Super Smash T20 – Aces vs Knights Match Preview & Playing XI


Auckland Aces vs Northern Knights Match Preview

Match Info – Auckland Aces will take on table-toppers Knights in a must-win match.

Auckland aces will face northern knights at Hamilton, in quest of being alive in the series, they must win this match and not leave the things to be done too late. Auckland aces were hit by their star players going for international duties but the arrival of English international James Vince must have boosted their confidence for some extent.

Aces vs Knights
Source – Auckland Aces vs Northern Knights

On the other hand, knights have all players in form and won 2 out of their 3 matches, they will be hoping for their star player Corey Anderson to come good against aces. English all-rounder Chris Jordan has joined knights and is set to playing in the Auckland clash, going by his T20 reputation Chris Jordan will come handy for them.

Players To Watch

Northern Knights: Dean Brownlie – knights captain Brownlie has been in great form this season and have scored 144 in 3 matches with a high score of 99 and average of 72.

Auckland Aces: James Vince has played only 1 match in the tournament and was not very successful but there is no denying that James Vince is one of best in t20 format player and can turn match single-handedly.

Team News

Northern Knights: Seifert and Sodhi have left for national duty while Brett Randell and Zak Gibson has been dropped. Chris Jordan, Tarun Nethula, Neil Wagner & Bocock comes in.

Auckland Aces: No changes, they have gone with the same squad.

Aces vs Knights Playing 11

Northern Knights: Dean Brownlie, Corey Anderson, Peter Bocock, Anton Devich, Daniel Flynn, Chris Jordan, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Tarun Nathula, Mitchell Santner, Neil Wagner.

Auckland Aces: Craig Cachopa, Mark Chapman, Donovan Grobbelaar, Roneel Hira, Ben Lister,
Mitchell McClenaghan, Robbie O’Donnell, Glenn Philips, Matthew Quinn, Sean Solia, Will Somerville, James Vince.