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| On Updated : Dec 11, 2019 3:35 PM IST

AUS vs NZ Dream11 Match Prediction | 1st Test | Team News

Australia vs New Zealand Match Preview

AUS vs NZ Dream11: After retaining the Ashes and humiliating Pakistan at home, Australia will now welcome the Blackcaps for a three-match Test series which is scheduled to commence from December 12th in Perth.
The other two matches of the series will be played at the MCG i.e. Melbourne Cricket Ground and the SCG i.e. Sydney Cricket Ground.
This is probably for the first time when a Test series is going to start with the first match being a day-night affair. Both teams will be looking to start the series on a winning note and take an early lead in the series.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for AUS vs NZ Dream11 today match Prediction.

Perth Stadium, Perth, 12th December at 10:30 AM IST

Last Test result at this venue

Dec 14, 2018: Australia (326/10 and 243/10) defeated India (283/10 and 140/10) by 146 runs.

Head to Head (Last 5 games)

Australia won- 04
New Zealand won- 00
No Result: 01

Recent form (Last 5 matches)

New Zealand- WLWWD
Australia- LWLWW

AUS vs NZ Team News

New Zealand
The Blackcaps have named a 15-member squad for this series.

Injuries: There's a minor injury concern over Ross Taylor who was hit on his thumb in a practice session. Although, he is expected to start in this game.
Probable combination: Lockie Ferguson's Test debut could be prolonged. He might get a game only if Trent Boult is unfit.
The batting line-up will be the same as it was in the final Test against England.

New Zealand Playing 11- (Expected)
Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson/Trent Boult.

Skipper Tim Paine has announced the eleven for this game and they have made no changes for the third time in a row.

Injuries: No injury concerns.
Combination: David Warner and Joe Burns will open the innings once again followed by the new sensation Marnus Labuschagne at no 3 and World number 2 batsman Steven Smith.
In the bowling department, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood will lead the charge.

Australia Playing 11- (Expected)
David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc

AUS vs NZ Squads

AUS Squad
Tim Paine(c), David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Pat Cummins, Steven Smith, Matthew Wade, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Michael Neser, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

NZ Squad
Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tom Blundell, Neil Wagner, Todd Astle, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Trent Boult

AUS vs NZ Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy Picks from New Zealand-

Players to watch out:
Kane Williamson: 6322 runs from 133 innings at an average of 52.68.
Ross Taylor: 7022 runs from 169 innings at an average of 47.86.
Tom Latham: 3478 runs from 82 innings at an average of 44.02.
Tim Southee: 258 wickets from 69 matches.
Neil Wagner: 187 wickets from 44 matches.

Players to avoid:
Lockie Ferguson

Fantasy Picks from Australia-

Players to watch out:
David Warner: 6947 runs from 149 innings at an average of 48.58.
Steven Smith: 7013 runs from 126 innings at an average of 63.75.
Marnus Labuschagne: 910 runs from 17 innings at an average of 53.52.
Mitchell Starc: 229 wickets from 54 matches.
Nathan Lyon: 370 wickets from 93 matches.

Players to avoid:
T Head

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Our favorites: With home advantage by their side, we are backing Australia to win this contest.

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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of AUS vs NZ Dream11 are to the best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.

Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.