Otago vs Northern Knights 23rd Match Prediction

-posted on Nov 15, 2018

Match Description :


Otago has won 5 in 7 matches in The Ford Trophy 2018 so far and are placed at number 2 in the points table. They have won their last 3 matches, and defeated Auckland in the last match chasing 251. Northern Knights have won 3 in 7 matches and have lost 3. Their 3 wins have come in last 3 consecutive matches and they are now placed at number 3 in the points table just under Otago. Given the venue, toss will play a key role and the team batting first could have an advantage if they score above 250 runs. Otago has a strong bowling attack and have defended successfully in their previous matches. Otago’s bowling is the reason why they stand a little higher chance of winning over Northern Knights.


When and Where :

Venue: Lincoln No 3, Lincoln, NewZealand

Time: Nov 16, 03.30 AM GMT

Otago Squad :

Mitch Renwick (wk), Jacob Duffy (c), Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Brad Wilson, Nathan G Smith, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Josh Finnie, Warren Barnes, Matthew Bacon, Mark Craig, Christi Viljoen.

Northern KnightsSquad :

Dean Brownlie (c), PD Bocock (wk), Bharat Popli, Nicholas Frederick Kelly, Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Joe Walker, Brett Randell, Zak Gibson, Henry Cooper, James Baker.

Pitch condition :

It's probably safe to say the bowlers have a slight advantage if they can find swing, but a good batsman can get some runs as the bounce is true and the deck has some carry.

Venue Statistics :

Lincoln No 3, Lincoln, NewZealand Report

Playing 11 :

Otago Northern Knights

Mitch Renwick

PD Bocock

Neil Broom

Frederick Kelly

Hamish Rutherford

Anton Devcich

Brad Wilson

Joe Carter

Josh Finnie

Dean Brownlie

Anaru Kitchen

Bharat Popli

Michael Barry

Daryl Mitchell

Jacob Duffy

Brett Hampton

Nathan G Smith

Brett Randell

Matthew Bacon

Zak Gibson

Michael Rippon

Joe Walker

Key Players :

Otago Northern Knights
Hamish Rutherford, Mitch Renwick, Neil Broom, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy. Dean Brownlie, Nicholas Kelly, Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Joe Carter, Brett Hampton, Brett Randell.

Notes :

Otago is currently sitting pretty on the second spot. They have as many wins (five) as Wellington but their net run-rate is poorer. Northern Knights are one spot beneath with three wins from their seven games.

Otago vs Northern Knights Dream11 Team

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