ENG vs NZ Dream11: The Blackcaps are 2-1 up in the 5-match T20I series against England and will walk into the fifth game with their tails up as one more win will give them an unassailable lead of 3-1 with one game to play.
England, on the other hand, will be looking to stay alive in the series and skipper Eoin Morgan has already slated that changes are definitely on the cards in this game as well.
Jonny Bairstow, Chris Jordan and Adil Rashid were the left-outs from the last game and they could come back into the eleven with changes on the cards.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for ENG vs NZ Dream11 today match prediction.
McLean Park, Napier, 8th November at 10:30 AM IST
Total played: 19
England won: 11
New Zealand won: 07
No Result: 01
The surface will definitely assist the batsmen and a high-scoring game is what we can expect here.
England Team News
The skipper Eoin Morgan has emphasized on some changes in the eleven.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Team combination: One between Dawid Malan and Tom Banton could sit out making way for Jonny Bairstow.
Saqib Mahmood has had two bad games which might provoke the team management to include Chris Jordan.
ENG Playing 11- (Expected)
Tom Banton/Dawid Malan/Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Pat Brown, Eoin Morgan, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Lewis Gregory, Saqib Mahmood/Chris Jordan, Sam Curran.
New Zealand Team News
Left-arm pacer Trent Boult is available for this game.
He would be replacing Lockie Ferguson in the eleven who was available for the first three games.
Injuries: No injury updates
Expected to be benched: Scott Kuggelijn
Team combination: Their bowling will definitely get boosted with the inclusion of Trent Boult. The form of the two openers is still a cause of concern but there is no scope of any changes in the eleven.
NZ Playing 11- (Expected)
Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor, Tim Siefert, Martin Guptill, James Neesham, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson/Blair Tickner/Trent Boult, Mitchell Santner.
Eoin Morgan(c), Lewis Gregory, Dawid Malan, Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Jonny Bairstow(w), Adil Rashid, James Vince, Saqib Mahmood, Matthew Parkinson, Patrick Brown, Sam Billings, Tom Banton.
Tim Southee(c), Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Seifert(w), Lockie Ferguson, Ross Taylor, Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Colin de Grandhomme, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Blair Tickner, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.
Fantasy picks from England-
Eoin Morgan: The skipper is yet to fire in this series, he has got scores of 18, 32 and 34* so far from the three games played. If we talk about the career T20I stats, he has scored 1894 runs from 82 innings.
James Vince: The Hampshire batsman has been the top-scorer of this series so far with scores of 49, 1 and 59. From 11 innings in T20Is he has got 339 runs to his name with an average of 30.81.
Sam Curran: The all-rounder has scalped 4 wickets in the series so far and is the leading wicket-taker for England in this series.
Players to avoid:
Tom Banton, Pat Brown, Saqib Mahmood
Fantasy picks from New Zealand-
Colin de Grandhomme: He is a fearless striker once he gets going. In the three innings he has played so far he has got scores of 19, 28 and 55. His career stats suggest that he has scored 466 runs from 29 innings in T20Is.
Ross Taylor: Another batsman who has shown prominence in the three games so far by scoring 99 runs. His T20I career stats suggest that he has scored 1726 runs from 85 innings at a strike-rate of 121.80.
Trent Boult: The left-arm seamer will be returning to the side and definitely all eyes would be on him. He has scalped 37 wickets from 25 T20Is.
Players to avoid:
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have provided here of ENG vs NZ Dream11 match prediction is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.
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