CTB vs OTG Dream11 Prediction: Canterbury Kings will take on Otago Volts in the 30th Match of Super Smash at the Hagley Oval.
Canterbury Kings will take on Otago Volts in the 30th Match of Super Smash which will be played at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Kings are already out of the tournament and are playing for respect whereas it’s a very important game for the Volts because if they can win this, they will directly qualify for the Finals and that too at their home ground.
Hagley Oval’s pitch is a batting favourable wicket. We can expect a high scoring encounter on this surface. Team winning the toss would be tempted to bowl first.
Probable Playing XI
Chad Bowes, Jack Boyle, Stephen Murdoch, Cole McConchie, Cam Fletcher, Andrew Ellis, Leo Carter, Henry Shipley, Will Williams, Tod Astle, Ed Nuttal.
Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Dean Foxcroft, Nick Kelly, Mitch Renwick, Anaru Kitchen, Josh Finnie, Matthew Bacon, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Michael Rae.
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Jack Boyle, Stephen Murdoch and Cole McConchie.
Otago Volts – Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Dean Foxcroft, and Nick Kelly.
Canterbury Kings – Chad Bowes, Jack Boyle and Cole McConchie.
Otago Volts – Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, and Dean Foxcroft.
Death overs specialists
Canterbury Kings – Will Williams.
Otago Volts – Jacub Duffy and Michael Rae.
CTB vs OTG Dream11 Prediction
CTB vs OTG Dream11 Wicket-keepers
Cam Fletcher (Price 9) will be the clear choice among the options available as he is the only one who has played some major knocks in the tournament.
CTB vs OTG Dream11 Batsmen
Chad Bowes (Price 9.5):- Bowes is a clean-hitter of the ball and can take full advantage of the powerplay overs and he is in the list of top 10 highest run-getters.
Jack Boyle (Price 9):- Boyle is also a very good option who can make use of the powerplay overs and is in a decent form too. He and Bowes make a very good pair.
Neil Broom (Price 10):- Broom is the 4th highest run-scorer of the league and as an opener, he would be the sure sort pick.
Hamish Rutherford (Price 9.5):- Rutherford is an experienced campaigner and as an opener, he is a very good pick. He is also the 5th highest run-scorer of the tournament.
Nick Kelly (Price 8.5):- Kelly is an aggressive player who can hit the ball quite hard and can make maximum use of minimum deliveries and he is the 8th highest run-scorer of the tournament.
CTB vs OTG Dream11 All-rounders
Dean Foxcroft (Price 9.5) and Cole McConchie (Price 9) are the clear choices as both of them are very good assets with bat especially Foxcroft, who is in very good form lately whereas McConchie is in the list of top 5 highest wicket-takers and is also a very good batsman.
[Michael Rippon is having a very poor season whereas Kitchen is also not in a very good form this year]
CTB vs OTG Dream11 Bowlers
Will Williams (Price 8.5):- Williams has been excellent so far. He is the 5th highest wicket-taker of the tournament and a gun death bowler.
Jacob Duffy (Price 8.5):- A genuine wicket-taker in middle overs and is in a decent form too.
Michael Rae (Price 8):- At the price of 8, Rae is a very decent option to complete the line-up.
[Ed Nuttal was also a very good option but just to keep the number of bowling options same for both teams, 2 bowlers of Otago were considered]
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match 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.