Canterbury will face off the Northern Districts in match number 8 of New Zealand’s domestic One day cup (New Zealand ODD). Both the teams had a great start to their season with two back to back wins for both the teams. The team that wins this match will be on the top of the points table and the losing team will suffer their first loss of the season.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Details:
The 8th game of the New Zealand Domestic One-day (New Zealand ODD) series will see Northern Districts against the Canterbury team on 6th of December at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:30 AM IST and the live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode in India.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Preview:
Canterbury is standing on the top of the table with 2 wins and 9 points against their name, they are coming on the back of two wins against Wellington. They defeated them by 7 wickets in the first game and by 31 runs in the second game, Todd Astle is their best player thus far.
Northern Districts too, are coming off a two-game winning streak against Auckland and are placed 2nd on the points table, Brett Randell took a fifer and Katene Clarke scored a well deserved 63 in the first game against the Auckland. The team that wins will move to the top of the table and will be on a three-game winning streak, while the losing team will have to face their first loss of the season.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to be around 12-15°C on the match day and the sky will be filled with scattered clouds and there are chances of rain interrupting the play.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Pitch Report:
The pitch at the Hagley Oval is overall a batting-friendly one which helps the fast bowlers through the course of the match, the new ball bowlers and the openers will have an intense battle. The middle-order batsman and all-rounders will be very important from a fantasy perspective.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
80% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK New Zealand ODD Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK New Zealand ODD Match Probable XIs:
Northern Districts: Jeet Raval, Ketene Clarke, Bharat Popli, Peter Bocock, Dean Brownlie, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, Anurag Verma, Joe Walker, Brett Randell, Scott Kuggeleijin
Bench: Jon Carter, James Baker, Henry Cooper.
Canterbury: Jack Boyle, Chad Bowes, Tyler Lordan, Leo Carter, Todd Astle, Matthew Hay, Cam Fletcher, Sean Davey, Will Williams, Matt Henry, Edward Nuttall.
Bench: Henry Shipley, Andrew Hazeldine, Fraser Sheat.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Todd Astle with his all-round abilities will be a go-to pick for fantasy players, also he will be a good multiplier choice in small leagues, he scored a blistering 83 runs in the first game and took 1 wicket as well. He didn’t get chance to bat in the second game but bowled decent amount of overs. Anton Devcich is the skipper of the Northern
Districts and is batting in the middle-order for them, he scored a match-winning 40 run innings against Auckland and can bowl as well if needed, he can be very destructive at the back end of the innings and should be picked in your fantasy team. Brett Randell took a fifer against Auckland and has taken a total of 7 wickets in just two games of the tournament, he has been economical as well and will be a threat for the Canterbury batting lineup, he can be a good multiplier option in small leagues for his consistency.
Matt Henry has been the pick of the bowlers for the Canterbury so far, he has taken 5 wickets in just 2 games of the series, he looked lethal in both the initial and end phase of the game, he could be tried as captain in some of the grand league teams.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Todd Astle, Brett Randell
Vice-Captain –Matt Henry, Anton Devcich
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CTB vs NK New Zealand ODD Match 8 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Cam Fletcher
Batsmen – Katene Clarke, Jack Boyle, Leo Carter, Anton Devcich
All-rounders – Todd Astle (C), Brett Hampton, Mathew Hay
Bowlers – Brett Randell (VC), Sean Davey, Will Williams
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CTB vs NK New Zealand ODD Match 8 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Cam Fletcher
Batsmen – Katene Clarke, Jeet Raval, Leo Carter, Bharat Popli
All-rounders – Todd Astle, Brett Hampton (C), Mathew Hay
Bowlers – Brett Randell, Sean Davey, Matt Henry (VC)
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Expert Advice:
The surface at Hagley Oval supports the new ball bowlers at the start and the pacers 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 points.
New Zealand ODD- CTB vs NK Match Probable Winners:
Canterbury has a head to head advantage over Northern Districts and is in good recent form hence they will be the favourites to win this contest.