Sheffield Shield, Match No. 16, VCT vs QUN Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Other Updates

The heated battle between VCT and QUN will take place at the Junction Oval in Melbourne.

Sheffield Shield, Match No. 16, VCT vs QUN Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Other Updates

Victoria and Queensland will square off in the sixteenth match of the Sheffield Shield. The heated battle between VCT and QUN will take place at the Junction Oval in Melbourne.

Queensland is currently at the second position in the points table with 21.77 points having won 2 matches and drew 2 in the six outings they had this season. Queensland will look forward to gain the continue the momentum they had from defeating South Australia couple of weeks before.

Victoria, on the other hand is the only unbeaten team in the tournament having won two and drawing two from the four they have played. They are placed just behind their opponents Queensland at 3rd with 20.3  points. They last played South Australia to a draw after having a huge trail in the first innings, thanks to a 148 notout performance from Peter Handscomb.

Sheffield Shield, Match No. 16, VCT vs QUN Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Other Updates

Match Details

Date: 18 February 2022

Time: 6:30 IST and 11:30 GMT

Venue: Junction Oval, Melbourne, Victoria

Where to watch: Fan Code

Pitch Report

Junction Oval is a batting pitch and masterful strokes can be played with ease at the venue. Also, it is quite easy to score runs throughout the four days. The pitch is also expected to stay true

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Weather Forecast

The temperature around Melbourne are expected to be within the range of 13- 22 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature forecasted is 28°C and the minimum is 12°C. All the match days are expected to be sunny but covered with dense clouds with no chance of rain forecast.

VCT vs QUN: Dream 11 Top Picks

Usman Khawaja is the highest run-getter of the tournament with 529 runs from 10 innings averaging 58.77. He also has two centuries and three half tons to his bucket.

Peter Handscomb scored 446 runs averaging 63.71 from just eight matches. He is in terrific form this season and remains a must-pick for this game.

Scott Boland has an economic spell of 2.00 with an average of 12.47 picking up 21 scalps in 6 innings.

Captain Marnus Labuschagne has the second most runs in the tournament just behind fellow mate Khawaja. He has 507 runs including a couple tons from 11 innings averaging around 50.

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 For VCT vs QUN

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 For VCT vs QUN

Wicketkeepers: Jamie Peirson and Peter Handscomb

Batters: Marnus Labuschagne, Usman Khawaja and Nic Maddinson

All-rounders: Jake Wildermuth, Matt Short and James Bazley

Bowlers: Matthew Kuhnemann, Scott Boland and Xavier Bartlett

VCT vs QUN: Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Choice for today match

Captain – Usman Khawaja

Vice-Captain – Peter Handscomb

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 2 For VCT vs QUN

Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 For VCT vs QUN

Wicket-Keeper – Sam Harper and James Peirson

Batters –  Matt Renshaw, Usman Khawaja and Marcus Harris

All-rounders – Jonathan Merlo, Jack Wildermuth and Matt Short

Bowlers – James Pattinson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Gurinder Sandhu and Scott Boland

VCT vs QUN: Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Choice for today match

Captain – Matthew Kuhnemann

Vice-Captain –  Matt Renshaw

Probable XI for VCT vs QUN

Victoria: Peter Handscomb, Aaron Finch, Nic Maddinson, Marcus Harris, Will Pucovski, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Short, Jonathan Merlo, Jon Holland, Scott Boland, James Pattinson

Queensland: Jimmy Peirson, Marnus Labuschagne, Usman Khawaja, Matt Renshaw, Joe Burns, Michael Neser, Jack Wildermuth, James Bazley, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Xavier Bartlett

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Who will Win- Match Prediction

Looking at the current form and team combination, Both of them are equally strong but the unbeaten record and the home ground advantage will surely turn out good for Victoria and so it’s expected them to ace the match

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.