NK vs OTG Dream11 Match Prediction: Northen Knights will be taking on Otago for the first game of The Ford Trophy 2019-20. Both sides will be eager to register a win in their first game and start the tournament on a positive note.
Date- Sunday, November 17 | Time- 3:30 AM (IST) | Venue- Seddon Park, Hamilton
Northern Knights | Squad
Joe Carter (C), James Baker, Peter Bocock, Dean Brownlie, Henry Cooper, Ketene Clarke, Zak Gibson, Brett Hampton, Bharat Popli, Ish Sodhi, Brett Randell, Anurag Verma, Joe Walker
Otago | Squad
Jacob Duffy (C), Matt Bacon, Max Chu, Josh Finnie, Dean Foxcroft, Anaru Kitchen, Nick Kelly, Dale Phillips, Michael Rae, Mitch Renwick, Michael Rippon, Nathan Smith
In the last five meetings between the two sides, NK has won three games in contrast to OTG's two wins.
The average first innings score at Seddon Park is 236.
However, the highest first innings total at the same venue has been 363 by the West Indies versus New Zealand.
From 35 total games played at the Seddon Park, 11 teams have won when they chose to bat first, while 22 games have been won by teams chasing.
Henry Cooper will be one of the key batsmen for the Northern Knights. Cooper has scored 560 runs in his last 15 innings in First-Class cricket with an average of 40.
Ish Sodhi's wrist spin cam lead to some crucial wickets fro the Knights at important intervals of the game. The Kiwi international has picked 27 wickets from his last 10 First-Class games.
Nathan Smith has been the man in form with the bat lately. The frontline Otago batsman has scored 414 runs from his last 12 innings in First-Class cricket with an average of 41.40
Matthew Bacon is one of the main bowlers that will be in charge of taking wickets for Otago. Bacon has scalped a staggering number of 26 wickets from his last eight innings in First-Class cricket
NK vs OTG Dream11 TodayMatch Prediction | Fantasy Team
Wicket-Keeper- M Renwick
Batsmen- H Cooper (C), J Carter, H Rutherford
All-Rounders- S Kuggeleijn, A Kitchen, M Rippon
Bowlers- A Verma, M Bacon (VC), I Sodhi, J Duffey
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