OV vs CS Match Preview

In recent games, their skipper, Dean Foxcroft, is the leading batter for Otago Volts. The right-handed bat has scored 389 runs from his last 12 appearances for Otago with an average of 43.22. He was ultra-cautious in his previous game and has decided to anchor the Otago innings in the middle overs. Another right-hander doing well at the moment is Jake Gibson. He scored 301 runs from his last 12 innings with an average of 27.36. Another left-handed batter doing well is Hamish Rutherford. 

Rutherford has scored 194 runs from his last eleven innings. The top bowler for Otago Volts in recent matches has been Travis Muller. This right-arm fast-medium bowler has picked up 14 wickets from his last ten games with an average of 19.92. Matthew Bacon has also done well for Volts. From his last eight appearances for his team, he has picked up 12 victims with his right-hand medium-pace bowling. Jake Gibson has also picked up eight wickets from his last six innings with an average of 19.12.

The right-handed bat Dane Cleaver has been the best batter for Central Districts in recent games, with 279 runs from his last eight matches with an average of 39.85. Tom Bruce scored 249 runs for CD from his last eleven innings with an average of 31.12. Will Young has also been among the runs for CD. He has scored 244 runs in his last ten games with an average of 27.11. These are the top batters the Central Districts team will go to reach a good score in this game.

The right-arm medium-fast bowler Bevan Small has been the best bowler for Central Districts in their last ten games. He has collected 18 wickets from these ten innings with an average of 14.72.  Jayden Lennox collected 18 victims from his last eleven matches with an average of 16.50. The left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel has also picked up eleven wickets from his last eleven games with an average of 25.09. These three will again be the top bowlers for Central Districts in this game.

Weather Report

We are expecting partially cloudy conditions for this match. However, there is no rain threat associated with this game. You can expect temperatures close to 23 degrees during this contest. The relative humidity will also be average, and you can expect a good game of cricket on Friday.

Pitch Report

This venue is well-known for having conditions in favor of the batters. But the seamers will get assistance from the track in the earlier overs with their swing bowling skills. Even the spinners may come into play as the game moves toward the latter half of the match.

Notable stats

Dane Cleaver has a good average-to-strike rate ratio.

Dane Cleaver has scored 279 runs in his last eight games with a strike rate of 139.5 and an average of 39.86.

Bevan Small has an excellent strike rate with the ball for CD.

Small has picked up 17 wickets in his last nine games with a strike rate of 10.35.

Team News

There are no apparent injury worries for both of these teams. You can expect entire teams to be available for selection on the 19th.

OV vs CS Probable 11

OV Playing 11

  • Dale Phillips
  • Hamish Rutherford
  • Llew Johnson
  • Ollie White
  • Max Chu (Wk)
  • Andrew Hazeldine
  • Ben Lockrose
  • Jacob Duffy
  • Jake Gibson
  • Travis Muller
  • Dean Foxcroft (C)

CS Playing 11

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

The Central Districts team has done a relatively better job in the competition. You can bet on them to come out trumps in this encounter. They also play at home and will be more attuned to the conditions. We will bet with Central Districts to win this encounter.

Top Picks

Dean Foxcroft: Foxcroft is Otago’s leading batter, scoring runs with an average of 39.14 and a strike rate of 131.1 in his current matches.

Bevan Small: Small has picked up 17 victims from his last nine games with a strike rate of 10.35.

Jayden Lennox: Jayden Lennox has picked up 16 wickets from his last nine matches with a strike rate of 11.81.

Dane Cleaver: Cleaver has scored 279 runs in his last eight games with a strike rate of 139.5 and an average of 39.86.

OV vs CS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: D Cleaver , M Chu

Batters: H Rutherford, T Bruce, W Young

All-rounders: D Bracewell (C), D Foxcroft, J Gibson (VC)

Bowlers: J Duffy, B Tickner, J Lennox

OV vs CS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction