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Super Smash 2022-23 - Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights, 11th Match: Match Prediction

by  Shashi Shukla  •  Last updated on 2023-01-04 07:48:51


Wellington Firebirds are locking horns with Northern Knights in the 11th match of Women's Super Smash 2022-23 on January 4 at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

Performance in the Tournament:

Wellington Firebirds

Matches: 3

Win: 3

Loss: 0

Points: 12

Position on Points Table:  1st

Northern Knights

Matches: 3

Win: 1

Loss: 2

Points: 4

Position on Points Table: 5th

Players to look out for:

Wellington Firebirds : Finn Allen, Nick Kelly, Rachin Ravindra, Troy Johnson, Logan Van Beek, Nathan Smith, Peter Younghusband, Michael Snedden

Northern Knights: Jeet Raval, Katene Clarke, Tim Seifert, Joe Walker, Mitchell Santner, Brett Hampton, Tim Pringle, Scott Kuggeleijn

Match Prediction

Based on their current form, Wellington Firebirds is expected to win this match. Nevertheless, both the teams are brimming with confidence and looking forward to a pleasant outcome.

With numerous outstanding players eagerly waiting to lock horns, a thrilling game is definitely in the picture.

Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights, 11th Match Preview

Match: Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights, 11th Match, Super Smash 2022-23

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 4, 7:10 AM IST

Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand


Pitch Report

The pitch at Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand , is a batting-friendly one. Spinners are expected to get some advantage, while the initial set of powerplay overs will possibly make it easy for batters to score runs. The team winning the toss is recommended to bat first. The team batting first had won the previous match on this pitch.

Nevertheless, we can definitely expect some big scores.

Weather Forecast

The sky will be overcast. The temperature during the match hours will possibly range between 16 to 21 degree Celsius. There isn't a complete 0% chance of precipitation. Therefore, an uninterrupted match is in the picture.

Probable XIs

Wellington Firebirds:

Finn Allen, Nick Kelly, Rachin Ravindra, Troy Johnson, Nathan Smith, Tim Robinson, Callum McLachlan (wk), Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband (c), Ian McPeake, Michael Snedden

Northern Knights:

Tim Seifert (wk), Katene Clarke, Jeet Raval (c), Joe Carter, Mitchell Santner, Henry Cooper, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Kristian Clarke, Tim Pringle, Joe Walker



Wellington Firebirds:

Finn Allen, Hamish Bennett, Lauchie Johns, Jakob Bhula, Michael Bracewell (c/wk), Fraser Colson, Andrew Fletcher, Jamie Gibson, Troy Johnson, lain McPeake, Ollie Newton, Rachin Ravindra, Ben Sears, Michael Snedden, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Jimmy Neesham

Northern Knights:

James Baker, Peter Bocock, Dean Brownlie, Zak Gibson, Joe Carter, Katene Clarke, Henry Cooper, Anton Devcich (c), Matthew Fisher, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Randell, Jeet Raval, Tim Seifert (wk), Anurag Verma, Joe Walker, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson