NZ vs AUS Prediction, Free Cricket Betting Tips: The first of the three T20I matches between New Zealand and Australia will be played on February 22, 2021. The match will be the first day-night encounter at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. The match is expected to be a good contest with the two tough teams going up against each other.
Cricket Prediction, Today Dream11 Match Details
New Zealand vs Australia T20I Series Match 1
Date & Time: 22th February 2021, 11:30 AM IST
Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Bet365: NZ: 1.90 AUS: 1.90
Betway: NZ: 1.83 AUS: 1.83
Prominent betting sites are predicting New Zealand to win this match comfortably.
New Zealand to win this match
Both the teams look pretty evenly balanced and should produce a good game of cricket. But, New Zealand being the home team will surely have an advantage going into this match. Also, the blackcaps have been really good at home giving them the momentum to start off.
Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on New Zealand
NZ Playing XI:
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Hamish Bennett/Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.
AUS Playing XI:
Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Philippe, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh/Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff
The team winning the toss will surely want to bowl first and chase a total. The pitch will be absolutely good for batting and should give the bowlers a tough time. The team batting second will have an advantage.
If NZ bats first: 180-190
If SA bats first: 170-180
Players who are expected to perform well as per NZ vs AUS Dream11 Teams.
Glenn Philips: He has been in top form in this home season of 2020-21. In the last 6 T20Is, he has scored 184 runs at an average of 46.00. His strike rate has been 192. He also scored a century in T20Is.
Matthew Wade: The last time Wade played for Australia in T20Is, he was showing top form. In the last four matches in the format, he has scored 159 runs at an average of 39.75. His strike rate has been 154.
Tim Southee: The right arm seam bowler has been in top form in the T20Is. In the last four matches, he has picked up nine wickets. His bowling strike rate has been 10 and an economy of 7.8.
Ashton Agar: He is one of the most dependable spinners in the T20 format and has been a constant wicket taker. In the three previous T20Is which he has played for Australia, he took five wickets. His strike rate has been 14.40.
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Suitable captain options: Martin Guptill, M Wade, G Philips
Suitable vice-captain options: A Zampa, T Southee, G Maxwell
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