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

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:51:14 GMT
The two teams last played a bilateral series in 2012-13, when Pakistan visited India
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:58:29 GMT
Left-arm spinner Radha and allrounder Hemalatha return to the squad, Rodrigues misses out due to back niggle
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:13:19 GMT
These are two very different teams, but they're similar in how innovative they can be in tactical terms
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 10:35:46 GMT
"When you take a break, people gossip about it a lot. But I feel it's important to understand not everything is in players' hands," Kishan says
Tue, 09 Apr 2024 09:47:14 GMT
CSK's new leader reflects in the early stages of this year's IPL and how he does not believe he is batting any differently
Sat, 06 Apr 2024 17:50:12 GMT
RCB batter says it hasn't been a conscious decision to bat at a higher tempo this IPL season
Thu, 04 Apr 2024 06:30:21 GMT
The Australia allrounder reflects on his first-hand experience of facing new pace sensation Mayank Yadav
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 17:00:04 GMT
Cricket Association of Bengal to host Bengal Pro T20 - for men and women - in June this year
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 12:45:19 GMT
"It's just trying to find a window as to when you actually play that," says Cricket Victoria CEO Nick Cummins
Mon, 01 Apr 2024 10:36:19 GMT
Who's in and who's out? A former T20 World Cup winner dons the selector's hat
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 15:12:47 GMT
KKR have brought in 16-year old Afghanistan offspinner Allah Ghazanfar
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 10:53:01 GMT
The Andhra Cricket Association had said earlier in the day that Vihari hadn't responded to the notice
Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:47:40 GMT
CA would offer Australian venues if the BCCI and PCB show any desire to restart bilateral relations
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 13:40:13 GMT
Australia have not played a women's Test at the MCG since 1949. They will also host T20Is against England at Adelaide Oval and the SCG
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 11:19:44 GMT
Australia will also host Pakistan for white-ball cricket in November while schedule has also been drawn up to boost the BBL
Sun, 24 Mar 2024 04:58:43 GMT
Following this hike, players in the top experience bracket (40-plus first-class caps) stand to earn INR 120,000 per day
Sat, 23 Mar 2024 02:23:49 GMT
Head coach says it was Dhoni's decision to step down from the captaincy after a "lot of consideration"
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 13:55:06 GMT
MS Dhoni had been CSK's captain throughout their time at the IPL, except for a brief period in 2022 when Ravindra Jadeja took over
Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:06:13 GMT
Sri Lanka fast bowler picked up a hamstring injury earlier this month
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 14:06:49 GMT
MI captain says he hasn't met with his predecessor Rohit Sharma yet but foresees no issues
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 12:50:53 GMT
India seamer impressed in short spell in 2023 season and is set to return for final five games
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 07:20:32 GMT
"The feeling hasn't sunk in, maybe it'll take time," says the captain after leading her side to the WPL title
Sat, 16 Mar 2024 12:43:06 GMT
Titans coach also admits he couldn't have done much to convince Hardik against moving to Mumbai
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 15:42:41 GMT
The Mumbai captain credited his coach Omkar Salvi for creating a vision focussed on player fitness and freedom
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 13:54:30 GMT
Kotian and Deshpande broke Vidarbha's resistance on the fifth afternoon
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:06:02 GMT
Iyer did not field on Wednesday because of back pain, but it was understood that he would field on Thursday after receiving treatment
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:20:42 GMT
The England batter was part of the Delhi Capitals squad, having been bought for INR 4 crore at the auction in December
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 14:13:53 GMT
Although Nair fell for 74 in the last session of the day, Wadkar stayed unbeaten on 56
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 13:51:50 GMT
Josh Hazlewood has risen to No. 2, while Kuldeep Yadav has achieved a career-best 16th place
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:02:29 GMT
A list of injured and unavailable players and their replacements for IPL 2024
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:06:41 GMT
Mohammed Shami and Prasidh Krishna have been ruled out of IPL 2024
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 17:44:32 GMT
India allrounder opens up on what happened during those 48 hours when he had to leave the team in the middle of a Test to visit his mother in hospital
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 16:22:00 GMT
England seamer insists landmarks are not the reason he still competes at the age of 41
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:54:05 GMT
Mumbai's young batter also credits Ajinkya Rahana and Shreyas Iyer for their roles in putting up big partnerships
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:59:45 GMT
Shah also mentioned that Mohammed Shami is expected back only in September, while KL Rahul is still awaiting clearance to join LSG
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 13:01:44 GMT
Jason Roy opted out of the tournament citing personal reasons
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 07:52:32 GMT
They had slipped to fifth after the defeat in Hyderabad, but are now firmly back on top
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 16:23:10 GMT
"I love to play in tough situations and tough conditions," Thakur says after top-scoring in Mumbai's first innings in the Ranji Trophy final
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 03:19:26 GMT
While the expectations from Mumbai are always big, Vidarbha are primed for their time under the limelight
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 17:57:45 GMT
Move aimed at incentivising players for prioritising Test cricket
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:48:55 GMT
Ashwin explains the "different actions, different speeds, and different releases" he has had to use to stay on top of the batters
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:44:50 GMT
He calls for 'allround' review of domestic cricket involving players and coaches
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:34:10 GMT
England captain seeks positives after 4-1 loss as he backs team to stick to positive style
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:00:03 GMT
Head coach doesn't rule out the possibility of both players returning soon to the national team
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:41:57 GMT
England suffered another collapse to crash to a 4-1 series defeat in Dharamsala
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:03:42 GMT
India coach praises the selectors' input and their captain was pleased with Kuldeep and Jaiswal's growth
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 07:14:15 GMT
Bumrah took charge of India in his absence
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 14:12:05 GMT
Shoaib Bashir is England's best bowler on the day, which ends with India comfortably ahead by 255 runs with two first-innings wickets in hand
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 13:00:34 GMT
Spin coach praises Bashir for overcoming illness, as he and Hartley keep fighting with the ball
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 14:20:40 GMT
The India left-arm spinner has had a quietly devastating series and proved to be the difference once more in Dharamsala
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 02:10:27 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that the India batter will also take a call on his international future soon
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 21:42:43 GMT
As Stokes himself acknowledged, "3-2 sounds better than 3-1 or 4-1", so another high-octane contest ought to be in prospect
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 14:24:01 GMT
India captain also reflected on the unusual paths both his career and R Ashwin's have gone, with the latter set to play his 100th Test
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:40:30 GMT
Cameron Green makes big strides as Jaiswal edges into top ten among batters
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:02:15 GMT
Bashir and Hartley both retained in spite of expectation of seam-friendly conditions in Dharamsala
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 13:35:36 GMT
He picks out the 2012-13 home-series defeat to England as one of the major turning points in his career
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 11:45:32 GMT
The England batter explains why Ashwin is such a challenging bowler to face in Test cricket
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 09:54:30 GMT
England's latest caps centurion looks to finish India series on a high in Dharamsala
Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:08:24 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that Steyn has pulled out of the tournament for personal reasons
Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:18:49 GMT
The inter-zonal tournament of five three-day matches will be played in Pune between March 28 and April 11
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:43:23 GMT
Washington Sundar was released from the squad to play the Ranji Trophy semi-final for Tamil Nadu against Mumbai
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:30:55 GMT
While their abilities were not in question, it is understood that their decision to practically make themselves unavailable for India has not sat well with the selectors
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:51:26 GMT
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja have been retained in the top category
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:46:54 GMT
It is understood that Lucknow Super Giants are aware of his progress and are optimistic about his availability in the IPL
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:52:53 GMT
Hazlewood back into the top ten in T20I rankings while Scholtz, Erasmus of Namibia dazzle too
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:27:39 GMT
India Women head coach particularly wants to create a pool of fast bowlers from the WPL
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:39:35 GMT
Ishan Kishan turned up for the Reserve Bank of India in the DY Patil T20 tournament
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 04:50:38 GMT
He is also unlikely to play the 2024 T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and USA
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 07:41:55 GMT
His comments follow BCCI's warning that players will face "severe implications" if they skip Tests and domestic games to be ready for IPL
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 07:39:18 GMT
Bashir's two-in-two after lunch opened up the game, but in the end, England's second-innings collapse meant that they didn't have enough to play with
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:22:19 GMT
"During the Bengal game, I shouted at 17th player, and he complained to his dad who is a politician"
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:21:24 GMT
Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer are also set to feature in the tournament
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:24:59 GMT
England captain praises young spin attack despite India inflicting first series defeat of his tenure
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 14:52:19 GMT
Ashwin says the lack of bounce on the surface meant he had to adopt a different approach in Ranchi
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 13:26:54 GMT
India's spinners came to the party on day three in Ranchi after their wicketkeeper dug them out of a hole
Sun, 25 Feb 2024 13:06:16 GMT
Offspinner dedicates five-wicket haul to late grandfathers as he braces for fourth-innings challenge
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:32:37 GMT
Backs England to seize chance to square series, after Bashir's stellar display
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:09:37 GMT
India trail by 134 runs in the first innings with only three wickets in hand
Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:37:40 GMT
Bhatia and Harmanpreet steered Mumbai's chase after Capsey and Rodrigues helped Delhi set a target of 172
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:01:32 GMT
India's debutant fast bowler picked up three wickets with the new ball to put India on top
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:13:56 GMT
India fast bowler has been missing in action since the final of the ODI World Cup in November 2023
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:23:53 GMT
First-day century rescues England after five-wicket morning to post 302 for 7 at the close
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:15:29 GMT
Veteran batter stepped in and took control shepherding his team from 112 for 5 to 302 for 7 by stumps
Fri, 23 Feb 2024 06:43:41 GMT
BCCI released the schedule only for the first 21 matches, till April 7, as the dates for India's general elections aren't out yet
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:38:04 GMT
England haven't lost a Test series since Stokes and McCullum took over but that could change in Ranchi
Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:31:38 GMT
He is believed to have batted without any discomfort but did not keep wickets
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:37:42 GMT
He had opted out of the ongoing Tests against England due to personal reasons
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:33:33 GMT
KL Rahul is set to miss the fourth Test as well, while his participation in the final Test in Dharamsala is subject to fitness
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:56:20 GMT
Iyer has been ruled out due to back spasms, while Dube will miss out because of a side strain
Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:25:35 GMT
Former Bengal captain requests BCCI to take steps to increase the significance of the Ranji Trophy
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:58:10 GMT
England coach unconcerned by form of Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root ahead of must-win Ranchi Test
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 12:34:40 GMT
A veteran for Vidarbha, he is the only Indian batter to have scored fifty or more in his lone ODI appearance
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 05:01:34 GMT
Sarfaraz Khan played the perfect supporting act in a stand of 172 off 26.2 overs with Jaiswal to set up India's 2-1 series lead
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:07:11 GMT
Ashwin took the field at the start of the third session of play on the fourth day
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 17:51:43 GMT
England captain questions Zak Crawley's second-innings lbw dismissal
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:51 GMT
"I know how important every innings is and that's why I work hard in practice and every innings counts for me"
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 16:44:07 GMT
They lead England 2-1 having stayed calm in the face of an early onslaught in Rajkot
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 14:21:08 GMT
England captain ignores criticism of approach, while his return to bowling draws nearer
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 13:33:35 GMT
Despite the absence of Ashwin on the third day in Rajkot, India proceeded to seal their biggest Test win
Sun, 18 Feb 2024 08:07:46 GMT
Non-participation in domestic cricket will lead to "severe implications", secretary Jay Shah has said
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