AUK vs WEL

PITCH REPORT:

Basin Reserve, Wellington
Pitch is expected to be neutral with batsmen getting some extra advantage. Generally scores in the range of 160-180 are seen.

WELLINGTON TEAM NEWS:

SQUAD: M Bracewell, Finn Allen, H Bennett, F Colson, Jamie Gibson, L Johns, Troy Johnson, I Mcpeake, Rachin Ravindra, M Snedden, Logan Van Beek, Peter Younghusband

  • They have won 2 and lost 2 matches in the recent Ford Trophy. They are the champions of the last season.
  • D Conway, J Neesham, O Newton, A Fletcher and T Blundell are not available for selection.
  • Main Pacers: H Bennett, L Van Beek and I Mcpeake.  Jamie Gibson will assist them.
  • Main Spinners: P YoungHusband and Rachin Ravindra
  • Main Batters: R Ravindra, M Bracewell, T Johnson

Probable11 of WEL:
L Johns, R Ravindra, M Bracewell, T Johnson, Fin Allen, F Colson, J Gibson, L Van Beek, P YoungHusband, I Mcpeake, H Bennett,

L John can be demoted to down the order also. T Johnson, Finn Allen and F Colson are new to the T20 circuit so team management can decide any batting position for them.

Last Season Super Smash Performance:

  • L Johns: 1 M, 1 I, 0 R,
  • M Bracewell: 11 M, 9 I, 149 R, 34 H, 21.28 A, 103.47 SR,+ 3 I, 9 O, 5 W,
  • A Fletcher:
  • T Johnson:
  • J Bhula:
  • F Colson: 8 M, 5 I, 91 R, 37 H, 22.75 A, 131.88 SR
  • R Ravindra: 11 M, 9 I, 186 R, 39 H, 20.66 A, 144.18 SR,+ 11 I, 36 O, 8 W,
  • F Allen:
  • J Gibson: 11 M, 6 I, 86 R, 28 H. 14.33 A, 145.76 SR
  • L Van Beek: 11 M, 11 I, 40 O, 9 W,
  • H Bennet: 11 M, 11 I,40 O, 17 W,
  • P Younghusband: 4 M, 3 I, 10 O, 2 W,
  • I Mcpeake:
  • B Sears:
  • O Newton: 11 M, 11 I, 41 O, 16 W,
  • M Snedden:
  • J Neesham: 9 M, 8 I, 229 R, 47 H,45.8 A, 134.70 SR+ 8 I, 2O, 9 W
  • D Conway: 11 M, 11 I, 53 R, 101 H, 67.87 A, 145.18 SR,
  • T Blundell: 2 M, 2 I, 39 R, 25 H, 19.5 A, 118.18 SR,

Recent Ford Trophy(50 overs) Performances:

  • T Blundell:
  • L Johns: 5 M, 5 I, 78 R, 23 H, 15.6 A, 109.85 SR,
  • D Conway:
  • M Bracewell(Part Time Spinner): 3 M, 3 I, 147 R, 62 H, 49.0 A, 89.63 SR,+ 3 I, 19 O, 3 W,
  • A Fletcher: 5 M, 5 I, 105 R, 53 H, 21.0 A, 69.07 SR
  • T Johnson: 5 M, 5 I, 211 R, 113 H, 52.75 A, 85.42 SR,
  • J Bhula: 5 M, 5 I, 145 R, 97 H, 36.25 A, 81.92 SR,
  • F Colson: 5 M, 5 I, 125 R, 45 H, 25.0 A, 64.43 SR,
  • J Neesham:
  • R Ravindra(LAO): Scored 2 centuries and 2 Half centuries against West Indies A in the warmup matches.
  • F Allen: 2 M, 2 I, 36 R, 30 H, 18.0 A, 76.59 SR,+ 2 I, 5 O, 0 W,
  • J Gibson: 5 M, 5 I, 161 R, 64 H, 53.66 A, 96.40 SR,+ 5 I, 28 O, 2 W,
  • L Van Beek:
  • H Bennett:
  • P Younghusband(Leg Break): 5 M, 4 I, 61 R, 29 H, 61.0 A, 103.38 SR+4 I, 36 O, 8 W,
  • I Mcpeake: 5 M, 5 I, 42 O, 6 W,
  • B Sears: 1 M, 1 I, 10 O, 2 W,
  • O Newton:
  • M Snedden: 4 M, 4 I, 32 O, 3 W,
  • J Hortshorn:

AUCKLAND TEAM NEWS:

SQUAD: Robert O Donnell, G Beghin, D Ferns, Ryan Harrison, Ben Horne, Ben Lister, William O Donnell, O Pringle, Brad Rodden, Sean Solia, W Somerville, R Ter Braak

  • They are the runner ups of the last season. Their all the main players are unavailable.
  • C Munro, M Guptill, G Phillips and M Chapman are not available for selection.
  • Main Pacers: R Te Braak, D Ferns and B Lister. Sean Solia and O Pringle will assist them.
  • Main Spinners: W Somerville
  • Main Batters: Sean Solia, W O Donnell, R O Donnell

Probable11 of Auckland:
G Beghin, Sean Solia, W O Donnell, R O Donnell, B Horne, B Rodden, W Somerville, R Te Braak, O Pringle, D Ferns, B Lister

B Horne can open also as he had opened in some games in the past seasons.

Last Season Super Smash Performance:

  • G Phillips: 11 M, 9 I, 206 R, 106 H, 25.75 A, 142.06 SR,
  • B Horne: 5 M, 4 I, 18 R, 10 H, 6.0 A, 200.0SR
  • M Chapman: 12 M, 10 I, 225 R, 63 H, 28.12 A, 139.75 SR,
  • O R Donnel: 4 M, 4 I,37 R, 27 H, 18.5 A, 160.86 SR,
  • W O Donnell:
  • G Beghin:
  • B Rodden:
  • D Ferns:
  • S Solia: 7 M, 3 I, 50 R, 45 H, 25.0 A, 131.57 SR,+ 6 I, 16 O, 4 W,
  • R Harrison(Med Pace):
  • B Lister: 6 M, 6 I, 18 O, 5 W,
  • O Pringle:
  • W Somerville: 8 M, 8 I, 26 O, 5 W,
  • J Brown:
  • L Delport: 1 M, 1 I, 3 O, 0 W,
  • M Mcewan:
  • T Braak: 3 M, 3 I ,10 O, 2 W,

Ford Trophy(50 overs) Performance:

  • G Phillips:
  • B Horne: 6 M, 6 I, 137 R, 38 H, 27.4 A, 102.23 SR,
  • M Chapman:
  • R O Donnel: 6 M, 6 I, 173 R, 59 H, 28.83 A, 71.48 SR+ 1 I, 1 O, 1 W,
  • W O Donnell: 6 M, 6 I, 369 R, 106 H, 61.5 A, 74.39 SR,
  • G Beghin: 4 M, 4 I, 78 R, 47 H, 19.5 A, 63.41 SR,
  • B Rodden: 5 M, 5 I,106 R, 41 H, 21.2 A, 88.33 SR
  • D Ferns: 2 M, 2 I, 22 R, 20 H, 11.0 A, 115.78 SR+ 2 I, 12 O, 2 W,
  • S Solia(RAM): 4 M, 4 I, 120 R, 42 H, 30.0 A, 85.10 SR+ 4 M, 4 I, 10 O, 1 W,
  • R Harrison: 4 M, 4 I, 24 R, 15 H, 6.0 A, 43.63 SR,+ 3 I, 17 O, 5 W,
  • B Lister: 6 M, 6 I, 44 O, 5 W,
  • O Pringle: 2 M, 2 I, 13 O, 3 W,
  • W Somerville(RAO): 6 M, 6 I, 55 O, 7 W,
  • J Brown:
  • L Delport: 5 M, 5 I, 50 O, 5 W,
  • M Mcewan:
  • R T Braak: 5 M, 4 I, 86 R, 42 H, 28.66 A, 103.61 SR+ 5 M, 5 I, 33 O, 6

CHOICES OF CAPTAIN AND VICE CAPTAIN

  • R Ravindra
  • M Bracewell
  • S Solia
  • H Bennett

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