Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Dream11 Super Smash 2019-20 - Otago v Wellington
The 23rd match of the Super Smash 2019-20 will be played between Otago and Wellington at the University Oval in Dunedin.
Otago are placed at the second spot in the Super Smash 2019-20 points table with 4 wins and 2 losses from 7 games. One of their matches has been washed out, which is why the team has 18 points and a net run rate of + 0.84.
They will compete against Wellington, who are comfortably sitting at the top of the pile with 5 wins and 2 losses from 7 matches. Fortunately for them, they have not had any of their games being rained-off, which has not been the case with other teams. Wellington have 20 points and a net run rate of + 0.65.
Devon Conway has scored the most runs for Wellington with 273 runs from 7 innings at an average of almost 55 and a strike rate of close to 140. He has struck 3 half-centuries, with the best of 89. Conway is currently the second-highest run-scorer of this season of the Super Smash.
Michael Pollard and James Neesham are behind him with 217 and 207 runs respectively.
Ollie Newton is the second-highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 14 scalps from 7 games at an average of below 14 and a strike rate of just under 8. He has the best figures of 5/45. Hamish Bennett and James Neesham have also snaffled 9 and 8 wickets respectively.
Nick Kelly and Neil Broom are the top scorers for Otago with 267 and 253 runs. Both have struck at over 140 and have two half-centuries each.
Nathan Smith is among the top five wicket-takers of the tournament with 9 scalps from 4 innings. He has been a touch expensive with an economy of close to 9 and has best match figures of 5/14. Jacob Duffy and Michael Rae have also been among the wickets for the team.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Wellington Firebirds - Hamish Bennett, James Neesham, Michael Bracewell (c), Malcolm Nofal, Devon Conway (wk), Logan van Beek, Michael Pollard, Jamie Gibson, Ollie Newton, Rachin Ravindra, Fraser Colson
Otago Volts - Neil Broom, Hamish Rutherford, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy (c), Josh Finnie, Michael Rae, Nick Kelly, Nathan G Smith, Dean Foxcroft, Max Chu (wk)
Who will win the toss? - Wellington
Who will win? – Otago Volts
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Neil Broom (Otago Volts), James Neesham (Wellington)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Nathan G Smith (Otago Volts), James Neesham (Wellington)
Most Sixes – Hamish Rutherford (Otago Volts), James Neesham (Wellington)
Player of the Match – Neil Broom
Team Scores Batting first – Otago Volts 200+, Wellington 185+
Match Handicap Otago Volts
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