CS vs AA Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Central Stags vs Auckland Aces – 31 December 2020 (New Plymouth). The Stags would want to get their second win, whereas the Aces are looking to avoid a hat-trick of defeats.
Central Stags will take on Auckland Aces will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
The Stags won their last match convincingly and would like to pounce upon the momentum. Auckland Aces have lost both of their games so far in the tournament. Both teams have some brilliant players in their ranks, and this can be a close affair.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 181 runs.
Total T20 Played: 15; Bat 1st Won: 9; Bat 2nd Won: 6
Match Details :
Time:- 6:10 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Probable XI for both sides:-
Central Stags – George Worker, Bayley Wiggins, Dane Cleaver, Tom Bruce, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Joey Field, Doug Bracewell, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Christian Leopard.
Auckland Aces – Graeme Beghin, Sean Solia, Glenn Phillips, William O’Donnell, Robert O’Donnell, Ben Horne, Bradley Rodden, Will Somerville, Olly Pringle, Ben Lister, Danru Ferns.
Note:- The stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
G Bracewell, G Phillips, R O’Donnell, T Bruce, and D Bracewell.
CS vs AA Team Wicket-Keeper
Glenn Phillips (Price 10) will be our wicket-keeper. Phillips has four T20 hundreds under his belt, whereas his average is 32.04. He is a T20 superstar opener, whereas he scalped a couple of wickets in his bowling in the last game.
CS vs AA Team Batsmen
Robert O’Donnell (Price 9) and William O’Donnell (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Auckland Aces. William possesses a decent record in his List-A career, whereas he has scored 52 runs in a couple of innings this season. Robert is one of the best batsmen of the side with an average of almost 50 in T20 cricket. Both of them are important batsmen of this side.
Tom Bruce (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Central Stags. Bruce has scored 1736 T20 runs at an average of 27.12, whereas his strike-rate has been 143.82. He is not in great form, but he is a brilliant batsman.
CS vs AA Team All-Rounders
George Worker (Price 10), Doug Bracewell (Price 9.5), and Kieran Noema Barnett (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Central Stags. Worker has scored 2695 T20 runs, whereas he has scored 98 runs in a couple of games this season. Barnett has scalped four wickets this season, whereas Bracewell has scalped two with a half-century in his batting.
Danru Ferns (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Auckland Aces. Ferns is a brilliant young player and has scalped five wickets in just a couple of games. He is a genuine wicket-taker.
CS vs AA Team Bowlers
William Somerville (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Auckland Aces. Somerville has scalped 20 T20 wickets in 27 games prior to Super Smash, whereas he has scalped three wickets this season.
Blair Tickner (Price 9) and Joey Field (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Central Stags. Tickner is an International level bowler, whereas Field is a talented U-19 player. Field has scalped four wickets this season, whereas Tickner has scalped three.
Match Prediction: Central Stags are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
George Worker and Glenn Phillips
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Doug Bracewell and Tom Bruce
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