Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds – 27/12/2020

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December 27, 2020
06:10
McLean Park, Napier
Match over

Current Odds

Bookmaker Win
Central Stags
Win
Wellington Firebirds
Bet365 bet365 Review 1.8 2
Sbobet2 SBOBet 1.89 1.88
Unibet Unibet Review 1.8 2

Stags v Firebirds – Super Smash T20 Betting Tips, Latest Odds, Team News – 27/12/2020

The Central Stags and Wellington Firebirds will meet in the second match of this season’s Super Smash T20. The Stags want to start their campaign well, while the Firebirds have a win over the Aces to build on.

Discover our free cricket betting tips for today’s match. We also have valuable information about the best betting sites in India for this tournament.

Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds Betting Tips
Best Bet Finn Allen to be the top batsman for the Firebirds at 3.3 with 22Bet
Value Bet Seth Rance to be the top bowler for the Stags at 5.0 with 1xBet
Next Best Bet Tom Bruce to be the top batsman for the Stags at 8.4 with 22Bet

Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds – Match Preview

The Stags and Firebirds have had a relatively even share of results across their last five head-to-head encounters. The Central Districts have won three and the Wellington team two.

Where: McLean Park, Napier

When: Sunday, 27 December 2020

Start time: 11:40 IST (06:10 GMT)

Pitch conditions: McLean Park is a small stadium compared to others in New Zealand cricket. A score of around 180 from the team batting first should be competitive. The captain to win the toss will probably bowl first.

Weather conditions: Plenty of rain is predicted for match day. If the fixture is shortened, this could suit the team chasing an adjusted target.

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Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds – Latest Odds

Parimatch are among the best betting sites in India. They have covered this year’s cricket calendar well and continue to do so with a variety of markets for the Super Smash T20.

They price their matches up early. For this one, they have the Stags as 1.78 favourites and Firebirds 1.96 underdogs. There’s some small but enough margin to bet on the Wellington team there.


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Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds – Team News

The Central Stags won’t have batsmen Ross Taylor and Will Young, who are with the New Zealand squad for the Test series against Pakistan.

Tom Bruce is a solid captain and talented batsman, while Seth Rance makes for a good spearhead of the bowling attack.

The Firebirds are unlikely to change and XI that beat the Auckland Aces recently. Troy Johnson and Finn Allen were excellent with the bat.

Hamish Bennett and Michael Snedden were a formidable opening pair with the ball – and should be pair together again.

Stags v Firebirds – Squads

CS WF
Tom Bruce (captain) Michael Bracewell (captain)
Doug Bracewell Finn Allen
Josh Clarkson Rachin Ravindra
Dane Cleaver Troy Johnson
Greg Hay Fraser Colson
Jayden Lennox Jamie Gibson
Christian Leopard Logan van Beek
Brad Schmulian Lochie Johns
Seth Rance Peter Younghusband
Ben Smith Hamish Bennett
Blair Tickner Michael Snedden
Ray Toole Jakob Bhula
Ben Wheeler Andrew Fletcher
Bayley Wiggins Iain McPeake
George Worker Ollie Newton
Ajaz Patel Ben Sears
Devon Conway

Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds – Betting Tips and Prediction

Here are more free cricket betting tips for this match. They could help you make stronger decisions. Our predictions are based on generous odds and the form of the players.

Bet on Allen as the Firebirds’ Top Batsman

Finn Allen set a solid platform for the Firebirds to beat the Aces recently. He welcomed a fine half-century at the top of the order.

T20 cricket can be all about momentum and Allen is backed to continue his. He is a good price at 3.3 with 22Bet to be the top batsman for Wellington.

Select Rance as the Stags’ Top Bowler

Seth Rance has picked up some international experience with New Zealand and has been consistently good at domestic level for an extended period.

He bowls with clever variations, which will be required in the conditions at McLean Park. He is shaping up nicely to be the Central Districts’ top bowler at 5.0 with 1xBet.

Back Bruce to Be the Stags’ Top Batsman

Tom Bruce will continue to captain the Stags, which shouldn’t limited his primary role with the bat.

His price of 8.4 with 22Bet to be the Districts’ top batsman is quite high. It could bring really good value.

Read our round-up of the best match betting tips.


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Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds - Frequently Asked Questions

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Where can I watch the Super Smash T20 from India?

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When is the Central Stags v Wellington Firebirds match?

The Central Stags and Wellington Firebirds will meet in the Super Smash T20 on Sunday, 27 December 2020, from 11:40 IST (06:10 GMT).

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