ENG vs NZ T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of New Zealand

Published on: Nov 10, 2021 9:00 am IST|Updated on: Nov 24, 2021 1:58 pm IST


NZ Playing 11: The New Zealand team will lock horns with the England team in the 1st Semifinal of T20 World Cup 2021. The team came at 2nd position in the Group Points table with 4 wins in 5 league fixtures.

In the last fixture, the New Zealand team secured a clinical victory over the Afghanistan team. They were impressive to pick 3 wickets in the power play overs and then kept putting optimum pressure to restrict Afghanistan to a score of 124 runs. Then, Gupill and Mitchell provided the team a good start, then Conway and Williamson were impressive to chase down the total easily in 18 overs.

Team News

  • The New Zealand team secured 4 wins in 5 fixtures of T20 World Cup 2021.
  • No changes expected in the New Zealand’s Playing 11 against England

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

The New Zealand team need to continue the same performances as of the league stage matches. They are undoubtedly the finest team across all the 3 formats of the game and will look to clinch their 2nd ICC title in 2021. They have been clinical with their performances in both departments and have adapted very well to the surface. Their bowlers have put the best foot forward to contain the opposition batters, and the batters have played sensibly in the first 10 overs and then accelerated well in the final overs. No changes are expected in the New Zealand’s Playing 11 for the Semifinal fixture against England.

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NZ Playing 11 (likely)

1. Martin Guptill
2. Daryl Mitchell
2. Kane Williamson (c)
4. Devon Conway
5. Glenn Phillips
6. James Neesham
7. Mitchell Santner
8. Tim Southee
9. Trent Boult
10. Adam Milne
11. Ish Sodhi

New Zealand Squad

New Zealand Squad: Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Tim Seifert (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson

Where to Watch ENG vs NZ Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH ENG vs NZ T20 World Cup Semifinal LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. The New Zealand team will be looking to be efficient in their performances yet again with a stable squad. They lost the 2019 World Cup Final against England, that would certainly have on their back of minds. But, they are a confident side being quite experienced and have executed their plans in a fine fashion. Watch the England vs New Zealand 1st Semifinal Match of T20 World Cup Live on Disney+Hotstar, which is expected to be a close encounter due to the consequences of the result.

4 Fantasy picks for England vs New Zealand from NZ

1. Kane Williamson

In a match like this one, it is wise to choose the experienced players who have been impressive to overcome the pressure situations. Kane has the ability to stabilize the team and can play attacking innings as well. He added 40 runs to his tally in the last fixture and has 126 runs in 5 matches.

Name Matches Runs Average
Kane Williamson 5 126 40

2. Martin Guptill

The leading run scorer for the New Zealand team in the tournament is looking quite confident with his capability to provide a good start to the team. Martin has scored 176 runs in 5 matches and can be the vice captain pick due to his current form in the tournament.

Name Matches Runs Average
Martin Guptill 5 176 35.20

3. Trent Boult

The bowler has picked the most wickets by a New Zealander in the tournament and has adapted nicely to the different surfaces in UAE. He has the ability to pick wickets with the new ball and the death overs as well. He was named as the player of the match in the last fixture and has a total of 11 wickets.
Name Matches Wickets Average
Trent Boult 5 11 `10.45

4. Ish Sodhi

The spinner has used his experience well to contain and dismiss the batters by his perfect line lengths. In the tournament, Ish has picked up 7 wickets in the tournament and is expected to continue the same form in the tournament.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ish Sodhi 5 8 15.25


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