AA vs ND Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 28 of Super Smash 2023-24

In the 28th match of the Super Smash 2023-24, Auckland Aces are set to clash with Northern Districts at the Kennards Hire Community Oval in Auckland on January 20. Auckland Aces currently lead the points table with five wins in eight matches, while Northern Districts are struggling in the last spot with only two victories in seven matches.

Last Match Performances:

In their previous encounter with Central Stags, Auckland Aces, after winning the toss and electing to bowl, faced a challenging target of 173 runs. Despite commendable efforts from Cam Fletcher and William O’Donnell, scoring 45 runs each, Auckland Aces fell short, finishing at 158/9 and losing the match by 15 runs.

Northern Districts, in their last match against Canterbury Kings, opted to bowl after winning the toss. However, facing a daunting target of 229 runs, they managed only 138/7 in response, losing the match by a margin of 90 runs.

Match Information:

  • Fixture: Auckland Aces vs Northern Districts, Match 28
  • Event: Super Smash, 20 Jan 2024, Saturday, 8:30 AM IST
  • Venue: Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

Live Stream:

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Weather Report:

  • Stadium: Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
  • Conditions: Clouds
  • Temperature: 21.9°C
  • Humidity: 71%

Probable Playing XI:

Auckland Aces: Cole Briggs, CD Fletcher (wk), RR O’Donnell (C), GH Worker, WT O’Donnell, SM Solia, Ryan Harrison, D Ferns, L Delport, BG Lister, Jock McKenzie

Northern Districts: Jeet Raval (C), RPO Drysdale (wk), Henry Cooper, Tim Seifert, Katene Clarke, Kristian Clarke, Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Hampton, Neil Wagner, Frederick Walker, F Sumpter

Pitch Report:

The Kennards Hire Community Oval offers a batting-friendly track with some assistance for pacers. The average first innings score is around 159, making chasing a preferred option after winning the toss.

Player Picks:


  • Danru Ferns (AUK | BOWL) – 7.5 credits
    • A seasoned player with 46 runs in three matches and 15 wickets in seven games at an economy of 7.43, Ferns is an excellent choice for captaincy.
  • Ben Lister (AUK | BOWL) – 8 credits
    • Lister, with 16 runs at a strike rate of 160 and 12 wickets in seven matches at an economy of 6.68, is another strong candidate for captaincy roles.

Top Pick:

  • Scott Kuggeleijn (ND | ALL) – 8.5 credits
    • With 103 runs in seven matches at a strike rate of 160.94 and eight wickets at an economy of 7.69, Kuggeleijn is a top pick for your fantasy team.


  • Louis Delport (AUK | BOWL) – 8.5 credits
    • Delport, with 11 wickets in seven matches at an economy of 6.74, is a must-have player for your fantasy team.
  • Brett Hampton (ND | BAT) – 8 credits
    • Hampton, with 124 runs in eight games and four wickets in four games, is an important pick for consistent performances.

Avoid These Players:

  • Harjot Johal (AUK | ALL) – 6 credits
    • Johal’s below-average performance in the last match makes him a player to avoid.
  • Yahya Zeb (AUK | BOWL) – 6 credits
    • Zeb can be skipped in this game as there are better players available for the same spot.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction:

Head to Head:

  • Wicketkeeper: Cam Fletcher
  • Batter: Jeet Raval, Finn Allen
  • All-Rounder: Sean Solia, Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Hampton
  • Bowler: Lockie Ferguson, Danru Ferns, Louis Delport, Ben Lister, Tim Pringle

Mega League:

  • Wicketkeeper: Cam Fletcher
  • Batter: Finn Allen
  • All-Rounder: Sean Solia, Scott Kuggeleijn, Brett Hampton
  • Bowler: Lockie Ferguson, Danru Ferns, Louis Delport, Ben Lister, Tim Pringle, Neil Wagner

Cricket enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting battle as Auckland Aces and Northern Districts aim for victory at Eden Park Outer Oval.

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