Otago Volts (OV) meets Central Stags (CS) in game three of the Ford Trophy at the University Oval in Dunedin on Thursday 24th November.
Before the game, here is everything you need to know about OV vs CS Dream11 Fantasy prediction.
The Otago Volts will be very disappointed with their performances in the previous edition where they only won three of their eight league games. Central Stags, on the other hand, had an excellent run last season where they were among the finalists.
Both teams want to win this game and start the season with a win.
OV vs CS Match Details
The third game of the Ford Trophy will be played at the University Oval in Dunedin on November 24th. The match is scheduled to take place at 03:30 IST. And the live score and match commentary can be followed in Sportskeeda Live Score Section ().
OV vs. CS, The Ford Trophy, Match 3
Date and Time: November 24, 2022 at 3:30 am IST
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin
OV vs CS Pitch Report
The playing field at the University Oval in Dunedin is a playing field where clubs get full value for their shots. Meanwhile, the pacemakers should also get a first swing with the new ball in their hands. The average first innings score for the last two Ford Trophy games played at this venue is 268 runs.
Last game (this tournament)
Matches won by batting first: 1
Matches won first by bowling: 0
First Innings Average Score: 267
Average Second Innings Score: 165
OV vs CS Form Guide (Last 4 Games)
Central deer: WWW
OV vs CS are likely to play 11s for today’s match
OV Injury/Team News
No major injury updates.
OV Probable Play 11
Hamish Rutherford (C), Matt Bacon, Max Chu (WK), Jacob Duffy, Josh Finnie, Dean Foxcroft, Jake Gibson, Thorn Parkes, Dale Phillips, Michael Rae, Michael Rippon.
CS Injury/Team News
No major injury updates.
CS probable playing 11
Will Young (C), Doug Bracewell, Dane Cleaver (WK), Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Ajaz Patel, Seth Rance, Brett Randell, Brad Schmulian, Ross Taylor, Blair Tickner.
OV vs. CS Dream11 Match Top Picks
Best Wicketkeeper Pick
Dane Cleaver (1 match, 7 runs, hit rate: 31.81)
Cleaver didn’t have much opportunity to perform last season, when he hit seven runs in his only match. He can be a crucial choice for your fantasy team.
Top batter pick
Will Young (2 games, 147 runs, batting average: 108.08)
Will Young was in decent form with the racquet last season, hitting 147 runs in two games with a batting average of 108.08. He could also play a big shot on Thursday.
Top all-rounder pick
Brad Schmulian (5 matches, 187 runs and 2 wickets, strike rate: 75.40 and economy rate: 9.57)
Brad Schmulian can get you some valuable points with both the racquet and the ball in this upcoming game. In the five games he played last season, he had 187 runs and scalped two wickets.
Top Bowler Choice
Seth Rance (7 games, 12 wickets, economy rate: 4.34)
Seth Rance is a real wicket-taker who can make breakthroughs on a regular basis. He was the leading wicket-taker for his side last season with 12 wickets at an economy rate of 4.34.
OV vs. CS Game Captain and Vice Captain selection
Michael Rippon could prove to be a wise captain choice for your fantasy team due to his all-around skills. He scored 157 carries while reserving 11 wickets in the previous edition.
Bracewell hit 131 carries with a batting average of nearly 120 and picked up nine wickets in the seven games he played last season. He’s certainly a must-have for fantasy teams.
5 must-picks with player stats for OV vs. CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Michael Rippon: 157 runs and 11 wickets in 7 games
Doug Bracewell: 131 runs and 9 wickets in 7 games
Matt Bacon: 14 wickets in 7 games
RossTaylor: 279 runs in 6 games
Seth Rance: 12 wickets in 7 games
Expert tips for OV vs. CS games
Ross Taylor was the leading run scorer for Central Stags last season with 279 runs, including a great unbeaten century in his six games.
Take your fantasy game to the next level! For more expert tips and suggestions on this OV vs CS match, click here!
OV vs CS Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Match 3, Head-to-Head League
OV vs. CS Dream11 Fantasy Tip – Head to Head League
Usher: Dane splitter.
doughs: Hamish Rutherford, Tom Bruce, Will Young.
all-rounder: Doug Bracewell, Michael Rippon, Dean Foxcroft, Brad Schmulian.
bowlers: Seth Rance, Jacob Duffy, Ajaz Patel.
OV vs CS Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Match 3, Grand League
OV vs. CS Dream11 Fantasy Tip – Grand League
Usher: Dane splitter.
doughs: Hamish Rutherford, Will Young, Dale Phillips.
all-rounder: Doug Bracewell, Michael Rippon, Josh Clarkson, Dean Foxcroft.
bowlers: Jacob Duffy, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner.