CD Vs AUK Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Winless Auckland Aces continue traversing for an elusive win comes today’s outing.
They have failed four encounters, failed to win any of them and find themselves planted firmly in the trenches of the points tally of the 2019-20 edition of the Super Smash league. For Auckland Aces, the need to rake up their first win of the showpiece league is a very imminent one, something the side know they need to muster up at the earliest plausible.
While rain has persistently marred and intervened in their travails on the field with two of the side’s four encounters being curtailed due to incessant widespread rainfall, the side have failed to make the most of the two matches where the weather has stayed clear. The side were defeated by 28 runs by the Knights in the most recent encounter, a tie which saw them falter to just 167 as they stepped out to chase a target of 196.
It’s something which Central Stags will be looking to capitalise on come their outing against Auckland today as the side look to recover from their bygone defeat. They were handed over a 42 run thumping by Wellington Firebirds the last time around, a match which saw them crumble in pursuit of 197 to fold their run chase for a mere 154. It was their second defeat in five encounters, seeing them sit in 3rd place with the 10 points ahead of their soiree on the pitch come today.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A pristine batting surface, this is a surface which only gets better as time runs by with the track settling in to become a completely hard, solid and sublime batting wicket. The team winning the toss will be looking to step out and chase here and make full use of the pace and bounce on offer for the pacers in the early part of the tie.
Probable Playing 11
George Worker, Dane Cleaver (WK), Christian Leopard, Tom Bruce (C), Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Willem Ludic, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Blair Tickner, Ben Wheeler
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips (WK), Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa (C), Corey Anderson, Sean Solia, Ronnie Hira, William Somerville, Mitchell McClenaghan, Ross ter Braak
Super Smash 2019-20
Match: Central Stags VS Auckland Aces
Date And Time: 27th December, Thursday- 8:40am IST
Venue: Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Where To Watch: Stars Sports Select HD 1, FanCode
- George Worker, Tom Bruce, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Ben Wheeler
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell McClenaghan
Top 4 Batting Order
- George Worker, Dane Cleaver, Christian Leopard, Tom Bruce
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman
- George Worker, Dane Cleaver
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro
Death Overs Bowlers
- Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance
- William Somerville, Mitchell McClenaghan
CD Vs AUK Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
We have gone in with the two wicket-keepers in the opening docket of our Dream 11 side with the one player coming in from either side. We begin with Auckland Aces’ Glen Phillips, a player who’ll be looking to find his los touch on a wicket which will play out to his strengths.
Elsewhere, from Central Stags, Dane Cleaver will be lining up the facet of our framework. The player has faltered off late but he’s someone who is capable of always turning things around for himself, a name we just couldn’t go without for the tie.
CD Vs AUK Dream11 Batsmen
When we approached this slot of our side, there was a conundrum of whom to go for from Auckland Aces in between Colin Munro and Martin Guptill. In the end, it was Guptill’s reliance and dependability which saw us move in for the opener, a flawless player always capable of incurring in a slew of runs for his side.
With the 22 runs for his side the last time around, Josh Clarkson will be entering the ambit of our side from Central Stags along with Tom Bruce. The two are players capable of providing apt assistance to their side in the batting order, a duo which has been lauded for the flurry of runs its amassed across the league till now.
CD Vs AUK Dream11 All-Rounders
Undoubtedly the heart of his side’s consummate success in the league till now, Kieran Noema Barnett from Central Stags was the first name on our minds as we dwelled into this slot of our Dream 11 side. The all-rounder came up with a scintillating display of 58 runs in 38 balls the last time around for his side, a knock which yet again revelled us in a gripping brand of craftsmanship from the player.
Opener George Worker will be his partner for the day after accumulating the 31 runs the last time around while from the opposition we have gone in with the singular pick of Sean Solia after his clean hitting knock off 45 balls in the side’s bygone affair.
CD Vs AUK Dream11 Bowling Order
Mitchell McClenaghan got only the one wicket the last time around for his side but being both a new ball and death overs bowler, he’s someone who always comes bearing with him the identity of curtailing the bats from finding quick runs. With 2-23 in the same match, Auckland Aces will also be represented by Ross ter Braak while Central Stags’ leading wicket taker, Ajaz Patel retains his place in our side for the encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Barnett will once again captain our side for the encounter while Bruce is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 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.