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.
WEL VS NK, 10th ODD, The Ford Trophy 2018.
Basin Reserve, Wellington.
4 November, 03:30 AM IST
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.
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.
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.
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.
Captain and Vice-Captain choices: A Fletcher, Daryl Mitchell, Anton Devcich, Brett Hampton, J Neesham, M Nofal.
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