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OTG vs CD Dream11 Predictions, Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Yash Mittal

OTG vs CD Dream11 Predictions

Ford Trophy, 2018

Otago vs Central Districts, 11th Match | OTG vs CD WHO WILL WIN

The 11th match of the 2018 Ford Trophy will see Otago lock horns with Central Districts as both sides aim to resurrect their fledgeling campaign on Sunday.

Beleaguered Otago seek a turnaround; Districts aim consistency

After hammering the Northern Knights in their last fixture by nine wickets, Otago got the taste of their own medicine as they were hammered by 193 runs by the Wellington Firebirds.

While Jacob Duffy (2-45) and Nathan G Smith (2-53) were the standouts, their bowling attack as a unit was put to the swords by rampaging Andrew Fletcher, who stroked his way to his second ton of the series with a 150-ball-125. Able support from Devon Conway (74) and Michael Bracewell (66) helped Wellington rack up 6-301 in 50 overs.

Chasing 302 was always going to be a tall order for Otago and after a decent start from Hamish Rutherford (44) and Mitch Renwick (25), their middle-order suffered a complete meltdown to get bowled for an appalling 108- 193 runs adrift of the target.

They’ll now face Central Districts, whose campaign has hit a roadblock after their 37-run win in the first match.

While the Districts lost their second game to Canterbury by five wickets, the last fixture against Northern Knights was abandoned due to wet outfield.

Match Details

Venue:- University Oval, Dunedin

When:- Saturday, November 04, 2018, 03:30 AM IST

Read on for OTG vs CD Team News & OTG vs CD Playing 11

OTG vs CD Team News

  • Otago has named a 12-member squad for their first home game tomorrow.
  • Doug Bracewell’s Central Districts have named a 12-man squad for their first away game of the 2018 Ford Trophy.
  • All-rounder Ben Wheeler makes a return to the squad after recovering from the off-season spinal fusion surgery.

OTG vs CD Squad


Mark Craig (c), Michael Rippon, Nathan Smith, Jacob Duffy, Neil Broom, Matthew Bacon, Warren Barnes, Hamish Rutherford, Josh Finnie, Shawn Hicks, Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick

Central Districts-

Doug Bracewell (c), Ben Wheeler, Greg Hay, Josh Clarkson, Ma’ara Ave, Christian Leopard, Willem Luddick, Ryan McCone, Felix Murray,  Bevan Small, Ben Smith, Dean Foxcroft

OTG vs CD Playing 11

Here’s how the teams’ lined-up in their previous fixture:-


Wicket-keeper – Mitch Renwick

Batsmen –  Neil Broom, Josh Finnie, Shawn Hicks, Hamish Rutherford

All-rounders –  Michael Rippon, Anaru Kitchen

Bowlers –Matthew Bacon, Mark Craig,  Jacob Duffy, Nathan Smith

Central Districts-

Wicket-keeper –Ma’are Ave

Batsmen – Josh Clarkson,  Christian Leopard, Greg Hay

All-rounders –  Doug Bracewell, Dean Foxcroft, Willem Luddick, Ben Wheeler

Bowlers –Bevan Small, Ryan McCone, Felix Murray

OTG vs CD Dream11 Fantasy Tips

Wicket-keeperMitch Renwick scored 25 in the last game. Since he opens the batting, he’s an ideal pick for your Fantasy XI.

Batsmen –  Hamish Rutherford (174 runs at 87.00), Greg Hay (111 runs at 55.50) and Ben Smith (102 runs at 51.00) have been amongst the runs thus far in the tournament.

All-rounders –  From all-rounders, you can opt for Doug Bracewell (3 wickets at 21.00) and Anaru Kitchen.  You can also opt for Ben Wheeler, who is set to make his first appearance this season.

Bowlers Jacob Duffy (6 wickets at 19.33), Nathan Smith (5 wickets at 25.00) have been the bedrock of Otago’s bowling unit while Ryan McCone (4 wickets at 17.25) has been outstanding with the bowl for the Districts. Mark Craig ((1-19),  too,  is a good choice.

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OTG vs CD Dream11 Team

Note: This OTG vs CD Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis OTG vs CD team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the OTG vs CD Dream11 Prediction. Also, hit the bell icon on the bottom right side of your screen to get all the latest Dream11 prediction updates.

Yash Mittal

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