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NK vs WEL 10th ODD Dream11 Team Prediction : Preview | Ollie Newton is back

By Pranob Thachanthara

NK vs WEL 10th ODD Dream11 Team Prediction of The Ford Trophy 2018: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Wellington vs Northern Knights match. We are covering NK vs WEL 10th ODD Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the ODD match. The match is to be played at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

Northern Knights are right at the bottom of the points table with no wins yet this season. Their last match was abandoned due to wet outfield. In last completed match, They lost to Otago by nine wickets. Batting first, top four failed miserably leading to early wickets. Experienced all-rounder Daryl Mitchell once again proved his worth scoring a crucial knock of 76 runs. Brett Hampton also scored a much-needed cameo of 33 runs to reach a total of 179. Their bowling department failed to give any challenge to Otago leading to a nine-wicket loss. They will hope to find their first win of Ford Trophy 2018.

Team Wellington is in good form and is currently on top of points table with two wins and one loss. They won their last match against Otago by a whooping margin of 193 runs. Batting first, Andrew Fletcher scored a brilliant knock of 125 runs and was well supported by Devon Conway and Michael Bracewell who scored 74 and 66 runs respectively to reach a total of 301 runs. They demolished Otago’s lineup on 108 with James Neesham being the key taking three scalps while M Nofal and H Bennett took two wickets each to provide a 193 run win for the team. They will hope to continue the momentum ahead and retain their top position in points table.

Also Read: CD vs OTG 11th ODD Dream11 Team Prediction of The Ford Trophy 2018: Preview

When and Where:

WEL VS NK, 10th ODD, The Ford Trophy 2018.
Basin Reserve, Wellington.
4 November, 03:30 AM IST

Venue Stats:

Average 1st Innings score: 217
Average 2nd Innings score: 178


Hamish Bennett (c), Andrew Fletcher, Ben Sears, Jakob Bhula, Michael Bracewell, Jimmy Neesham, Devon Conway, Lauchie Johns, Iain McPeake, Ollie Newton, Malcolm Nofal, Peter Younghusband

Daryl Mitchell, Dean Brownlie (c), Peter Bocock, Henry Cooper, Anton Devcich, Zak Gibson, Brett Hampton, Nick Kelly, Brett Randell, James Baker, Joe Carter, Joe Walker.

Team News:


They have declared 12 man squad for the match. Ollie Newton, who missed last match due to a hamstring niggle, is back in the squad replacing Alex Ridley. He will come directly in the playing XI in place of Ian McPeake or Ben Sears.

Malcolm Nofal, Andrew Fletcher, Devon Conway and Michael Bracewell will be the key batsman. Jimmy Neesham will play the role of all-rounder.

Peter Younghusband will lead the spin attack along with Malcolm Nofal while Jimmy Neesham, Ollie Newton, Ben Sears and Hamish Bennett will be the key pacers for them.

Northern Knights:

They have announced unchanged 12 man squad for the match. Their last match was abandoned due to wet outfield.

Joe Carter will directly come into the playing XI in place of Daniel Flynn. Zak Gibson will also come into the playing XI. If the team goes for another pacer then James Baker will play otherwise Spinner Joe Walker can also play.

Dean Brownlie, Nick Kelly and HR Cooper will be the key batsmen. Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell and Brett Hampton will play the role of all-rounder.

Brett Randell and Zak Gibson will lead the pace attack along with Brett Hampton and Daryl Mitchell while Anton Devcich and Nick Kelly will be the key spinners for the team.

Probable Playing XI:

Andrew Fletcher, Malcolm Nofal, Devon Conway, Michael Bracewell, Jakob Bhula, Jimmy Neesham, Peter Younghusband, Lauchie Johns (wk), Ollie Newton, Ben Sears/Ian McPeake, Hamish Bennett (c).

Joe Carter, Henry Cooper, Nick Kelly, Anton Devcich, Daryl Mitchell, Dean Brownlie (c), Brett Hampton, Peter Bocock (wk), Joe Walker/James Baker, Brett Randell, Zak Gibson.

NK vs WEL 10th ODD Dream11 Team Prediction:

NK vs WEL Dream11 Team for 10th ODD


  • Olly Newton missed last game due to hamstring niggle, he most likely to play but if you want then replace him.
  • Malcolm Nofal is also good option in batsmens for grand leagues even small leagues.
  • Dean Brownlie and Nick Kelly are also good batsmens.

Captain and Vice-Captain choices: A Fletcher, Daryl Mitchell, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, J Neesham, M Nofal.

Key Players:

Malcolm Nofal
Andrew Fletcher
Devon Conway
J Neesham
Hamish Bennett
M Bracewell
Peter Younghusband
Ollie Newton

Northern Knights:
Daryl Mitchell
Brett Hampton
A Devcich
D Brownlie
Nick Kelly
B Randell

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Pranob Thachanthara