This will be a clash between two teams at the bottom of the points table of the New Zealand ODD. Wellington finally managed to register a win this season in three games while Central Districts are still winless and are on a three-game losing streak. Wellington chased 261 with 5 wickets remaining in 48 overs.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match details:
The 10th game of the New Zealand Domestic One-day series between will be played between Central Districts and Wellington on 8th of December at Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:30 AM IST and can be viewed on Star sports in India.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Preview:
Wellington, after losing two opening games of the season, registered their first win. They were chasing a score of 261 which they did comfortably in 48 overs with the help of Jakob Bhula’s unbeaten 97 runs innings. Andrew Fletcher also got a half-century and together these two ensured a win for the Wellington.
Central Districts, on the other hand, is the only team in the Ford Trophy to have not won a single game yet. They posted a respectable total with the help of Ben Smith’s 79 runs innings but he was not supported by his bowlers as they went for plenty runs at the business end of the game. Central Districts will be motivated to get their first win of the season and they are expected to come out with a lot better performance.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to be around 16-20° C on the match day, the sky will be covered with dark clouds and light rain is expected to make an appearance during the game time.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Pitch Report:
The surface at Fitzherbert Park is a neutral one, where both batsmen and bowlers, especially the faster ones enjoy equally and the average total score of 250 is a fighting total. Initially, the swing bowlers will get help from the deck under the heavy conditions.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Only 75% of the matches have been won while batting second here in recent 5 matches.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Injury Update:
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CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Probable XIs:
Central Districts: George Worker, Bayley Wiggins(WK), Christian Leopard, Ben Smith, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Brad Schmulian, Joey Field, Jayden Lennox, Seth Rance, Liam Dudding.
Bench: Will Young, Dane Cleaver, Ajaz Patel, Ben Wheeler, Ben Tickner.
Wellington: Lauchie Johns(WK), Andrew Fletcher, Jakob Bhula, Micheal Bracewell, Troy Johnson, Fraser Colson, Jamie Gibson, Peter Younghusband, Ian McPeake, Hamish Bennett, Ben Sears.
Bench: Tom Blundell, Adam Leonard, Finn Allen
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
George Worker is in the top hitting form since the start of the Ford Trophy, he is the highest run-getter of the season so far, and already has a half-century and a century in 3 games. He is a must-have pick and a great candidate for the captaincy. Jakob Bhula is batting at one-down and is a solid technical player. He has been getting starts in every game and in last game, he scored a 97 not out in winning cause. He could be considered for captaincy in grand leagues.
Michael Bracewell, the skipper of the Wellington team, has been the consistent run-scorer for his team and also contributed with bowling, and is a great addition to every fantasy team. He can’t be missed in your small league team. Ben Smith was impressive in the last game with his 79 runs innings, he played spinners and pacers equally well and should perform well in future matches too.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – George Worker, Michael Bracewell
Vice-Captain – Ben Smith, Jakob Bhula
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Lauchie Johns
Batsmen – Tom Bruce, Jakob Bhula (VC), Andrew Fletcher, Ben Smith
All-rounders – Michael Bracewell, George Worker (C), Josh Clarkson
Bowlers – Joey Field, Iain Mcpeake, Hamish Bennett
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Bayley Wiggins
Batsmen – Jakob Bhula, Andrew Fletcher, Ben Smith (VC)
All-rounders – Michael Bracewell (C), George Worker, Josh Clarkson, Peter Younghusband
Bowlers – Joey Field, Seth Rance, Iain Mcpeake
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Expert Advice:
The surface at Fitzherbert Park supports the new ball bowlers at the start and the faster bowlers during the middle and is a neutral kind of pitch so it will be wise to pick quality middle-order batsmen and all-rounders, as well as the bowlers that can use swing effectively in your fantasy team to have better chances of scoring more fantasy points.
CD vs WEL New Zealand ODD Match Probable Winners:
Central Districts, despite playing competitive cricket, are still winless, but they are bound to register their first win sooner or later.