NSW vs VCT Fantasy Prediction: New South Wales vs Victoria – 15 February 2021 (Sydney). New South Wales will be lead by Pat Cummins, whereas Steve Smith is also on the team.
New South Wales will take on Victoria in the league match of the Marsh One Day Cup. The Premier ODD competition is finally getting underway in Australia.
Both teams were at the bottom two of the table in the last season, but some of the regular Australian players are available for this game. Steve Smith will bolster the batting line-up of New South Wales, whereas Pat Cummins & Nathan Lyon will lead the bowling line-up. The Victorian team has some pretty good youngsters in the ranks who are coming on the back of a decent BBL.
Pitch Report – This pitch is generally a very good batting surface with a little help for the pacers.
Match Details :
Time:- 4:30 AM IST Stadium:- North Sydney Oval, Sydney
Probable XI for both sides:-
New South Wales – Daniel Hughes, Jack Edwards, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Kurtis Patterson, Matt Gilkes, Sean Abbott, Pat Cummins, Ben Dwarshius, Nathan Lyon, Harry Conway.
Victoria – Sam Harper, Nic Maddinson, Marcus Harris, Peter Handscomb, Mackenzie Harvey, Matthew Short, Jake Fraser McGurk, Will Sutherland, James Pattinson, Jon Holland, Zak Evans.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
S Smith, P Cummins, D Hughes, M Henriques, and P Handscomb.
NSW vs VCT Team Wicket-Keeper
Peter Handscomb (Price 9.5) and Sam Harper (Price 9.5) will be our wicket-keepers. Handscomb scored 216 runs last season at an average of 43.20, whereas Harper had a decent spell in the recent BBL 10. Both of them are genuine run-scorers.
NSW vs VCT Team Batsmen
Steve Smith (Price 10) and Daniel Hughes (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from New South Wales. Smith scored 216 runs in the recent ODI series against India at an average of 72.00, whereas he had a strike-rate of 148.97. Hughes scored 440 runs in the last season at an average of 73.33, whereas he scored a couple of centuries. Both of them are brilliant batsmen.
Nic Maddinson (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from Victoria. Maddinson has scored 2642 List-A runs at an average of 36.69, whereas he can bowl some handy spells in bowling as well.
NSW vs VCT Team All-Rounders
Matthew Short (Price 8) and Will Sutherland (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from Victoria. Short scored 181 runs at an average of 36.20 last season, whereas he scalped seven wickets in bowling. Sutherland scalped nine wickets last season, whereas he also scored 128 runs with the bat.
Moises Henriques (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from New South Wales. Henriques scored 310 runs at an average of 44.28 last season, whereas he scalped four wickets in bowling. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
NSW vs VCT Team Bowlers
Pat Cummins (Price 9) and Ben Dwarshius (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from New South Wales. Cummins does not need any stats to prove his class, whereas Dwarshius scalped 24 wickets in the recent BBL 10. Both of them are wicket-takers.
James Pattinson (Price 9) will be our bowler from Victoria. Pattinson has 96 List-A wickets under his belt, whereas he had a brilliant IPL 2020 season.
Match Prediction: New South Wales are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Steve Smith and Moises Henriques
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Pat Cummins and Nic Maddinson
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