Otago Volts will take on Central Stags in Match 20 of Plunket Shield at the University Oval in Dunedin on 26th March, Friday.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:00 AM IST.
Otago Volts and Central Stags will face each other in the Plunket Shield 2020-21 on Friday. With two wins in six games, Central Stags are placed at the fourth position on the points table. They have the same number of wins as that of second and third-ranked teams, but have lost more matches in the league.
On the other hand, Otago Volts are struggling at the fifth position with just a single win and three loses. Both the teams are separated by a margin of 10 points going into the business end of the tournament. Central Stags faced defeat in their last game against Canterbury, whereas Otago Volts pulled off a draw against Auckland.
OV vs CS Weather Report for Match 20:
The weather is expected to be mostly cloudy and warmer on Friday. The temperature will range around 22 degrees with 63% cloud cover during the day.
The team winning the toss should look to bat first. The pitch at University Oval offers more to the bowlers from Day 3 onwards.
Average first innings score:
335 (Last 8 games played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 1, Lost – 2, Tie – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
OV vs CS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Hamish Rutherford (C), Anaru Kitchen, Mitch Renwick, Nick Kelly, Dale Phillips, Michael Rippon, Max Chu, Travis Muller, Michael Rae, Angus McKenzie, Matthew Bacon
George Worker, Greg Hay (C), Ben Smith, Brad Schmulian, Dane Cleaver (WK), Doug Bracewell, Josh Clarkson, Blair Tickner, Jayden Lennox, Ray Toole, Joey Field
OV vs CS Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match
Hamish Rutherford is in exceptional form for Otago. He has scored 413 runs in the 6 matches at an average of 37.54. He has the highest score of 72 runs.
Michael Rae has picked up 17 wickets for Otago in this season. He has the best bowling figure of 6/207 at an economy of 4.30 runs per over.
Doug Bracewell is a good all-round pick to have in your fantasy XI. He has scored 211 runs and has also picked up 13 wickets in the tournament.
Ray Toole has picked up 15 wickets in this competition. He has the best bowling figure of 5/95 and is a must pick for this match.
Greg Hay is the leading run-getter for the Central Stags. He has scored 281 runs in five matches with 31 boundaries so far in the league.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Hamish Rutherford, Doug Bracewell
Vice-Captain Options – Greg Hay, Michael Rae
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for OV vs CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dane Cleaver
Batters – Hamish Rutherford (c), Greg Hay, Nick Kelly
All-Rounders – Doug Bracewell (vc), Anaru Kitchen, George Worker
Bowlers – Ray Toole, Michael Rae, Travis Muller, Blair Tickner
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for OV vs CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Max Chu, Dane Cleaver
Batters – Hamish Rutherford, Greg Hay (c), Dale Phillips
All-Rounders – Doug Bracewell, Brad Schmulian, George Worker
Bowlers – Ray Toole, Michael Rae (vc), Michael Rippon
Doug Bracewell can be a good captaincy or vice-captaincy pick as he can contribute with both bat and ball.
Today’s OV vs CA Probable Winners:
Central Stags 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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