This is the 14th match between the Volts and Knights. The Volts lost their last game by one run. They were denied a victory by the heroic efforts of James Neesham who defended five runs in the final over. The Volts are placed second in the points table. The Knights won their previous game by a comfortable margin and Tim Seifert top scored. The Knights are placed at sixth place in the table and will be looking to get these two points and move to fourth place as the tournament approaches half way mark. The Volts look too good a side for the Knights and apart from Seifert no one has found their touch so far. They have to come good as a team to win this game. The Volts on the other hand will look to move to the top spot by winning this game.
14th match: Otago Volts vs Northern Knights
Sunday, December 29
The pitch has suited the bowlers than the batters. The average score batting first is 137 and team’s batting second have won 2 games out of the 3 games played here.
The weather is expected to be cloudy with temperature around 23 degree Celsius. No rain is predicted
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H Rutherford, N Broom, N Kelly, J Finnie, D Foxcroft, M Chu(wk), A Kitchen, M Rippon, J Duffy(c), N Smith, M Rae
T Seifert(wk), A Devcich, B Hampton, D Mitchell, D Brownlie(c), S Kuggeleijn, D Flynn, J Carter, I Sodhi, A Verma, B Randell
Neil Broom has scored 198 runs @ an average of 50 in 4 games. He opens the batting and scores quick runs in the power play and provides an explosive start.
Nick Kelly has scored 141 runs @ an average of 47 in 4 games. He comes to bat at the fall of one wicket and is a fantastic player of spin.
Time Seifert opens the batting and scores 99 runs in 3 games at an average of 50. Apart from opening he also has good opportunity to take catches and effect stumping’s.
Anurag Verma bowls right arm fast bowling and has took 6 wickets in four games @ an average of 21. He has been their strike bowler and will be a key pick.
1. Tim Seifert
2. Neil Broom
3. Daryl Mitchell
4. Dean Foxcroft
Fantasy Team & Point Projections
T Seifert, Grade A, Points:50-60
N Broom, Grade A, Points:70-80
H Rutherford, Grade A, Points:90-100
N Kelly, Grade A, Points:60-70
A Devcich, Grade A, Points:40-50,
S Kuggeleijn, Grade A, Points:50-55
D Mitchell, Grade A, Points:50-60
D Foxcroft, Grade A+, Points:90-100
B Randell, Grade A, Points:40-50
A Verma, Grade B, Points:20-30
N Smith, Grade A, Points:50-60
The views expressed here are that of the author and not an actual reflection of the number of points that the player will earn.