Table-toppers Auckland Aces will take on the bottom-placed Wellington Firebirds in the 19th match of the Plunket Shield 2021/22 which is starting from Monday. Auckland Aces are in their own league at the moment, they have won all their 4 completed matches played, whereas their previous game was abandoned without a single ball being bowled. They have got more chances of winning this tournament.
Wellington Firebirds, on the other hand, have completely lost their plot in the competition. They are not in the greatest of forms and are coming into this match on the back of a five-match losing streak. They look forward to giving their best in the remaining last 2 matches.
Auckland Aces vs Wellington Firebirds, Match 19
Venue: Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland
Date & Time: March 28th-31st at 3:00 AM IST and 10:30 AM Local Time
AA vs WF, Match 19 Pitch Report:
The team batting first has more chances of scoring big runs on the board, the bowlers need to put extra effort to pick wickets here. Whoever wins the toss should bat first without any hesitation.
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AA vs WF, Match 19 Probable Playing XIs:
George Worker, William O’Donnell, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Cole Briggs, Sean Solia, William Somerville, Simon Keene, Ollie Pringle, Louis Delport, Ben Lister
Rachin Ravindra, Devan Vishvaka, Troy Johnson, Jakob Bhula, Tim Robinson, Tom Blundell (c & wk), Nathan Smith, Ollie Newton, Iain McPeake, Michael Sneddon, Peter Younghusband
Top Picks for AA vs WF Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Auckland Aces
Robert O’Donnell is a dependable batter in the middle for Auckland, he has amassed 372 runs in 6 innings in this competition at an average of 74.4 with a highest score of 223.
George Worker has struck 187 runs in 4 matches in this tournament at an average of 23.37, including a sole half-century.
Top Picks – Wellington Firebirds
Troy Johnson was disappointed on being missed out on a double century against Otago in the previous match by just 6 runs. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 314 runs at an average of 78.5.
Nathan Smith is 2nd on the list of most wicket-takers in this tournament. In 6 matches, he has bagged 23 wickets, and not to forget he has struck 230 runs with the bat as well.
AA vs WF Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for AA vs WF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tom Blundell, George Worker, Robert O’Donnell (vc), Jakob Bhula, Troy Johnson (c), Devan Vishvaka, Rachin Ravindra, Sean Solia, William Somerville, Nathan Smith, Simon Keene
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AA vs WF Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tom Blundell, Ben Horne, Robert O’Donnell, Jakob Bhula, Troy Johnson, Tim Robinson, Rachin Ravindra (c), Sean Solia, William Somerville, Nathan Smith (vc), Simon Keene
AA vs WF Probable Winners:
Auckland Aces are expected to win this match.