CS vs CTB Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 18 of Super Smash 2021/22

Super Smash 2021/22, Match 18: CS vs CTB Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Henry Nicholls and Matt Henry are on national duty and hence will miss this match for Canterbury Kings.

Doug Bracewell
Doug Bracewell. (Photo by MARTY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images)


Central Stags will take on Canterbury Kings in the 18th match of the Super Smash 2021/22 on Friday. Both sides are well placed at the top half of the standings. It’s a crucial game for them as they will be aiming to finish at the top spot. Central Stags are out of touch at the moment, having lost two back-to-back matches against Northern Brave and Auckland Aces. They didn’t stick to their plans which has cost them hugely.

Canterbury Kings, on the other hand, had a good last game against Otago Volts as they wrapped up a convincing win by 36 runs. They are positioned at the second  spot in the standings with 12 points.

Match Details:

Central Stags vs Canterbury Kings, Match 18

Venue: Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

Date & Time: December 31st at 7:10 AM IST and 2:40 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

The bowlers will get additional support from the surface. The batters will find it difficult to tackle the seamers. Anything over 150 is a good score on this wicket.

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Probable Playing XIs for CS vs CTB:

Central Stags

Bayley Wiggins, Greg Hay, Dane Cleaver (wk), Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Christian Leopard, Doug Bracewell, Joey Field, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Blair Tickner

Canterbury Kings

Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Mitch Hay, Cole McConchie (c), Cam Fletcher (wk), Leo Carter, Henry Shipley, Todd Astle, Blake Coburn, Ed Nuttall, Will Williams

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Top Picks for CS vs CTB Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Central Stags

Dane Cleaver is extending his dream run in this tournament. In 6 matches, he has scored 282 runs at an average of 56.4 and a strike rate of 169.87, with the highest score of 114*.

Doug Bracewell is the underrated all-rounder when it comes to the T20 format. In 5 matches in this tournament, he has scalped 7 wickets and scored 50 runs with the bat.

Top Picks – Canterbury Kings

Chad Bowes is doing really well for Canterbury Kings while opening the batting. In 5 matches in this tournament, he has scored 129 runs at an average of 25.8 with a strike rate of 135.78.

Cole McConchie can make a huge difference both with bat and ball. He has mustered 111 runs in 5 matches in this tournament at an average of 22.2 and picked up 2 wickets as well.

CS vs CTB Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Dane Cleaver 282 runs 426
Doug Bracewell 7 wickets and 50 runs 271
Chad Bowes 129 runs 245
Cole McConchie 111 runs and 2 wickets 216
Greg Hay 208 runs 293

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

Dane Cleaver (c), Ken McClure, Chad Bowes (vc), Greg Hay, Tom Bruce, Doug Bracewell, Cole McConchie, Seth Rance, Ed Nuttall, Blake Coburn, Blair Tickner

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

Dane Cleaver, Cam Fletcher, Chad Bowes, Greg Hay, Tom Bruce, Doug Bracewell (vc), Cole McConchie (c), Josh Clarkson, Ajaz Patel, Ed Nuttall, Blake Coburn

Today’s CS vs CTB Probable Winners:

Northern Brave 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.