- Match: Northern Braves vs Canterbury Kings
- Date- 23rd December 2021
- Match Format- T20
- Venue- Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
- Time- 11:10 AM IST
- Weather Forecast- Cloudy, 17-23 °C
NB vs CTB, 11th Match, General Online Betting Odds
Northern Braves– 1.80
Canterbury Kings- 2.00
NB vs CTB Betting Odds Comparison
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NB vs CTB Today Match Prediction, 11th Match, 23rd December
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After a shaky start in the tournament, Northern Braves are off on a winning track again as they won the last two fixtures and are booming with confidence as things are going their way. They are currently placed in the second spot on the points table with 10 points.
They played their last two fixtures against Auckland and came out victorious both times by six and four wickets respectively. The Braves bowlers completely annihilated the Auckland batters in the first innings as Anurag Sharma and Frederick Walker went on to take three scalps each and restricted them to a total of just 92 Runs.
They have a deep-seated batting line-up with the likes of Katene Clarke and Tim Seifert to provide them a good start. they have some terrific bowlers as well that could perform on any surface and we witnessed some splendid performances from Anurag Verma and Frederick Walker.
Top Batsmen for Northen Braves-
- Joe Carter– 97 Runs in 3 matches, 125.97 Strike Rate
- Katene Clarke– 90 Runs in 4 matches, 115.38 Strike Rate
Top Bowlers for Northern Braves-
- Anurag Verma– 6 Wickets in 4 Matches, 6.20 Economy
- Frederick Walker– 5 Wickets in 2 Matches, 5.21 Economy
Canterbury is on the same boat as the Braves and will be heading into this match on the back of two successive wins against Wellington and Central Stags. They are currently placed in the third spot with two wins and a loss to their tally.
They played their last match against Wellington where batting first they posted a target of 151 Runs. Matt Henry and Ed Nuttall played a vital role with the ball taking three scalps each. In return, Chad Bowes scored 62 Runs in 41 balls while Cam Fletcher took his team to victory with an unbeaten 52* Runs off 28 with six wickets in hand.
They already have a strong batting unit on paper and have been lately executing that on-field as well. However, the bowlers are leaking runs and it has become a difficult task for batters to chase down the score as we witnessed in previous matches.
Top Batsman for Canterbury Kings-
- Cole McConchie– 102 Runs in 3 Matches, 134.21 Strike Rate
- Cam Fletcher– 77 Runs in 3 Matches, 150.98 Strike Rate
Top Bowlers for Canterbury Kings-
- Matt Henry- 7 Wickets in 3 Matches, 7.58 Economy
- Ed Nuttall– 7 Wickets in 3 Matches, 7.58 Economy
STATS – T20 Domestic
|Venue||Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui|
|Matches won batting first||3|
|Matches won bowling first||9|
|Average 1st Inns scores||162|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||145|
|Highest total recorded||Northern Braves 214/9|
|Lowest total recorded||Northern Braves 122/10|
The weather is expected to be cloudy in Mount Maunganui as we can see a dip in temperature early morning. It is expected to get a bit warmer as the day progresses. There are very slight chances for rain to play spoilsport. The temperature will hover around 17-23 °C.
- Precipitation: 10%
- Humidity: 68%
- Wind: 10 km/h
The surface at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui is on the flatter side where posting big scores on board are possible. The wicket will get completely flat as the game goes on and bowling first is a good option. Given the numbers, the team choosing to bowl first has always reaped profits in the past matches.
NB vs CTB Today Match Prediction, Playing 11
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
Northern Braves Playing 11-
Katene Clarke, Tim Seifert (wk), Jeet Raval (c), Joe Carter, Colin de Grandhomme, Henry Cooper, Anurag Verma, Ish Sodhi, Zak Gibson, Frederick Walker, Matthew Fisher
Wicketkeeper- Tim Seifert
Batsmen- Jeet Raval, Joe Carter, Henry Cooper, Katene Clarke
All-Rounder- Colin de Grandhomme
Bowlers- Anurag Verma, Ish Sodhi, Zak Gibson, Frederick Walker, Matthew Fisher
Canterbury Kings Playing 11-
Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie (c), Cam Fletcher (wk), Matt Hay, Henry Shipley, Matt Henry, Todd Astle, Blake Coburn, Ed Nuttall
Wicketkeeper- Cam Fletcher
Batsmen- Matt Hay, Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Leo Carter
All-rounder- Cole McConchie, Henry Shipley, Todd Astle
Bowlers- Blake Coburn, Ed Nuttall, Matt Henry
NB vs CTB, 11th Match, Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction
Northern Braves is expected to win against Canterbury Kings.
Both teams are on the same boat at the moment and will be booming with confidence with their recent wins in the league. They will be looking to garner some points to extend their lead further. However, Northern Braves looks a bit more balanced side than Canterbury Kings on paper with their key players included and re favorites to win this fixture.
Given the past five encounters between these two has been kind of a mixed affair where Northern Braves emerged victorious three times while Canterbury was on top on two occasions.
Popular Betting Odds for NB vs CTB, 11th Match, Today Match Prediction, Cricket Betting Tips
Top Batsmen for Northern Braves- Joe Carter (4.50)
Joe Carter is currently the leading scorer for the Braves. He is a decent player at the top of the order and has smashed 97 Runs in three matches including a high score of 75*. He couldn’t do much in the last match against Auckland but his hitting abilities cannot be neglected as he can prove to be vital in this match.
Top Batsmen for Canterbury Kings- Cole McConchie (5.50)
McConchie is a splendid all-rounder and is currently the leading run-scorer for his side. So far he has hammered 102 runs in three matches with a strike rate of 134. 21. He couldn’t perform up to the mark in the last match against Wellington but he will be eager to contribute as a skipper and score big for his team in this match. He can also pick some scalps with his off-break bowling on this flat pitch
Top Bowler for Northern Braves- Anurag Verma (4.50)
Verma is currently at the pinnacle for his form as he picked three scalps in the last match against Auckland and restricted them to a mere total of 92 Runs. He conceded just 14 Runs in the same with a career-best economy of 4.66 alongside dismissing the opening duo for Auckland. He is currently the leading wicket-taker for Canterbury with six wickets in four matches with an impressive 6.20 economy figure.
Top Bowler for Canterbury Kings- Matt Henry (3.00)
Matt Henry will open the bowling for Canterbury in this contest and will hold the key here. He proved to be vital in the last match against taking three scalps but leaked plentiful of runs at the same time. He is currently the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 7 wickets in three matches.