Auckland Aces vs Wellington Firebirds - Match 12

Author: Shreyas
24 Dec 2021 06:00:44
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Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 12th Match of Super Smash 2021-22, at Basin Reserve, Wellington 

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1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

Venue - Basin Reserve, Wellington 

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 85

Avg 1st Innings - 162
Avg 2nd Innings - 141

Highest total - 213/5 (Wellington Firebirds vs Central Stags - 25th December'2012)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

WF - 59 - 27w/32l
AA - 11 - 6w/5l

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

WF

Michael Bracewell - 3rd highest run scorer (469), Avg (26.06) - 26M/22I
Tom Blundell - 6th highest run scorer (424), Avg (21.20) - 22M/21I
Finn Allen - 21st highest run scorer (238), Avg (29.75) - 8M/8I
Troy Johnson - 31st highest run scorer (197), Avg (24.63) - 11M/11I
James Neesham - 34th highest run scorer (188), Avg (31.33) - 10M/9I

Hamish Bennett - 3rd highest wicket taker (27), Avg (24.74), SR (17.89) - 24M/24I
Logan Van Beek - 6th highest wicket taker (22), Avg (30.18), SR (22.18) - 23M/23I
Ben Sears - 8th highest wicket taker (17), Avg (13.59), SR (11.47) - 9M/9I
Ollie Newton - 8th highest wicket taker (17), Avg (21.29), SR (17.06) - 15M/14I
James Neesham - 10th highest wicket taker (16), Avg (15.19), SR (11.63) - 10M/10I
Rachin Ravindra - 34th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (39), SR (29) - 11M/11I
Peter Younghusband - 42nd highest wicket taker (6), Avg (40.67), SR (31) - 12M/11I

AA

George Worker - 14th highest run scorer (297), Avg (37.13) - 8M/8I
Mark Chapman - 54th highest run scorer (138), Avg (69) - 5M/4I
Martin Guptill - 56th highest run scorer (136), Avg (27.20) - 6M/5I

Michael Bracewell - 23rd highest wicket taker (9), Avg (27), SR (20.67) - 26M/8I
Kyle Jamieson - 34th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (26), SR (17.14) - 5M/5I

(iv) Recent Matches on this venue

1) Wellington Firebirds vs Canterbury Kings - 19th December'2021
151/9 vs 157/4 (CK won by 6 wkts)

Pacers - 7w+4w=11w
Spinners - 2w+0w=2w

2) Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds - 5th December'2021
190/4 vs 176/7 (CS won by 14 runs)

Pacers - 4w+6w=10w
Spinners - 0w+1w=1w

3) Canterbury Kings vs Wellington Firebirds - 13th February'2021
175/8 vs 178/5 (WF won by 5 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+3w=9w
Spinners - 2w+2w=4w

4) Central Stags vs Wellington Firebirds - 31st January'2021
164/7 vs 170/2 (WF won by 8 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+1w=7w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

5) Canterbury Kings vs Wellington Firebirds - 25th January'2021
153/7 vs 154/3 (WF won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+2w=7w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

6) Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 24th January'2021
137/9 vs 140/6 (WF won by 4 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+5w=11w
Spinners - 1w+0w=1w

7) Wellington Firebirds vs Northern Knights - 9th January'2021
185/7 vs 105/10 (WF won by 80 runs)

Pacers - 4w+5w=9w
Spinners - 2w+5w=7w

8) Auckland Aces vs Wellington Firebirds - 24th December'2020
176/3 vs 178/6 (WF won by 4 wkts)

Pacers - 2w+3w=5w
Spinners - 1w+3w=4w

SUMMARY

Pacers
1st Innings - 40w
2nd Innings - 29w

Spinners
1st Innings - 10w
2nd Innings - 13w

Overall
69w:23w (Pacers:Spinners)

(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Wellington Firebirds (WF)

1. Finn Allen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 75(39), 20(9)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 53(23), 4(3), 4(9), 66(27), 16(11), 0(1)

2. Luke Georgeson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1)

3. Troy Johnson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 12(11), 1(1)*, 10(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 4(11), 5(9), 50(44)*, 2(7), 24(22), 7(7)*, 28(15), 54(46)

4. Michael Bracewell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 69(34), 27(14), 70(40), 15(15), 34(20)&1w, 23(17)*, 6(7)&4w, 20(22)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(9), 6(5), 11(11), 13(14), 1(4)&0w, 47(43)*&0w, 5(5)*&1w, 1w, 4(5)&3w

5. Nathan Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 16(16)&1w, 6(9)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 25(16)&1w

6. Logan Van Beek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 18(12)*&1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 15(8)*&3w, 0w, 22(14)&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w, 1w, 10(7)&0w, 0w, 17(10)*&1w, 0w, 3w, 3w, 61(33)*&1w

7. Hamish Bennett
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 1w, 12(8)*&1w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 1w

8. Jamie Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(5), 1(2), 13(8), 10(12)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 23(13), 13(11), 24(14), 6(10), 1w, 16(10)*, 0(1)&0w

9. Tim Robinson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(26)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(6)

10. Peter Younghusband
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w, 21(15)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w

11. Ben Sears
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4w, 2w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 4w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 1w

12. Ollie Newton
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 14(12)&1w, 10(8)*&1w, 0w

13. Jacob Bhula
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Callum McLachlan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Nick Greenwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(11)

16. James Neesham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(5)&0w, 47(32)*&2w, 40(29)*&1w, 22(13)&1w, 5(5)&3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 37(20)&0w, 18(12)&1w

17. Rachin Ravindra
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 39(20)&1w, 30(20)&0w, 14(11)&1w, 6(4)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1)&1w, 9(7)&0w, 11(10)&2w, 3(6)&0w, 29(20)*&1w, 0w

18. Tom Blundell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3), 4(5), 14(12), 25(21), 22(20)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 38(21), 0(1), 19(11), 62(42)*, 24(14), 0(2)

19. Ian McPeake
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

20. Michael Snedden
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

Auckland Aces (AA)

1. Martin Guptill
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1), 10(10), 60(53)

2. George Worker
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 44(24), 8(6), 49(45)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Mark Chapman
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 47(41)*, 58(31)*&2w, 8(10)&0w

4. Sean Solia
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 75(56)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

5. Glenn Phillips
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(8), 2(3), 7(7)

6. Ben Horne
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(2)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Cole Briggs
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Robert O'Donnell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 27(15)*&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 18(19)*, 1(1)*, 0(1)

9. William O'Donnell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 29(24)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

10. Ben Lister
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

11. Danru Ferns
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. William Somerville
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w, 1w

13. Lockie Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Ross Ter Braak
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Adithya Ashok
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Louis Delport
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Kyle Jamieson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(4)&1w, 3w, 10(6)*&1w

18. Matthew Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Ollie Pringle
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Ryan Harrison
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. Graeme Beghin
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(23)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

2. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
29 - 16w/13l (In favour of AA)

(ii) Last 5 Matches
5 - 4w/1l (In favour of WF)

(iii) On This Venue
11 - 6w/5l (In favour of AA)

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches

1) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 7th February'2021
230/2 vs 191/10 (WF won by 39 runs)

Finn Allen - 73(35)
Tom Blundell - 46(23)
James Neesham - 3w
Peter Younghusband - 2w
Logan Van Beek - 2w
Hamish Bennett - 2w
Jamie Gibson - 1w
William O'Donnell - 38(24)
William Somerville - 26(9)
Robert O'Donnell - 20(12)
Sean Solia - 17(9) & 1w
Ben Horne - 17(18)
Kyle Jamieson - 17(12)
Mark Chapman - 16(14)
Glenn Phillips - 15(7)
Ross Ter Braak - 1w

2) Auckland Aces vs Wellington Firebirds - 24th December'2020
176/3 vs 178/6 (WF won by 4 wkts)

Sean Solia - 75(56)
Graeme Beghin - 32(23)
William O'Donnell - 29(24)
Robert O'Donnell - 27(15)* & 1w
William Somerville - 2w
Danru Ferns - 2w
Ollie Pringle - 1w
Finn Allen - 53(23)
Troy Johnson - 50(44)*
Jamie Gibson - 24(14)
Peter Younghusband - 1w
Michael Snedden - 1w
Hamish Bennett - 1w

3) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 19th January'2020
168/7 vs 146/9 (WF won by 22 runs)

Tom Blundell - 25(21)
Michael Bracewell - 23(17)*
James Neesham - 22(13) & 1w
Logan Van Beek - 15(8)* & 3w
Rachin Ravindra - 14(11) & 1w
Hamish Bennett - 3w
Martin Guptill - 60(53)
Kyle Jamieson - 1w
William Somerville - 1w

4) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 12th January'2020
165/7 vs 166/4 (AA won by 6 wkts)

Michael Bracewell - 34(20) & 1w
Rachin Ravindra - 30(20)
Logan Van Beek - 1w
Ollie Newton - 1w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Mark Chapman - 58(38)* & 2w
Kyle Jamieson - 3w

ON THIS VENUE

1) Auckland Aces vs Wellington Firebirds - 24th December'2020
176/3 vs 178/6 (WF won by 4 wkts)

Sean Solia - 75(56)
Graeme Beghin - 32(23)
William O'Donnell - 29(24)
Robert O'Donnell - 27(15)* & 1w
William Somerville - 2w
Danru Ferns - 2w
Ollie Pringle - 1w
Finn Allen - 53(23)
Troy Johnson - 50(44)*
Jamie Gibson - 24(14)
Peter Younghusband - 1w
Michael Snedden - 1w
Hamish Bennett - 1w

2) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 19th January'2020
168/7 vs 146/9 (WF won by 22 runs)

Tom Blundell - 25(21)
Michael Bracewell - 23(17)*
James Neesham - 22(13) & 1w
Logan Van Beek - 15(8)* & 3w
Rachin Ravindra - 14(11) & 1w
Hamish Bennett - 3w
Martin Guptill - 60(53)
Kyle Jamieson - 1w
William Somerville - 1w

3) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 12th January'2020
165/7 vs 166/4 (AA won by 6 wkts)

Michael Bracewell - 34(20) & 1w
Rachin Ravindra - 30(20)
Logan Van Beek - 1w
Ollie Newton - 1w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Mark Chapman - 58(38)* & 2w
Kyle Jamieson - 3w

4) Wellington Firebirds vs Auckland Aces - 18th January'2019
122/10 vs 123/4 (AA won by 6 wkts)

Michael Bracewell - 27(14)
Ben Sears - 2w
Ollie Newton - 2w
Mark Chapman - 47(41)*
Robert O'Donnell - 18(19)*

(v) Top Performers from current squads when both these sides meet

WF

Hamish Bennett - 10th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (19), SR (16.25) - 6M/6I
Ollie Newton - 12th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (27), SR (19.71) - 7M/6I

AA

Martin Guptill - 3rd highest run scorer (363), Avg (27.92) - 14M/13I
Mark Chapman - 9th highest run scorer (288), Avg (48) - 9M/8I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis (H2H)

Wellington Firebirds (WF)

1. Finn Allen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 73(35)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 53(23)

2. Luke Georgeson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Troy Johnson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 12(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 50(44)*

4. Michael Bracewell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3(4), 27(14), 34(20)&1w, 23(17)*, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 11(21)&2w, 1(4)&0w

5. Nathan Smith
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Logan Van Beek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 15(8)*&3w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w

7. Hamish Bennett
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 3w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 1w

8. Jamie Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 5(5), 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 24(14)

9. Tim Robinson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

10. Peter Younghusband
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

11. Ben Sears
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. Ollie Newton
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w, 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

13. Jacob Bhula
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

14. Callum McLachlan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Nick Greenwood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. James Neesham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(5)&0w, 22(13)&1w, 6(5)*&3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 23(24)*&1w

17. Rachin Ravindra
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 30(20)&0w, 14(11)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(8)&1w, 3(6)&0w

18. Tom Blundell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2(6), 61(41), 11(14), 4(5), 14(12), 25(21), 46(23)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Ian McPeake
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Michael Snedden
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

Auckland Aces (AA)

1. Martin Guptill
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 42(34)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1(5), 29(22), 0(1), 10(10), 60(53)

2. George Worker
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. Mark Chapman
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 16(11)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 25(16)&0w, 54(30)&0w, 64(24), 47(41)*, 58(38)*&2w, 8(10)&0w, 16(14)

4. Sean Solia
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2(4)&0w, 75(56)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(7), 14(9)*, 17(9)&1w

5. Glenn Phillips
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 12(10)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 19(10), 5(4), 1(2), 10(8), 2(3), 7(7), 15(7)&0w

6. Ben Horne
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(2)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(2)*, 8(9)&2w, 17(18)

7. Cole Briggs
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Robert O'Donnell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 27(15)*&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(12), 18(19)*, 1(1)*, 0(1), 20(12)

9. William O'Donnell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 29(24)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 38(24)

10. Ben Lister
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Danru Ferns
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 13(10)&0w

12. William Somerville
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(19)*&0w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w, 1w, 26(9)&0w

13. Lockie Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

14. Ross Ter Braak
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

15. Adithya Ashok
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Louis Delport
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

17. Kyle Jamieson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 10(6)*&1w, 17(12)&0w

18. Matthew Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Ollie Pringle
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Ryan Harrison
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. Graeme Beghin
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(23)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

3. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS (WF) SQUAD:

Probable XI

1) Finn Allen - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 8, 20, 0, 23, 57, 33, 8, 17, 38  21, 44, 18, 4, 41

2) Luke Georgeson - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 1, 0, 44, 30, 28r 0w, 4, 1, 15, 1, 0, 74, 128r 1w, 1r 2w

3) Troy Johnson - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 88, 10, 54, 73, 78, 28, 46*, 39*, 58*, 114, 3, 1, 30, 17

4) Michael Bracewell - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 39r 3w, 20r 0w, 4, 27r 3w, 51r 0w, 46r 0w, 2r 3w, 8, 14r 0w, 0r 0w, 30r 0w, 24, 105r 0w, 119r 0w, 1r 0w

5) Jamie Gibson - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 2, 10, 0r 0w, 21r 1w, 22*, 1, 23r 0w, 6r 0w, 25r 2w, 18r 2w, 6r 0w, 14r 0w, 8*, 23r 1w, 17r 0w

6) Nathan Smith - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 28r 1w, 6r 0w, 25r 1w, 44r 0w, 4r 2w, 56r 3w, 72r 0w, 5r 2w, 1r 2w, 8r 5w, 0r 0w, 10r 3w, 6w, 34r 0w

7) Logan Van Beek - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2r 1w, 22r 2w, 61r 1w, 13r 1w, 17r 1w, 2r 0w, 11r 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w

8) Hamish Bennett - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 0w

9) Tim Robinson - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 32, 5, 2

10) Peter Younghusband - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 21r 0w, 8r 0w, 3w, 1w, 15r 0w, 11r 1w, 0w, 72r 0w, 6r 1w, 17r 1w, 2w, 0w

11) Ben Sears - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 15r 0w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 7r 5w, 2w, 24r 3w, 3w, 15r 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w

BENCH

12) Ollie Newton - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 25r 2w, 11r 1w, 10r 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 14r 2w, 1w, 4w, 11r 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w

13) Nick Greenwood - RHB
Last 10 - 9, 14, 23, 26, 9, 21, 14, 13, 4, 10r 0w, 102, 0r 0w, 40r 0w

14) Jakob Bhula - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 21r 1w, 27, 0, 29, 2, 6, 11, 13, 17, 55, 2r 0w, 20, 60r 0w, 47r 3w

15) Callum McLachlan - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 0, 25, 0, 0, 23, 15, 3

16) Michael Snedden - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 7r 1w, 0w, 16r 3w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w

17) Rachin Ravindra - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 46r 0w, 4r 0w, 18r 3w, 13r 0w, 18r 0w, 7, 26r 1w, 70r 1w, 11r 1w, 17r 1w, 0r 0w, 20r 1w, 10r 3w

18) James Neesham - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 3, 3r 0w, 13r 0w, 27r 1w, 1w, 35r 1w, 10*, 1r 0w, 31r 0w

19) Ian McPeake - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 5r 0w, 0w, 15r 2w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w

20) Tom Blundell - RHB, Offbreak, WK
Last 10 - 53, 8, 0, 13, 2, 13, 17, 0, 22*, 4, 30*, 6, 2, 34

Safe C/VC choices
Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen

B) AUCKLAND ACES (AA) SQUAD:

Unavailable - Colin Munro (BBL)

Probable XI

1) Martin Guptill - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 4, 47, 51, 31, 70, 28, 4, 28, 18, 93

2) George Worker - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 5, 36, 13, 64, 13, 21, 0, 8, 0, 49, 66, 0, 17r 0w

3) Mark Chapman - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 8, 22r 1w, 0, 21, 63, 1, 0*, 7, 57

4) Robert O'Donnell - RHB
Last 10 - 7, 22, 142, 1, 93, 107*, 128, 2, 5, 1, 18

5) Cole Briggs - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 1, 6, 13, 4, 22, 22*, 30, 29, 23
/
Glenn Phillips

6) Sean Solia - LHB, RM
Last 10 - 5r 2w, 1r 0w, 21r 0w, 23r 0w, 29, 0, 25, 57r 1w, 121r 0w, 17r 1w

7) Ben Horne - RHB, LAO, WK
Last 10 - 8, 4, 24, 1, 4, 15, 8, 4, 21, 29*

8) Adithya Ashok - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 3w, 9r 0w, 1w, 0w, 6r 0w, 3w, 3w

9) Ben Lister - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 17r 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w

10) Louis Delport - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 7w, 0w, 16r 1w, 3w, 3w

11) Lockie Ferguson - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 26r 0w, 7r 2w, 14r 1w, 0w, 1w, 18r 0w, 1w, 2w, 3w

BENCH

12) Ryan Harrison - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 12r 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 3, 1w, 1w, 13r 0w, 1w, 0w, 7r 1w

13) Kyle Jamieson - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 17r 0w, 0w, 23r 3w, 5r 3w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 9r 0w, 31r 1w

14) William O'Donnell - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 117, 137*, 0, 60, 5, 5, 51*, 79, 8, 81, 0, 38, 40

15) Glenn Phillips - RHB, Offbreak, WK
Last 10 - 0, 34, 0, 18, 2r 0w, 39*, 33, 13

16) Matthew Gibson - RHB, LFM
Last 10 -

17) Ollie Pringle - RHB, RMF
Last 10 -

18) William Somerville - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 36r 0w, 4w, 59r 2w, 2w, 1w, 23r 2w, 9r 1w, 9r 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w

19) Graeme Beghin - RHB, RM, WK
Last 10 - 11, 83, 42, 10, 2, 8*, 9, 4, 32, 10, 20

20) Danru Ferns - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 2w, 2w, 0w, 10r 0w, 13r 0w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 3w

21) Ross Ter Braak - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 4w, 0w, 58r 1w, 1w, 0w, 17r 0w, 32r 2w, 4r 2w, 18r 3w, 0w, 1w, 2w

Safe C/VC choices
Martin Guptill, George Worker

Differential GL C/VC choices

WF - Luke Georgeson, Logan Van Beek, Nathan Smith
Risky - Jamie Gibson, Troy Johnson

AA - Mark Chapman, Robert O'Donnell, Louis Delport
Risky - Sean Solia, Lockie Ferguson

My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss)

Wk - Allen
Bat - Guptill, Worker, Chapman, Bracewell, Johnson
AR - Solia, Van Beek
Bowl - Ferguson, Delport, N Smith

Options - Bennett

GL Picks - Georgeson, Sears, Lister, Younghusband

Mon, 23 May 2022 20:12:29
Ecclestone, King also impress as Mandhana-led Trailblazers rue batting collapse
Sun, 22 May 2022 18:37:25
"This guy is your premier allrounder across all three formats of the game. Hear what I am saying. Three formats of the game."
Tue, 24 May 2022 06:32:19
What do the selectors' decisions suggest about the immediate future in the two formats?
Sun, 22 May 2022 19:00:31
Jadeja, whose IPL season ended abruptly with a rib injury, is also part of the squad
Tue, 24 May 2022 06:12:32
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah among the premier players rested for the series
Thu, 19 May 2022 17:14:27
Former India head coach agrees with Daniel Vettori that Kohli is coping with captaincy withdrawal
Fri, 20 May 2022 01:25:34
Says he is in the "happiest phase" of his life and is "batting well" despite the numbers not showing as much
Thu, 19 May 2022 10:50:07
The verdict was announced by the Supreme Court of India
Wed, 18 May 2022 14:19:30
Former India coach wants Jammu and Sunrisers fast man to get BCCI contract 'straightaway'
Tue, 17 May 2022 08:50:05
Shami's participation will depend on clearance from the BCCI
Sun, 15 May 2022 13:06:28
ESPNcricinfo's experts were divided between Harshal Patel and Arshdeep Singh for the third seamer's spot
Sat, 14 May 2022 13:51:18
Reverses decision after intervention from Chennai Super Kings management
Wed, 11 May 2022 20:39:18
Pakistan wicketkeeper picks up a few batting tips from India batter during pair's stint at Sussex
Wed, 11 May 2022 10:24:27
"Initially when I started the tournament, I wasn't over-thinking, I was just going and batting, like I used to do"
Mon, 09 May 2022 06:07:44
"I was actually trying to get out because I was so tired," batter says after hitting 73 off 50 balls in searing Mumbai heat
Sun, 08 May 2022 11:39:29
Super Kings are mathematically still in the mix to make the top four, but only just
Wed, 04 May 2022 10:52:20
No press accreditation, interviews with registered players or access to cricket facilities owned by BCCI or its member associations
Wed, 04 May 2022 08:06:26
England (88 points) have dropped to their lowest rating in Test cricket since 1995
Sun, 01 May 2022 19:30:52
"I oversaw his work for two games. After that, I insisted that he take his own decisions and bear responsibility for them"
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 18:48:18
Suryakumar steers chase with a fifty after Buttler's 67 had taken Royals to 158
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 04:27:09
Venue could be ready to host men's T20 World Cup matches in 2024
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 12:07:12
The first-class competition will resume after the IPL in a bio-bubble, with the final scheduled for June 20-24
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 11:16:27
ESPNcricinfo experts Vettori and Lynn feel the Sunrisers seamer should be fast-tracked into the squad for the T20 World Cup
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 19:06:16
The batter's 56* off 31 dragged his team from 99 for 5 to 144. Then the bowlers combined to take 7 for 37 to stymie RCB in their small chase
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 06:12:37
Former India coach says Rob Key will have to develop thick skin in his new role as ECB's managing director of cricket
Mon, 25 Apr 2022 10:55:01
The Lucknow Super Giants captain scored his third century against Mumbai, which is an IPL record
Tue, 03 May 2022 12:38:11
Qualifier 1 and Eliminator at Eden Gardens on May 24 and 25; Narendra Modi Stadium to host Qualifier 2 and final on May 27 and 29
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 17:09:36
The series, starting June 9, will be key in a T20 World Cup year
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 06:50:09
Capitals assistant coach Shane Watson, however, says umpires' decision has to be accepted, right or wrong
Wed, 20 Apr 2022 11:25:09
Call yet to be taken on the possibility of Wednesday's fixture against Punjab Kings in Pune
Mon, 18 Apr 2022 08:43:00
The franchise's physio Patrick Farhart had tested positive last week
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 18:49:11
Rashid Khan cameo at the end helps Gujarat Titans seal victory despite their having been 16 for 3 and 87 for 5
Sun, 17 Apr 2022 15:18:02
Thanks to Samson and Buttler, the Royals have been dismantling slow bowlers this season
Fri, 15 Apr 2022 15:24:07
The Chennai Super Kings quick hasn't recovered sufficiently from the back injury he picked up recently
Thu, 14 Apr 2022 14:34:59
"If it starts clicking well, it will definitely add a new dimension to my game"
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:37:59
Brevis and Tilak Varma put on a show, but Punjab Kings had enough on the board to weather it
Wed, 13 Apr 2022 19:16:55
Ruling states that they had "in order to help the MCA misused their position and power in the PCA to provide undue favour to MCA"
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 18:21:02
Theekshana leads the bowling effort with four-for after batters turn on the style to put up huge total
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 06:09:34
Pace-bowling allrounder was already recovering from quadricep tear picked against West Indies in February
Tue, 12 Apr 2022 05:15:11
Natarajan leads the way with the ball, as Sunrisers rack up back-to-back victories
Mon, 11 Apr 2022 03:55:33
Given that the ICC events schedule is now fixed for the next cycle, fitting another tournament was a non-starter
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:44:59
Uncapped Indian seamer Kuldeep Sen went toe-to-toe with Marcus Stoinis and defended 14 in the final over
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:58:17
Reaction follows legspinner's retelling of incident from 2011, when they were Mumbai Indians team-mates
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 03:01:40
It is believed that the ECB, CA, CWI and PCB were in favour; indications are that BCCI is not in direct opposition
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:03:01
Suryakumar's 68 in vain as Mumbai join fellow sufferers Chennai Super Kings at the bottom of the table
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 15:28:04
Super Kings lose their fourth match in a row and already face a monumental task ahead to make the playoffs
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:26:36
Rishabh Pant's men, meanwhile, could use some middle-order batting muscle
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 12:34:38
Both practice matches will be clashing with their rescheduled fifth Test against England from July 1
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 19:09:49
Yuzvendra Chahal opens up, not for the first time, about bullying by colleagues from the time he was a youngster trying to make a mark
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 02:23:32
The game's chief executives will meet on Friday to continue scheduling discussions which will eventually give face to the next FTP
Thu, 07 Apr 2022 05:25:17
A blow-by-blow account of Pat Cummins' record-breaking fifty against Mumbai Indians in the IPL
Tue, 05 Apr 2022 19:24:40
Mumbai are coming off two losses in two games and will be keen to get off the mark against in-form KKR
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 19:06:42
Reduced to 27 for 3 after being sent in, Super Giants recovered to set a target of 170, and Sunrisers stumbled at the end of the chase
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 17:28:09
Home Office backlog caused by displacement of Ukrainian citizens sees Pujara miss Notts fixture
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 19:40:24
Allrounder's 60 lifted Punjab Kings to 180, and Super Kings fell apart in the chase
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:40:15
Jonny Bairstow is set to return to Punjab Kings' XI having completed his quarantine upon arrival from the Caribbean
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:12:45
Both top orders misfired in their opening game. Can they bounce back?
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 08:52:55
Jayawardene v Sangakkara and Malinga, Ashwin v Ashwin, Boult v Rohit are few of the subplots
Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:53:17
Franchise's prolific run-scorer set to return following a recovery from a wrist injury
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 19:21:52
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers fought really hard to defend 128, but it was not to be
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:23:08
Son of the legendary India allrounder Vinoo Mankad, Rahul played first-class cricket for Mumbai
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:56:16
Says India is "such an untapped market" and "they're going to be unbeatable in a 10-year time" with launch of Women's IPL
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:12:57
Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana the only Indians in the top ten list of batters
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:05:51
Who's this 22-year-old who comes in and slog-sweeps Rashid for a six and hooks Ferguson for another?
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 09:39:23
Half-centuries from Mandhana, Verma and Raj go in vain as South Africa chase down 275 off the last ball
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:18:38
Super Kings coach admits "it is going to be a bit of a transition period"
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 18:41:19
KKR's mystery spinners Narine and Chakravarthy prove unhittable; Rahane shines with the bat
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 15:05:53
Says that Pant's "learning experiences" from the last year and a half will make him a "better leader and person".
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 13:34:16
Agarwal's men boast a lot of power-hitting talent, but will be without Bairstow for their season opener
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 17:44:47
"I have improved but want to keep getting better at it," she says about facing short balls from South Africa's pace attack
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:37:31
The board is planning to have five or six teams in the inaugural edition of women's IPL but it will need AGM's approval first
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:25:20
Fast bowler has picked up 40 wickets in 27 IPL matches at an economy rate of 8.46
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:38:15
While terming Kohli's giving up of captaincy a 'smart decision', Shastri wished he had held on to the job in Test cricket
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:39:09
Former India coach, who joins ESPNcricinfo as an analyst for the IPL, says Hardik will struggle to make the national team as a pure batter
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 08:37:18
"We are trying to get him here as soon as possible once we have the clearance from NCA" - Rohit Sharma
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:02:45
Pooja Vastrakar, too, continues to impress as India record their third win after beating Bangladesh by 110 runs
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:01:40
Iyer says he enjoyed playing under Rahul's captaincy in South Africa
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:43:10
Javagal Srinath says the surface didn't offer an even contest between bat and ball
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:15:38
All five Asian Test teams will feature in the T20I tournament with a sixth team joining them via a qualifier
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 14:26:18
Three-wicket haul from Brown and solid contributions with the bat from Healy, Haynes and Mooney play their part in subduing spirited India
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 19:18:45
Mott wants Australia to be aggressive, but will fall back on "Plan Bs and Cs that we've got" if India get on top
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:07:47
Opener fails to get prescribed minimum score on yo-yo test, PTI reports
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:16:19
She admits not batting 50 overs against England cost the team, but says they are "bound to go through ups and downs" over a long tournament like the World Cup
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:10:33
Jason Holder returns to the top spot for allrounders following the Antigua Test against England
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 07:07:23
They were upbeat yet clinical in the field and with the ball, led by Dean, who got her ODI career-best 4 for 23 in just her second World Cup game
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:23:00
Loss in 2017 final not important, "right now it's all about momentum and that's on our side," she says of taking on England
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 08:32:31
Number of unsuccessful reviews increased from one to two per innings in the upcoming season
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:00
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez and Zimbabwe allrounder Sikandar Raza are also in the mix
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 18:26:34
"His keeping was the best I've seen", says India's Test captain
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:34:16
R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven between them to wrap up a dominant series sweep
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:50:24
Shahbaz Nadeem scored 177 before also striking with the ball, as Nagaland ended day three 750 runs behind
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:06:33
Having set a target of 447, India made an early incision in the last half hour of day two
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 04:19:51
"You can't just play very negatively on that wicket and just keep defending the ball," he says after hitting 92 off 98
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:28
The pitch offered square turn and uncertain bounce from ball one, but it was India's pacers who did all the damage at the top
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 01:53:11
The centurions both lifted the Player-of-the-Match award after they kept each other company in the middle for over two hours
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:12
"I couldn't be happier to pass on the baton to a good friend, someone I've known over the years," says Virat Kohli
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:58:10
Atleast 25 players are in Bengaluru to establish their baseline fitness levels before the IPL gets underway
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 12:08:55
West Indies go down after a 100-run stand for the first wicket to lose their first game of the World Cup so far
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 03:29:05
"We are not used to catching the pink ball, bowling with the pink ball, and as batters, playing against the pink ball"
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:09:53
This will be the last Test for Suranga Lakmal. Can Sri Lanka make it a memorable one for him?
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