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Northern Knights vs Canterbury Super Smash T20 Match Prediction

  • Jan 21, 2021
  • 11:30:00, GMT +5:30
  • Seddon Park - Hamilton, New Zealand
2021-01-21 11:30:00
Northern Knights NK Northern Knights
Canterbury CAN Canterbury

Betting Tips

  • Northern Knights look a brutal force with players like Kane Williamson, Tim Seifert, Jeet Raval, Trent Boult, Tim Southee in the team
  • Apart from Daryl Mitchell and Cole McConchie, all the other Canterbury batsmen are looking out of touch.
  • Northern Knights have plenty of depth in their team with Colin de Grandhomme Mitchell Santner and Scott Kuggeleijn as their all rounders.
Northern Knights

Our Pick Northern Knights are favorites to win

Posted On 20th January 2021 05:46:03
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Posted by Kavin

Northern Knights vs Canterbury, Super Smash 2020-21

Northern Knights picked up a decent win over Auckland and kept their hopes alive for a place in the playoffs. 

It’s going to be a very stiff battled between Otago and Northern Knights for the 4th spot in the points table thus every match from here on stands of utmost importance.

Canterbury have been brilliant in the tournament with 5 wins in 6 matches and just require a single win to make it through. But can they get past a strong Northern Knights?

Read our preview as Northern Knights take on Canterbury at Seddon Park in Hamilton. The match is scheduled to get underway at 7:00 PM local time

Northern Knights picked up a crucial win over Auckland in the rain curtailed match. The win has kept them alive in the tournament but they need to win almost every game from now onwards to make it through.

The inclusion of players like Kane Williamson, Jeet Raval, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee and Trent Boult have spooked life in their team. On paper, they’re second to none in terms of quality. 

For Canterbury, they continued their juggernaut and defeated Wellington by 4 wickets in their last match. However, they would now be worried over the form of Chad Bowes and Ken McClure. 

The duo hasn’t done much after the first couple of game. Daryl Mitchell and Cole McConchie have been the saviour for them in the last few games. 

In the bowling department, apart from Daryl Mitchell, other bowlers have looked ordinary. So even though Canterbury have won a lot of matches, we see few issues in their team which they need to address before the next game.

As of now, the sheer quality in Northern Knights have forced us to go with them as the winner of this match.

NK vs CAN 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

NK vs CAN Toss Prediction

The pitch will get slower as the match progresses so you batting first looks a good option on this ground.

Pitch Report

It’s a brilliant wicket to bat and once set, batsmen will have plenty of opportunities to get big runs. 

Weather Report

There will be a slight cloud cover on the match day with 20% prediction of rain.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Northern Knights vs Canterbury, Super Smash 2020-21.

Northern Knights Team News & Playing 11

NK Team News

The Northern Knights will be boosted by the return of Kane Williamson who’s been named in the squad that’ll take on Canterbury in Hamilton

NK Key Players

  • Kane Williamson- Kane Williamson is back for the Knights and the kind of form he’s in, we’re pretty sure that he’ll score big in the next game.
  • Mitchell Santner - What an all rounder Mitchell Santner is turning out to be. He picks up wickets, gets handy runs down the order and is a valuable addition to this Northern Knights team.
  • Trent Boult - Trent Boult is one of the best T-20 bowler going around. He’ll pose a stiff challenge to the Canterbury batsmen.

NK Team Form  

Northern Knights have only managed to win 2 of their 7 matches but with their big guns back they’re expected to perform better.

Northern Knights Predicted Playing 11

Jeet Raval, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson, Anton Devcich (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Joe Carter, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Frederick Walker, Trent Boult 

Canterbury Team News & Playing 11

CAN Team News

Canterbury will go in with same squad for their next match against Northern Knights in Super Smash

CAN Key Players

  • Cole McConchie - The skipper backed up his half century with a solid 48 in the last match. He’s one of their key batsmen and is expected to fair better in the upcoming game. He’s also bowled pretty well.
  • Daryl Mitchell - Daryl Mitchell has been in top form for the Canterbury. He’s scored runs and got wickets in almost every game he’s played and is expected to continue his good run.
  • Jack Boyle - Jack Boyle has also batted well in the tournament. He’s another player to watch out for.

CAN Team Form

Canterbury looks in top form. They’ve won 5 of their 6 matches played in the tournament

Canterbury Predicted Playing 11

Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Jack Boyle, Daryl Mitchell, Cole McConchie (c), Leo Carter, Cam Fletcher (wk), Matt Henry, Todd Astle, Will Williams, Blake Coburn 

Northern Knights vs Canterbury Team Form in Last Five Matches

NK : W L L W L

CAN : W W W L W

NK vs CAN Head to Head

When it comes to head to head stats, there is not much to choose between the two.

NK  vs CAN Head to Head Stats in T20

Matches Played NK Won CAN Won Tie No Result
27 13 13 0 0

Northern Knights vs Canterbury Betting Odds

Northern Knights are getting the odds of 1.61 on Bet365 while Canterbury can be backed at 2.30 on the same platform. 

Northern Knights vs Canterbury Prediction

Even though Canterbury have won a lot of matches, their batting have been dependent on Daryl Mitchell and Cole McConchie. Other batsmen have not fared that well in the last few games. 

Northern Knights on the other have plenty of international quality in their team with players like Kane Williamson, Tim Seifert Colin de Grandhomme, Trent Boult, Tim Southee. They’re our favourites for the match.

Final Verdict

Northern Knights to beat Canterbury at 1.61 on Bet365

NK vs CAN Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket Keeper

    Tim Seifert at 9.0 is a great option. He’s been very good in the tournament and is the top scorer for Northern Knight.

  • Batsmen

    Kane Williamson at 10.0, Jeet Raval at 9.0 and Ken McClure at 8.5 will be our batsmen. If Williamson is playing, he has to be in the team. Jeet Raval scored a 70 against Canterbury in their previous clash. Ken McClure is selected to manage the credits. 

  • All rounder

    Daryl Mitchell at 10.0, Cole McConchie at 9.5, Colin de Grandhomme at 9.5 and Scott Kuggeleijn at 8.5 are our all rounders. Mitchell has been terrific both with the bat and ball in almost every match he’s played while McConchie has two good knocks in his last two games. We have lot of expectations from Colin de Grandhomme in the upcoming game while Kuggeleijn is a very good bowler too.

  • Bowlers

    Trent Boult at 9.0, Matt Henry and Tim Southee at 8.5 will form a quality pace attack. All the three bowlers are of top quality and are expected to perform well.

  • Captain /Vice Captain

    Kane Williamson is our preferred captain while Daryl Mitchell will be the vice captain.

NK vs CAN Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:Jeet Raval, Ken McClure, kane Williamson

  • All Rounder:Daryl Mitchell, Cole McConchie, Scott Kuggeleijn, Colin de Grandhomme

  • Wicket Keeper:Tim Seifert

  • Bowler:Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Matt Henry

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