Ford Trophy 2021/22, Match No. 22, ND vs OV Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and other updates.

The ND vs OV battle will be played at the Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei.

Ford Trophy 2021/22, Match No. 22, ND vs OV Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and other updates.

The Ford Trophy will resume after a string of matches got abandoned due to various reasons. Northern Districts will be up against Otago Volts in the 22nd match of the Ford Trophy 2021/22 on Friday. The ND vs OV battle will be played at the Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei. Northern Districts in their previous completed game played against Auckland Aces in which they had to face defeat. Chasing a target of 304, the Northern Districts were struggling at 4-37, but a partnership between centurion Colin de Grandhomme and Mitchell Santner helped them recover. However, it was not enough as once this partnership was broken, the rest of the batting could not do much and were all out for 256.

Otago Volts, on the other hand, faced a humiliating defeat against Central Districts in their previous game by 200 runs. Chasing a target of 315, the Otago batter were back in the hut with just 114 runs on the board. Otago Volts are sitting at the 5th spot in the league table with just 11 points from 6 games. On the contrary, Northern Districts are also pretty close with just 13 points from 8 games. They are currently sitting at the 3rd spot on the table.

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Match Details

Date: 18 Feb 2022

Time: 3:30 AM IST and 10:00 AM Local Time

Venue: Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei

Where to Watch: Fancode

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 13 matches is 255 runs. The pitch at the Cobham Oval (New), Whangarei is a decent one with assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. Pacers have been very successful at this venue.

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Weather Report

The conditions will be clear and pleasant during the ND vs OV contest. The average temperature will be lingering around 25 degrees Celcius. There will be no interruptions by rain although some cloud cover will remain.

ND vs OV: Dream 11 Top Picks

Joe Carter is the highest run-getter for the Northern Districts. He has scored 197 runs in 4 innings at an average of 65.66 and a strike rate of 100.

Mitchell Santner has played in 3 games so far for the Northern Districts this season. The left-hander has scored 79 runs at an average of 39.5. Along with this he has also taken 4 wickets at an average of 28.

Matthew Bacon has picked up 12 wickets at an average of 21.83, which is the most for Otago Volts in this tournament this season. He is a clever bowler and a good pick for your fantasy teams.

Michael Rippon is the MVP so far for the Otago Volts with his all-around skills. He has scored 118 runs at an average of 59 in 2 innings. In addition to this, he has also picked up 5 wickets at an economy of 4.55

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 for ND vs OV

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 for ND vs OV

Wicketkeepers: Tim Seifert

Batsmen: Jeet Raval, Henry Cooper, Nick Kelly

All-rounders: Michael Rippon, Anaru Kitchen, Brett Hampton

Bowlers: Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, S.Kuggeleijn, Ben Lockrose

ND vs OV: Dream 11 Captain and Vice-captain choice for today’s match.

Captain: Michael Rippon

Vice-captain: Jacob Duffy

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 2 for ND vs OV

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 2 for ND vs OV

Wicketkeepers: Max Chu

Batsmen: Neil Broom, Jeet Raval, Joe Carter

All-rounders: Michael Rippon, Anaru Kitchen, Mitchell Santner

Bowlers: Jacob Duffy, Anurag Verma, Matthew Bacon, Zak Gibson

ND vs OV: Dream 11 Captain and Vice-captain choice for today’s match.

Captain: Anaru Kitchen

Vice-captain: Mitchell Santner

Probable XI for ND vs OV

Northern Districts: Tim Seifert, Joe Carter, Jeet Raval, Henry Cooper, Brett Hampton, Mitchell Santner, Anurag Verma, Zak Gibson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Joe Walker

Otago Volts: Max Chu, Mitch Renwick, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Dale Phillips, Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon, Jacob Duffy, Matthew Bacon, Ben Lockrose, Jarrod Mckay

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Who Will Win – Match Prediction

Looking at the current form and team combination, the Northern Districts are expected to win this game. However, they will be without their star player Colin de Grandhomme who is away on international duty.

Disclaimer: The team is built upon the author’s understanding, analysis, and instincts. You can choose your team by considering the points above and making your own decision accordingly.