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Wellington take on Canterbury in the first match of the 2022-23 Ford Trophy at Basin Reserve in Wellington on Tuesday (November 22). Ahead of the match, here’s everything you need to know about the WF vs CTB Dream11 prediction, including fantasy cricket tips, today’s 11s and pitch report for this match.
Wellington had an indifferent run in the 2021-22 edition of the Ford Trophy. The side won four of their first five matches before suffering three losses and two defeats in their last five.
Canterbury, on the other hand, finished bottom of the points table. They won their first game before going on to five losses and four shutouts. Both teams are looking for a strong start.
WF vs CTB, match details
The first match of the 2022-23 Ford Trophy between Wellington and Canterbury will be played at Basin Reserve in Wellington on November 22. The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 IST. Live score and commentary of the match can be followed in Sportskeeda live score section.
Match: WF vs CTB
Date Time: 22 November 2022 at 3:30 AM IST
Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington
The course at Basin Reserve in Wellington is usually very good for hitting. Last season there were five shutouts and a batting average of 264. So this game is likely to have another good hitting streak.
WF vs CTB is likely to play today on the 11th
Wellington team news
No major injuries to worry about.
Wellington Probable Playing XI: Rachin Ravindra, Luke Georgeson, Troy Johnson (c), Nick Kelly, Tom Blundell (week), Tim Robinson, Logan van Beek, Peter Younghusband, Ollie Newton, Ian McPeake, Michael Snedden.
Canterbury team news
No major injuries to worry about.
Canterbury’s likely playing XICast: Jack Boyle, Chad Bowes, Henry Nicholls, Leo Carter, Tom Latham (week), Cole McConchie (c), Henry Shipley, Angus McKenzie, Theo van Woerkom, Matt Henry, Ed Nuttall.
Today’s WF vs CTB Dream11 Top Picks
The best goalkeeper
Tom Latham has bowled very well. The left-hander has scored high in the red-ball season so far and has the potential to get those big runs in the 50-over format as well. He has scored 5,590 runs at an average of 35.83 in his List A career.
The best choice of dough
Chad Bowes has a good record in the 50-over format. Canterbury’s top order batter has scored 2,433 runs at an average of 38.01 which includes six tons.
The best universal choice
Logan van Beek could prove to be a useful option. The seam-bowling all-rounder returned with 11 wickets from seven games in the 2021-22 Ford Trophy. He also scored 81 runs at 114.08.
Best Bowler Choice
Matt Henry is a goalscorer and has a solid A-list record. The Canterbury paceman has taken 235 wickets in 141 games in his career in the 50-over format.
WF vs CTB match captain and vice-captain selections
Rachin Ravindra can be effective with both bat and ball. The left-hander spun all sorts of bats at the top of the order and he scored 80 runs in two innings in the last edition. He also took one wicket. His overall record in List A cricket is 469 runs and 10 wickets in 17 games.
Henry Nicholls has been a consistent performer for Canterbury. The left-hander averages 44.41 in the 50-over format and has hit seven hundreds with 30 fifties.
5 Must Picks with Player Stats for WF vs CTB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
Rachin Ravindra (WF)
Henry Nicholls (CTB)
Tom Latham (CTB)
Logan van Beek (WF)
Matt Henry (CTB)
WF vs CTB match expert tips
There are some quality names on both sides. In fact, quite a few of them are regular internationals and some are on the fringes of the New Zealand squad. So the likes of Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Logan van Beek, Rachin Ravindra and Matt Henry are the ones to look out for.
WF vs CTB Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Head-to-Head League
Goalkeeper: Tom Latham, Tom Blundell.
Doughs: Chad Bowes, Henry Nicholls, Nick Kelly.
Versatile: Logan van Beek, Cole McConchie, Rachin Ravindra.
Bowlers: Matt Henry, Ollie Newton, Ed Nuttall.
WF vs CTB Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Major League
Goalkeeper: Tom Latham.
Doughs: Leo Carter, Henry Nicholls, Troy Johnson.
Versatile: Logan van Beek, Henry Shipley, Rachin Ravindra, Luke Georgeson.
Bowlers: Matt Henry, Ian McPeake, Theo van Woerkom.