CS vs AA Match Preview

In recent T20 games for Central Districts, Josh Clarkson has emerged as their leading run-getter. In his previous nine games, Clarkson scored 289 runs with a decent average of 36.12. Another right-handed bat for Central Districts that is doing well is Tom Bruce. Bruce has scored 238 runs from his last nine games for Central Districts with an average of 29.75. Dane Cleaver scored 209 runs for CD from his previous seven outings with an average of 34.83. These are the top batters Central Districts will rely on to score most of the runs.

Jayden Lennox has been the leading bowler for Central Districts by a large margin. He has collected 22 wickets in his last eleven matches for CD. The left-arm spinner is currently averaging 14.00 in T20 games. Raymond Toole has also picked up eleven wickets from his last eight matches with an average of 27.54. Tom Bruce has not only scored runs but has also picked up crucial wickets. He has picked up eight wickets in his previous eight games with an average of 21.37.

Robert O'Donnell was the leading run scorer for Auckland Aces in their recent games. The right-handed batter has scored 264 runs from nine games with an average of 33.00. Cole Briggs scored 164 runs from his last seven innings with an average of 23.42. William O'Donnell scored 159 runs from his earlier eight appearances with an average of 19.87. These will be the top batters for Auckland Aces this year as well. Mark Chapman is another batter to watch out for this season.

The Auckland bowling charge this year will be led by Louise Delport. He collected eleven wickets from his last nine games, averaging 18.54. Sean Solia is another useful bowler for Auckland, picking up nine scalps while bowling at an average of 24.00. But Ben Lister will be the real threat to the opposition this year. You can bet on him to do well this year. He has picked up seven wickets from his last five matches for Auckland with an average of 16.71.

Weather Report

There is every chance that we will get wet weather for this game. Light showers are expected in the morning and afternoon at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth. The temperatures are likely to be close to 19 degrees during this game. The conditions might be humid due to overcast skies.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Pukekura Park in New Plymouth will likely favor batters. The average score in the first innings in recent T20 games is 159 runs. The ground also offers excellent playing conditions for the cricketers, and playing here is enjoyable for the spectators and players alike.

Notable stats

Doug Bracewell has an excellent average-to-strike rate ratio with the bat.

Doug Bracewell is scoring runs with an average of 46.5 and a strike rate of 208.98 from his last nine matches.

In recent games, Jayden Lennox has had a terrific strike rate with the ball.

Lennox has picked up 20 wickets from his last ten matches with a strike rate of 11.25.

Team News

These are early days in the competition, and there are not too many injury worries.

CS vs AA Probable 11

CS Playing 11

  • Jack Boyle
  • Bayley Wiggins
  • Dane Cleaver (C)
  • Curtis Heaphy
  • William Clark
  • Doug Bracewell
  • Bevan Small
  • Joey Field
  • Ajaz Patel
  • Blair Tickner
  • Jayden Lennox

AA Playing 11

  • Finn Allen
  • Martin Guptill
  • Robert O'Donnell
  • James Neesham
  • Ryan Harrison
  • Sean Solia (C)
  • Cameron Fletcher (Wk)
  • Benjamin Lister
  • Danru Ferns
  • Louis Delport
  • Nikith Perera
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Both these teams, viz. Auckland Aces and Central Districts are sitting close to each other in the second and third positions in the points table. But the Auckland team is yet to drop a game in the competition. So, we expect Auckland Aces to win this match and further improve their position in the points table.

Top Picks

Doug Bracewell: Doug Bracewell was in devastating form in his last innings. You can bet on him to do well again here.

Josh Clarkson: Josh Clarkson has scored 234 runs in his last nine games with a strike rate of 33.43 and a strike rate of 146.25.

Jayden Lennox: Lennox has done a terrific job with the ball in recent matches. You can bet on him to pick more.

Ben Lister: Lister looks good in the earlier stages of the competition. He has a strike rate of 12 in recent matches.

CS vs AA Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: D Cleaver , C Fletcher

Batters: M Guptill (VC), R Roux O'Donnell, F Allen

All-rounders: D Bracewell, J Neesham (C), S Solia, W Clark

Bowlers: A Patel, B Tickner

CS vs AA Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction