The Ford Trophy, 2018-19
Auckland vs Northern Kings 27th Match Preview
Northern Knights and Auckland Aces will lock horns for the second time in The Ford Trophy 2018 on Sunday at Lincoln. Both the teams played their opening game against each other in which Auckland Aces turned out to be the winner.
Placed at third and fourth in the points table, both Northern Knights and Auckland Aces would be hoping a couple of wins to cement their place in the next round.
Auckland Aces and Northern Knights kick started their Ford Trophy campaign against each other. After winning the toss, Auckland Aces opted to bowl first and invited Northern Knights to set the target.
Batting first, Northern Knights gave a decent 269 runs target with the help of the fifties from Daryl Mitchell and Brett Hampton. Mitchell McClenaghan picked 3 wickets for Aces alongside Danru Ferns and William Somerville returning with two each.
Coming to chase, riding on Sean Solia’s unbeaten 133 of 138 delivery, Aces chased down the target with two wickets remaining and 8 balls to spare. Returning with three wickets, Trent Boult was the pick of the bowler for Knights.
Venue- Lincoln No 3, Lincoln
Matchday- November 18, Sunday at 03:30 AM IST
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William O Donnell, Michael Barry, Craig Cachopa (c), Danru Ferns, Graeme Beghin, Sean Solia, Ben Horne(wk), Matt McEwan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Benjamin Lister, Jamie Brown, Ronnie Hira and Teja Nidamanuru.
Henry Cooper, Dean Brownlie (c), Bharat Popli, Anton Devcich, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, PD Bocock (wk), Joe Walker, Brett Randell, Daryl Mitchell, Zak Gibson and James Baker.
The probable AUK vs NK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Ben Horne
Batsmen – Craig Cachopa, Graeme Beghin, William O Donnell
All-rounders – Sean Solia, Michael Barry
Bowlers – Matt McEwan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Danru Ferns, Benjamin Lister (Doubt: Ronnie Hira)
Wicket-keeper – PD Bocock
Batsmen – Anton Devcich, Dean Brownlie, Bharat Popli, Nicholas Kelly, Joe Carter
All-rounders – Daryl Mitchell, Brett Hampton
Bowlers – Zak Gibson, Brett Randell
You can pick from Ben Horne and Pd Bocock. Ben Horne will be a better option.
Fantasy pick for batsmen- D Brownlie, N Kelly, C Cachopa and G Beghin
Fantasy pick for bowlers– M McClenaghan, Danry Ferns, Ben Lister, Brett Randell
Fantasy pick for all-rounder- Anton Devcich, D Mitchell and M Barry
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