AA vs CS Fantasy Prediction: Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – 19 February 2021 (Auckland). George Worker and Josh Clarkson are the best fantasy picks of this game.
Auckland Aces will take on Central Stags will in the league match of the Ford Trophy.
Central Stags lost in their Eliminator final of the Super Smash, whereas the Aces lost in the league stages. Auckland Aces are without their Markie players in this game, whereas the Stags are playing with their full-strength squad.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this ground in Super Smash this season was 194 runs.
Total Games Played: 6; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 3
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
Match Details :
Time:- 3:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Probable XI for both sides:-
Auckland Aces – Graeme Beghin, Sean Solia, William O’Donnell, Robert O’Donnell, Ben Horne, Cole Briggs, Will Somerville, Ben Lister, Olly Pringle, Louis Delport, Ross ter Braak.
Central Stags – George Worker, Dane Cleaver, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Joey Field, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Ben Wheeler, Jayden Lennox.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
G Worker, J Clarkson, R Taylor, W O’Donnell, and R O’Donnell.
AA vs CS Team Wicket-Keeper
Dane Cleaver (Price 8.5) will be our wicket-keeper. Cleaver has an average of 30.41 in List-A cricket, whereas he bats in the top-order.
AA vs CS Team Batsmen
William O’Donnell (Price 10) and Robert O’Donnell (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Auckland Aces. William has scored 369 runs in Ford Trophy this season at an average of 61.50, whereas Robert scored 254 in Super Smash at an average of 36.28. Both of them are genuine run-scorers.
George Worker (Price 10), Ross Taylor (Price 10), and Will Young (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Central Stags. Worker scored 424 runs in the Super Smash at an average of 38.54, whereas Young scored 297 runs at an average of 42.42. Taylor does not need any stats to prove his class, and he is one of the best ODI cricketers.
AA vs CS Team All-Rounders
Josh Clarkson (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Central Stags. Clarkson scored 280 runs at a strike-rate of 159.09 in the Super Smash, whereas he scalped six wickets in bowling.
AA vs CS Team Bowlers
Blair Tickner (Price 9) and Jayden Lennox (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Central Stags. Tickner scalped 17 wickets in the recent Super-Smash, whereas Lennox has scalped six in five games in the Ford Trophy. Both of them are wicket-takers.
William Somerville (Price 8.5) and Ross ter Braak (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Auckland Aces. Somerville scalped 12 wickets in the Super Smash, whereas Braak scalped 11. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Central Stags are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Ross Taylor and Josh Clarkson
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + George Worker and William O’Donnell
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.