NZ Playing 11: The New Zealand team will lock horns with the Australia team in the Finals of T20 World Cup 2021. They also secured 4 wins in 5 league matches and will be confident of securing a victory.
In the Semi finals of the tournament, they beat the strong England team in a thrilling encounter. The opposition batted well to post a score of 166 runs on the board. Then the opener Daryl Mitchell was terrific with his shot selections and scored 72 off 47 balls. While all rounder James Neesham struck 26 off 11 balls to help the New Zealand team in reaching the finals of the tournament.
The New Zealand team have been clinical with their performances across all the formats and need to keep trusting their abilities in the Finals. The team’s bowling performances have gone well, with them trusting their abilities and experience.
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The batters have also clicked at right moment of the game. The players like Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill, have not been making runs in the last few matches, but have the capability to bounce back in fine fashion. But the talented batter Devon Conway has been ruled out of the fixture due to the injury concerns. In place of him, Tim Seifert is expected to feature in this match.
NZ Playing 11 (likely)
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
1. Daryl Mitchell
The opener has been promoted up the order and has scored most runs in the tournament from New Zealand. In the last fixture, he scored 72 off 47 balls.
2. Glenn Phillips
If the wickets fall, Glenn Phillips will be the crucial player for stabilizing well and can provide a superb finishing touch as well. Phillips has scored 87 runs in the tournament.
3. Trent Boult
The experienced campaigner has been terrific in the tournament with his variations and yorkers. In a pressure game like this one, it is wise to choose the experienced players.
4. Ish Sodhi
The spinner is a quality bowler in the T20 format and can include variations to disturb the flow and dismiss the batters. In T20 World Cup 2021, Ish has 9 wickets.
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