NCC vs WCC Dream11: Round 3 of Darwin ODD 2021 starts on April 24. The 7 different teams participate across 8 venues. In this tournament, the teams play against each other 5 times before the finals. In Round 3, Nightcliff Cricket Club will face off against the Nightcliff Cricket Club. The Waratah Cricket Club are the defending champions and have won their first league match, while Nightcliff CC lost their first match.
Fixture name: Round 3
Competition: Darwin ODD 2021
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 7:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
NCC in Last Match (recent last): W
WCC in Last Match (recent last): L
Standings: NCC 6, WCC 3
Ground: Nightcliff Oval, Darwin
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Pint T Cass 233/6 won by 4 runs against Nightcliff Cricket club in Round 2 of Darwin ODD 2021
Pitch Report: The pitch generally supports both batsmen and bowlers and the average is score around 210.
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NCC vs WCC Playing 11:
NCC Team news
The Nightcliff Cricket Club is coming into this game after losing their last league match by 4 runs. This match will be crucial for improving their performance and getting confidence for the rest of the tournament. In the bowling unit, Mcelduff picked 2 wickets, while other bowlers were economical. Then, in the batting department, Curtis and Mcelduff provided a platform for the middle-order. The players like Hartill followed it up with a fine half-century. But he gave his wicket at the wrong time, which paved the way for the team’s loss.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to play with the same line-up
NCC Playing 11 (likely)
1. Janu Varatharajan
2. Joel Curtis
3. Ryan McElduff
4. Josh Hartill
5. Cameron Tonkin
6. William Blair
7. Andrew Richards
8. Nachiket Sant (c)
9. Michael Kudra (wk)
10. James Dix
11. Phillip Hull
WCC Team news
In the last season, they won the trophy against Palmerston Cricket Club by 94 runs. In the first match as well. they are off to a good start in the tournament and would look to continue this positive momentum. They won their first league match by a big margin of 114 runs. The bats Austin Ampherson scored 90 runs to boost the team at the top-order. While Dylan Hunter scored 21 runs and picked 2 wickets. The other important players for the team will be Udara Weerasinghe and captain Isaac Conway.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to play with same line-up
WCC Playing 11 (likely)
1. Austin Umpherston
2. Issac Conway (c),
3. Riley Vernon
4. Dylan Hunter
5. Jonathan Caderamanpulle
6. Sanka Wijegunarathna
7. Udara Weerasinghe
8. Ryan Wilson
9. Madhura Weerasinghe
10. Cooper Zobel (wk)
11. Himesh Silva Sandaradura.
Who will win today match
The WCC team will win this match due to the experience and track record of their players in domestic cricket. The team’s bowling is their main strength and would look to maintain the same momentum. Although the NCC team also has players like Curtis and Mcelduff, they may find it hard to perform in this match. It will be interesting to see which team wins the NCC vs WCC Dream 11 Today match prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick
A Umpherston- The solid top-order batsman who gave a fine performance in the last match and can be a crucial pick for the match.
A Umpherston in Darwin ODD 2021- 90 Runs, Bat. AVG.90
R Mcelduff- The player who has the ability to contribute in both departments can be a captain pick in the NCC vs WCC Dream11 prediction.
R Mcelduff in Darwin ODD 2021- 40 Runs, Bat. AVG. 40 and 2 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 25
J Hartill- The middle-order batsman who played quite well in the last match to stabilize the team is surely the important player of the team.
J Hartill in Darwin ODD 2021- 60 Runs, Bat. AVG. 60
WK: M Kudra
BAT: A Umpherston, I Conway, J Curtis, J Hartill
AR: R Mcelduff, U Weerasinghe, D Hunter
BOWL: H Sandaradura, M Weerasinghe, J Dix