ABOUT THE MATCH
The 23rd fixture of Super Smash is scheduled between Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds on January 6th, 2020. The match is going to be held at University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand, and the live telecast will begin from 04:00 PM (local time).
This is the 2nd head to head match for both teams in this season they had met previously in 9th match Willington won by 1 run against Otago.
Now Wellington is spotted on top of the points table, whereas Otago’s are on the 2nd position this match is going to tough for both the teams.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
This pitch is totally good for the batsman and the ball will come on the bat nicely we can expect a 160-170 score in the first innings.
MATCH PREVIEW & MATCH PREDICTION
- In the previous match, Otago’s lost the match against Central Districts by 5 wickets
- The top-order batsman Hamish Rutherford and Nick Kelly had set 40+ runs in their partnership.
- Anaru Kitchen and Dale Philips came in the middle and set 20+ partnership.
- Coming to the bowling unit every bowler had clinched the wicket but leaked huge runs and they gave 8.00 run rate per over.
- Anaru Kitchen and Dale Philips need to bowl more consistently to help their team bowling department with regular wickets.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF OTAGO VOLTS
Neil Broom, Hamish Rutherford, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy (c), Josh Finnie, Michael Rae, Nick Kelly, Dale Phillips, Travis Muller, Max Chu (wk)
- Wellington’s hereafter defeating Northern Districts by 52 runs.
- Michael Pollard drove with 50 in the first half of the innings.
- Rachin Ravindra and James Neesham came up with good knocks in the batting unit and the team had set a score of 188 runs on the scoreboard.
- Now comming to bowling unit Hamish Rutherford and Ollie Newton had clinched 3 and 2 wickets and justified their roles in the score.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS
Devon Conway (wk), Michael Pollard, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Bracewell (c), James Neesham, Fraser Colson, Jamie Gibson, Malcolm Nofal, Logan van Beek, Ollie Newton, Hamish Bennett
DREAM 11 PREDICTIONS FOR TODAYS MATCH ARE GIVEN BELOW:
- Devon Conway
- Michael Bracewell
- Neil Broom (captain)
- Hamish Rutherford
- Nick Kelly
- Rachin Ravindra
- Michael Rippon
- Anaru Kitchen
- Hamish Bennett
- Jacob Duffy
- Michael Rae (vice-captain)
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*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*