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Strong seam attack for Wellington Firebirds Vs Otago Vaults

Basin Reserve surface is likely to provide plenty of assistance for pace attack.

Round one of the Plunket shield gets underway tomorrow at the Basin Reserve. The Firebirds could potentially field 6 frontline seamers on a pitch that will provide pace and bounce.

Lead fast bowler Hamish Bennett will have is eyes on wickets when he gets the ball in hand.

The 32-year-old, who begins his fourth season with the Firebirds tomorrow, is just five wickets away from bringing up 100 first-class wickets for Wellington.

Devon Conway is just 27 runs shy of 6,000 first-class runs.

Play gets underway at 10.30am tomorrow – spectator entry is free.