The Ford Trophy, 2018-19
Otago vs Northern Knights 23rd Match Preview
Second-placed Otago Volts would be eyeing their fifth consecutive win when they face Northern Knights for the second time on Friday at Lincoln. Volts registered their fourth consecutive win with 3 wickets triumph over Auckland Aces in the previous encounter. They would be hoping to carry the momentum and grab the top position.
Northern Knights are placed third with three wins out of seven games. They started their campaign with 2 wickets loss against Auckland and faced 9 wickets defeats against Otago Volts in the second encounter. After a terrible start (no wins in four games), Knights have returned on track with three consecutive wins and would be eyeing a place in the next round with a couple of wins.
Northern Knights and Otago Volts met in the fourth fixture of The Ford Trophy 2018 at Hamilton where Otago Volts registered a massive 9 wickets win over Knights.
Put into bat, Knights were bowled out for mere 179 runs in 44. overs with Daryl Mitchell (76 of 109) being the top contributor with the bat. Jacob Duffy bagged 4 wickets and was the pick of the bowler for Otago Volts.
In response, Volts chased down the target in 37. 4 overs with 9 wickets in hand, courtesy Hamish Rutherford’s unbeaten 102 and Neil Broom’s unbeaten fifty.
Venue- Lincoln No 3, Lincoln
Matchday- November 16, Friday at 03:30 AM IST
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Nathan G Smith, Jacob Duffy (c), Hamish Rutherford, Mitch Renwick (wk), Mark Craig (c), Brad Wilson, Michael Rippon, Christi Viljoen, Broom, Anaru Kitchen, Josh Finnie, Matthew Bacon, Warren Barnes
Peter Bocock, Brett Randell, Dean Brownlie (c), Zak Gibson, Henry Cooper, Daryl Mitchell, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Anton Devcich, Bharat Popli, Nick Kelly, Joe Walker, James Baker
The probable OTG vs NK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper – Mitch Renwick
Batsmen – Neil Broom, Hamish Rutherford, Warren Barnes, Josh Finnie
All-rounder– Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon
Bowlers – Brad Wilson, Matthew Bacon, Nathan G Smith, Jacob Duffy (c)
Wicket-keeper – PD Bocock
Batsmen – Dean Brownlie (c), Joe Carter, Nicholas Frederick Kelly, Bharat Popli
All-rounder– Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Brett Hampton
Bowlers – Joe Walker, Brett Randell, Zak Gibson
*As per the last game
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You can pick anyone from Peter Bocock and Mitch Renwick. Both will be good choices.
Fantasy Tip: Don’t pick anyone from BJ Watling and Tim Siefert as both are unavailable.
In batsmen, Josh Finnie, Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, N Kelly and Dean Brownlie will be perfect.
In all-rounder, you can consider Anton Devcich, Michael Rippon and Daryl Mitchell.
In bowling, Jacob Duffy, Zak Gibson, N Smith and B Randell will be the safest bet.
Fantasy tip: Refrain picking Scott Kuggeleijn, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Ish Sodhi.
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