CS vs OV Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Central Stags vs Otago Volts – 18 January 2021 (New Plymouth). The Stags would want to continue their impressive run in the tournament.
Central Stags will take on Otago Volts will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
Central Stags have won four of their six games, whereas the Volts have won two of their five games. Tom Bruce is back for the Stags, whereas they are aiming for their third straight win. Otago Volts have lost their last two games, and they would like to spark a comeback.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in Super Smash this season is 224 runs.
Total Games Played: 2; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 0
Match Details :
Time:- 8:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Probable XI for both sides:-
Central Stags – George Worker, Dane Cleaver, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Doug Bracewell, Joey Field, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner.
Otago Volts – Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Llew Johnson, Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Mitchell McLenaghan, Matt Bacon, Michael Rae.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
G Worker, W Young, D Bracewell, Josh Clarkson, and Neil Broom.
CS vs OV Team Wicket-Keeper
Dane Cleaver (Price 9) will be our wicket-keeper. Cleaver has an average of 30.41 in List-A cricket, whereas he has scored 83 runs in this tournament. He is a fine batsman at the top-order.
CS vs OV Team Batsmen
Will Young (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Central Stags. Young has scored 118 runs in a couple of games, whereas his average has been 59.00. Young is a brilliant top-order batsman and has played international cricket.
Nick Kelly (Price 9) and Neil Broom (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Otago Volts. Broom has scored 149 runs this season, whereas Kelly has scored 118 runs. Both of them scored 300+ runs in the last season.
[You can also take Hamish Rutherford instead of Nick Kelly]
CS vs OV Team All-Rounders
Michael Rippon (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Otago Volts. Rippon has scalped seven wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been 6.90. He is a wicket-taking bowler.
George Worker (Price 10), Doug Bracewell (Price 9.5), and Josh Clarkson (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Central Stags. Worker has scored 338 runs in the tournament at an average of 56.33, whereas his strike-rate has been 148.24. Clarkson has scored 192 runs in the tournament, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets. Bracewell has scalped 7 wickets in bowling, whereas he has 122 runs under his belt. All three of them have been in stupendous form.
CS vs OV Team Bowlers
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 seven wickets this season, whereas Tickner has scalped nine.
Matt Bacon (Price 8) will be our bowler from the Otago Volts. Bacon has scalped nine wickets in the tournament, and he has been the best bowler of the side.
Match Prediction: Central Stags are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
George Worker and Doug Bracewell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Will Young and Josh Clarkson
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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.