We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Sixers: Josh Philippe (wk), Steven Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Hayden Kerr, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Todd Murphy
Thunder: Matthew Gilkes (wk), David Warner, Blake Nikitaras, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (c), Usman Qadir, Brendan Doggett
India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI, 2023: Fantasy Team
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 150
2nd innings average score: 139
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of the Day
Josh Philippe’s both fifties of the season came at the SCG. Overall, he has churned out 778 runs including 9 fifties in 23 attempts.
Steven Smith too has venue numbers in his favour. His 499 runs have come at an excellent average of 38.
Sean Abbott, the highest wicket-taker at the venue, strikes at 12.6. In this season, he is yet to go wicketless here, overall managing 8 wickets in 4 games. Against Thunder, he has taken 19 wickets in 15 games.
In the previous game between these teams, Moises Henriques and Jordan Silk were the captain and vice-captain of the Ultimate Team respectively. Henriques is also the top run-scorer against Thunder.
There are as many as 4 bowlers who have starred in the Ultimate Team in 4 of their last 5 games: Chris Green, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve O’Keefe, and Todd Murphy.
In the last 3 games, 27 of 39 wickets belonged to the pacers.