ENG vs NZ 1st ODI Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

Published on: Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm IST|Updated on: Feb 24, 2018 8:44 pm IST

New Zealand vs England

England Vs New Zealand 1st ODI Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

England Tour of New Zealand, 2018

England will play 5 ODIs and 2 test in New Zealand from February 25-April 03.


Match details:

Tournament- England tour of New Zealand, 2018

Stadium- Seddon Park, Hamilton

Date and Time- February 25, 06:30 AM IST; 02:00 PM Local


Match Info:

England tour of New Zealand starts from February 25. The first match of the 5 ODI series will be played tomorrow at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Both the teams have announced their squads ahead of the match and are ready to take up the challenge. A tough contest between bat and bowl is expected to take place. Moreover, the ENG vs NZ match preview is listed below.


Ground report:

Avg 1st inn score-242

Avg 2nd inn score-218

Highest Total-363/4 (50 Ov) by WI vs NZ

Lowest Total-122/10 (44.5 Ov) by Ind vs NZ

Highest Chased-350/9 (49.3 Ov) by NZ vs Aus

Lowest Defended-182/9 (35 Ov) by NZ vs SL


ENG Team News:

  • Liam Plunkett gets ruled out of the series due to injury
  • Craig Overton has been named as replacement
  • Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Joe Root and Ben Stokes make a comeback
  • Alex Hales will have to miss this match if Ben Stokes gets to play


ENG Squad:

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Craig Overton, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood


ENG Probable Playing 11:

Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, David Willey/Craig Overton/Tom Curran, Chris Woakes, Jos Buttler, Mark Wood


NZ Team News:

  • NZ has named a 13-member squad to face off England
  • Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi makes a comeback
  • Lockie Ferguson is expected to miss this match as he was playing for Auckland in the Ford Trophy final


NZ Squad:

Kane Williamson(c), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Ish Sodhi


NZ Probable Playing 11:

Kane Williamson(c), Martin Guptill, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Ish Sodhi/Todd Astle/Mitchell Santner


Key Players:


Eoin Morgan

Ben Stokes

Joe Root


Colin de Grandhomme

Martin Guptill

Tim Southee


Please note: As this is the first match of the tournament, it is hard to predict the playing 11. The ENG vs NZ match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We urge you to choose your playing 11 from the squad listed above.


India Fantasy Tip: Although beating New Zealand in front of the home crowd is a bit difficult, we will suggest you to pick an equal number of players from both the squad.


ENG vs  NZ Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions-


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