OTG Vs CD 1st ODD Dream11 Team Prediction: 24 October 2018


OTG vs CD, 1st ODD, Ford Trophy 2018.
Saxton Oval, Nelson (Home team: CD)
24th October, Wednesday, 3:30 IST

Venue details:

Average first innings score: 255
Average second innings score: 242


Matthew Bacon, W Barnes, Neil Broom, M Craig (c), J Duffy (c), Josh Finnie, Shawn Hicks, Anaru Kitchen, M Renwick, M Rippon, H Rutherford, Nathan Smith.


Doug Bracewell (c), Josh Clarkson, Ma’ara Ave (wk), Greg Hay, Christian Leopard, Willie Ludick, Ryan McCone, Felix Murray, Kieran Noema-Barnett, Navin Patel, Bevan Small, Ben Smith.

Team News:

Otago has named their 12-man squad so only one player from the squad will be missing out.
Rutherford will be the primary opener. In absence of regular opener, S Hicks is likely to open alongside him.
N Broom, Renwick, Kitchen, Rippon will handle the middle-order.
The key decision will be for one all-rounder spot between Nathan Smith and Josh Finnie.
Craig, Duffy, Bacon and Barnes will make up the bowling attack.


The team is complete new-looking. They have also named their 12-man squad and they are missing Keeper D Cleaver, Bowler Seth Rance and Adam Milne. Their Head coach is also off to international duty.
M Ave, W Ludick and Felix Murray may make their list-A debut.
Opener Greg Hay has been recalled, he last played an ODD in 2014.

Probable Playing XI:

H Rutherford, Shawn Hicks, Neil Broom, M Renwick (wk), Anaru Kitchen, M Rippon, Josh Finnie/N Smith, M Craig (c), J Duffy (c), Matthew Bacon, W Barnes.


Greg Hay, Ben Smith, Christian Leopard, Doug Bracewell (c), Josh Clarkson, Ma’ara Ave (wk), Kieran Noema-Barnett, Felix Murray, Ryan McCone, W Ludick/Navin Patel, Bevan Small.

OTG vs CD 1st ODD Dream11 Team Prediction:

Wicket Keeper: Both Ave and Renwick are inexperienced in List-A but Renwick has played first-class cricket. Cleaver will not be playing because he is traveling to UAE to join New Zealand A squad.

Batsmen: N Broom, Ben Smith, H Rutherford, S Hicks are good options.

All-Rounders: Doug Bracewell, K Noema-Barnett, M Rippon and A Kitchen are good choices.

Bowlers: Mark Craig, J Duffy, B Small, N Smith, R McCone are the best picks.

Captain and vc choice: H Rutherford, N Broom, D Bracewell, A Kitchen, M Rippon, M Craig.

Key Players:

H Rutherford
Neil Broom
Shawn Hicks
Anaru Kitchen
M Rippon
M Craig
J Duffy

Central Districts:

Greg Hay
Ben Smith
Christian Leopard
Doug Bracewell
Josh Clarkson
Kieran Noema-Barnett
Bevan Small
R McCone


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