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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Dream11 Super Smash 2019-20 - Auckland v Otago

Colin Munro in action for New Zealand
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The 2nd match of the Super Smash 2019-20 will be played between Auckland and Otago at the Eden Park Outer Oval in Auckland.

Auckland have had the wood over Otago in the last five matches that the two teams have played against each other. Auckland have won three, Otago have won one while another match was abandoned due to rain.

In the last match between the two teams, Auckland posted 184 runs on the board. Otago competed well but fell four runs short.

Auckland have been the most celebrated team of the Super Smash with four title victories. They have also finished runners up thrice. Last season, Auckland finished 2nd on the points table after the league stage with six wins, two losses and two rained-off matches. The team, though, lost against Central Stags in the preliminary final.

Otago have won the title twice but were not able to make it to the playoffs last time around, ending the league stage with three wins and five losses.

Colin Munro, Craig Cachopa, Glenn Phillips and Mark Chapman are the team's top batsmen. Mitchell McClenaghan and Will Somerville will be the main bowlers for Auckland.

Hamish Rutherford, Anaru Kitchen, Neil Broom and Mitch Renwick are Otago Volts' best batsmen. The onus will be on Jacob Duffy, Nathan Smith, Michael Rippon and Josh Finnie to perform with the ball.


 

Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:

Otago Volts - Jacob Duffy (c), Hamish Rutherford, Tom Beaton, Neil Broom, Michael Rippon, Mitch Renwick (wk), Anaru Kitchen, Travis Muller, Christi Viljoen, Josh Finnie, Nathan Smith, Shawn Hicks, Jack Hunter, Ben Cox, Matt Bacon

Auckland Aces - Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips(w), Mark Chapman, Corey Anderson, Craig Cachopa(c), Ben Lister, Robert ODonnell, Ronnie Hira, Mitchell McClenaghan, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville, Sean Solia

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Otago Volts

Who will win? – Auckland Aces

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Hamish Rutherford (Otago Volts), Colin Munro(Auckland Aces)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jacob Duffy (Otago Volts), Kyle Jamieson (Auckland Aces)

Most Sixes – Hamish Rutherford (Otago Volts), Colin Munro(Auckland Aces)

Player of the Match –  Colin Munro

Team Scores Batting first – Otago Volts 160+, Auckland Aces 175+

Match Handicap Auckland Aces

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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