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CS vs AA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, & Injury Updates for the Ford Trophy 2024, Match 22

Central Stags will take on Auckland Aces in the 22nd match of the Ford Trophy 2024 at McLean Park in Napier on February 9. (Photo Source: Twitter)

CS vs AA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, & Injury Updates for the Ford Trophy 2024, Match 22

An interesting game to happen.

Preview

Central Stags will take on Auckland Aces in the 22nd match of the Ford Trophy 2024 at McLean Park in Napier on February 9. Both the teams have played seven games each, with Central Stags being in the fourth position with two wins in their favour. While Auckland Aces are in the third position with four wins in their bag. 

Central Stags last faced Otago Volts, where Central Stags elected to field after winning the toss. Batting from Otago Volts, Thorn Parkes scored 53 runs and was the highest scorer. Luke Georgeson supported a bit with the bat and scored 26 runs. The team scored 213 runs for the loss of nine wickets. Brad Schmulian scored 28 runs, the highest for Central Stags. Jack Boyle was the second-highest run-scorer and made 25 runs. Central Stags couldn’t make the required runs and got all out on 148 runs.

Auckland Aces last locked horns with Canterbury Kings and Auckland Aces chose to field after winning the toss. Batting from Canterbury Kings, Leo Carter scored the highest runs (80), followed by Michael Rippon, who scored 48 runs. The team scored 287 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Batting from Auckland Aces, William O Donnel played a knock of 45 runs, followed by Robert O Donnel, who hit 37 runs. Auckland Aces got all out on 168 runs and lost the match by 119 runs.

Match Information

Auckland vs Central Districts, 22nd match

The Ford Trophy, 9 Feb 2024, Fri, 3:00 AM IST ,Napier

Probable PlayingXI

Auckland Aces

RR O’Donnell, WT O’Donnell, GH Worker(C), Ryan Harrison, SM Solia, CD Fletcher, Cole Briggs, D Ferns, Adithya Ashok, L Delport, Matthew Gibson

Bench: Quinn Sunde, Finn Allen, Simon Keene, H Johal, BG Lister, Y Zeb, Jock McKenzie, N Perera, James Neesham, MS Chapman, Angus

Central Stags

Curtis Heaphy, William Clark, Brett Randell, JCT Boyle, BD Schmulian, JA Clarkson, D Cleaver(C), BM Tickner, AY Patel, Jayden Lennox, Raymond Toole

Bench: B Wiggins, WA Young, Joey Field, TC Bruce, GR Hay, DAJ Bracewell, LR Dudding, BJ Small, Angus Schaw, BS Smith

Injury News

(will be added when there is an update)

Weather Report

Sunny

Pitch Condition

Balanced

Avg 1st Inning Score

190

Pitch Report

The track at McLean Park is a batting pitch, meaning it is equally favourable to the bowlers, as well as to the batters. Pacers are expected to do well on this ground with some assistance offered from the pitch. Batters can look to play their shots after they are set. Teams prefer to chase first after winning the toss with the average first innings score being 191.

Captains

8

Finn Allen AUK BOWL

Toole has scalped 14 wickets in six games at an economy of 4.86. He is an impressive player and would be the perfect top pick for your fantasy team.

Budget

9

Blair Tickner CS

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