AA vs CTB Dream11: The Plunkett Shield match between Auckland and Canterbury will commence on March 27. This will be the 21st match of this season. The Auckland team has won 2 out of the 6 games, while Canterbury has 5 wins out of the same matches. The Canterbury team will expect Fletcher and Sheat to perform well, while Auckland’s most important players will be Robert Donnell and William Somerville.
Fixture name: 21st Match
Competition: Plunket Shield 2020-21
Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021 – Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Time: 3:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
AA (recent last): D D D D W
CTB (recent last): W W D W W
Standings (different groups): AA 3, CTB 1
Ground: Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Auckland 167 & 269 won by 25 runs against Central Districts 150 & 261 in the Plunkett Shield 2020/21.
Pitch Report: The curator expects the pacers to get help from the surface on Day 1. In this season, the team batting first has a win ratio of 100 %. The average 1st innings score is 180.
Streaming: No streaming
AA vs CTB Playing 11:
AA Team News
Standing on 3rd place in the points table, they have had a decent tournament outing this season, the team won two games and lost none, others ending in a draw would hurt them. Ben Horne is their main batsman along with the captain Robert ODonnell, who has scored some good runs as well.
They played a draw match against Otago and top-performers for the team were captain Robert Donnell and bowler William Somerville.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to bring Ryan Harrison in place of Glenn Philips.
AA Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sean Solia
2. William O Donnell
3. Ryan Harrison
4. Cole Briggs
5. Robert O Donnell (c)
6. Ben Horne (wk)
7. Ross ter Braak
8. William Somerville
9. Danru Ferns
10. Louis Delport
11. Ollie Pringle
CTB Team News
Standing on the top of the table with 98 points have already won them the Plunket Shield. The unbeaten side with five wins and a draw claiming the championship with two matches still in hand and will hope to win them too. Mcconchie, their captain has had a great season until now, both with the bat and his captaincy.
In the last match, they won by 9 wickets against Central Districts by 9 wickets. The top-performers Sean Davey and Fraser Sheat in the bowling department, while Cam Fletcher and McConchie scored 50+ runs.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes They are expected to play with the same team
CTB Playing 11 (likely)
1. Jack Boyle
2. Chad Bowes
3 .Ken McClure
4. Cole McConchie (c)
5. Leo Carter
6. Cam Fletcher (wk)
7. Theo van Woerkom
8. Sean Davey
9. Will Williams
10. Fraser Sheat
11. Ed Nuttall
Who will win today match
Canterbury will win this game. They have a solid 12 member squad and have had an incredible season, which they have already got a reward for; the champions title. With two games still left, they won’t rush in for a win and will play calmly as they have already won the Shield. Auckland has a good team, and has a couple of players, whose contribution can make them win this game against the Canterbury side. Jack Boyle and Bowes will have to do their best and score good runs on the board at the start itself. If the Donnell pair perform well, the home team can win the AA vs CTB Dream 11 Today match prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks
R’O Donnell – The captain of the Auckland team has been impressive in this domestic season across all formats of the game. In the last match, he scored 92 against Otago and will be upbeat ahead of this match.
First-class Career Record- 2706 Runs, Bat. AVG. 31.10
R’O Donnell in Plunkett Shield 2020/21- 203 Runs, Bat. AVG. 33.83
C Fletcher- The wicket-keeper batsman has helped the Canterbury team to top the points table and is the leading run-scorer for the team this season.
First-class Career Record- 2729 Runs, Bat. AVG. 34.54
C Fletcher in Plunkett Shield 2020/21- 387 Runs, Bat. AVG. 96.75
F Sheat-The leading wicket-taker for the Canterbury team has been a consistent wicket-taker in the limited-overs as well can be a differential pick for the AA vs CTB Dream 11 prediction.
First-class Career Record- 61 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 20.96
F Sheat in Plunkett Shield 2020/21- 25 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 16.60
WK: C Fletcher, B Horne
BAT: R’O Donnell, C Bowes, L Carter
AR: S Solia, F Sheat, C McConchie
BOWL: W Somerville, S Davey, W Williams