Auckland, February 09 at 08:30 AM IST
With the preliminary final just a game away, the 29th fixture of Super Smash T20 League will act as a practice session for Auckland Aces and Central Districts. Both the teams will lock horns at Eden Park, Outer Oval, Auckland on Saturday morning and will reload on February 15, Friday to lock horns in the preliminary finals.
Both Auckland with 24 points and Central Stags with 22 points are comfortably sitting at second and third position respectively and are sure shot participants in the preliminary final. Northern Knights with 28 points and a game to go are most likely to advance directly into finals. The final of the Super Smash 2019 edition will be played on Sunday, February 17, the venue for which is yet to be decided.
Both the teams first met at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth in the sixth fixture of the tournament in which Auckland Aces registered 5 wickets win while chasing a mere total of 107 runs on the board. Having opted to bowl first, Aces bundled out Central Stags for a paltry 107-10 in 17.1 overs. Finishing with 3-38, William Somerville was the pick of the bowlers for Auckland along with M Quinn, Lockie Ferguson and R Hira. All the three took two wickets each.
In reply, Martin Guptill's unbeaten 71 of 51 deliveries guided the run chase.
Auckland – W, W, W, W, NR
Central Stags – W, L, W, W, W
Here's how the two sides may lineup for Central Districts vs Auckland Aces Super Smash T20 match.
Central Districts Playing 11 (Probable):
Wicket-keeper – Dane Cleaver
Batsmen – J Clarkson, Tom Bruce (c), Will Young
All-rounders – George Worker
Bowlers – Seth Rance, Ben Wheeler, A Milne, W Ludick
Auckland Aces Playing 11 (Probable):
Wicket-keeper – Glenn Phillips
Batsmen – C Cachopa, D Bell Drummond, M Chapman
All-rounders – D Grobbelaar, M McClenaghan
Bowlers – William Sommerville, Ben Horne, M Quinn
Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, George Worker, Dane Cleaver (wk), Ajaz Patel, Dean Foxcroft, Willem Ludick, Adam Milne, Seth Rance, Bevan Small, Ben Wheeler, Will Young
Glenn Phillips, Will Somerville, Craig Cachopa, Robbie O’Donnell, Donovan Grobbelaar, Matthew Quinn, Ben Horne, Mark Chapman, Roneel Hira, M McClenaghan, G Beghin, D Bell Drummond
Fantasy picks from Central Districts –
Tom Bruce – 293 runs in 8 innings || D Foxcroft – 196 runs in 6 innings || W Young – 223 runs in 8 innings
Ben Wheeler – 9 wickets || Seth Rance – 7 wickets
Fantasy picks from Auckland-
C Cachopa – 202 runs in 6 innings || G Philips – 153 runs in 8 innings || M Chapman – 110 runs in 7 innings
M Quinn – 10 wickets || M McClenaghan – 14 wickets
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