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Super Smash T20 2024 Predictions & Betting Tips

Super Smash is set to take place from 19th December. Super Smash 2023-24 prediction, previews, betting tips and odds. Also find out today match prediction to place bets with 1xbet, 10cric, dafabet and more.

Who will win Super Smash 2024

New Zealand’s professional T20 league - Super Smash is ready to kick-off the 19th season on 19 December. Six teams will face each other in double round-robin in 30 matches across 10 venues. The playoffs will have an eliminator and a final match. The latter is scheduled to take place on 28 January, 2024.

The opening match of the Super Smash 2023-24 between Auckland Aces and Canterbury Kings will take place at Eden Park Outer Oval in Auckland. Defending champions Northern Brave will start their campaign against Central Stags on 22 December 2023.

Let’s take a look at the detailed prediction for Super Smash T20 2023-24.

Top Contender to win Super Smash 2024

According to our analysis, we are backing Canterbury Kings to emerge as the winner of the Super Smash 2023-24 season. The Kings have finished as the runner-up team in the last 3 seasons and they have lifted the trophy just once in the inaugural season of the Super Smash.

The Canterbury squad will have Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, Ken McClure, Cole McConchie to lead the batting attack. Bowes and Carter scored 300+ runs in the previous season while skipper McConchie and McClure had some aggressive strike rate.

Kyle Jamieson has joined the Canterbury bowling unit for the upcoming season. His inclusion will strengthen the bowling line-up which already has Henry Shipley. Michael Rae, Zak Foulkes, Edward Nuttall and Will O’ Rourke. Foulkes, Mckenzie and O’Rourke picked 12 wickets each in the previous season while Rae was the 2nd highest wicket taker of the season with 16 wickets in 10 matches.

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Super Smash 2024 Prediction

Here is a complete detail of all the Super Smash 2023-24 team squads, captains, head coach, key players.

Auckland Aces Auckland Aces

2022 Result: 6th place
Captain: Robert O’Donnell
Key Players: Rober O’Donnell, Cole Briggs, Louis Delport, Sean Solia

Auckland Aces had a poor outing in the last season, finishing at the bottom of the table with just 3 wins in 10 matches. There were some decent performances but the overall team performance was not up to the mark for the 4-time champion.

Skipper Rober O’Donnell was the leading run scorer with 210 runs in 8 matches followed by Cole Briggs with 180 runs at a strike rate of 125.00.

Sean Solia was brilliant with both bat and ball. He scored 168 runs and picked 10 wickets in 9 matches. Louis Delport also picked 10 wickets in the last season.

Auckland Aces Squad

Robert O’Donnell (c), Sean Solia, George Worker, William O’Donnell, Harjot Johal, Ryan Harrison, Simon Keene, Cam Fletcher, Cole Briggs, Finn Allen, Quinn Sunde, Adithya Ashok, Benjamin Lister, Danru Ferns, Jock McKenzie, Louis Delport, Matthew Gibson, Yahya Zeb

2022 Result: Runner-up
Captain: Cole McConchie
Key Players: Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Henry Shipley, Zakary Foulkes

Canterbury Kings finished as the runner-up team for the 3rd year in a row. They finished at the top of the points table with 6 wins in 10 matches and lost the final match to Northern Brave.

Leo Carter smashed 305 runs in 11 matches with an impressive average of 50+. Ken McClure played 7 matches and scored 173 runs at an aggressive strike rate of 142.97.

In the bowling unit, we are backing Henry Shipley and Zakary Foulkes as the key players. Shipley had the best bowling strike rate in the team, picking 8 wickets in 5 matches at a S/R of 11.6. Foulkes was the top bowler from the team with 12 wickets at an average of 15.33.

Canterbury Kings Team Squad

Chad Bowes, Angus McKenzie, Cole McConchie (c), Edward Nuttall, Fraser Sheat, Henry Nicholls, Henry Shipley, Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Matt Boyle, Michael Rae, Michael Rippon, Mitch Hay (wk), Rhys Mariu, Sean Davey, Will O’Rourke, Zak Foulkes, Kyle Jamieson

Central Stags Central Stags

2022 Result: 4th place
Captain: Tom Bruce
Key Players: Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Jayden Lennox, Ray Toole

Central Stags finished at the 4th position on the points table with 4 wins out of 10 matches. They tied with Northern Brave but with a slightly higher net run rate, Brave advanced to the playoffs.

Tom Bruce displayed a brilliant all-rounder performance in the last edition. He scored 222 runs and picked 6 wickets in 8 matches. He will captain the side and is expected to lead from the front again. Josh Clarkson is another key batter from the Stags side. He smashed 258 runs at an aggressive strike rate of 164.33.

In the bowling department, Jayden Lennox will feature in the team again. Lennox was the highest wicket taker of the last season with 16 wickets in 9 matches. Ray Toole will be the 2nd key bowler. He picked 11 wickets in 8 matches.

Central Stags Team Squad

Tom Bruce (c), Doug Bracewell, Dane Cleaver (wk), Jayden Lennox, Brad Schmulian, Brett Randell, Bayley Wiggins (wk), Ben Smith, Bevan Small, Will Young, Ajaz Patel, Josh Clarkson, Blair Tickner, Ray Toole, Seth Rance, Liam Dudding

Northern Knights Northern Knights

2022 Result: Winner
Captain: Jeet Raval
Key Players: Kristian Clarke, Tim Seifert, Neil Wagner, Brett Hampton

Northern Brave lifted the trophy in the last season. This was their 4th Super Smash title and 2nd in a row. They finished at the 3rd position on the points table with 4 wins in 10 matches.

Kristian Clarke smashed 266 runs in 10 matches and he was the highest run scorer of the team. He was followed by Tim Seifert who scored 245 runs at a strike rate of 149.39.

Neil Wagner and Brett Hampton will be key bowlers for the squad. They both picked 10 wickets each and Wagner had an average of 9.80. Special mention to spin all-rounder Mitchell Santner who has been a match-winner for the team in previous 2 title wins.

Northern Knights Squad

Jeet Raval (c), Anurag Verma, Bharat Popli, Brett Hampton, Freddy Walker, Henry Cooper, Joe Walker, Joe Carter, Katene Clarke, Kristian Clarke, Matt Fisher, Peter Bocock (wk), Zak Gibson, Tim Pringle, Mitchell Santner, Neil Wagner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Seifert (wk), Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme, Trent Boult, Kane Williamson

Otago Volts Otago Volts

2022 Result: 2nd place
Captain: Dean Foxcroft
Key Players: Dean Foxcroft, Jake Gibson, Matthew Bacon, Ben Lockrose

Otago Volts finished at the 2nd spot on the points table with 5 wins in 10 matches. They were eliminated by Northern Brave in the playoffs.

Dean Foxcroft was brilliant in the last season. He smashed 424 runs and finished as the leading run scorer of the season. He also picked 9 wickets as well. Jake Gibson was the 2nd highest run scorer in the team with 266 runs in 9 innings at an impressive strike rate of 148.60.

We are backing Matthew Bacon and Ben Lockrose as the key bowlers from the Volts. Bacon picked 13 wickets in 10 matches while Lockrose took 9 wickets in 11 matches.

Otago Volts Squad

Dean Foxcroft (c), Dale Phillips, Hamish Rutherford, Jacob Cumming, Llew Johnson, Ollie White, Thorn Parkes, Glenn Phillips, Jake Gibson, Jamal Todd, Luke Georgeson, Max Chu (wk), Andrew Hazeldine, Ben Lockrose, Jacob Duffy, Jarrod McKay, Matthew Bacon, Travis Muller

Wellington Firebirds Wellington Firebirds

2022 Result: 5th place
Captain: Peter Younghusband
Key Players: Rachin Ravindra, Logan van Beek, Michael Bracewell, Nathan Smith

Wellington Firebirds finished the last season at the 5th position with 3 wins in 10 matches. Firebirds have won 4 Super Smash titles so far.

From the batting lot, we are backing Rachin Ravindra and Michael Bracewell as the key players. Both the players made impactful debuts in the past year. Ravindra scored 142 runs and picked 7 wickets in 8 matches last year.

Netherlands all-rounder Logan van Beek will be a key all-rounder for the team. He played 8 matches last season in which he picked 8 wickets and scored 129 runs. Nathan Smith will also be a key bowler after he picked 10 wickets in the last season.

Wellington Firebirds Team Squad

Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway, Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell, Logan Van Beek, James Hartshorn, Adam Milne, Nick Kelly, Iain McPeake, Michael Snedden, Nathan Smith, Peter Younghusband, Tim Robinson, Troy Johnson, Callum McLachlan, Gareth Severin, Nick Greenwood, Jesse Tashkoff, Muhammad Abbas, Ben Sears

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Super Smash 2024 Group Stage Prediction

Super Smash 2023-24 Group Stage Prediction

  • Canterbury Kings
  • Northern Brave
  • Central Stags
  • Auckland Aces
  • Wellington Firebirds
  • Otago Volts

Super Smash 2024 Final Prediction

Back Canterbury Kings to win Super Smash 2023-24 trophy

About Super Smash

Administrator New Zealand Cricket
Match Format T20
Tournament Format Double round-robin & knockout finals
Dates 19 December, 2023 - 28 January, 2024
Participants 6
Matches 32
Current champions Northern Brave
Latest Edition 2022-23
Next Edition 2023-24

New Zealand’s top professional T20 league - Super Smash is back for another thrilling season. The 2023-24 edition of Super Smash T20 is set to kick-off on 19th December in Auckland. Home team Auckland Aces will take on the runner-up team from last season, Canterbury Kings, in the season opener match.

Six teams will go head to head against each other in a double round-robin format in the Super Smash 2023-24. A total of 32 matches will take place across 10 venues in New Zealand. 30 matches will be played in the league stage and followed by 2 playoffs including the final match. The final is scheduled to take place on 28th January, 2024.

Defending champions Northern Brave will start their campaign against Central Stags on 22nd December, 2023. Northern Brave won their 4th Super Smash title (2nd in a row) in the last edition of the league.

Dean Foxcroft of Otago Volts finished as the highest run scorer in the last season with 424 runs in 11 matches. In the bowlers list, Jayden Lennox of Central Stags finished as the highest wicket taker with 16 wickets in 9 matches at an average of 15.93.

Super Smash 2023 Venue

Here is a list of all the venues which will host matches in the Super Smash 2023-24 edition:

  • Eden Park Outer Oval - Auckland
  • Basin Reserve - Wellington
  • Seddon Park - Hamilton
  • Hagley Oval - Christchurch
  • Fitzherbert Park - Palmerston North
  • Molyneux Park - Alexandra
  • Pukekura Park - New Plymouth
  • Bay Oval - Mount Maunganui
  • McLean Park - Napier
  • University Oval - Dunedin