Canterbury vs Auckland Ford Trophy Match no 8 Predictions
- Canterbury has played 2 matches so far in the tournament and won 1. In their 1st match against Wellington, Henry Nicholls (62) Cole McConchie (90) shined with bat scoring fifties. While in their second match where Canterbury chased 164, the wicket-keeper batsman Tom Latham was highest run scorer in their innings with 73 runs batting at number 4.
- In the Top Team Batsman market Tom Latham has the odds of 5.00, Cole McConchie fancies odds of 6.50, while the odds for Henry Nicholls in this market are set at 5.00. Bet Rs.100 on Cole McConchie to win Rs.500 if Cole McConchie is the top team batsman. BET NOW
- Canterbury lost their 1st wicket on the score of 22 in both their matches. While Auckland’s fall of 1st wicket was on 1 in their 1st match and on 4 in their 2nd match. They lost their 1st wicket in the 1st over on both the occasions.
- The Under 27.5 option in the Fall of 1st Wicket market has the odds of 1.90 and Over 27.5 betting option has the odds of 1.90 too. A Rs.100 bet on the Under 27.5 option would return Rs.190. BET NOW
- Chasing 269 in their 1st match, Auckland saw their opener Sean Solia not out on 133 as the team cruised past the target in the last over. In their 2nd match too, where Auckland batted first Sean Solia was the top team batsman scoring 63 runs. Craig Cachopa the captain of the Auckland team scored 49 and was the second highest run getter in the innings.
- Sean Solia has the odds of 4.00 in the Top Team Batsman market along with Criag Cachopa who fancies betting odds of 5.00 in the same market. A Rs.100 bet on Sean Solia would return Rs.400 if he becomes top team batsman for Auckland. BET NOW
- While both Canterbury’s 1st wicket method was caught out in both their matches, Auckland lost their 1st wicket bowled in their 2nd match.
- The Caught option in the 1st Wicket Method market has the odds of 1.44, while the Bowled option has the odds of 5.00. A Rs.100 bet on the caught option would return Rs.144 if the method of 1st wicket is caught out. BET NOW
Looking at the stats, Auckland is ahead in both batting and bowling department. Canterbury could not defend 286 runs in their 1st match against Wellington as the latter chased it down with 7 wickets in hand.
Whereas Auckland in their match against Wellington defended 276 and won by 13 runs. Even after a century from Wellington captain Michael Bracewell and a fifty from James Neesham (63) the team fell 13 runs short against a good bowling attack of Auckland.
Canterbury performed great with the ball in their second match against Central Districts where they got the CD all out for 163. Though Canterbury won the match, the chase was not an easy one astray lost 5 wickets on their way to victory.
Henry Nicholls and Cole McConchie the two batsmen who scored fifties in the 1st match were out for 0 and 11 chasing 164.
When it comes to chasing for Auckland, they chased down 269 successfully against Northern Knights where their opener Sean Solia was not out on 133. What puts Auckland ahead of Canterbury in the batting department is the consistency of their batsmen.
Sean Solia scored a fifty in the next match and the wicket keeper batsman Ben Home who was out for 10 in the 1st match scored 31 in the next.
Auckland’s middle order has scored runs and more importantly have improved. Their number 4, 5, 6, and 7 batsmen have all improved and scored more runs than their previous innings.
Our Prediction for Canterbury vs Auckland
Auckland is likely to win this match. The consistency in their bowling and batting efforts puts them ahead in the race and makes them the probable winner