The Ford Trophy, 2018-19
Otago vs Auckland 29th Match Preview
Table-topper Otago Volts would be eyeing a win to secure a place directly into the finals when they take on third-placed Auckland Aces for the second time on Saturday at Invercargill.
With 26 points, Otago Volts are placed at the top spot. Just below them at the second spot is Wellington Firebirds with 25 points while Auckland Aces are placed third with 21 points. The top three teams will advance to next round. The table topper will directly advance to the finals while second and third-placed teams will play a preliminary final.
When last time both the teams met at Lincoln, Otago won the game by 3 wickets. Batting first, Auckland Aces posted 250-9 at the end of 50 overs with the help of skipper Craig Cachopa’s crucial 84 runs knock.
In response, Otago chased down the target in 49 overs with 3 wickets in hand.
Venue: Queen’s Park, Invercargill
Matchday: November 24, Saturday at 03:30 AM IST
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The probable OTG vs AUK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Mitch Renwick
Batsmen – Michael Rippon, Neil Broom, Nathan G Smith
All-rounders – Christi Viljoen, Anaru Kitchen, Josh Finnie
Bowlers – Jacob Duffy, Matthew Bacon
Wicket-keeper- Ben Horne
Batsmen- Craig Cachopa, Graeme Beghin, Colin Munro
All-rounder- Sean Solia, William O Donnell, Michael Barry
Bowlers- Danru Ferns, Matt McEwan, Benjamin Lister, Roneel Hira
Mathew Bacon, Warren Barnes, Neil Broom, Jacob Duffy, Josh Finnie, Shawn Hicks, Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick, Michael Rippon, Nathan Smith, Christi Viljoen, Brad Wilson
Craig Cachopa(c), Colin Munro, Jamie Brown, Sean Solia, Graeme Beghin, Ben Lister, William O Donnell, Michael Barry, Danru Ferns, Matt McEwan, Roneel Hira
Both M Renwick and Ben Horne are good options.
Neil Broom, Josh Finnie, Brad Wilson, Colin Munro and Craig Cachopa will be the key batters.
Fantasy Tip: Don’t pick Hamish Rutherford. He is not in the squad.
In all-rounder, you can consider Michael Rippon, Sean Solia and Michael Barry.
In bowling, M Bacon, N Smith and Danru Ferns will be perfect.
Fantasy Tip: Don’t pick M McClenaghan, William Somerville and Lockie Ferguson
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