Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - Match 15

Author: Shreyas
28 Dec 2021 06:28:52
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Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 15th Match of Super Smash 2021-22, at John Davies Oval, Queenstown 

Weather Forecast
Scattered Showers - 17°C

1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

Venue - John Davies Oval, Queenstown 

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 3 (Last played in 2012)

Avg 1st Innings - 158
Avg 2nd Innings - 155

Highest total - 174/3 (Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 30th December'2011)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

OV - 3 - 2w/1l
WF - 2 - 1w/1l

(iii) Recent Matches on this venue

1) Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces - 30th December'2012
157/7 vs 144/9 (OV won by 13 runs)

Hamish Rutherford - 5(6)
Neil Broom - 14(18)
Michael Bracewell - 4(9)
James Neesham - 59(31)* & 1w
Jacob Duffy - 4w
Anaru Kitchen - 3(5)

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

2) Wellington Firebirds vs Otago Volts - 30th December'2011
170/3 vs 174/3 (OV won by 7 wkts)

Neil Broom - 13(10)*
James Neesham - 0w

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

3) Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 28th December'2010
147/8 vs 148/7 (WF won by 3 wkts)

Hamish Rutherford - 1(2)

Pacers - 5w+3w=8w
Spinners - 2w+3w=5w

SUMMARY

Pacers
1st Innings - 11w
2nd Innings - 12w

Spinners
1st Innings - 3w
2nd Innings - 4w

Overall
23w:7w (Pacers:Spinners)

2. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
21 - 12w/9l (In favour of WF)

(ii) Last 5 Matches
5 - 5w/0l (In favour of WF)

(iii) On This Venue
2 - 1w/1l (Tied) - Last played in 2011

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches

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

Anaru Kitchen - 28(22)
Michael Rippon - 22(23)
Max Chu - 21(12)*
Nathan Smith - 16(16) & 1w
Jacob Duffy - 1w
Michael Bracewell - 47(43)*
Rachin Ravindra - 29(20) & 1w
Tom Blundell - 19(11)
Logan Van Beek - 17(10)* & 1w
Ben Sears - 4w
Peter Younghusband - 1w

2) Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 14th January'2021
167/5 vs 168/5 (WF won by 5 wkts)

Neil Broom - 57(48)
Anaru Kitchen - 57(32)*
Michael Rippon - 16(11)* & 2w
Matthew Bacon - 1w
Finn Allen - 92(43)*
Michael Bracewell - 26(16)
Devon Conway - 18(15)
James Neesham - 2w
Logan Van Beek - 1w
Peter Younghusband - 1w

3) Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 6th January'2020
168/5 vs 169/0 (WF won by 10 wkts)

Anaru Kitchen - 42(28)
Devon Conway - 101(49)*
Michael Bracewell - 2w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Ollie Newton - 1w

4) Otago Volts vs Wellington Firebirds - 21st December'2019
181/4 vs 182/1 (WF won by 9 wkts)

Devon Conway - 63(48)*
James Neesham - 47(32)* & 2w
Hamish Bennett - 1w
Ollie Newton - 1w
Nick Kelly - 85(53)
Neil Broom - 66(50)

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

OV

Neil Broom - Highest run scorer (521), Avg (37.21) - 17M/16I
Hamish Rutherford - 2nd highest run scorer (412), Avg (27.47) - 17M/16I
Anaru Kitchen - 5th highest run scorer (278), Avg (34.75) - 11M/10I

Jacob Duffy - 3rd highest wicket taker (10), Avg (45.30), SR (28.60) - 15M/14I

WF

Devon Conway - 3rd highest run scorer (343), Avg (114.33) - 7M/6I
Michael Bracewell - 4th highest run scorer (338), Avg (37.56) - 17M/13I
Tom Blundell - 9th highest run scorer (159), Avg (17.67) - 10M/9I

James Neesham - 2nd highest wicket taker (12), Avg (12.3), SR (10) - 8M/6I
Hamish Bennett - 10th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (40.33), SR (28) - 9M/8I

(vi) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Otago Volts (OV)

1. Hamish Rutherford
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 47(31), 0(1), 9(9), 4(3), 9(9), 10(9)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 44(28), 12(10)

2. Neil Broom
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 10(14), 34(27), 2(3), 57(48), 6(8)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 65(34), 66(50)

3. Nick Kelly
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(10), 1(5), 11(15)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 85(53)

4. Mitch Renwick
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 11(12)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

5. Anaru Kitchen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 11(11)&1w, 52(34)&0w, 42(28)&0w, 57(32)*&0w, 28(22)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 27(15)&0w, 0w

6. Llew Johnson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 6(3)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Dale Phillips
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 2(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

8. Michael Rippon
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 23(10)&0w, 10(9)*&0w, 16(11)*&2w, 22(23)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

9. Max Chu
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(12)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

10. Jacob Duffy
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w

11. Matthew Bacon
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. Jake Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

13. Josh Finnie
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 26(19)*&0w, 22(14), 6(6)&0w, 12(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(4)&0w, 4(5)

14. Michael Rae
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

15. Travis Muller
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Jarrod McKay
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Angus McKenzie
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

18. JJ Tasman-Jones
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

Wellington Firebirds (WF)

1. Finn Allen
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 92(43)*, 4(3)

2. Troy Johnson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(7)

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

4. Michael Bracewell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 32(21)*, 7(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3(3)*, 60(29), 0w, 26(16), 47(43)*&0w

5. Jamie Gibson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3(5)*, 6(10)

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

7. Logan Van Beek
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w, 1w, 17(10)*&1w

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. Ollie Newton
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 17(13)&1w, 1w

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

16. Michael Snedden
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Rachin Ravindra
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 13(6)&0w, 29(20)*&1w

18. James Neesham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 17(11)&2w, 47(32)*&2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 10(6)&4w, 2(4)&2w

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

20. Tom Blundell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 79(44)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(6), 16(10), 1(4), 8(10), 19(11)

21. Devon Conway
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 105(60)*, 63(48)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 47(37), 101(49)*, 18(15), 9(5)

3. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) OTAGO VOLTS (OV) SQUAD:

Probable XI

1) Hamish Rutherford - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 62, 7r 1w, 24, 8, 23, 82, 37, 4, 6, 101

2) Neil Broom - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 2, 2, 7, 50, 62, 72, 30, 9, 55

3) Nick Kelly - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 22, 4, 1, 0, 24*, 57, 0, 12, 66, 234*, 16, 5, 22

4) Anaru Kitchen - RHB, LAO
Last 10 - 2r 1w, 12r 1w, 3w, 16r 1w, 1w, 41r 0w, 25r 1w, 8r 0w, 16, 1r 0w, 20r 2w, 3r 0w

5) Llew Johnson - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 4, 38, 25, 0, 6, 17, 17, 6, 72

6) Michael Rippon - RHB, LWS
Last 10 - 16r 1w, 7r 0w, 26r 0w, 3r 2w, 3w, 18r 4w, 0w, 7r 5w, 19r 3w, 35r 3w, 21r 1w, 0w

7) Dale Phillips - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 7, 43, 6, 33, 8*, 7, 68*, 113, 18, 14, 0, 19
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JJ Tasman-Jones

8) Jacob Duffy - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 16r 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 11r 2w, 1w, 12r 1w, 4w, 0w, 24r 2w

9) Matthew Bacon - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w

10) Max Chu - LHB, WK
Last 10 - 11, 12, 10*, 0, 103*, 10, 31, 12, 94

11) Angus McKenzie - LHB, RM
Last 10 - 5r 2w, 7r 0w, 10r 0w, 4, 2w, 9r 1w, 13r 1w, 0w, 34r 0w, 1w, 15r 3w, 8r 1w, 1w, 22r 1w

BENCH

12) Mitch Renwick - RHB, Legbreak, WK
Last 10 - 0, 11, 6, 134, 107, 20, 15, 31, 0, 16, 4, 49, 42, 9, 5, 11

13) Jake Gibson - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 50r 0w, 4w, 1w, 23r 2w, 19r 0w, 0, 7r 3w

14) Travis Muller - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 30r 2w, 11, 41r 2w, 7r 1w, 0w, 1w, 30r 6w, 14r 1w, 2r 2w, 26r 0w, 1w, 31r 5w, 19r 0w, 34r 1w

15) Jarrod McKay - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 2r 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 1w

16) Josh Finnie - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 72r 0w, 10r 2w, 28r 0w, 12r 0w, 3, 26, 10r 0w, 6r 0w, 0r 1w

17) Michael Rae - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 9r 0w, 7r 4w, 0w, 5w, 2w, 4w, 1w, 1w, 33r 1w, 1w, 4w, 5r 0w, 16r 1w

18) JJ Tasman Jones - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 2, 19*, 13*, 7, 4r 1w, 19r 1w, 13r 0w, 17r 0w, 6r 0w, 34, 96

Safe C/VC choices
Hamish Rutherford, Anaru Kitchen

B) WELLINGTON FIREBIRDS (WF) SQUAD:

Probable XI

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

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

3) Troy Johnson - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 24, 88, 10, 54, 73, 78, 28, 46*, 39*, 58*, 114, 3, 1

4) Michael Bracewell - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 58r 0w, 39r 3w, 20r 0w, 4, 27r 3w, 51r 0w, 46r 0w, 2r 3w, 8, 14r 0w, 0r 0w, 30r 0w, 24, 105r 0w

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

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

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

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

9) Ollie Newton - LHB, RFM
Last 10 - 9r 1w, 25r 2w, 11r 1w, 10r 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 14r 2w, 1w, 4w, 11r 1w, 3w

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

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

BENCH

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

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

21) Devon Conway - LHB, RM, WK
Last 10 - 46, 36*, 17, 1, 2*, 27, 20, 12, 22, 34

Safe C/VC choices
Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen

Differential GL C/VC choices

OV - Michael Rippon, Josh Finnie, Neil Broom
Risky - Nick Kelly, Jacob Duffy

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

My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss)

Wk - Allen
Bat - Bracewell, Rutherford, Broom, T Johnson
AR - Rippon, Kitchen, Van Beek
Bowl - Duffy, Sears, Bennett

Options - Bacon, N Smith

GL Picks - Younghusband, N Kelly, L Johnson, McKenzie, Newton

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Shami who is part of India's squad to face Australia on Tuesday has not travelled with the team to Mohali, the venue of the first T20I
Sat, 17 Sep 2022 09:02:38
The Impact Player concept is set to offer teams greater tactical flexibility than the BBL's X-Factor rule
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 05:21:58
He has returned to begin his treatment and rehabilitation at the NCA in Bengaluru
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 09:05:43
Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KS Bharat, Umran Malik, Shahbaz Ahmed, Rahul Tripathi, Kuldeep Yadav, among others, are in the squad
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 15:35:09
"I look forward to the challenge and respect the need for results"
Thu, 15 Sep 2022 17:12:40
Modern day greats advise bowlers to use the bounce to their advantage
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 11:04:47
Batter highlights, quite eloquently, the challenges of shifting from white-ball cricket to red-ball cricket
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 17:25:22
Simon Katich takes over as head coach at MI Cape Town in the SA20 league, Hashim Amla named batting coach
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 15:02:07
Court to allow consecutive two consecutive terms of three years at BCCI and state separately
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 14:07:18
The batter has obtained an NOC to play in overseas T20 leagues
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 09:57:28
Smith, Starc, Henry and Boult have gained at the end of the Australia vs New Zealand ODI series
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 17:34:20
Jayawardene appointed head of performance for the three teams, Zaheer becomes head of cricket development
Tue, 13 Sep 2022 14:38:21
A key reform the board wants reviewed is the mandatory cooling-off period for its office-bearers
Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:34:26
India quick Renuka moved up by five slots to 13th, batters Dunkley and Capsey also gained in the latest ranking update
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 17:56:40
The keeper-batter on an official India debut: "There are no shortcuts to get there"
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 20:52:27
Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Hooda and Axar Patel part of the squad going to Australia in October
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 17:20:00
India vice-captain, who has been on the road since the start of 2022, is looking for a break so she can be fit and ready for her national team
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 08:14:28
The weather might not have allowed for much cricket, but for spectators at the venue, it was a rare chance to get up close to the cricketers
Sun, 11 Sep 2022 12:46:43
"The level is higher, so we have to work hard on skills and I hope next year we come back stronger," says NE captain Zhimomi
Sun, 11 Sep 2022 05:28:41
India struggled their way to 132 after being asked to bat, found it difficult to field, and had Radha Yadav injured while diving
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 06:56:30
"Playing back to back does take a mental toll, and it is good to take a break at times than pushing too hard"
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 06:45:40
Batter's focus is back on playing good shots instead of strike-rates and six-hitting and he credits Rohit for giving him the space to figure that out
Fri, 09 Sep 2022 03:32:58
Having broken a run of 1021 days without a century for India, Virat Kohli was elated and grateful - and a tad surprised to have ended this phase in the shortest format
Fri, 09 Sep 2022 05:54:14
Afghanistan wore a dazed look playing less than 24 hours after the heartbreak against Pakistan
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 11:43:03
Ireland, Scotland, Namibia, UAE and Netherlands are set to play at the iconic MCG for potentially the first time
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 12:38:40
Both teams will be hurting from their early exit in the tournament, with little but pride and game time to be accrued on Thursday
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 02:43:05
Former coach thinks India should have taken another seamer to the Asia Cup, to cover for situations like Avesh Khan's illness
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 12:10:51
Middle-order batter had missed a chunk of IPL and 2021-22 Ranji Trophy knockouts for Mumbai due to a hamstring injury
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 11:39:33
Sri Lanka's Pathum NIssanka moves to ninth, India captain Rohit Sharma jumps to 13th
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 11:04:42
Sri Lanka are best placed at the moment, but they are not in the final yet
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 05:45:31
"He has been with the team ahead of a lot of guys who are sitting back home because he's clear in his mind," India captain says about Arshdeep
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 03:49:18
The India captain says they have "found some answers" and "90-95% of the team was settled"
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 12:37:08
Avesh is yet to fully recover from the bout of fever he had before India's Super 4 game against Pakistan
Tue, 06 Sep 2022 19:29:32
Mendis, Nissanka, Madushanka and Shanaka all combine to derail India's title defence
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