Darwin and District ODD 2020: Round 11 – Waratah CC v Nightcliff CC – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Darwin and District ODD 2020: Round 11 – Waratah CC v Nightcliff CC – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

James Seymour and Jacob Thorne are ideal captaincy options for this match.

Match Details

The Round 11 match of the Darwin and District ODD between Nightcliff CC and Waratah CC will be played at Gardens Oval.

This match starts at 11 AM local time (7 AM IST) (1:30 AM GMT). It will not be live-streamed in India.


The round 11 matches of the Darwin and Districts ODD will be played on Saturday. Nightcliff CC and Waratah CC will lock horns in one of the matches at the Gardens Oval. The Nightcliff CC are coming off a horror of a game against the Southern Districts CC where they could manage only 107 runs batting first. The Waratah CC, on the other hand, chased down 192 in the last game against the Darwin CC and will be keen to continue their good work.

Weather Report

There is a little chance of rain in the lead up to the match. But the sun is expected to come out later in the day and there shouldn’t be any interruption.

Pitch Report

The last two matches at the venue have proved that the pitch here is a decent one to bat on compared to the other venues. 191 and 237 are the scores team batting first registered and the former total was chased down as well.

Average first innings score: 214 (Last 2 One-Day matches)

Record of the chasing teams: Won 1; Lost 1

Injury & Availability News

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Waratah CC

James Seymour, Issac Conway (C & WK), Ashley Chandrasinghe, Udara Weerasinghe, Madura Weerasinghe, Riley Vernon, Madushan Samindra, Ishara Gange, Tristan Glover, Chris Campbell, Himesh Sandaradura

Bench: Clancy McCormick, Sanka Wijegunarathna, Ashley Chandrasinghe, Sam Elder, Pasindu Sandanayake, Muhammad Tahir, Zobel Cooper, Jagmeet Singh

Nightcliff CC

Jacob Thorne, Adi Dave, Bradly J Baptist (C), Andrew Richards, Cameron Tonkin, Tushaar Garg, Jhiah Baxter (WK), Nick Wheeler, Tom Pinson, Nachiket Sant, Philip Hull

Bench: Taj Glenn, Thomas Foley, Ryan Dennis, Coen McKinnon, Lachlan Baird, Michael Kudra

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Top Picks

Isaac Conway of Waratah CC has been the second highest run-getter of the tournament with 388 runs to his name in nine outings. James Seymour follows him at number three in the list having amassed 354 runs in the same number of matches. He has also picked 14 wickets which makes him an ideal captain option. Udaara Weerasinghe is another brilliant all-rounder. He has scalped 21 wickets so far and has also scored 141 runs in seven innings with the bat. Madura Weerasinghe is another good all-rounder having picked 13 wickets and scored 138 runs in the tournament.

For the Nightcliff CC, Jacob Thorne has been the best player scoring 291 runs and picking 10 wickets. Phillip Hull is the best bowler for them as he has accounted for 14 wickets so far while his bowling partner has picked 13 wickets. Jhiah Baxter is another decent batsman for them. He has mustered 196 runs in 8 innings and mostly opens the innings.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: James Seymour, Jacob Thorne

Vice-Captain Options: Udara Weerasinghe, Madura Weerasinghe

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Issac Conway

Batsmen – Tristan Glover, James Seymour (C), Jhiah Baxter

All-Rounders – Udara Weerasinghe (VC), Ashley Chandrasinghe, Jacob Thorne

Bowlers – Samindra Madhushan, Madura Weerasinghe, Tom Pinson, Phillip Hull

Suggested Playing XI for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Isaac Conway

Batsmen – James Seymour (VC), Bradley Baptist, Andrew Richards

All-Rounders – Ishara Gange, Udara Weerasinghe, Jacob Thorne (C)

Bowlers – Hamish Sandaradura, Madura Weerasinghe, Tom Pinson, Phillip Hull

Expert Advice

Picking more all-rounders is a way to go in this match as a decent surface will be on offer and most of them will get to bat and bowl.

Probable Winners

Waratah CC is predicted to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.