OTG Vs AUK Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Undefeated Otago Volts take on a winless Auckland Aces side today.
Two sides having endured results on complete opposing ends of the docket lock heads against each other in what will be a pivotal tie for either side. Where Otago Volts will be looking to register their third successive win on the day, Auckland Aces will be looking to rope in an elusive win as they look to finally kick start their campaign.
While Auckland Aces saw incessant and widespread rainfall lash their previous encounter the league opener defeat they tasted is one the side will be looking to overhaul come today’s forthcoming contest. Despite the best efforts of their bats against Otago Volts, the side were left ruing a lacklustre performance from their bowlers, one which saw them fall short of the momentous 211 run target by 13 runs.
And when these two sides step out in the middle once again, for Otago Volts, that result is one the side will be looking to resonate come today’s outing as well. The side followed up that win with a 43 run win over the Knights, a match which saw them score 198 before restraining their opponents for a mere 155 to outshine the Knights in all the departments of the game and move to second place in the points tally.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A favourable surface for the batters with this track being tailored out for sublime batting conditions, rain in the air will lead the side winning the toss opting to chase over here on a wicket which has conventionally favoured the side batting first.
Probable Playing 11
Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Dean Foxcroft, Josh Finnie, Anaru Kitchen, Jacob Duffy (C), Max Chu (WK), Michael Rippon, Nathan Smith, Michael Rae
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips (WK), Mark Chapman, Craig Cachopa (C), Corey Anderson, Sean Solia, Ronnie Hira, William Somerville, Mitchell McClenaghan, Ben Lister
Super Smash 2019-20
Match: Otago Volts Vs Auckland Aces
Date And Time: 19th December, Thursday- 8:40am IST
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin
Where To Watch: FanCode
- Hamish Rutherford, Dean Foxcroft, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rae
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell McClenaghan
Top 4 Batting Order
- Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Dean Foxcroft
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman
- Hamish Rutherford, Dean Foxcroft
- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro
Death Overs Bowlers
- Michael Rippon, Nathan Smith
- Mitchell McClenaghan, Ben Lister
OTG Vs AUK Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
He scored an exhilarating knock of 106 in his side’s league opener, a performance which left us stunned given the repertoire of shots on display by Auckland Aces’ Glen Philips. In what was a euphoria filled performance, the player showed his vibrant ability to crunch the ball to the fence to take just 61 balls to get to the score as he smashed his way to eight 4s and six 6s.
OTG Vs AUK Dream11 Batsmen
A mere 46 runs in 18 balls in the same encounter, Martin Guptill not only capitalised on the field restrictions but ended up laying down a foundation for his side to come out and further construct on in their run chase. His counterpart Colin Munro will be partnering him up for the contest while from the other side of the facet we are venturing in with a trio of picks.
We begin with Josh Finnie who scored 47 runs in a mere 18 balls in his side’s last outing as he hit his way to eight boundaries in that performance. Nick Kelly got 37 in the same match to come in as well along with Hamish Rutherford who comes bearing a nous of clean hitting expertise.
OTG Vs AUK Dream11 All-Rounders
His 44 runs in the previous encounter will see Dean Foxcroft earn an immediate spot in our framework of the day from Otago Volts. Elsewhere from the other side of the docket we have decided to move in with Mark Chapman given his incredibly successful outing in the previous edition of the league.
OTG Vs AUK Dream11 Bowling Order
When you are someone who has imbedded in place a wondrous spell of 5-14 to leave your opposition baffled and tottering, you have to become the first name on our mind for the day. Nathan Smith came up with that display for Otago Volts the last time around, a performance which left his opposition flabbergasted to see him maraud his way in our side.
Jacob Duffy got the two wickets in the same encounter to see him earn his spot as well while Auckland Aces will find representation in the form of Ronnie Hira to close out our side for the day.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Foxcroft will lead our side out as the captain while Philips 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.