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WF vs NK Dream11 Team Prediction | Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights | Super Smash T20 | Match 12 | 9th Jan 2021

WF vs NK Dream11 Team Prediction | Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights | Super Smash T20 | Match 12 | 9th Jan 2021

Wellington Firebird will lock horns against Northern Knights in the 12th fixtures of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. Defending champions Firebird have won all three games of this season, while Knights could only manage to win one of their four games in the tournament. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand and Northerns will even welcome some of the international players to their side. Let’s go through our Dream11 Team Prediction for the upcoming affair of NK vs WF in Super Smash 2020-21

Match Details:

Date & Time: 1st January 2021, 11:40 AM

Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington.

Pitch Condition:

Pacers will enjoy variations in the initial phase of the game but later on, the momentum will shift towards the batsmen. The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 159 runs

Venue Stats:

Total matches: 2

Matches won batting first: 1

Matches won bowling first: 1

Average 1st Inns scores:162

Average 2nd Inns scores: 128

Highest total recorded: 171/2 (20 Ov) by NZW vs RSAW

Lowest total recorded: 102/10 (17 Ov) by RSAW vs NZW

Highest score chased: 154/5 (19.5 Ov) by RSAW vs NZW

Lowest score defended: 171/2 (20 Ov) by NZW vs RSAW

Squads:

Wellington Firebirds: Fraser Colson, Troy Johnson, Michael Bracewell (C), James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway, Logan van Beek, Finn Allen, Hamish Bennett, Michael Snedden, Peter Younghusband, Jamie Gibson, Ian McPeake.

Northern Knights: Tim Seifert, Dean Brownline, Katene Clarke, Henry Cooper, Anton Devcich, Brett Randell, Joe Walker, Matthew Fischer, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggelejin, Zak Gibson, Fred Walker

NK vs WF Dream11 Team News:

Northern Knights:

Mitchell Santner is likely to replace Brownlie for this game. No other changes are expected. Clarke and Seifert will again open the innings, followed by skipper Devrich and Cooper. Hampton and Scott will be there for the late hitting. Santner is expected to trouble the batsmen with his twist and turns alongside pacers, J Walker and Randell.

Wellington Firebirds:

No changes are expected from Wellington after an emphatic win against the same opponent. Finn Allen and Rachin Ravindra played outstanding cricket and solely helped their team to win the game for their side. James Neesham will again be expected to do wonders with the ball and keep it hard for Knights to score runs.

NK vs WF Dream11 Prediction, Line-Ups:

WF Playing 11:

Wicket-keeper: Lauchie Johns

Batsmen: Michael Bracewell, Fraser Colson, Devon Conway

All-rounders: Rachin Ravindra, James Neesham, Finn Allen

Bowlers: Hamish Bennett, Peter Younghusband, Michael Snedden, Logan van Beek

NK Playing 11: 

Wicket-keeper: T Seifert

Batsmen: K Clarke, H Cooper, D Brownlie

All-rounders: S Kuggeleijn, B Hampton, A Devcich

Bowlers: Z Gibson, M Fisher, J Walker, M Santner

Captain Pick for NK vs WF Dream11 Team

Option 1: Finn Allen

Finn Allen is coming into this play after scoring 91 runs off 50 balls including 7 fours and 5 sixes against the same opponent. He looks in tremendous form and cannot be taken lightly.

Option 2: Anton Devrich

Not to forget, Anton Devrich smashed a ton against the Central Stags when they met last. He looks in tremendous form and might display the same scenario in the upcoming game as well. Don’t miss him out.

Vice-Captain Choice:

Option 1: Jeet Raval

Jeet Raval can be a favorable choice for the vice-captain as he has scored 676 T20 runs at a strike rate of 126.82. Another advantage of having is that he will open the innings in this game.

Option 2: Jimmy Neesham

Jimmy Neesham is one of the best all-rounders the game has ever produced. He has scalped three wickets in the tournament, whereas he is a world-class batsman and is capable of destroying the bowler’s economy.

Top Five Picks For NK vs WF Dream11 Team:

  • Zak Gibson – 4 wickets – 4 games
  • Rachin – 3 wickets – 44 runs
  • Devcich – 160 runs – 53.33 average
  • Conway – 4 matches – 80 runs

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NK vs WF Team11 Team Prediction: Who will win the match

Wellington Firebirds defeated the same opponent by 9 wickets last time out and will be looking forward to humiliating them again. This time they have the home advantage. Nevertheless, this will be an interesting contest for sure as per our Dream11 Team Prediction for the upcoming game. Our experts bet on Wellington to notch a victory here.

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