Get Wellington Firebirds VS Canterbury Kings Dream 11 Team Match Prediction 9th February 2019. Check today match prediction, 100% Sure prediction for Super Smash.
- The Firebirds have been an improved side in the competition as compare to the Kings
- Wellington Firebirds have an obvious inspiration of qualification to the semis which should improve their team’s confidence
- The Firebirds have an improved balanced side as compare to the Kings, at slightest on dissertation
Tournament: Super Smash 2018-19
Date: Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand
Weather: Partly cloudy, 56%
Wellington Firebirds VS Canterbury Kings Betting Odds
Wellington Firebirds: 1.80
Canterbury Kings: 2.00
About the Match
We are in conclusion into the final league-day of the New Zealand’s domestic T20 tournament, Burger King Super Smash, and there are two teams who are unmoving to verify their place in the semifinals, and only one of those two will go during. Otago Volts and Wellington Firebirds are placed at fifth and fourth spots correspondingly in the points table and the consequence of their upcoming games will oversee their destiny in the tournament. Wellington Firebirds are set to face Canterbury Kings on 9th February at Christchurch and a win there will not only thrust them into the playoff spot but also knock Volts out of the rivalry. With a possible playoff spot hinging on the result, we anticipate Wellington Firebirds to come out all guns burning in this future fixture.
The Firebirds have had a diverse tournament consequently distant and have scored three wins in nine matches. Last week, they had two games where they won against Otago Volts but unsuccessful to gather two points against Central Districts. Their opening bowlers unsuccessful to make any class of collision in the first six overs after Central Stags won the toss and designated to bat first. Ravindra was taught in the first couple of overs, but Hamish Bennett and Newton leaked plenty of runs from the other end. Although van Beek and Jeetan Patel pulled things back through the middle part of the innings, Central Districts still manage to get to a spirited total. Chasing it, Wellington Firebirds didn’t obtain off to the start they were looking for and lost wickets in bunches all through their chase. Their middle-order crumple wherein they slipped from 46 for 2 to 59 for 6 was the key reason for them falling them short. Despite the collapse, it was a commendable effort beginning Woodcock and their lower-order to obtain the match till the last over and decrease the shortage of the loss which could have been helpful if net run rate came into the depiction.
Canterbury Kings are the barely team who are no longer in argument for the semifinal spot. The tournament hasn’t been a brilliant one for them, but they certain would have had abundance to take from it. They’ve won just two games in nine matches played with a total count of eight points. Contrary to how their contest has disappeared so far, Canterbury Kings did enormously well in their last excursion, against Otago Volts which pushed Volts to the rim of abolition from the competition. Being in a nothing to lose circumstances allowed their batsmen to play confidently which compensated off big-time. Bowes and MacRury got them off to a stable start which was full forward exceptionally glowing by Murdoch. Though their skipper unsuccessful to contribute anything substantial, late assault by Jamieson and Fletcher pushed their total towards the north of 170 which eventually proved to be more than enough. Although their batsmen did exceptionally glowing to get to a giant total, it were their bowlers who set up that win. Kyle Jamieson and Nuttal be the key figures in their bowling subdivision and picked up six wickets between them in just a little over six overs. They had Volts four downhill for 20 within the first five overs which actually preserved the destiny of the match.
The side winning the toss is likely to bowl first
The upcoming match is of forceful significance for the Wellington Firebirds, but they will stand a probability even if they misplace the imminent encounter. However, they will no longer wait in the driving seat as only a defeat for Otago Volts in their meet will keep Firebirds within the top-four. Canterbury Kings did enormously glowing in their last game in a naught to lose situation. Although the match could sway moreover way, the Firebirds have a superior team on paper and are more expected to emerge on top in the imminent meet.