OTG vs NK Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Ford Trophy 2020-21, Match 17

OTG vs NK Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Ford Trophy 2020-21, Match 17

Northern Districts are expected to assert their dominance over Otago by beating them twice in the same competition.

Jeet Raval
Jeet Raval. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 14th Match match of the Ford Trophy 2020 will be played between Otago and Northern Districts at the University Park, Dunedin.

This match is scheduled to start at 11:00 AM Local Time (03:30 AM IST).


When the two sides clash previously at the University Park in Dunedin, fans got to witness the battle between two very formidable outfits. Otago and Northern Districts have played some impressive cricket in this competition. Prior to locking horns, they both had registered 3 wins and just a solitary defeat.

In the game on Sunday, Northern Districts batted first and scored a mammoth 323. A target of 324 looked too big to chase down, but Otago offered a commendable fight. However, it ultimately was of no use as they could muster up only 283. While they will be looking to get their revenge, Northern Districts will know it well that nothing can be sweeter than doing the double.

OTG vs NK Weather Report for Match 17:

It will be a chilly day at Dunedin. The temperature will be hovering around 14 °C. Thankfully, the chances of precipitation are only 10%.

Pitch Condition/Report:

This pitch is a batsman’s paradise. 300 is the bare minimum a team must keep in mind

Average first innings score:

311 (Last 3 ODI matches and 1 Ford Trophy match played at this venue)

Record of Chasing Teams:

Won: 1, Lost: 3, Tied: 0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

OTG vs NK Today’s Probable XIs:


Neil Broom, Michael Rae, Matt Bacon, Josh Finnie, Nick Kelly, Anaru Kitchen, Jarrod Mckay, Travis Muller, Dale Phillips, Mitch Renwick, Michael Rippon


Angus Mckenzie

Northern Districts:

Jeet Raval, Katene Clarke, Bharat Popli, Anurag Verma, Dean Brownlie, Anton Devcich (C), Brett Hampton, Jake Gibson, Peter Bocock, Brett Randell, Henry Cooper


Josef Walker

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OTG vs NK Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Katene Clarke has been terrific with the bat for Northern Districts. He has scored 222 runs, which includes 3 half-centuries. Clarke has an average of over 40.

As for Northern Districts’ bowling department, Brett Randell has been the star performer. He has scalped 14 wickets and has maintained an economy rate of under 6 runs per over.

Brett Hampton is a player who ticks all boxes and can earn you points in both batting and bowling. He has scored 152 runs and also has 5 wickets to his name.

From the Otago camp, Michael Rippon is the player who has been influential both with the bat and the ball. He has scored 98 runs and has picked up 4 wickets.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Katene Clarke, Brett Hampton

Vice-Captain Options – Brett Randell, Michael Rippon

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for OTG vs NK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Mitch Renwick

Batters – Neil Broom, Katene Clarke, Jeet Raval, Henry Cooper

All-Rounders – Anaru Kitchen, Brett Hampton (C), Michael Rippon

Bowlers – Matthew Bacon, Brett Randell (VC), Michael Rae

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for OTG vs NK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Mitch Renwick

Batters – Nick Kelly, Jeet Raval, Anton Devcich, Katene Clarke (C), Dean Brownlie

All-Rounders – Anaru Kitchen, Michael Rippon (VC)

Bowlers – Brett Randell, Anurag Verma, Nathan Smith

Expert Advice:

Jeet Raval has looked in sublime touch. He has already amassed over 200 runs and has maintained an average in excess of 40. Given his form, he should be included in both of your Dream11 Fantasy teams.

Today’s OTG vs NK Probable Winners:

Northern Districts are expected 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.