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CD vs AUK Dream11 Match Prediction | Ford Trophy 2019-20 | Fantasy Team News

CD vs AUK Dream11 Match Preview: The ongoing Ford Trophy is in its final stages and both Central Districts and Auckland are coming into this game after winning their previous games. Auckland is currently placed at the top position on the points table and the Central Districts find themselves struggling on the cliff at the bottom. Auckland will be aiming to gain more confidence before the important knockout games while the Districts who are already dismissed their qualification chances will be playing for pride.

Match Details

Ford Trophy- Match 23

Central Districts vs Auckland

Venue: Pukekura Park, New Plymouth

February 2, Sunday at 3:30 AM IST

Head to Head: In their last five meetings, Central Districts have won two games while Auckland has come out on the top thrice.


CD vs AUK Dream11 Team News

Central Districts Team News

Injury Status: There is no news on the injury unavailability.

Team Combination

  • George Worker will be opening the batting along with Greg Hay
  • Ben Smith will captain the side and will bat number three along with Noema-Barnett, Schmulian and Josh Clarkson
  • Bayley Wiggins will keep the wickets
  • Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Noema-Barnett, Seth Rance and Ryan Watson will form part of the bowling attack.

Predicted XI:

George Worker, Greg Hay, Ben Smith (C), BD Schmulian, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Josh Clarkson, Bayley Wiggins (wk), Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ryan Watson.

Central Districts Squad

George Worker, Greg Hay, Ben Smith(c), Kieran Noema-Barnett, BD Schmulian, Josh Clarkson, Bayley Wiggins(w), Willem Ludick, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ryan Watson, Jayden Lennox, Jesse Frew.


CD vs AUK Dream11 Team News

Auckland Team News

Injury Status: There is no major news on the injury unavailability but Kyle Jamieson might not play as he is named in the New Zealand team for the India ODI series.

Team Combination

  • Jeet Raval will open the innings alongside William O Donnell
  • Craig Cachopa will captain the side and will bat in the middle-order along with the likes of Finn Allen, Robert ODonnell and Benn Horne will be taking care of the wicket-keeping duties
  • Matt McEwan, Kyle Jamieson, Louis Delport, Danru Ferns and Ben Lister will be the bowlers.

Playing XI:

Jeet Raval, William O Donnell, Craig Cachopa (C), Finn Allen, Robert ODonnell, Ben Horne (wk), Matt McEwan, Kyle Jamieson, Louis Delport, Danru Ferns, Ben Lister.

Auckland Squad

Jeet Raval, William O Donnell, Craig Cachopa(c), Finn Allen, Robert ODonnell, Ben Horne(w), Matt McEwan, Kyle Jamieson, Danru Ferns, Louis Delport, Ben Lister, Ryan Harrison.


CD vs AUK Dream11 Fantasy Picks

Central Districts Fantasy Picks

  • George Worker– 335 runs in 6 matches at an average of 55.83
  • Seth Rance- 14 wickets in 7 matches
  • Ben Smith- 302 runs in 7 games at an average of 50.33

Players to Avoid

  • Josh Clarkson
  • Ryan Watson

Auckland Fantasy Picks

  • Robert ODonnell- 291 runs from 7 games at an average of 41.57
  • Ben Lister- 13 wickets from 7 matches at an economy of 5.25
  • Ben Horne- 206 runs from 6 innings including a Highest Score of 101

Players to Avoid

  • William O Donnell
  • Finn Allen

CD vs AUK Dream 11 Fantasy Team

Auckland is the favourites to end up on the winning side in this match.

WK- Ben Horne

BT- J Raval, C Cachopa, R O Donnell, B Smith

ALL- K Jamieson, KN Barnett, W Ludick

BW- B Lister, D Ferns, S Rance

Captain choices- R O Donnell, C Cachopa, KN Barnett,


Fantasy Tip: Even though Central Districts are not the favourites to win the match but most of their batters are in the best form. Therefore, you should pick more batsmen from Central Districts.