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| On Updated : Jan 1, 2021 9:12 PM IST

NK vs OV Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Ford Trophy Northern Knights vs Otago Volts 2 January

NK vs OV Dream 11 Team: The 7th match of the Super Smash 2020/21 is scheduled on 1st January. The Northern Knights will face-off against Otago Volts. The NK team has the in-form Siefert in the top-order who is in sublime form this year. Then Hampton and Devcich can provide a good momentum to the side in the middle overs and can be an important player for the Knights. While Kuggelejin has been contributing in both the departments. The bowlers like Randell and Walker can be helpful in crucial situations.

On the other side, Otago has a team also has talented players in their ranks. Neil Broom and Llew Johnson have been impressive in the first few matches. The players like Rutherford and Kitchen have a good experience in the domestic circuit and have played for New Zealand which can prove to be important for the team. The Netherlands player Rippon can stabilize the middle order. In the bowling department, McClenaghan and Duffy are two steady customers which can pick key wickets.

Match Info

8th Match, Super Smash 2020-21
Northern Knights vs Otago Volts
Date- Saturday, January 2, 2021
Time- 07:10PM (Local time)- 11:40 AM (IST)
Stadium- Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Streaming- Live on NZC Youtube Channel

Last match at the venue- Wellington 152/1 won by 9 wickets against Northern Knights 148/6 in the 7th match of the Super Smash 2020/21

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NK – 6
OV- 4

NK vs OV Dream11 Team Prediction

NK Team News

The team has a good set of players who have been consistent in the domestic circuit but have lost all their matches and they would expect the bowlers to come back stronger and deliver for the team. The team’s experienced players like Brownlie and Devcich’s contribution will be very important for the team’s success in this season. The Knights are expected to play with the same team for this match.

NK Playing 11 (expected)

Tim Seifert (wk)
Katene Clarke
Dean Brownlie
Henry Cooper
Anton Devcich (c)
Brett Hampton
Scott Kuggeleijn
Zak Gibson
Joe Walker
Brett Randell
Fredrick Walker/ Matthew Fisher

OV Team News

The team has a good batting line-up with a talented set of bowlers who can be potent when in proper form. The team would expect Duffy to contribute effectively due to his performance against the Pakistan T20I series 2020. While McClenaghan will bring sufficient experience in the T20 format to help the team in crucial situations. In the batting department, Rutherford and Broom will hold the key for the team. With 1 win out of 2 matches, the team will be looking to gain momentum in the NK vs OV Dream 11 Team prediction.

OV Playing 11 (expected)

Hamish Rutherford
Mitch Renwick (wk)
Nick Kelly
Neil Broom
Dale Phillips
Llew Johnson
Anaru Kitchen
Michael Rippon
Matthew Bacon
Mitchell McClenaghan
Jacob Duffy (c)

NK vs OV Today Match Prediction

If players like Rutherford and Duffy perform up to their potential, Otago can give a tough competition to the Knights team. Apart from them, the team has been scoring enough runs that will keep them in good stead for this match. For the Knights, their most experienced players Seifert and Devcich will play a main role for the team this season. It will be fascinating to see which team wins the NK vs OV Today match prediction.

NK vs OV Dream11 Prediction Captain, Differential Picks

Captain picks

N Broom- The player who has represented the New Zealand team in all the formats can be a good captain pick due to his experience and form in the domestic circuit. He is currently the leading run-scorer for the team this season.
T20 Career Record- 3182 Runs, Bat. AVG. 26.51

T Seifert – One of the most important batsmen of the Knights team has been consistent in the shortest format of the game and can be the best choice for the captaincy role.
T20 Career Record- 2142 Runs, Bat. AVG. 27.81

A Devcich- The talented player who has good experience in the T20 format can be one of the best picks for your fantasy team. In the second league match, he scored a century.
T20 Career Record- 3260 Runs, Bat. AVG. 25.07

Vice-Captain Picks

S Kuggeleijn- A player who has been consistent in his performance in the limited-overs format for the New Zealand team as well as the domestic team can be a good pick for the NK vs OV Dream 11 prediction.
T20 Career Record- 107 Wickets, Ball. AVG. 29.30

M Rippon- A player who has been impressive in both the departments over the years in the T20 format can be one of the best picks for your fantasy team.
T20 Career Record- 527 Runs, Bat. AVG. 25.09 and 57 Wickets, Bowl. AVG 27.24

H Rutherford- One of the most experienced players in the domestic circuit who has played for New Zealand in all the formats can turn out to be the vice-captain pick for your team.
T20 Career Record- 3581 Runs, Bowl. AVG. 25.94

Differential Picks
M Renwick- The wicket-keeper batsman has shown a glimpse of his talent in the initial few games and can be a good differential pick for your fantasy team.
T20 Career Record- 75 Runs, Ball. AVG. 18.75
B Hampton- The player who has an ability to contribute in both the departments will be one of the most under-rated picks for your fantasy team
T20 Career Record- 20 Wickets, Bat. AVG 24.60

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Harshit Rathi @cricketharshit

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