Pitch Report:

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

This wicket should be neutral with batsmen getting some extra advantage. Pace bowlers also gets some movement in the initial overs. Generally scores in the range of 150-170 are seen.

Last 5 Super Smash matches at this venue:

OTG: 162/5, CAN: 163/4 (Pace:3 Spin:5)

WEL: 154/7, CAN: 155/6 (Pace:8 Spin:4)

NK: 150/7, CAN: 152/4 (Pace:5 Spin:6)

CAN: 154/6, AUK: 148/5 (Pace:9 Spin:1)

CTB Team News:

They are the runner ups of the last season. They will miss the services of the T Latham, H Nicholls and D Mitchell. T Latham(87.33 A), H Nicholls(52.66 A), C Fletcher(86 A) and K McClure(39.6 A) were in good form with the bat while M Henry(4 M, 21 W), W Williams(4 M, 17 W), H Shipley(3 M, 13 W) and E Nuttal( 3 M, 12 W) were in good form with the ball in the Plunkett Shield matches.

Probable11 of the team:

Chad Bowes: RHB

Ken McClure: RHB

C Mcconchie: RHB+RAO

Leo Carter: RHB

Cam Fletcher: RHB

M Hay: LHB+RAO

Matt Henry: RHB+RAF

H Shipley: RHB+RAM

Will Williams: RAM

Ed Nuttall: LAM

Blake Coburn: Chinaman

Team Break Up:

Main Batters: C Bowes, Ken McClure and C Mcconchie (C Fletehcer is very good batsman but he bats way down the order)

Main Spinners: C Mcconchie (B Coburn will assist him)

Main Pacers: M Henry, E Nuttal and W Williams ( H Shipley will assist them)

Death Overs: M Henry and W Williams

Stats and Analysis of the players:

C Fletcher(RHB):
H2H: 9 I, 62 R, 7.8 A, 108.6 SR
VENUE: 14 I, 265 R, 37.9 A, 126.2 SR
T20D: 69 M, 59 I, 1266 R, 34.21 A, 128.52 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 9 I, 189 R, 31.50 A, 157.50 SR
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE:

C Bowes(RHB):
H2H: 9 I, 253 R, 28.1 A, 139.8 SR
VENUE: 18 I, 523 R, 30.8 A, 144.1 SR
T20D: 62 M, 61 I, 28.68 A, 134.56 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 12 I, 271 R, 24.63 A, 152.24 SR
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE: 13, 31, 0 42,

K Mcclure(RHB):
H2H: 3 I, 52 , 17.3 A, 192.6 S
VENUE: 5 I, 62 R, 12.4 A, 137.8 SR
T20D: 16 M, 16 I, 222 R, 14.80 A, 118.17 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 12 I, 187 R, 17.0 A, 140.60 SR
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE:

L Carter(RHB):
H2H: 8 I, 54 R, 6.8 A, 81.8 SR
VENUE: 12 I, 223 R, 37.2 A, 139.4 SR
T20D: 42 M, 37 I, 471 R, 16.82 A, 115.72 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 11 I, 127 R, 18.14 A, 113.39 SR
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE:

C Mcconchie(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 9 I, 228 R, 28.5 A, 115.7 SR+ 8 I, 26.5 O, 10 W,
VENUE: 17 I, 352 R, 27.1 A, 124.8 SR+ 15 I, 49 O, 16 W,
T20D: 68 M, 53 I, 931 R, 21.65 A, 121.54 SR+ 59 I, 176 O, 48 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M 11 I, 298 R, 37.25 A, 120.16 SR + 11 I, 35 O, 5 W
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE:

H Shipley(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 4 I, 48 R, 12.0 A, 154.8 SR+ 2 I, 6 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 51 R, 17.0 A, 127.5 SR+ 5 I, 9 O, 1 W,
T20D: 18 M, 10 I, 147 R, 16.33 A, 153.12 SR+ 13 I, 33 O, 5 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 2 M, 2 I, 30 R, 187.50 SR
LAS FIVE MATCH SCORE:

M Hay(LHB+RAO):
LISTA: 4 M, 4 I, 75 R, 25.0 A, 92.59 SR+ 2 I, 12 O, 1 W,

Matt Henry(RAF):
H2H: 3 I, 12 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 7 I, 27 O, 9 W,
T20I: 6 M, 6 I, 22 O, 7 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 11 I, 42 O, 14 W,

W Willliams(RAM):
H2H: 7 I, 15 O, 9 W,
VENUE: 12 I, 28 O, 9 W,
T20D: 33 M, 31 I, 71 O, 26 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 12 I, 27 O, 8 W,

Ed Nuttall(LAF):
H2H: 7 I, 24 O, 7 W,
VENUE: 14 I, 43 O 14 W,
T20D: 56 M, 55 I, 184 O, 49 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 11 I, 32 O, 11 W,

Will O Rourke(RAF):
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 12/1, 23/1, 28/0, 45/0, 24/1,

Wellington Team Preview:

They are the current champions of this format. They will miss the services of D Conway, T Blundell, J Neesham and R Ravindra. Their batting is looking very weak on the paper. Their most of the batters were in very poor form in the Plunkett Shield matches however they have one of the strongest pace attack of the tournament. N Smith had taken 21 wickets in the Plunkett Sheild matches.

Probable 11 of the team:

Finn Allen(wk): RHB

Luke Gorgeson: RHB+RAM

Nick Grenwood:RHB//Tim Robinson: RHB

M Bracewell: LHB+RAO

J Gibson: RHB+RAM

N Smith: RHB+RAM

L Van Beek: RAM

H Bennett: RAM

O Newton: RAM

B Sears: RAF

P Younghusband: Leg Spin

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: Finn Allen and M Bracewell ( T Robinson was in terrific form with the Wellington A, He has scored 471 runs in the 6 matches at the club level and was the leading run scorer in the NZ domestic U19 competition)

Main Spinners: P Younghusband

Main Pacers: N Smith, H Bennett and B Sears (O Newton is also a wicket taking bowler)

Death Overs: N Smith and H Bennett

Stats and Analysis of the players:

F Allen(RHB):
H2H: 3 I, 47 R, 15.7 A, 130.6 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 27 R, 27.0 A, 168.8 SR
T20I: 6 M, 6 I, 156 R, 26.0 A, 190.24 SR
T20D: 40 M, 40 I, 1257 R, 33.97 A, 171.02 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 11 I, 512 R, 56.88 A, 193.93 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 2, 29, 42, 15, 12,

M Bracewell(LHB+RAO):
H2H: 8 I, 180 R, 36.0 A, 120.0 SR+ 2 I, 4 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 80 R, 80.0 A, 112.7 SR
T20D: 91 M, 79 I, 1693 R, 27.30 A, 129.33 SR+ 10 I, 24 O, 13 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 8 I, 155 R, 31.0 A, 166.54 SR+ 7 I, 15 O 8 W,

N Greenwood(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20D: 8 M, 8 I, 154 R, 19.25 A, 120.31 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE:

L Van Beek(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 5 I, 80 R, 40.0 A, 163.3 SR+8 I, 28 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 52 R, 52.0 A, 173.3 SR
T20I: 10 M, 6 I, 20 R, 5.0 A, 71.42 SR+ 9 I, 24 O, 5 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 5 I, 61 R, 61.0 A, 225.92 SR+ 11 I, 42 O, 13 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 23/1, 27/0, 27/1, 14/0, 39/0,

J Gibson(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 3 I, 29 R, 14.5 A, 131.8 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 0 R,
T20D: 22 M 13 I, 168 R, 15.27 A, 141.17 SR+ 2 I, 5 O, 2 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 7 I, 82 R, 16.40 A, 136.66 SR+ 2 I, 5 O 2 W,

L Georgeson(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20D: 4 M, 4 I, 93 R, 31.0 A, 125.67 SR+ 3 I, 8 O, 5 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 10, 31+24/1, 51+8/2, 1+30/2, 128+65/1,

P Younghusband(RHB+LES):
H2H: 2 I, 7 R, 7.0 A, 100.0 SR+ 4 I, 12 O, 4 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2 O 0 W,
T20D: 17 M, 16 I, 48 O, 11 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 11 I, 34 O, 9 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 50/2, 20/2, 45/1, 64/0, 56/2,

T Robinson(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20D:
LAST SEASON SCORE:

H Bennett:
H2H: 7 I, 24.4 O, 10 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 10 O, 3 W,
T20D: 77 M, 75 I, 248 O, 69 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 11 I, 42.2 O, 13 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 42/0, 20/1, 31/2, 32/1, 17/0,

B Sears(RAF):
H2H: 4 I, 14 O 8 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2 O, 1 W,
T20I: 2 M, 2 I, 4 O, 1 W
T20D: 14 M, 14 I, 41 O, 16 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 7 M, 7 I, 22 O 9 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 27/0, 75/3, 74/3, 11/0, 21/1,

N Smith(RAM):
H2H: 3 I, 11 O, 1 W
VENUE: 2 I, 7 O, 1 W,
T20D: 22 M, 21 I, 72 O, 28 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 5 M, 5 I, 17 O, 5 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 38/0, 48/2, 27/0, 32/0, 62/0,

O Newton(RAM):
H2H: 6 I, 16 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 6 O, 1 W
T20D: 27 M, 27 I, 93 O, 34 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE:

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