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Final of the Dream11 Super Smash, 2023/24 has Auckland Aces taking on Canterbury. The match will be played at Eden Park, Auckland on 28th January at 09:00 AM IST.

AA vs CTB (Auckland Aces vs Canterbury), Final - Match Information

Match: Auckland Aces vs Canterbury, Final
Date: 28th January, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM IST
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

AA vs CTB (Auckland Aces vs Canterbury), Final Preview

Auckland Aces have played 8 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Canterbury have played 10 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.

Dream11 Super Smash, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Dream11 Super Smash, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
AA 10 6 2 28 +1.253
CTB 10 5 3 24 +0.626
WF 10 5 4 22 +0.713
CS 10 4 3 22 +0.337
OV 10 2 5 14 -1.675
ND 10 2 7 10 -1.226

In their previous encounter in this series, Finn Allen was the Man of the Match and Finn Allen scored the highest fantasy points for Auckland Aces with 119 match fantasy points while Daryl Mitchell topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Canterbury with 76 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Auckland Aces against Northern Districts, Auckland Aces beat Northern Districts by 44 runs. The top fantasy player for Auckland Aces was Sean Solia who scored 86 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Wellington Firebirds, Canterbury beat Wellington Firebirds by 18 runs. The top fantasy player for Canterbury was Henry Nicholls who scored 103 fantasy points.

AA vs CTB, Eden Park, Auckland Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Eden Park, Auckland is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 164 runs. The pitch at Eden Park, Auckland is a balanced one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Eden Park, Auckland

The temperature is expected to be around 21°C with 91% humidity. Winds at a speed of 6.95 m/s are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers. Light rain is forecasted which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 80% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. 

AA vs CTB, Head-to-Head

In the 37 matches played between these 2 teams, Auckland Aces' bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Canterbury.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Robert O'Donnell 5 103 20.6 0 0 47, 9, 10, 35, 2 -
Tom Latham 5 185 37 0 0 60, 62, 44, 14, 5 -
Bevon Jacobs 5 132 26.4 0 0 19, 36, 16, 19, 42 -
  1. Robert Roux O'Donnell

    Robert O'Donnell is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, Robert O'Donnell has scored 103 runs at an average of 20.6 per match.

  2. Thomas William Maxwell Latham

    Tom Latham is a wicket-keeper with an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 185 runs at an average of 37 per match.

  3. Bevon Jacobs

    Bevon Jacobs is a batter with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Bevon Jacobs is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 132 runs at an average of 26.4 per match.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Angus McKenzie 3 4 0.8 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 4 2, 0, 1, 3, 0
Louis Delport 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 2
Benjamin Lister 5 0 0 6 1.2 - 1, 2, 1, 1, 1
  1. Angus William McKenzie

    Angus McKenzie is a bowler with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the last 3 matches, Angus McKenzie has taken 2, 0, 1, 3 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  2. Louis Johannes Delport

    Louis Delport can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, Louis Delport has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1.

  3. Benjamin George Lister

    Benjamin Lister is a bowler with an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a left-arm medium bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, this player has taken 1, 2, 1, 1 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.2. Benjamin Lister has done very well against this opposition, taking 1, 2, 3, 2 and 1 wickets in recent matches.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Michael Rippon 3 34 6.8 2 0.4 0, 9, 0, 0, 25 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Sean Solia 3 30 6 3 0.6 0, 21, 0, 9, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 1
Zakary Foulkes 4 3 0.6 5 1 0, 0, 0, 3, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 2
  1. Michael James Grattan Rippon

    Michael Rippon is an all-rounder with an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 9, 0, 0 and 25 runs at an average of 6.8 per match.

  2. Sean Solia

    Sean Solia is an all-rounder with an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Sean Solia is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 30 runs averaging 6 per match.

  3. Zakary Glen Foulkes

    Zakary Foulkes can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. Zakary Foulkes is a right-arm medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 1, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Henry Nicholls 5 191 38.2 0 0 52, 9, 41, 76, 13 -
Sean Solia 3 30 6 3 0.6 0, 21, 0, 9, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 1
Danru Ferns 4 17 3.4 9 1.8 0, 0, 17, 0, 0 3, 2, 0, 3, 1
Louis Delport 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 2
Tom Latham 5 185 37 0 0 60, 62, 44, 14, 5 -
Angus McKenzie 3 4 0.8 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 4 2, 0, 1, 3, 0

The top point-getters for Auckland Aces are Sean Solia with 86 match fantasy points, Danru Ferns with 85 match fantasy points and Louis Delport with 83 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Canterbury are Henry Nicholls with 103 match fantasy points, Tom Latham with 80 match fantasy points and Angus McKenzie with 64 match fantasy points.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Michael Rippon 3 34 6.8 2 0.4 0, 9, 0, 0, 25 1, 0, 1, 0, 0
Robert O'Donnell 5 103 20.6 0 0 47, 9, 10, 35, 2 -
Angus McKenzie 3 4 0.8 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 4 2, 0, 1, 3, 0
Louis Delport 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 2
Benjamin Lister 5 0 0 6 1.2 - 1, 2, 1, 1, 1
  1. Michael James Grattan Rippon

    Michael Rippon is an all-rounder with an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 3 matches, Michael Rippon has scored 0, 9, 0, 0 and 25 runs averaging 6.8 per match.

  2. Robert Roux O'Donnell

    Robert O'Donnell is a batter with an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 47, 9, 10, 35 and 2 runs averaging 20.6 per match.

  3. Angus William McKenzie

    Angus McKenzie is a bowler with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. Angus McKenzie is a right-arm medium bowler and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  4. Louis Johannes Delport

    Louis Delport is a bowler with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 4 matches, Louis Delport has taken 3, 0, 0, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  5. Benjamin George Lister

    Benjamin Lister is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a left-arm medium bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Benjamin Lister has taken 1, 2, 1, 1 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.2. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 1, 2, 3, 2 and 1 wickets in recent matches.

AA vs CTB Squad Information

Auckland Aces (AA) Squad: George Worker, Martin Guptill, James Neesham, Cam Fletcher, Mark Chapman, Robert O'Donnell, Lockie Ferguson, Louis Delport, Finn Allen, Sean Solia, Danru Ferns, Benjamin Lister, William O'Donnell, Adithya Ashok, Jock McKenzie, Quinn Sunde, Simon Keene, Ryan Harrison, Cole Briggs, Matthew Gibson, Yahya Zeb, Harjot Johal and Nikith Perera.

Canterbury (CTB) Squad: Tom Latham, Michael Rippon, Cole McConchie, Chad Bowes, Daryl Mitchell, Ed Nuttall, Henry Nicholls, Ish Sodhi, Sean Davey, Matt Henry, Leo Carter, Ken McClure, Kyle Jamieson, Michael Rae, Henry Shipley, Harry Chamberlain, Fraser Sheat, Rhys Mariu, William O'Rourke, Angus McKenzie, Matthew Hay, Mitchell Hay, Dylan Hunter, Zakary Foulkes, Matt Boyle, Cameron Paul and Bevon Jacobs.

AA vs CTB Possible Playing XI

Auckland Aces (AA) Possible Playing XI: Cam Fletcher, Robert O'Donnell, William O'Donnell, Cole Briggs, George Worker, Danru Ferns, Louis Delport, Benjamin Lister, Sean Solia, Jock McKenzie and Ryan Harrison.

Canterbury (CTB) Possible Playing XI: Henry Nicholls, Tom Latham, Bevon Jacobs, Mitchell Hay, Chad Bowes, Angus McKenzie, William O'Rourke, Michael Rae, Zakary Foulkes, Michael Rippon and Cole McConchie.

AA vs CTB Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Mitchell Hay

Batters: Robert O'Donnell, Bevon Jacobs and William O'Donnell

All-Rounders: Michael Rippon and Jock McKenzie

Bowlers: Angus McKenzie, Benjamin Lister, Louis Delport, William O'Rourke and Michael Rae

Captain: Jock McKenzie

Vice-Captain: Louis Delport

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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