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


NZ Playing 11: The New Zealand team will clash with the Scotland team in the Match 32 of T20 World Cup 2021. With a win in this match, they are expected to be a tough competitor to the Afghanistan in sealing top 2 spots.

In the last fixture, the New Zealand team secured a crucial victory against the Indian team by 8 wickets. The bowlers like Trent Boult scalped 3, while Sodhi took 2 wickets to restrict the Indian team to a score of 110. Then the batters provided a clinical performance, with Guptill providing a good start with 20 runs, and Daryl Mitchell and Kane Williamson with the contribution of 49 and 33 respectively.

Team News

  • The New Zealand team has 1 win in 2 fixtures of T20 World Cup 2021.
  • No changes are expected in the New Zealand’s Playing 11 against Scotland.

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

The New Zealand team were dismissive with their performance in the last match against India. The team will be upbeat to keep playing with same momentum to qualify for the semifinals. They also need a big win under their belt to compete well with Afghanistan for taking top 2 spots.

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The New Zealand team are not expected to make any changes in the 11 for their fixture against Scotland. They are playing with the best combination, and the players who have been consistent performers. The bowler Adam Milne was included in the last game, who did well against India and will keep his place.

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 NZ vs SCO Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH NZ vs SCO LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. The New Zealand team is definitely one of the contenders for winning the T20 World Cup 2021 due to the presence of experienced cricketers, and the team being excellent across all the formats. They dominated in the match against Indian team in both the departments with confident performances in both departments. This fixture is expected to be interesting due to the fact that Scotland team have nothing to lose, and with the talented cricketers expected to go all out. You can avail the Disney+Hotstar plans to watch the New Zealand vs Scotland Match 32 of T20 World Cup 2021.

4 Fantasy picks for New Zealand vs Scotland from NZ

1. Kane Williamson

The captain with a calm head and sound technique will be one of the best picks for this game. In the match against Indian team, Kane Williamson was proficient by scoring 33 runs off 31 balls and is expected to continue his good form in the tournament.

Name Matches Runs Average
Kane Williamson 2 58 58

2. Daryl Mitchell

The batting all rounder has been promoted up the order in this tournament with the intent of scoring quick runs in the power play overs. He has been successful in providing contribution in both the matches and has 76 runs. In the last fixture, Mitchell scored 49 off 35 balls.

Name Matches Runs Average
Daryl Mitchell 2 76 38

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3. Trent Boult

The left arm pacer has been consistent in taking wickets at every phase of the innings. He can take wickets with the new ball, and contain runs in the middle overs, and can dismiss batters with his toe crushing yorkers in the death overs. He took 3 wickets in the last fixture against India.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Trent Boult 2 4 11.25

4. Ish Sodhi

The spinner has been terrific with his line lengths and wicket taking abilities in the T20 format. In the last fixture, he was named as the player of the match for maintaining pressure and taking 2 wickets against India. Ish has 4 wickets in 2 matches.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ish Sodhi 2 4 11.25


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