The Central Stags will fight the Northern Brave in the 17th match of Men’s Super Smash. Pukekura Park in New Plymouth will host this exciting match.
The Central Stags lost to Auckland Aces in their previous match in a tough fight. After first choosing to fall, the Stags posted 168 on the board, losing five wickets. After a solid start, they lost their way in death.
The bowlers did their best, even picking up six wickets, but they failed to keep their nerves because the Aces were chasing with one ball in abundance. The Stags will hope for a better game in their upcoming clash against the Northern Brave.
Northern Brave beat the Canterbury Kings in an exciting competition. After choosing to bowling first, the Brave Bowlers did a fantastic job knocking down the Kings to 107. It was a tricky chase for them and they struggled during all the shifts.
Katene Clarke at the top of the standings they played good innings of 32, but the last six of Trent Boult concluded a deal for the Braves. They won the match by one wicket and will be highly confident after that tough win.
Match details Central Stags vs Northern Brave:
Match: Central Stags vs Northern Brave, Game 17, Super Smash Men 2021-22
Date and time: 30 December 2021, Thursday, 07:10 IST
Venue: Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Central Stags vs Northern Brave Pitch Report
The terrain in Pukekura Park will help both hitters and bowlers. The shots can play their shots freely because the new ball comes nicely on the stick. The surface is expected to be slower as the game progresses.
Weather forecast Central Stags vs Northern Brave
Temperatures in New Plymouth are expected to range between 16 and 19 degrees Celsius. It will be cloudy during the day.
Central Stags vs Northern Brave Probable XIs
Greg Hay he scored 57 and was well supported by Bayley Wiggins (37) and Dane Cleaver (42) while against Aces they scored 168. Blair Tickner they picked up three wickets, but their other bowlers failed to keep track of the scoring rate as the Aces chased in total with one ball behind.
Bayley Wiggins, Greg Hay, Dane Cleaver (wk), Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Christian Leopard, Ben Smith, Joey Field, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Blair Tickner
Joe Walker he bowled brilliantly, picking up three gates, and was well supported by other bowlers as they knocked down the Kings at 107. The hitters struggled a bit in the chase, but Trent Bould’s last six helped them reduce the overall score with one wicket in hand.
Katene Clarke, Tim Seifert (wk), Jeet Raval (c), Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Henry Cooper, Scott Kuggeleijn, Anurag Verma, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Joe Walker
Prediction of the football match Central Stags vs Northern Brave
Both sides have been part of a close fight in their final matches. The Central Stags failed to keep their nerves against the Aces, while the Northern Braves defeated the Kings at the last possible moment. He promises that there will be a strong competition on Thursday.
The Northern Brave looks well-groomed – expect it to come out on top on Thursday.
Prediction: Northern Brave will win this match.
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