Super Smash 2021/22, Match 20: AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It's a big blow for Auckland Aces as Martin Guptill and Mark Chapman will miss this match due to injury and personal reasons respectively.

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Auckland Aces will square off with Canterbury Kings in the 20th match of the Super Smash 2021/22 on Friday. Auckland Aces came back very sharply after their first two losses and won the next three matches on the trot. They are very much in this tournament and have the ability to climb up in the points table from their current 5th position.

Canterbury Kings, on the other hand, are in good form as well as they are heading into this match with two back-to-back wins over Central Stags and Otago Volts. With 4 wins and 2 losses, they are at 2nd spot in the standings with 16 points.

Match Details:

Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Kings, Match 20

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

Date & Time: January 7th at 7:10 AM IST and 2:40 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Fancode

Pitch Report:

The batters will have an upper hand over the bowlers. Since it’s a drop-in pitch, the bowlers need to work hard for the wickets. It will be interesting to see how the surface behaves in this match.

Probable Playing XIs for AA vs CTB:

Auckland Aces

Graeme Beghin, Cole Briggs, George Worker, Glenn Philipps, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Sean Solia, William Somerville, Lockie Ferguson, Adithya Ashok, Ben Lister

Canterbury Kings

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

Top Picks for AA vs CTB Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Auckland Aces

George Worker is in good form this summer, he has scored a century and a half-century in the last 3 matches in both T20 and List A cricket. In 5 matches in this tournament, George has scored 118 runs at an average of 29.5 with the highest score of 53*.

Speedster Lockie Ferguson is an X-factor for Auckland Aces with the ball. He has picked up 8 wickets in 5 matches in this tournament at an economy of 6.16 with the best figures of 4 for 19.

Top Picks – Canterbury Kings

Chad Bowes has scored 2 half-centuries in the last 4 matches and overall he has struck 157 runs in 6 matches in this tournament at an average of 26.16 with a strike rate of 145.37.

Leo Carter is always a reliable batter for Canterbury. He has scored runs under tough circumstances. In the last 5 matches, Carter has added 72 runs at a strike rate of 141.17.

AA vs CTB Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player  Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
George Worker 118 runs 177
Lockie Ferguson 8 wickets and 40 runs 306
Chad Bowes 157 runs 290
Leo Carter 72 runs 139
Cam Fletcher 142 runs 302

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

Glenn Philipps, Cam Fletcher, Ben Horne, George Worker (c), Leo Carter (vc), Chad Bowes, Cole McConchie, Henry Shipley, Lockie Ferguson, Ed Nuttall, Ben Lister

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

Cam Fletcher (vc), Ben Horne, George Worker, Leo Carter, Chad Bowes (c), Todd Astle, Cole McConchie, Sean Solia, Lockie Ferguson, Will Williams, Ben Lister

Today’s AA vs CTB Probable Winners:

Auckland Aces are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.