AUK vs NK: Northern Knights started their campaign with 45 runs win against Wellington and suffered 5 wickets defeat against Central Districts in the second encounter. In their third encounter against Otago Volts, they bounced back strongly to register 5 wickets thumping win while chasing just 100 runs on board. They will be missing the services Tim Seifert and Ish Sodhi and have roped in Chris Jordan and M Santner for the clash.
Auckland Aces opening encounter against Wellington Firebird ended in a no result after rain played spoilsport. They registered 5 wickets win over Central Districts in the second encounter but are coming after facing 5 wickets loss against Canterbury Kings.
AUK vs NK Team News:
Aces have released a 12-man squad to face off Northern Knights
Knights have also named a 12-man squad to take on Aces
Tim Seifert is missing from the squad
Chris Jordan and M Santer are in contention to play
AUK vs NK Playing 11:
Matthew Quinn, James Vince, Sean Solia, Mitchell McClenaghan, William Somerville, Ronnie Hira, Robert ODonnell, Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa (c), Glenn Phillips (wk), Ben Lister
Corey Anderson, Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Daniel Flynn, Mitchell Santner, Dean Brownlie (c), Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Randell, Brett Hampto