NZ vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: 2nd T20I Match of Australia Tour of New Zealand 2024 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for New Zealand vs Australia Dream11 Team

Published on: Feb 22, 2024 12:02 pm IST|Updated on: Feb 22, 2024 1:18 pm IST

NZ vs AUS Dream11

New Zealand and Australia will lock horns against each other in the second T20I at Auckland on Friday. The Kiwis faced a disheartening defeat, as Tim David won the Australians the first T20I on the final ball. Check NZ vs AUS 2nd T20I Dream11 Prediction.

New Zealand vs Australia, 2nd T20I of Australia Tour of New Zealand
23 February, 11:40 AM IST
Eden Park, Auckland

NZ vs AUS 2nd T20I Match Prediction

The batters ran riot in the first T20I, with over 430 runs being scored in the encounter. The top three batters on each side scored plenty of runs, with captain Mitchell Marsh leading from the front for the visitors. His unbeaten knock of 72 runs off just 44 deliveries powered Australia past the finishing line.

Form Guide

NZ : L-L-W-W-W

Eden Park Auckland Pitch Report

The average first innings score in Eden Park Auckland is 172, which gives us a glimpse of what’s to follow. The highest total posted by a team here was by Australia, when they scored 245 runs back in 2018. We should expect another high scoring encounter on the cards, given that both teams have quality batters in their sides.

Last Match at the Venue:

New Zealand : 224/7, 20 overs defeated Pakistan 179/7, 20 overs

NZ Playing 11

1. Finn Allen
2. Devon Conway
3. Rachin Ravindra
4. Josh Clarkson
5. Glenn Phillips
6. Mark Chapman
7. Mitchell Santner (c)
8. Trent Boult
9. Ish Sodhi
10. Tim Southee
11. Lockie Ferguson

New Zealand Team News

  • Trent Boult returns to the squad for the final two T20Is. This means either Adam Milne or Tim Southee should make away for the left-arm pacer.
  • Both bowlers were taken for plenty of runs in the first T20I, however, we expect Tim Southee to get the nod over Adam Milne. Tim Southee picked up 10 wickets in the series against Pakistan, being the highest wicket taker in the series.
  • New Zealand Squad: Finn Allen, Devon Conway(w), Rachin Ravindra, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Mitchell Santner(c), Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Will Young, Ben Sears

NZ Key Players

Devon Conway Stats in T20Is

Devon Conway last 5 innings in T20Is Runs against AUS in T20I T20I Batting average vs AUS Total runs In T20I Captain choice
63, 23, 7, 20, 0 347 runs in 7 matches 69.40 1338 runs at an average of 39.40             ✅

Mitchell Santner Stats in T20Is

Mitchell Santner last 5 T20I Matches Wickets against AUS in T20Is T20I Bowling Average vs AUS Total wickets In T20Is Vice- Captain choice
2/42, 0/30, 0/23, 1/26, 0/47 14 wickets in 10 matches 19.42 108 wickets at an average of 22.27             ✅


1. David Warner
2. Travis Head
3. Mitchell Marsh (c)
4. Steven Smith
5. Glenn Maxwell
6. Tim David
7. Josh Inglis (Wk)
8. Mitchell Starc
9. Pat Cummins
10. Josh Hazelwood
11. Adam Zampa

Australia Team News

  • Matthew Wade missed the first T20I because of the birth of his third child. His availability for the second T20I still remains uncertain, hence Josh Inglis could get another opportunity. He struggled in the first T20I, scoring at almost run a ball in a 200+ run chase.
  • Mitchell Marsh has already hinted at Steve Smith’s inclusion for the second T20I, which means that he could slot in the middle order, replacing Matthew Short.
  • Australia Squad: Travis Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh(c), Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis(w), Tim David, Matthew Short, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Ellis, Spencer Johnson, Steven Smith

AUS Key Players

David Warner Stats in T20Is

David Warner Last 5 Scores in T20Is Runs against NZ in T20I T20I Batting average vs NZ Total T20I runs Vice-Captain choice
32, 81, 22, 70, 11 248 runs in 10 matches 24.80 3099 runs at an average of 33.68           Yes

Mitchell Marsh Stats in T20Is

Mitchell Marsh Last 5 T20I innings Runs against NZ in T20Is T20I Batting Average vs NZ in T20Is Total T20I Runs Captain choice
72*, 17, 29, 16, 15 256 runs in 9 matches 42.66 1406 runs at an average of 34.29             ✅

Who will win 2nd T20I between New Zealand and Australia?

  • Australia have claimed three wins in their last four T20Is, scoring above 200 runs on three occasions. Meanwhile, New Zealand have now faced back to back defeats in T20Is.
  • The return of Trent Boult does bolster their bowling attack. He loves bowling against the Aussies, picking up 14 wickets in 10 T20Is at an average of just under 20.
  • Australian batters are in lethal form at the moment, with David Warner regularly getting his side off to fliers. Tim David has been doing his job well in the lower middle order, as he smoked 31 runs off just 10 deliveries in the first T20I.

NZ vs AUS Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Finn Allen
Batsmen: David Warner (c), Mitchell Marsh, Devon Conway, Travis Head
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Santner (vc)
Bowlers: Trent Boult, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa

Who are Best Captain Options for NZ vs AUS Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Trent Boult, Travis Head

What are NZ vs AUS Fantasy Tips?

  • Mitchell Marsh continues his impressive record against the Kiwis, scoring 72 runs in the first T20I. He averages above 40 against their neighbors in this format.
  • Glenn Maxwell has scored 287 runs at a strike rate of 160 against the Kiwis. He is another player to watch out for, given he can come handy with the ball in hand as well.
  • Finn Allen will be playing on his home turf on Friday. The Kiwi opener has scored 74 runs in two matches against Australia, at an astonishing strike rate of 224.

Where to watch NZ vs AUS Live?

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