WF vs PK-A Big Fantasy Prediction: Wellington Firebirds vs Pakistan A – 29 December 2020 (Wellington).
Wellington Firebirds will take on Pakistan A will in the first unofficial T20 match, which will be played at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Pakistan A lost their first game of the tour against the Knights, whereas the Firebirds are in a good form. Wellington Firebirds have won both of their initial games in the Super Smash 2020-21. The Pakistan A side consists of some talented players, and they would like to get a win here.
Pitch Report – The average batting score at this venue in T20 Domestic games is 159 runs.
Total T20 Played: 25; Bat 1st Won: 15; Bat 2nd Won: 10
Match Details :
Time:- 7:10 AM IST Stadium:- Basin Reserve, Wellington
Probable XI for both sides:-
Wellington Firebirds – Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Troy Johnson, Michael Bracewell, Jimmy Neesham, Jamie Gibson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Michael Snedden.
Pakistan A – Haider Ali, Zeeshan Malik, Rohail Nazir, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, Amad Butt, Muhammad Musa, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Devon Conway, Jimmy Neesham, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, and Rachin Ravindra.
WF vs PK-A Team Wicket-Keeper
Rohail Nazir (Price 9.5) will be our wicket-keeper. Nazir is a young player from Pakistan who loves to play an aggressive brand of cricket. He bats in the top-order and is going to be a good pick in this game.
WF vs PK-A Team Batsmen
Haider Ali (Price 9) and Zeeshan Malik (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Pakistan A. Ali is one of the most talented batsmen of Pakistan whereas, Zeeshan’s batting average is 30.29 in T20 cricket. Both of them scored a brilliant half-century in the last game.
Devon Conway (Price 10) will be our batsman from the Wellington Firebirds. Conway has scored 2462 T20 runs at an average of 41.03, whereas he was the highest scorer of last season’s Super Smash. He is coming on the back of a brilliant half-century in the last game against Auckland Aces.
WF vs PK-A Team All-Rounders
Jimmy Neesham (Price 10) and Rachin Ravindra (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounders from the Wellington Firebirds. Neesham has scored 1847 T20 runs, whereas he has scalped 119 wickets in his bowling. Rachin is also a talented all-rounder and is coming on the back of a good performance in the last game. He has a strike-rate of 131.78 in batting, whereas he has scalped 15 wickets in his bowling.
WF vs PK-A Team Bowlers
Haris Rauf (Price 9), Mohammad Hasnain (Price 8.5), and Usman Qadir (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Pakistan A. Rauf scalped five wickets in the recent T20 series, whereas Hasnain has scalped 60 wickets in 46 T20 games. Qadir is a leg-spinner and has scalped eight wickets in just three T20I games. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Hamish Bennett (Price 9) and Logan van Beek (Price 9) will be our bowlers from the Wellington Firebirds. Bennett has scalped 55 T20 wickets, whereas he was the highest wicket-taker of last Super Smash. Beek has scalped 74 T20 wickets in his career. Both of them are champion players.
Match Prediction: Wellington Firebirds are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Devon Conway and Haider Ali
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jimmy Neesham and Rachin Ravindra
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