Central Stags vs Wellington Super Smash T20 Match Prediction

  • Dec 27, 2020
  • 11:40:00, GMT +5:30
  • McLean Park - Napier, New Zealand
2020-12-27 11:40:00
Central Stags CS Central Stags
Wellington Firebirds WEL Wellington Firebirds

Betting Tips

  • Even though Central stags are missing their key players, they have a very good batting line up that can trouble Wellington
  • Wellington are coming back from an impressive win in the last match and will be high on confidence. Their batting performed exceptionally well against Auckland.
  • Wellington have a better bowling line up than Central Stags that gives them a slight advantage over their opposition.
Wellington Firebirds

Our Pick Wellington are favourites to win

Posted On 26th December 2020 04:01:16
Posted by Kavin

Central Districts vs Wellington, Super Smash 2020-21

After thrashing Auckland in their opening game, Wellington sets their eyes on their second consecutive win as they take on Central District at the McLean Park in Napier. The match is scheduled to take place on 27th December and will get underway at 7:10 PM local time.

Wellington was exceptional against Auckland, something we can expect from them against the Central Stags as well. 

Central Stags will be playing their first match of the tournament and will be without some of their key players like Ross Taylor, Will Young, Adam Milne and Azaz Patel. We’re not sure about the availability of Blair Tickner as well. 

Doug Bracewell, Tom Bruce, Christian Leopard, Dane Clever, George Worker, Josh Clarkson and Ben Wheeler still forms a pretty decent batting line up. In the bowling department, Seth Rance, Ben Wheeler will be their two main bowlers. All rounders like George Worker can also be very handy.

Wellington will be very happy with their performance in the last match. Finn Allen, Troy Johnson were the top scorers for them. Players like Fraser Colson and Jamie van Beek also batter well. Michael Bracewell, Rachin Ravindra did fail but we expect them to come good in the next few games. All of them combined together forms a pretty solid batting line up. The bowling also looks good with Hemish Bennett, Michael Snedden, Logan van Beek and Peter Younghusband.

Overall, without their key players Central Stags look a little unsettled. Wellington on the other hand have a win against their name and look very strong in comparison to their opposition.

CS vs WEL Live Streaming

Sky Sports will broadcast the tournament in New Zealand and Australia while Star Sports have the broadcasting rights in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Maldives. If you’re from Pakistan, you can watch the match on PTV Sports. Willlow TV will stream the matches in United States while fans in South Africa can watch the games on SuperSport.

Live Streaming: Livestream of the tournament will also be available on Fox Sports, SuperSport, Willow TV, and Willow HD

CS vs WEL Toss Prediction

The wicket at Napier stays pretty true throughout so chasing might not be that difficult. It’ll still be a 50/50 call. For us, team winning the toss should bowl first but the captains might thing the other way as runs on the board always helps. 

Pitch Report

Napier is one of the best wickets to bat in New Zealand. The match could well turn out to be a high scoring encounter.

Weather Report

The weather is not very promising as plenty of rain is expected on the match day.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Central Districts vs Wellington, Big Bash League 2020-21.

Central Stags Team News & Playing 11

CS Team News

Central Stags will be without their key players like Ross Taylor and Will Young as both are in the New Zealand squad for Pakistan Tests. Adam Milne will also not be available as he’s playing the Big Bash League. We have no update on Ajaz Patel as to why he was not available for the first game thus we’ll assume that he won’t be there for this match too. Blair Tickner’s availability is also in question.

CS Key Players

  • Dane Clever -Dane Clever was Central Stag’s top scorer in the last season with 278 runs. He is expected to be their main batsmen for this season too.
  • Tom Bruce - Tom Bruce is another solid batsmen that we can back to come good. He had a fantastic previous season with 273 runs and will be eager to start on a positive note.
  • Ben Wheeler - We are not sure if Blair Tickner will be available for the match thus Ben Wheeler is the man  we can count on for the upcoming match. He’s a brilliant record in domestic cricket and Central Stags will depend a lot on him.

CS Team Form 

Central Stags didn’t had the best of season last time and ended the tournament with 4 wins and 5 losses. 

Central Stags Predicted Playing 11

Doug Bracewell, Tom Bruce(C), Christian Leopard, Dane Clever(Wk), George Worker, Josh Clarkson,  Brad Schmulian, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ben Wheeler, Ray Tootle

Wellington Firebirds Team News & Playing 11

WEL Team News

Players like Devon Conway and Jimmy Neesham are done with the T-20 series and might we available for this match. However, their is no confirmation from the team management as of yet.

WEL Key Players

  • Troy Johnson - A brilliant 50 in the last match must have induced a lot of confidence in Troy Johnson. He can be backed to come good in the last match as well.
  • Finn Allen - Finn Allen smashed 53 off 23 in the last match and will be eager to contiue his good run in the series.
  • Hemish Bennett - Hamish Bennett has been sensational for Wellington in the last match. He’ll once again be their main bowler.

WEL Team Form

Wellington is among the most successful teams the tournament. They have started the BBL 20-21 season of the BBL with a big over Auckland. They look good to win the next match too.

Wellington Firebirds Predicted Playing 11

Rachin Ravindra, Finn Allen, Troy Johnson, Michael Bracewell (c), Fraser Colson, Jamie Gibson, Logan van Beek, Lauchie Johns (wk), Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Michael Snedden 

Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds Team Form in Last Five Matches

CS : L W L W L


CS vs WEL Head to Head

Wellington have a pretty decent record against Central Stags

CS vs WEL Head to Head Stats in T20

Matches Played CS Won WEL Won Tie No Result
26 12 14 0 0

Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds Betting Odds

You can back Central Stags to win the match at 1.80 on Bet365 while Wellington are getting odds of 2.00 on the same Platform. On Betway, you’ll get odds of 1.72 and 1.95 on Central Stags and Wellington respectively.

Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds Prediction

Central Stags will be without some of their key players thus they look a little unsettled. Wellington on the other hand had a near perfect game against Auckland and will be high on confidence. We expect Wellington to prevail in this match.

Final Verdict

Wellington to beat Central Stags at 2.00 and 1.95 on Bet365 and Betway respectively.

CS vs WEL Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket Keeper

    Dane Clever at 9.0 is our preferred pick for the wicket keeper. Dane Clever was the star of Central Stags in the last season and can be backed to start off well. 

  • Batsmen

    Michael Bracewell at 9.5, Tom Bruce at 9.0 and Troy Johnson at 8.5 forms a solid batting line up. Michael Bracewell is a solid batsmen that you should have in your team while Tom Bruce had a fantastic last season for Central Stags. Troy Johnson is coming back from a 50 in the last match

  • All rounder

    George Worker at 10, Rachin Ravindra at 9.5 and Finn Allen at 8.6 will add depth to your team. Finn Allen stroked a 23 ball 50 in the last match but George Worker and Rachin Ravindra are class players that can be very handy for their respective teams.

  • Bowlers

    Hemish Bennett, Ben Wheeler at 9.0 and Seth Rance, Peter Younghusband at 8.5 are top picks. Hemish Bennett is in very good form and is the best Wellington bowler. Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance and Peter younghusband are also very good bowlers that will add strength to your bowling line up.

  • Captain /Vice Captain

    Finn Allen is our pick for the skipper while George Worker can be selected as his deputy

CS vs WEL Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:Troy Johnson, Michael Bracewell, Tom Bruce

  • All Rounder:Finn Allen(C), Rachin Ravindra, George Worker(Vc)

  • Wicket Keeper:Dane Clever

  • Bowler:Hemish Bennett, Peter Younghusband, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance

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