Auckland vs Canterbury Super Smash T20 Match Prediction

  • Jan 07, 2022
  • 07:10 IST / 1:40 GMT
  • Eden Park - Auckland, New Zealand
2022-01-07 07:10
Auckland Aces AUK Auckland Aces
Canterbury CAN Canterbury
Betting Tips
  • Mark Chapman top scored with 55 from 42 balls for Auckland Aces in their last game. He is a strong choice for their highest run scorer against Canterbury Kings. With the ball, Lockie Ferguson took 4-19 in the match against Otago Volts and he is our tip for Auckland Aces’ top wicket taker in this match.
  • Opener Chad Bowes has hit 2 half-centuries in the tournament and is our pick for Canterbury Kings’ highest run scorer in this game. Ed Nuttall has 11 wickets from six games and is well worth backing as Canterbury Kings’ top wicket taker against Auckland Aces.
  • We are predicting Lockie Ferguson to be in top form in this game and to take the Player of The Match Award.

AUK vs CAN
Chance of Winning

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Our Prediction

Auckland are favorites to win

Auckland vs Canterbury T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips, Super Smash 2021-22

Auckland Aces host Canterbury Kings in Friday afternoon’s Super Smash fixture at the Kennards Hire Community Oval, Auckland. The Aces have three wins from their five matches and sit in 3rd place with twelve points. The Kings have four wins from six games and are two points off the top spot in 2nd. Read on as we preview this fixture. The match begins at 14:40 local time.

Auckland Aces are in excellent form in the tournament and will fancy their chances of beating the side one place above them in the Super Smash table.

Canterbury Kings are one of the form teams in the competition and were narrowly beaten by Northern Brave in the only game they have not won in their last five.

Auckland vs Canterbury T20 Live Streaming

Spark Sports will show this game in New Zealand. BT Sport will show the match in the UK with Fox Sports providing live coverage in Australia. Willow Sports have the rights in USA with Star Sports showing the game in India.

Super Smash 2021 Live Streaming: Fans can stream the match via the Fan code app.

AUK vs CAN Match Toss Prediction

Both teams chose to bat first the last time they won the toss in the tournament. We expect both skippers to do the same in this fixture.

AUK vs CAN Pitch Report

The previous Super Smash game at the venue saw Auckland Aces dismissed for 92. The pitch is better for batting than that score suggested and we expect a par score to be near 135.

Weather Report

Plenty of thick cloud cover with the temperature at 22 degrees throughout the game in Auckland.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Auckland vs Canterbury, Super Smash 2021-22

AUK vs CAN Prediction

Auckland Aces Team News & Playing 11

AUK Team News

With only Kyle Jamieson missing on international duty, the Aces have an excellent opportunity to register another victory in this match. They have a key batting trio of Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman and Glenn Phillips who are all international standard. We are predicting an unchanged side for the Aces in this game.

AUK Key Players

  • Mark Chapman - No Auckland Aces player has scored more runs than Chapman who is averaging 30.80 do far in this competition.
  • Glenn Phillips - The big hitting batter hit 14 not out from 13 balls in his first appearance in the 2021-22 Super Smash on December 29th. He is a destructive white ball batter.
  • Lockie Ferguson - The attacking pace bowler has 8 wickets from five games with a strike-rate of 13.50 with the ball.

AUK Team Form

After losing their opening two fixtures in the 2021-22 Super Smash, Auckland Aces have won their last three games.

Auckland Aces Predicted Playing 11

George Worker, Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Sean Solia, William Somerville, Lockie Ferguson, Adithya Ashok, Ben Lister

Canterbury Team News & Playing 11

CAN Team News

The Kings had a comfortable win over Central Stags on New Year’s Eve with Mitchell Hay the only batter not to contribute a double figure score. Cole McConchie’s side reached their target with 16 balls remaining and with no injuries in the camp, we expect to see the same XI in this game of Super Smash 2021-22.

CAN Key Players

  • Chad Bowes - The opener hit 28 from 13 balls including 5 boundaries in the win against Central Stags. He is the leading run scorer for the Kings in the tournament.
  • Cam Fletcher - The keeper-batter has been excellent behind the stumps throughout the competition and hit 48 not out to add to his earlier unbeaten half-century.
  • Ed Nuttall - The left-arm medium-fast bowler was wicketless and expensive against Central Stags but is the joint leading wicket taker in the tournament.

CAN Team Form

The Kings have lost only one of their last five games and have won their last two matches by comfortable margins.

Canterbury Predicted Playing 11

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

AUK vs CAN Team Form in Last Five Matches

AUK : W W W L L

CAN : W W L W W

Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Head to Head

Auckland Aces have a very strong overall record over Canterbury Kings although recent games have been evenly contested.

AUK vs CAN Head to Head Stats in T20's

  Matches Played AUK Won CAN Won Tie NR
Overall 32 20 10 0 2
Last 5 5 2 2 0 1

Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Betting Odds

Auckland Aces are favourites to win and close the gap on Canterbury Kings in the table.

Who will win AUK vs CAN T20 Match?

There are fine batters in both teams but the Auckland Aces line-up has the bigger names who we expect to see regular large scores from.

Odds to Win The Match

Team Name10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Auckland Aces 1.681.721.731.72
Canterbury Kings2.062.052.112.10

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Auckland vs Canterbury Top Team Batsmen

For Auckland Aces, Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman and Glenn Phillips are our batting tips. All three are capable of winning a T20 game single-handedly.

For Canterbury Kings, Chad Bowes, Ken McClure and Leo Carter are our batting recommendations. Bowes has 157 runs from 108 balls in the tournament.

Odds for Top Team Batsmen

Top Team Batsman10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Martin Guptill (AUK)4.143.203.093.10
Mark Chapman (AUK)5.764.254.324.33
Glenn Phillips (AUK)5.213.754.504.50
Chad Bowes (CAN)4.403.253.593.60
Ken McClure (CAN)5.774.334.504.50
Leo Carter (CAN)6.094.334.504.50

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Auckland vs Canterbury Top Team Bowlers

Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister and Adithya Ashok are our bowling tips for Auckland Aces. Ferguson is an excellent bowler in any format but has had a very strong 12 months in T20 cricket.

Ed Nuttall, Will Williams and Todd Astle are our picks with the ball for Canterbury Kings. Nuttall is very well placed to  be in the running for the top wicket taker of the tournament.

Odds for Top Team Bowlers

Top Team Bowlers10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Lockie Ferguson (AUK)5.243.203.003.00
Ben Lister (AUK)7.304.004.324.33
Adithya Ashok (AUK)8.594.334.324.33
Ed Nuttall (CAN)5.154.003.743.75
Will Williams (CAN)5.374.254.504.50
Todd Astle (CAN)5.264.004.504.50

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Auckland Aces vs Canterbury Prediction

Both teams come into this game in strong form and with their eyes trained on Northern Brave at the top of the Super Smash table. We anticipate both teams to put in strong performances and the game to go to the wire. Overall we predict a home win for Auckland Aces.

Final Verdict

Auckland are favourites to beat Canterbury at odds of 1.72

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