ND vs OV Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, & Injury Updates for Super Smash T20 2024, Match 15

The Northern Districts will lock horns with the Otago Volts in the 15th match of the Super Smash 2023-24 at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Saturday, January 6. Both teams are struggling to find consistency in the tournament and will be eager to secure a crucial victory.

MATCH INFORMATION
Northern Knights vs Otago VoltsSuper Smash, 6 Jan 2024
Match 15Sat, 10:00 AM IST
Seddon Park, Hamilton
BROADCASTNA
LIVE STREAMFanCode
WEATHER REPORT
StadiumSeddon Park, Hamilton
ConditionsClouds
Temperature19.4°C
Humidity85% (Humidity)

Northern Districts Overview:

Under the captaincy of Jeet Raval, the Northern Districts find themselves at the bottom of the table with one win and two losses in three games. They have accumulated four points with a Net Run Rate (NRR) of -0.4. Although they started the campaign with a win over Districts, consecutive losses to Districts and Wellington have left them in a challenging position.

Injury and Availability News: Trent Boult and Mitchell Santner are set to bolster the Northern Districts XI, providing a significant boost to the team.

Otago Volts Overview:

The Otago Volts are also enduring a challenging season, managing one win, three losses, and one no-result in five games. Currently, they sit above Northern Districts with six points and an NRR of -3.0. After losing two consecutive games against Wellington, they managed to get back to winning ways against Auckland but faced another setback in their recent encounter against Canterbury.

Injury and Availability News: No significant injury concerns are reported for the Otago Volts.

Also Check: Otago Volts vs Northern Knights Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s OTG vs NK 15th T20 Super Smash 2024

PLAYERS STATS IN CURRENT SERIES

MOST RUNS
Jeet RavalND – BAT130 Runs
Hamish RutherfordOV – BAT97 Runs
Dean FoxcroftOV – ALL88 Runs
Jacob GibsonOV – BOWL58 Runs
Max ChuOV – WK52 Runs
Tim SeifertND – WK48 Runs
MOST WICKETS
Travis MullerOV – BOWL6 Wkts
Scott KuggeleijnND – ALL5 Wkts
Jacob GibsonOV – BOWL4 Wkts
Neil WagnerND – BOWL4 Wkts
Tim PringleND – BOWL4 Wkts
Andrew HazeldineOV – BOWL3 Wkts

These are the current series statistics for the top run-scorers and wicket-takers in the ongoing Super Smash 2023-24.

Pitch Report:

Seddon Park has witnessed only one game in this campaign, where Northern Districts posted a formidable total of 196/9 in 20 overs. The chasing sides struggled, losing the game by 55 runs. Expect batsmen to adopt an aggressive approach from the outset.

Probable Playing XI

Northern DistrictsOtago Volts
Katene ClarkeHD Rutherford
Tim Seifert (wk)J Gibson
Scott KuggeleijnD Foxcroft
Jeet Raval (C)Glenn Phillips
Joe CarterLC Johnson
Henry CooperMW Chu (wk)
Mitchell SantnerDN Phillips (C)
Brett HamptonBNJ Lockrose
Tim PringleATE Hazeldine
Trent BoultJA Duffy
Neil WagnerT Muller

This is the probable playing XI for the Northern Districts vs. Otago Volts match. Please note that the actual playing XI may vary based on the team’s strategy and last-minute changes.

Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Captain and Vice-Captain Picks:

  • Scott Kuggeleijn (ND): Batting at number three, Kuggeleijn has contributed with both bat and ball. He has scored 45 runs and taken five wickets in the tournament so far.
  • Mitchell Santner (ND): Despite playing only one game, Santner has showcased his all-round abilities, scoring nine runs and picking up two wickets. He could be a game-changer.
  • Trent Boult (ND): Returning for his first game of the campaign, Boult is known for his ability to swing the ball and pick up early wickets. He adds depth to the Northern Districts bowling attack.
  • Jacob Gibson (OV): A batting all-rounder, Gibson has been impressive, scoring 58 runs and taking four wickets in the tournament.

Budget Picks:

  • Tim Seifert (ND): The wicketkeeper-batsman has amassed 48 runs from two innings and can provide valuable points.
  • Jeet Raval (ND): Leading the run-scoring charts for Northern Districts, Raval has scored 130 runs from three innings, including two fifties.

Avoid Having These Players:

  • Frederick Walker (ND): He has made way for Mitchell Santner in the XI and will not feature in this game.
  • Matthew Fisher (ND): With Trent Boult set to replace him in the XI, Fisher will miss out on this encounter.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction:

Head to Head:

  • Wicketkeeper: Tim Seifert
  • Batsmen: Hamish Rutherford, Jeet Raval
  • All-rounders: Dean Foxcroft, Jacob Gibson, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn
  • Bowlers: Travis Muller, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner

Mega League:

  • Wicketkeeper: Tim Seifert
  • Batsmen: Hamish Rutherford, Jeet Raval
  • All-rounders: Brett Hampton, Jacob Gibson, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn
  • Bowlers: Travis Muller, Trent Boult, Tim Pringle

This clash between Northern Districts and Otago Volts promises to be an exciting encounter as both teams aim to climb up the points table. The addition of key players like Trent Boult and Mitchell Santner adds further intrigue to the contest. Stay tuned for a thrilling match at Seddon Park in Hamilton.

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