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| On Oct 19, 2021 7:10 PM IST

ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: In the 13th warm-up match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, England will be taking on New Zealand at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Dubai on 20 October (Wednesday). This will be second warm-up match for these two teams and the final opportunity to test their strengths and combinations before the start of the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup.

ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams are coming into this match after facing quite similar results in their previous outings. England suffered a disappointing 7-wicket loss at the hands of India in their opening warm-up match in this ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. On the other hand, New Zealand lost to Australia by 3 wickets in their first warm-up game at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

ENG vs NZ Match Details

This will be an important chance for both these teams to prepare well for the T20 World Cup. New Zealand are placed at the 4th position in the ICC T20I Rankings with 257 rating and 7192 points. On the other hand, England are placed at the top position in the ICC T20I Rankings with 278 rating and 7786 points. Both these teams will also play the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Fixture Name: Match 13, England vs New Zealand

Competition: World T20 Warm-up

Date: 20 October

Time: 3:30 PM IST

ENG vs NZ Ground Details

Ground: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Pitch Report: The surface and the conditions at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium are once again expected to be dry and slow. The spinners have extracted great amount of turn from this track and it will behave similarly in this match as well. There will be some amount of dew in the second innings. However, bowling first will be a safe option after winning the toss. The par score will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.

ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of England and New Zealand players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is the opening stage of the competition, it will be a good decision to include more of batters to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Kane Williamson and Trent Boult remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler
BATTERS: Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Jason Roy, Glenn Phillips
ALL-ROUNDERS: Liam Livingstone, James Neesham
BOWLERS: Trent Boult, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid

ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

New Zealand will surely start as the favourites in this match due to the slow and dry conditions in the UAE. The New Zealand team also has a balanced team combination of both experienced and young players. On the other hand, England will be a tough side to beat in this exciting T20 contest due to the their experienced line-up.

ENG Top Picks

For England, it will be really important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling departments before the start of the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The likes of Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan will be their important clogs in the batting department. On the other hand, the trio of Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid have to play a significant role with the ball.

Jos Buttler

England’s swashbuckling opening batter Jos Buttler has performed sensationally well over the years for his team in different conditions. Buttler has smashed a total of 1871 runs representing England in 82 T20I games at an average of 31.71. The wicket-keeper batter has an impressive strike-rate of nearly 140 in the T20I format. He has also notched up a total of 14 half-centuries in T20I cricket.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Jos Buttler 82 1871 35.14

Chris Woakes

For the England team, right-arm pace bowler Chris Woakes has been an incredible performer in white-ball cricket. He has been a consistent wicket-taking bowler in shortest format of the game. Woakes has taken as many as 130 wickets in 119 T20 matches at an economy of 8.28. He can also contribute with the bat while batting lower down the order having scored more than 800 runs.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Chris Woakes 119 130 8.28

ENG News

  • There are no injury issues for England.
  • Eoin Morgan will be the captain.
  • Jos Buttler will keep the wickets.
  • The likes of Jason Roy, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan will be their important clogs in the batting department.
  • The trio of Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid have to play a significant role with the ball.

ENG Playing 11 (likely)
Jos Buttler
Jason Roy
Dawid Malan
Jonny Bairstow
Eoin Morgan
Liam Livingstone
Moeen Ali
Chris Woakes
Chris Jordan
Adil Rashid
Mark Wood

Related: England T20 World Cup Squad. Check Details


NZ Top Picks

The New Zealand team will be eyeing to be at the top of their game both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson and Glenn Phillips will have to play a significant role in the batting department and will be keen to be amongst the runs. On the other hand, the likes of Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Lockie Ferguson will form part of the bowling attack.

Kane Williamson

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will have to lead his side from the front in the upcoming Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. He played a lot of crucial knocks in the recently concluded UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season. Williamson has scored a total of 1805 runs while playing in 67 T20I matches at an average of 31.67. He has smashed as many as 13 half-centuries in the shorter format of the game.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Kane Williamson 67 1805 124.91

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Trent Boult

For the New Zealand side, left-arm pacer Trent Boult has been a consistent wicket-taker across different formats of the game. He picked up 13 wickets in the IPL 2021 season at an economy of 7.90. Boult also has a fine record in T20I cricket for New Zealand having scalped a total of 46 wickets from 34 games at an average of 23.35. The left-arm quick bowler has career-best figures of 4 for 34.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Trent Boult 34 46 8.54

NZ News

  • There are no major injury issues for the New Zealand team.
  • Kane Williamson will be the captain.
  • Tim Seifert will keep the wickets.
  • The likes of Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson and Glenn Phillips will have to play a significant role in the batting department.
  • The likes of Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Lockie Ferguson will form part of the bowling attack.

NZ Playing 11 (likely)
Devon Conway
Martin Guptill
Kane Williamson
Tim Seifert
Glenn Phillips
James Neesham
Mitchell Santner
Lockie Ferguson
Tim Southee
Trent Boult
Ish Sodhi

Related: New Zealand T20 World Cup Squad


Watch ENG vs NZ Live Score And Streaming

Watch England vs New Zealand World T20 Warm-up match Live score and streaming on the Star Sports Network and HotStar app. All the players stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on the Hotstar app. There will a great experience of entertainment as both these international teams, New Zealand and England have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will been keen to do well these warm-up matches before the start of the mega event.

List of Channels to watch ENG vs NZ Match

The England vs New Zealand World T20 Warm-up match will be broadcasted live on the Star Sports 3 channel from 3:30 PM IST. The Star Sports Network are the official television rights holder for this year’s ICC T20 World Cup. The viewers will get to listen to expert comments and detailed pitch report alongwith live ball-to-ball commentary on the Star Sports Network and the Hotstar app.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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