January 12, 2019
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OTG vs AUK Dream11 Team, Super Smash Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

OTG vs AUK Dream11 Prediction

Super Smash, 2018-19 | Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces, 16th Match Preview | OTG vs AUK Who Will Win

The 16th match of Super Smash 2018-19 will feature Otago Volts and Auckland Aces who will be squaring off at the Hagley Oval in Dunedin.

Volts and Aces will square-off in back-to-back games but at different venues on 13th and 20th January. Both teams are trying to find their feet in the competition with Volts currently placed at fourth while Aces right behind them at the fifth position.

Volts have 2 wins and 2 losses to their name from 5 games while one of their match against Central Stags was abandoned due to rain. On the other hand, Auckland, from 4 matches so far, have a win, two losses and an abandoned game against Wellington Firebirds which was their tournament opener.

Both teams are coming into this contest after facing defeat in their previous encounters. Auckland lost to Northern Knights by 2 runs, whereas, Otago were taken down at the hands of Central Stags by 54 runs.

Match Details

Venue:- University Oval, Dunedin

When:- Sunday, January 13, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

OTG vs AUK Team News

  • Volts once again haven’t tickled with their squad.
  • 3 International names have made it to the squad for Auckland. Glenn Phillips, Colin Munro and Martin Guptill are back in the fray.

OTG vs AUK Squad

Otago Volts

  • Jacob Duffy (c)
  • Shawn Hicks
  • Anaru Kitchen
  • Ben Cox
  • Ben Raine
  • Hamish Rutherford
  • Nathan Smith
  • Matt Bacon
  • Jack Hunter
  • Michael Rippon
  • Brad Wilson
  • Josh Finnie

Auckland Aces

  • Craig Cachopa(c)
  • Mark Chapman
  • donovan Grobbelaar
  • Martin Guptill
  • Ronee Hira
  • Ben Lister
  • Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Colin Munro
  • Robbie O’Donnell
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Matt Quinn
  • Will Somerville

OTG vs AUK Playing 11

Here’s how both teams might stack-up:-

Otago Volts

Nathan Smith, Ben Raine, Jacob Duffy, Ben Cox, Hamish Rutherford, Jacob Duffy, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Shawn Hicks, Josh Finnie, Jack Hunter.

Auckland Aces

Craig Cachopa, Martin Guptill, Ronee Hira, Mark Chapman, Ben Lister, Mitchell McClenaghan, Robbie O’Donnell, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Donovan Grobbelaar, Will Somerville.

OTG vs AUK Dream11 Team

Batsmen

  • With some fresh legs in the form of Martin Guptill and Colin Munro, Auckland Aces will heavily depend on the duo.
  • Hamish Rutherford and Shawn Hicks have done the bulk of scoring for Otage thus far.
  • Among others, Craig Cachopa and Glenn Phillips are safe bets.

All-rounders

  • Anaru Kitchen has got with 127 runs from 4 innings for the Volts.
  • Nathan Smith is a safe bet in this facet as he has cracked 3 wickets in the last affair.
  • Auckland’s Donovan Grobbelaar grabbed three in the last encounter with the ball.

Bowlers

  • Otago’s Jacob Duffy has 7 scalps to his name from 4 outings.
  • Mitchell McClenaghan, Ronee Hira and Will Somerville are the others to rely upon.

Note: This OTG vs AUK Dream11 prediction is based on our research. We advise you to make Dream11 Team as per your discretion and understanding from the squad and playing 11 listed in the article.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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