The 26th match of the Ford Trophy 2020-21 will be played between Northern Districts and Central Stags on 26th February at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 AM IST and it will be streamed live on New Zeland Cricket Youtube channel.
Northern Districts and Central Stags will play against each other in the 26th match of the Ford Trophy 2020-21 on Friday. Northern Districts have won 5 out of their matches 8. With that, they are currently at 2nd position in the points table with 22 points.
On the other hand, Central Stags have won only one match. They are currently sitting at bottom of the points table. The Stags are out of the semi-final race anyway, but it is a very important match for Northern Knights because they will want to finish the league stages at the top of the table.
ND vs CS Weather Report for Match 11:
Light drizzle is possible during this game. The humidity levels are moderate at 55%.
This is the first time where Seddon Park is hosting the Ford Trophy match this year. It is a round, well-grassed ground with a centre block of nine pitches, running approximately north to south. It is very conducive to the batsmen.
Average First Innings Score:
290 (Last 2 matches played on this venue)
Record Of Chasing Teams:
Won – 0, Lost – 2, Tie – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ND vs CS Today’s Probable playing XIs:
Jeet Raval, Katene Clarke, Joe Carter (c), BJ Watling (wk), Colin De Grandhomme, Henry Cooper, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Anurag Verma, Joe Walker, Matthew Fisher
George Worker, Dane Cleaver (wk), Will Young, Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Christian leopard, Ben Wheeler,Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Jayden Lennox
Bayley Wiggins, Ben Smith, Brad Schmulian, Raymond Toole, Liam Dudding, Seth Rance, Joey Field
ND vs CS Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Jeet Raval is the second-leading run-scorer in the tournament, having scored 362 runs at an average of 45. His international experience is definitely a big plus for Northern Districts.
George Worker is the leading run-scorer for Central Stags. He has scored 291 runs at an average of 41. He will be looking to finish the tournament on high, as his team is already out of the tournament.
Colin De Grandhomme is a very powerful striker of the bowler and he can also contribute with the ball. He recently lost his place in the limited-overs team of New Zealand and this is a good opportunity for him to get his place back.
Ross Taylor is the most experienced player from his team. You can expect a big knock from him. His addition to the team is a big plus for Central Stags.
Brett Hampton is the leading wicket-taker for Northern Districts. He has taken 12 wickets from 8 matches and he also is a decent lower-order batsman.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Jeet Raval, Brett Hampton
Vice-Captain Options – Ross Taylor, George Worker
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ND vs CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Dane Cleaver
Batters: Jeet Raval (c), Katene Clarke, Ross Taylor (vc),George Worker
All-Rounders: Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn ,Colin De Grandhomme
Bowlers: Jayden Lennox, Blair Tickner, Anurag Verma
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ND vs CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: BJ Watling
Batters: Jeet Raval, Tom Bruce, Will Young, George Worker (vc)
All-Rounders: Brett Hampton (c), Josh Clarkson, Colin De Grandhomme
Bowlers: Ben Wheeler, Ajaz Patel, Anurag Verma
Brett Hampton has been in good form with both bat and ball. It is advisable to pick him as either the captain or the vice-captain of your Dream11 Fantasy team.
Today’s ND vs CS Probable Winners:
Northern Knights are expected to win this match.
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Disclaimer : This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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