WEL vs CTB Dream11 Match Prediction: Canterbury Kings will be taking on Wellington Firebirds away from home at the Basin Reserve. The Firebirds just require a win in order to secure a spot in the finals which takes place in the same venue. The Canterbury Kings, on the other end, have to win each of their three games in order of making it to the finals.
Date- Thursday, January 9
Time- 8:40 AM (IST)
Venue- Basin Reserve, Wellington
The league leaders are unlikely to make a change to the playing eleven. However, specialist all-rounder, Jimmy Neesham is ruled out due to an injury, while Lauchie Johns could come in place of him. Malcolm Nofal is also among those who misses out due to injury.
Michael Bracewell (c), Hamish Bennett, Lauchie Johns, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Devon Conway (wk), Michael Pollard, Jamie Gibson, Fraser Colson, Ollie Newton, Rachin Ravindra, Ian McPeake
Chad Bowes and Jack Boyle should be opening the innings alongside Jack Boyle, with Stephan Murdoch, Leo Carter and Cole McConchie likely to come in next. Will Williams, Ed Nuttal and Henry Shipley are among those who should be in charge of the bowling attack.
Cole McConchie (c), Cam Fletcher, Will Williams, Blake Coburn, Ed Nuttall, Andrew Ellis, Jack Boyle, Sean Davey, Leo Carter, Chad Bowes, Stephen Murdoch, Henry Shipley
CTB (Expected Playing 11)-
WEL (Expected Playing 11)- Lauchie Johns, Devon Conway, Fraser Colson, Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Bennett, Logan van Beek, Michael Pollard, Jamie Gibson, Michael Bracewell, Peter Younghusband, Ollie Newton
Wellington Firebirds, Devon Conway has scored 374 runs from the last eight innings with the bat and has a healthy strike rate of 152.03 in the process.
Canterbury Kings, Chad Bowes has scored 231 runs from the last seven innings with a strike rate of 166.18 and cause some serious damage with the bat.
Andrew Ellis has scalped eight wickets from the last seven games and can prove to be a real asset with the ball for Canterbury Kings.
Ollie Newton has scalped 15 wickets from the last eight games and will be the ‘go-to-guy’ in terms of picking wickets at crucial intervals for Wellington Firebirds.
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