The Ford Trophy, 2018-19
Auckland vs Northern Kings 3rd Match Preview
The defending champions Auckland Aces will host Northern Knights in the third fixture of The Ford Trophy on Wednesday morning. The 32 games domestic one-day tournament starts tomorrow with Central Districts and Otago Volts locking horns in the tournament opener at Saxton Oval, Nelson.
Auckland Aces registered 6 wickets win over Central Districts in the final to become the title winner of last years’ tournament and would be hoping to start with the same momentum.
Previous year’s standing
Auckland Aces registered four wins in a total of eight games to advance to the next level where they thrashed Canterbury by 107 runs in the third place qualifier and went on to secure a place in the finals. In the final, Auckland Aces restricted Central Districts at 197 runs and registered an easy win by 6 wickets to clinch the title. Glenn Philips, Mark Chapman and Jeet Raval were the key performers with the bat while Lockie Ferguson and Mark Chapman bagged three wickets apiece for Auckland.
Northern Knights finished off at the third spot in last year’s contest. After advancing to the next round with four wins in eight games, Knights lost to Canterbury by 168 runs in the second qualifier to get knocked out of the tournament.
Venue- Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Matchday- October 24, Wednesday at 03:30 AM IST
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Michael Barry, Craig Cachopa (c), Finn Allen, Sean Solia, Graeme Beghin, Matt McEwan, Jamie Brown, Danru Ferns, Ben Horne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Robbie O’Donnell, Will Somerville
Trent Boult, Daryl Mitchell, Dean Brownlie (c), Daniel Flynn, Peter Bocock, Henry Cooper, Anton Devcich, Zak Gibson, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, Brett Randell, Neil Wagner
The probable AUK vs NK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Ben Horne
Batsmen -Robbie O’Donnell, Craig Cachopa, Finn Allen
All-rounders – Sean Solia (Doubt: Michael Barry)
Bowlers – Mitchell McClenaghan, Matt McEwan, Will Somerville (Doubt: Danru Ferns, Jamie Brown)
Wicket-keeper – Peter Bocock
Batsmen – Anton Devcich, Dean Brownlie, Henry Cooper, (Doubt: Daniel Flynn, Nick Kelly)
All-rounders – Daryl Mitchell, Brett Hampton
Bowlers –Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Brett Randell
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