New Zealand Domestic One Day Trophy – Auckland Aces vs Central Stags Dream11 Predictions, Lineups and more
The Auckland Aces will take on the Central Stags in what will be the final league stage match in the ongoing New Zealand Domestic One Day Trophy. The match is a dead rubber and will have no real consequence on the standings. What is even better for both teams is that they have reached the finals, so this will be more of a game that will be used by the players to keep their form and for out of form players to find their form.
The Auckland Aces are in fantastic form right now, having won their previous three games to qualify for the finals.
Central Stags, on the other side, had a good last two of matches, winning by 2 wickets and 43 runs (D/L method) against Wellington Firebirds. With 28 points, they are currently in first place in the standings.
The match is scheduled to take place on the 24th of February, 2022 at the Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland.
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Pitch Report
It is one of New Zealand’s top batting surfaces. In the most recent game played here, over 650 runs were scored. Regardless of who wins the toss, the winning team should bowl first.
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Probable XI
Martin Guptill, George Worker, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Jock Mckenzie, William Somerville, Adithya Ashok, Lockie Ferguson, Simon Keene
Bayley Wiggins (wk), Ben Smith / Ben Wheeler, Brad Schmulian, Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce (c), Josh Clarkson, Doug Bracewell, Adam Milne, Seth Rance, Joey Field, Jeydon Lennox
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Players to Watch
He is a player who is looking almost unstoppable at the moment. In the last game against the Otago Volts, he hammered a sizzling 122 runs from 114 balls, while in the overall tournament, he has amassed 468 runs so far and he will surely be looking to score a whole lot more.
The veteran player scored his first century of the tournament in the previous match against the Otago Volts and showed everyone that age is just a number. He will be a crucial part of the lineup as the team prepares for the finals game.
He has been in great touch so far for the Central Stags. In the last games that he played, he scored a 50 and an unbeaten 111 respectively. He is in great scoring form and is a brilliant player to have on the field for his attitude.
The Central Stags skipper has been consistent this season and a player who has added a sense of stability and reassurance to the lineup. He will mostly use this match to try and switch to the next gear and hopefully add to his total run tally of 126 runs in 5 matches.
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Fantasy Lineup No.1
Wicket Keeper – Glenn Phillips (c)
Batters – Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, George Worker
All-Rounders – Mark Chapman (vc), Josh Clarkson, Brad Schmulian
Bowlers – William Somerville, Adithya Ashok, Seth Rance, Adam Milne
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Fantasy Lineup No.2
Wicket Keeper – Glenn Phillips
Batters – George Worker, Martin Guptill (c), Will Young, Robert O Donnell
All-Rounders – Doug Bracewell (vc), Mark Chapman, Sean Solia
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne, Seth Rance
Auckland Aces vs Central Stags – Predicted Winner
While the game is dead rubber, we think that the Auckland Aces will walk away with a victory here.