter Younghusband, Logan van Beek, Cole McConchie, Hamish Bennett, Matt Henry (VC), Will Williams

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CTB vs WF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Cam Fletcher, Ken McClure, Finn Allen, Troy Johnson, Logan van Beek (C), Cole McChonchie (VC), James Neesham, Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Matt Henry, Ben Sears

Today’s CTB vs WF Probable Winners:

Wellington Firebirds are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.