The Canterbury Kings (CTB) are ready to be at odds with Northern District (ND) in the 24th match of Ford Trophy 2023-24 at the beautiful Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Northern District are currently placed first in the points table with four wins of their last seven matches.
Canterbury Kings, on the other hand, are second in the points table with three wins of their seven matches.
CTB vs ND Match Details
- Match – CTB vs ND, 24th Match
- Format – 50 overs
- Venue – Hagley Oval, Christchurch
- Date & Time – February 10, 2024 & 6:30 AM
CTB vs ND Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch is well-balanced with equal opportunities for both batters and bowlers. Both batters and bowlers are very helpful on this pitch, so fans can expect a good match of cricket. The weather is expected to be cloudy with no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 14.6° Celsius.
CTB vs ND Head-to-Head Records
Canterbury Kings and Northern District have faced each other 28 times. Canterbury Kings have won 15 matches, whereas Northern District have won 13 matches. So, the head-to-head record favors the Canterbury Kings.
CTB vs ND Toss Prediction
Canterbury Kings are expected to win the toss in CTB vs ND’s 24th match.
CTB vs ND Predicted Playing XI
Canterbury Kings: M Hay (wk), C Bowes, H Nicholls, B Jacobs, L Carter, C McConchie, Z Foulkes, M Rippon, A McKenzie, W O Rourke, E Nuttall
Northern District: T Seifert (wk), J Raval, J Carter, Kartene Clarke, Kristian Clarke, H Cooper, P Drysdale, M Fisher, B Hampton, T Pringle, S Johnston
CTB vs ND Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Joe Carter (ND)
Since the pitch is well-balanced, Troy Johnson can definitely be a player to watch out for.
He performed exceptionally well in the last few matches. He has already smashed 286 runs in the last six matches.
Leo Carter and Tim Seifert are other good batter picks for today’s nail-biting CTB vs ND match.
Top Bowler: Brett Hampton (ND)
Brett Hampton is a kind of bowler, who no one should ever underestimate. He is a perfect death overs bowler who has the ability to take a bundle of wickets.
He has taken 5 wickets and smashed 321 runs in the last six matches. William O Rourke and Tim Pringle are other bowler options for today’s match.
Top All-Rounder: Kristian Clarke (ND)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Kristian Clarke is no doubt the best option.
He is one of the key players in the Northern District squad and his performance is necessary for the team to win the trophy. He has taken 16 wickets in the last six matches.
Zak Foulkes and Michael Rippon are other good all-rounders for today’s match. They are clever wicket-takers and can aggressively hit the ball for boundaries in the middle order.
CTB vs ND Best Betting Odds Comparison
|CTB vs ND , Ford Trophy 2023-24, 24th Match, Betting Sites
|Canterbury Kings (Odds)
|Northern District (Odds)
CTB vs ND Who will win?
Northern District are expected to win the 24th match since they have a better squad and current record. Though the head-to-head numbers favor Canterbury Kings, still they are expected to lose today’s match.