The 15th match of Super Smash T20 is going to be held between Otago Volts and Wellington Firebirds. Both teams are playing for the first time in this tournament, Firebirds is at top of the table with 4 wins and Volts are at 4th position with 2 wins and 2 losses.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Details:
The 15th match of Super Smash T20 2020-21 season will be played between Otago Volts and Wellington Firebirds at University Oval, Dunedin on 14th January 2021, Thursday.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:40 AM IST.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Preview:
Volts are coming after conceding a 52 runs loss to Central Districts in their last match. Chasing a big total of 223 runs couldn’t be achieved even after the super knock by their experienced player Nick Kelly who scored 75 runs from 55 balls.
On the other hand, Wellington has maintained its team effort to achieve their 4th win of the tournament by beating the Northern Knights. Young opener Finn Allen’s 75 runs and Devon Conway’s 45 runs opening partnership helped them to set 185 runs total and the opponents were easily restricted by the bowlers.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 14°C, with 78% humidity and 10-16Km/hr. wind speed. There are 10% chances of precipitation during the match.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Pitch Report:
The University Oval, Dunedin is one of the high scoring venues in this series. The average score in this ground is 200+ and chasing also seems to be a little easy.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
54% of match played on this venue has been won by the team batting second.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Injury Update and Availability News:
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OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Probable XIs:
Otago Volts: Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Jacob Duffy, Josh Finnie, Llew Johnson, Nick Kelly, Anaru Kitchen, Mitchell McClenaghan, Michael Rippon, Matt Bacon, Mitch Renwick
Bench: Travis Muller, Dale Phillips.
Wellington Firebirds: Micheal Pollard, Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Bracewell, James Neesham, Peter Younghusband, Logan van Beek, Ollie Newton, Lauchie Johns, Jeetan Patel, Hamish Bennett
Bench: Malcolm Nofal, Ben Sears, Jamie Gibson, Luke Woodcock, Iain Mcpeake, Fraser Colson, Andrew Fletcher, Michael Papps
OV vs WF Top Picks to consider in your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Devon Conway was the leading run-scorer in the Super Smash 2019-20 with a total of 543 runs at an average of 67 and can be the top choices pick in this game.
Jimmy Neesham, the Blackcaps all-rounder, is in hot form with both bat and ball and can be a promising pick in this match too.
Ollie Newton is one of the most lethal pacers in the league so far, he has grabbed 16 wickets in his last season with an economy of 7 runs per over.
Rachin Ravindra is one of the top-class domestic all-rounders with a total of 754 runs and 90 wickets from his domestic league and has picked 2 wickets and 40 runs against Knights in their last meetup.
Neil Broom is star player of Volts and has scored 2534 runs and 4 wickets from his 102 matches experience.
Anaru Kitchen is batting all-rounder of Volts and has an average of 23 and also 19 wickets from his Super Smash career.
Jacob Duffy is a lethal pacer of Otago who had grabbed 72 wickets from his 60 matches experience and will be expected to play a vital role in this match.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Captain and Vice-Captain choices:
Captain – Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Neil Broom
Vice-Captain – Finn Allen, James Neesham.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for OV vs WF Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper: Devon Conway
Batsmen: Nick Kelly, Micheal Bracewell, Finn Allen, Llew Johnson
All-Rounders: Rachin Ravindra (VC), James Neesham (C), Micheal Rippon.
Bowlers: Hamish Bennett, Jacob Duffy, Matt Bacon
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for OV vs WF Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Devon Conway (VC)
Batsmen – Nick Kelly, Micheal Bracewell, Neil Broom
All-Rounders – Rachin Ravindra (C), James Neesham, Micheal Rippon
Bowlers – Hamish Bennett, Jacob Duffy, Matt Bacon, Mitchell McClenaghan
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Expert Advice:
Prefer adding more batters into your fantasy side as this surface is assisting the batting, and also the pacers will have a say in the initial as well as death overs. For grand leagues, you can try bowlers as punt multiplier choices.
OV vs WF Super Smash Match 15 Match Prediction:
With the strong batting lineup and quality bowling unites, Wellington Firebirds have an upper hand over Otago Volts in this match.