October 30, 2018
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OTG vs WEL Dream11 Predictions, Team News, Match Preview & Playing 11

By Yash Mittal

OTG vs WEL Dream11 Predictions

Ford Trophy, 2018

Otago vs Wellington, 9th Match | OTG vs WEL WHO WILL WIN

As the caravan of the 2018 Ford Trophy rolls on, the 9th encounter will see Otago square off against Wellington.

Imperious Otago eye another comprehensive performance; Wellington look to get back to winning ways

After losing their first match by 37 runs, Otago stormed back valiantly against Northern Knights to script a memorable nine-wicket win.

Otago’s imperious bowling effort, spearheaded by Jacob Dufy’s four-wicket haul was at the heart of their comprehensive win as they bowled the Knights’ for a poultry 179 in 44.4 overs.

Hamish Rutherford, then backed up the bowlers’ effort with an imperious 102 to take his team past the finishing line in 37.4 overs.

Their opponents, Wellington, have contrasting fortunes coming into this encounter. After registering a seven-wicket win against Canterbury in their opening encounter, their batting faltered in the last game against Auckland Aces. Chasing 277, no batsmen could offer substantial support to skipper Michael Bracewell (120) barring James Neesham, who scored a 59-ball-63, to get bowled out for 263 in 47.1 overs

Match Details

Venue:- Basin Reserve, Wellington

When:- Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 03:30 AM IST

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

OTG vs WEL Team News

  • Otago Volts have named an unchanged 12-man squad for tomorrow’s clash against Wellington Firebirds.
  • Wellington Firebirds coach Glenn Pocknail have made one change to the 12-man squad.
  • Bowler Alex Ridley comes in for Ollie Newton with the latter picking up a hamstring injury in the last game.

OTG vs WEL Squad


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


Hamish Bennett (c), Jakob Bhula, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Andrew Fletcher, Lauchie Johns, Iain McPeake, Jimmy Neesham, Malcolm Nofal, Alex Ridley, Ben Sears, Peter Younghusband

OTG vs WEL Playing 11

Here’s how the teams’ may line-up for tommorrow’s 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

Wellington Firebirds-

Wicketkeeper– Lauchie Johns

Batsmen– Andrew Fletcher, Devon Conway, Malcolm Nofal, Jakob Bhula, Michael Bracewell

All-rounder- Jimmy Neesham, Peter Younghusband

Bowler– Ben Sears, Hamish Bennett, Alex Ridley

OTG vs WEL Dream11 Fantasy Tips

Wicket-keeperMitch Renwick scored 21 in the last game. With him opening the batting, he is an ideal pick for the wicket-keeper slot in your Fantasy XI.

Batsmen –  Hamish Rutherford scored a pristine 102 off 125 balls in the last and along with Neil Broom (50) took his side to victory in the last game. From Wellington, you can opt for the likes of Michael Bracewell, who scored a 127-ball-120 albeit in a losing cause in the last game. Andrew Fletcher, who scored a hundred in the first match could also be a prudent choice for your Fantasy XI.

All-rounders Jimmy Neesham ( 1-59) scored a 59-ball-63 to provide able support to his skipper. He, along with the likes of Peter Younghusband and Anaru Kitchen are ideal picks for the all-rounder’s spot in the playing 11.

BowlersJacob Duffy claimed four wickets in the last game while Warren Barnes and Mathew Bacon claimed two-each to rip through Northern Knights. From Wellington, you may opt for Hamish Bennett, who claimed three wickets in the last game. Mark Craig, too had a great game. The Otago skipper gave away just 19 runs and claimed a wicket against Northern Knights.

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OTG vs WEL Dream11 Team

Team 01 & 02

Note: This OTG vs WEL 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 WEL team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the OTG vs WEL 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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