WF vs OV Super-Smash Fantasy Prediction: Wellington Firebirds vs Otago Volts – 24 January 2021 (Wellington). Wellington Firebirds will miss the services of Jimmy Neesham in this game.
Wellington Firebirds 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.
Wellington Firebirds have won five of their six games, whereas the Volts have won two of their six games. Jimmy Neesham is out injured, whereas Wellington would like to continue their domination. Otago Volts have lost their last three games, and they would like to spark a comeback.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in Super Smash this season is 180 runs.
Total Games Played: 2; Bat 1st Won: 1; Bat 2nd Won: 1
Match Details :
Time:- 7:10 AM IST, Live on Fancode Stadium:- Basin Reserve, Wellington
Probable XI for both sides:-
Wellington Firebirds – Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Blundell, Michael Bracewell, Jamie Gibson, Troy Johnson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Ben Sears.
Otago Volts – Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Nathan Smith, Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick, Dale Phillips, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Mitchell McClenaghan, Michael Rae.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
F Allen, D Conway, H Bennett, N Broom, and M Rippon.
WF vs OV Team Wicket-Keeper
Devon Conway (Price 10) will be our wicket-keeper. Conway has scored 143 runs this season, whereas his average has been 28.60. He was the highest run-scorer of last season too.
WF vs OV Team Batsmen
Michael Bracewell (Price 9.5) and Finn Allen (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Wellington Firebirds. Allen is in outstanding form and has scored 349 runs in the tournament at an average of 87.25, whereas his strike-rate has been 194.00. Bracewell may bowl a few overs in the absence of Neesham, and he has scalped four wickets this season.
[You can also pick Tom Blundell instead of Michael Bracwell]
Nick Kelly (Price 9) and Neil Broom (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Otago Volts. Broom has scored 191 runs this season, whereas Kelly has scored 145 runs. Both of them scored 300+ runs in the last season.
WF vs OV Team All-Rounders
Michael Rippon (Price 9.5) and Anaru Kitchen (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Otago Volts. Rippon has scalped 8 wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been 7.18. Kitchen has scored 124 runs at a strike-rate of 156.96, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling.
Rachin Ravindra (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Wellington Firebirds. Rachin has scalped five wickets, whereas he has scored 70 runs too with the bat. He bats in the top-order.
WF vs OV Team Bowlers
Hamish Bennett (Price 9) and Logan van Beek (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Wellington Firebirds. Bennett has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, Beek has scalped four. Bennett was the highest wicket-taker of the last season.
Mitchell McClenaghan (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Otago Volts. McClenaghan is a veteran T20 player, and he has scalped six wickets in the tournament so far.
Match Prediction: Wellington Firebirds are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Finn Allen and Devon Conway
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Neil Broom and Anaru Kitchen
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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.