NZ-A vs PK-A Dream11 : New Zealand A will take on Pakistan A in the first and only unofficial Test match in Whangarei from Thursday, December 17. New Zealand A have been doing well and did beat West Indies A last week and their players have got one more chance to impress the national selectors with their performances. On the other hand, Pakistan A have some players who are going to play in Test series as well so it's a good chance to get familiar with the conditions by performing in this NZ-A vs PAK-A Dream 11 prediction match.
NZ A vs PK A Prediction Today New Zealand A vs Pakistan A Match Info :
Unofficial Test Match, New Zealand A vs Pakistan A
New Zealand A vs Pakistan A
Thursday, 17 December, 3.30 AM (IST)
Stadium – Cobham Oval, Whangarei
Standings at the Points Table (League Stage) –
This is the first and only unofficial Test match between New Zealand A and Pakistan A.
Last Match at Cobham Oval, Whangrei –
Pitch Report :
New Zealand's pitches generally have green grass and fast bowlers enjoy bowling on first day and from second day onwards it gets better for batting so both the sides would look to bowl first after winning the toss and batting first side will need 300 plus runs for a competitive total.
NZ-A Team News :
New Zealand A is coming with a series win over West Indies A last week and they will look to carry that form into this series and the likes of Rachin Ravindra, Michael Bracewell, Matt Henry, Nathan Smith, Joe Carter and Henry Cooper will be the key players for them in this NZ-A vs PK-A Dream11 prediction match.
NZ A Playing 11 (Expected) :
Rachin Ravindra, Joe Carter, Henry Copper, Michael Bracwell (c & wk), Ken McClure, Sean Solia, Nathan Smith, Matt Henry, Michael Rippon, Michael Rae, Cam Fletcher
PK-A Team News :
Pakistan A have a good team of players like Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Shan Masood, Yasir Sha, Mohammad Abbas etc and all these have players will look to get some runs and wickets under the belt before the start of Test series.
PK A Playing 11 (Expected) :
Shan Masood, Zeeshan Malik, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Amad Butt, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Sohail Khan, Naseem Shah, Danish Aziz
New Zealand A as well as Pakistan A have good squads and New Zealand A players have been playing this format for some time so their players are in good touch and it'll be bit difficult for Pakistan A players to adjust in these conditions so New Zealand A is favourite for this NZ-A vs PK-A Today match prediction match but it's a four day match so draw is a favourable result and both the sides would look to bowl first after winning the toss.
Captains picks :
Following players can be picked as captains for NZ-A vs PAK-A Dream11 team
Rachin Ravindra :
The young all rounder is in fine form and against West Indies A team he scored 144*, 52 and 112 in the first class matches and also picked up a six wicket haul in the last match.
Yasir Shah :
The spinner will be a key player for his team and he is going to bowl a lot of overs so might pick up some wickets and down the order he is also a handy batsman.
Vice-captain picks :
Following players can be picked as vice-captains for fantasy cricket teams –
Nathan Smith :
He is also a good young bowling all rounder and recently in the Ford Trophy match he scored 80 odd runs and also picked 3 wickets.
Mohammad Abbas :
He is a good seam bowler who will like bowling in these conditions. And he 476 wickets at 20.87 in first class cricket.
Dream11 Team :
Wicket keepers : C Fletcher
Batsmen : J Carter, H Sohail, S Masood
All rounders : N Smith, R Ravindra, M Bracewell, A Butt
Bowlers : M Henry, M Abbas, Y Shah