The Central Stags will close the horns of the Canterbury Kings in the 23rd game of Plunket Shield at McLean Park in Napier on Saturday.
The Kings have already won this season and will be introduced to Plunket Shield after this match. Moreover, this will be the last match of the season for both sides.
The Central Stags won in two and drew four of their seven matches. Although one of their Plunket Shield games was abandoned due to rain, they lost the previous match to the Otago Walts by 44 runs. Stags will be reinforced by the inclusion of a premier spinner Ajaz Patel and versatile Christian Leopard on the eve of this game.
The Canterbury Kings, on the other hand, are ranked at the top of the Plunket Shield score table with five wins and two draws from their seven matches. Their previous match against Auckland Aces ended in a stalemate. The kings are coming back Tom Latham,, Henry Nicholls i Matt Henry for his last game of the season.
When the two teams met earlier this season, the Kings came out as winners and so will start as favorites to win this game as well.
Teams you can choose from
Cole McConchie (C), Jack Boyle, Sean Davey, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (WK), Ken McClure, Henry Nicolls, Cam Fletcher (WK), Ed Nuttall, Fraser Sheat, Theo van Woerkom, Will Williams and Henry Chamberlain.
Scheduled play XI
Greg Hay (C), Liam Dudding, Chris Leopard, Ajaz Patel, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Dane Cleaver (WK), Brad Schmulian, Ben Smith, Blair Tickner and George Worker.
Cole McConchie (C), Jack Boyle, Sean Davey, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (WK), Henry Nicolls, Cam Fletcher (WK), Ed Nuttall, Fraser Sheat, Theo van Woerkom, Will Williams.
Game: Central Stags vs. Canterbury Kings, Game 23
Date: April 3, 2021, 3:00 AM IST
Venue: McLean Park, Napier.
The trail and conditions at McLean Park are mostly conducive to bowlers. The strokes will have to be very careful when choosing strokes.
The Central Stags have already played a Plunket Shield game on this field, where they completely outplayed the Wellington Firebirds and won with 60 runs. He will strive to draw inspiration from that victory and provide a fierce fight to the Canterbury Kings.
CS vs CTB Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Suggestion # 1: Dane Cleaver, Tom Latham, Cam Fletcher, Greg Hay, Josh Clarkson, Henry Nicolls, Fraser Sheat, Ajaz Patel, Will Williams, Sean Davey, Matt Henry.
Captain: Tom Latham. Sub-captain: Dane Cleaver.
Fantasy proposal no. 2: Dane Cleaver, Tom Latham, Cam Fletcher, Tom Bruce, Josh Clarkson, Henry Nicolls, Brad Schmulian, Blair Tickner, Ajaz Patel, Will Williams, Matt Henry.
Captain: Cam Fletcher. Sub-captain: Matt Henry.