The fifth match of the Ford Trophy 2017-18 will be played between Wellington Firebirds and Otago Volts. The match is scheduled on 06 December at University Oval, Dunedin. Wellington lost their first match against Northern districts while Otago managed to secure a win by 3 wickets against Canterbury.
Both the teams remain unchanged for this clash.
Series- The Ford Trophy 2017-18
Venue- University Oval, Dunedin
Date and time- 06 December 03:30 AM
The University Oval wicket is slow and low. Grass plays a very important role here. An average score of 250-260 is enough to defend.
Avg 1st inn score-241
Avg 2nd inn score-197
Highest Total- 360/5 (50 Ov) by NZ vs SL
Lowest Total-142/10 (36.2 Ov) by Sco vs NZ
Highest Chased-236/6 (48.2 Ov) by SL vs Afg
Lowest Defended-248/10 (48.3 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM
WEL Probable 11-
Hamish Bennett (c), Hamish Marshall, Luke Woodcock, Devon Conway (wk), Michael Bracewell, Malcolm Nofal, Ian McPeake, Logan van Beek, Stephen Murdoch, Matt Taylor, Peter Younghusband
OTG Probable 11-
Rob Nicol (c), Neil Broom, Derek de Boorder (wk), James Neesham, Hamish Rutherford, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Shawn Hicks, Warren Barnes, Anaru Kitchen, Jack Hunter
Please note: Management can take any decision at the last moment. The WEL Vs OTG Match Preview provided here is based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own playing 11 as per information provided here.
Stephen Murdoch (batsman)
Devon Conway (wk-batsman)
Rob Nicol (all-rounder)
Matt Taylor (all-rounder)
Jack Hunter (bowler)
Wellington Vs Otago 5th Match Prediction:-