OV vs CK Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Otago Volts vs Canterbury Kings – 29 December 2020 (Alexandra). The Volts would like to get their first win, whereas the Kings are playing their first game of the season.
Otago Volts will take on Canterbury Kings will in the league match of the Dream11 Super Smash competition. The Premier T20 competition is finally getting underway in New Zealand.
Otago Volts registered a brilliant victory in their last game, and they would like to continue their brilliant form. The batting and bowling of the side were in brilliant form. Canterbury will start their campaign from this game, whereas they also have some international players in their ranks. This game is going to be a close one to watch out for.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 161 runs.
Total T20 Played: 8; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 5
Match Details :
Time:- 8:30 AM IST, Live on Fancode; Stadium:- Molyneux Park, Alexandra
Probable XI for both sides:-
Otago Volts – Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Llew Johnson, Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Mitchell McLenaghan, Matt Bacon, Dale Phillips.
Canterbury Kings – Jack Boyle, Chad Bowes, Ken McClure, Leo Carter, Cole McConchie, Cam Fletcher, Matthew Hay, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Will Williams, Ed Nuttal.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
C Bowes, C McConchie, J Duffy, N Kelly, and N Broom.
Note:- The overall stats mentioned are prior to the Super Smash 2020-21.
OV vs CK Team Wicket-Keeper
Mitch Renwick (Price 8) will be our wicket-keeper. Renwick scored a brilliant half-century in the last game and, he is the best option in this category.
OV vs CK Team Batsmen
Chad Bowes (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Canterbury Kings. Bowes scored 358 runs last season at an average of 39.77, whereas his strike-rate was 169.99. He is a wonderful opening batsman.
Neil Broom (Price 9) and Nick Kelly (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Otago Volts. Broom scored 357 runs last season, whereas his average was 32.45. Kelly scored 398 runs at an average of 44.22 last season, whereas his strike-rate was 139.64. Both of them are genuine run-scorers on this side.
OV vs CK Team All-Rounders
Anaru Kitchen (Price 9.5) and Michael Rippon (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Otago Volts. Kitchen has scored 1935 T20 runs, whereas he has scalped 21 wickets in his bowling. Rippon has scalped 55 T20 wickets, whereas his batting average is 26.31. Both of them bowled well in the last game as well.
Cole McConchie (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Canterbury Kings. He scalped 12 wickets last season, whereas he has a strike-rate of 122.65 in batting. McConchie is the main all-rounder of the side.
OV vs CK Team Bowlers
Ed Nuttal (Price 8.5) and Matt Henry (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Canterbury Kings. Nuttal has scalped 45 T20 wickets in 38 games, whereas Henry has scalped 74 in 79 games. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Jacob Duffy (Price 8.5) and Mitchell McLenaghan (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Otago Volts. Duffy scalped four wickets on his T20I debut, whereas he has scalped 83 T20 wickets overall. Mitch is a T20 veteran with 229 T20 wickets under his belt. Both of them earned a wicket each in the last game.
[You can also pick Jack Boyle instead of Mitchell McClenaghan]
Match Prediction: Otago Volts are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Anaru Kitchen and Chad Bowes
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Neil Broom and Cole McConchie
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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.