NK vs OTG Dream11 Fantasy Preview
After the first round of the matches in the Super Smash, Otago stands tall with a brilliant win over Auckland. They will look to continue their fine form on Monday as they face Northern Knights in what promises to be a cracking encounter. The Knights had a tough start without the likes of Mitchell Santner and BJ Watling, who are unavailable due to national commitments. While both sides are fairly balanced on paper, the forecast for this game isn’t too great. The chances of this match happening being very bleak although there is hope of a rain-curtailed match in Hamilton.
Match Details for NK vs OTG Dream11 Fantasy Contest
Otago vs Northern Knights, Match 4
December 13th, 11:40 PM IST
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Pitch Report for NK vs OTG
A belter of a track awaits the two sides with loads of runs on offer. If a game does take place, 180 would be a competitive total although the firepower on either side could deem the par score insufficient. Pacers will get some swing early on with the shorter boundaries going against the spinners.
Weather Report for NK vs OTG match
The weather forecast isn’t too great for this game with persistent rain on the cards. All signs point towards a wash out with the temperature ranging between 16 and 20 degrees Celsius throughout the game.
Injuries: No injuries were reported
Probable Playing XI
Otago should field an unchanged side after a brilliant start to the tournament. Neil Broom and Hamish Rutherford will open the batting with a heap of allrounders following them in the middle order. Their bowlers were also on the mark with Michael Rippon and Jacob Duffy impressing with the ball in hand. They have a long batting unit with Max Chu batting at number nine for the Volts
Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Josh Finnie, Anaru Kitchen, Dean Foxcroft, Michael Rippon, Nathan G Smith, Max Chu, Jacob Duffy and Michael Rae
While Tim Seifert’s availability is up in the air, they should field the same side with much expected of Anton Devcich and Dean Brownlie at the top of the order. The Knights are one of the most consistent teams in the competition with their bowling unit being critical to their cause. Ish Sodhi and Scott Kuggeleijn lead the attack with Anurag Verma being one to watch out for the Knights.
Anton Devcich, Dean Brownlie, Daniel Flynn, Brett Hampton, Joe Carter, Peter Bocock, Daryl Mitchell, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Anurag Verma and Matthew Fisher
Neil Broom was unlucky to not score a hundred in the first game. With a solid 93 to his name, he warranties a place in the side along with Daryl Mitchell and Michael Rippon. Anton Devcich also showed glimpses of what he is capable of with both bat and ball. Dean Foxcroft and Nick Kelly also find a place in the fantasy side while Ish Sodhi is one to watch out for with the leggie picking a couple of wickets against Central Districts.
Captaincy Options for NK vs OTG Dream11 Fantasy:
1. Neil Broom
2. Daryl Mitchell
3. Anton Devcich
NK vs OTG Dream11 Team:
Dean Brownlie, Points: 50-52, Grade: A
Peter Bocock, Points: 38-40, Grade: B
Neil Broom, Points: 90-92, Grade: A+
Nick Kelly, Points: 30-32, Grade: B
Michael Rippon, Points: 30-32, Grade: B
Anton Devcich, Points: 80-82, Grade: A+
Dean Foxcroft, Points: 45-47, Grade: A
Daryl Mitchell, Points: 70-72, Grade: A
Jacob Duffy, Points: 55-57, Grade: A
Anurag Verma, Points: 38-40, Grade: B
Ish Sodhi, Points: 54-56, Grade: A
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