The Ford Trophy, 2018-19
Otago vs Canterbury 26th Match Preview
Eyeing five wins in a row, Otago Volts suffered 7 wickets defeat in their last encounter against Northern Knights and would be desperate to bounce back when they face Canterbury Kings on Sunday at Christchurch.
Otago Volts and Canterbury Kings first met in the 13th fixture of The Ford Trophy at University Oval, Dunedin.
Batting first, Otago Volts posted a massive 309-8, courtesy spectacular 154 runs off 141 deliveries by Hamish Rutherford and a fifty from Anaru Kitchen. Henry Shipley was the pick of the bowler for Canterbury after taking 4 wickets.
Coming to chase, Canterbury was bowled out for 247 runs in 17.4 overs. Jack Boyle (71 of 98) was the top scorer for the side but didn’t find support from the other end. Matthew Bacon, Christi Viljoen and Michael Rippon collectively bagged 7 wickets for Otago.
With 21 points coming from five wins in eight games so far, Otago Volts are placed second in the points table while Canterbury Kings are bottom-placed with just two wins from eight games.
Venue- Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Matchday- November 18, Sunday at 03:30 AM IST
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*Both the sides are yet to announce the squads.
The probable OTG vs CTB playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Mitch Renwick
Batsmen – Neil Broom, Michael Rippon, Nathan G Smith
All-rounders – Anaru Kitchen, Christi Viljoen, Josh Finnie
Bowlers – Jacob Duffy, Matthew Bacon
Wicket-keeper – Cam Fletcher
Batsmen – Stephen Murdoch, Jack Boyle, Chad Bowes, Leo Carter, JS Case
All-rounder–Cole McConchie (c)
Bowlers – Henry Shipley, Theo van Woerkom, Will Williams, Andrew Hazeldine
Mitch Renwick is the safest bet in wicketkeeper.
Safest bets in batting- N Broom, J Finner, C Bowes and Stephen Murdoch
Cole McConchie, Henry Shipley and Michael Rippon are sure shot starters in all-rounder.
In bowling, J Duffy, Will Williams and A Hazeldine will be safe.
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