NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for T20 World Cup 2022, New Zealand vs Pakistan Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Nov 9, 2022 12:54 pm IST

  • New Zealand vs Pakistan Dream11

    NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction : The tournament has entered its knockout stages and the teams who keep their nerves shall sustain till the end. New Zealand have played some magnificent brand of cricket throughout the tournament. They managed to beat some top teams in their group to get through to the semis. In their last encounter of Super 12 they beat a competitive Irish team by a healthy margin of 35 runs. Pakistan, on the other hand, have just been lucky to say the least as not many would have expected Netherlands to upset South Africa on the final day of the group stage. That upset gave Pakistan the window to book a semi final berth and they latched upon it by beating Bangladesh by 5 wickets. Now, the fate is in their hands and would look to forget about the past and move forward in the tournament.

    NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction for Today Match

    New Zealand vs Pakistan, Semi Final 1
    09 November, 1:30 PM IST
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

    Where to watch NZ vs PAK Live?

    Watch NZ vs PAK Live on Star Sports Network. Online streaming will be available on the Disney + Hotstar app.

    New Zealand vs Pakistan Pitch Report

    The Sydney Cricket Ground has been a batting friendly wicket throughout this tournament. Teams batting first tend to put up a big total. However, the pitch becomes slower as the game progresses bringing the spinners into the picture in the latter part of the match. The weather seems to be clear and there is no rain in the forecast. The par score is expected to be 170-180 runs.

    Last result at the venue

    Sri Lanka (141/8 in 20 overs) lost to England (144/6 in 19.4 overs).

    Form Guide

    New Zealand(recent last)-W NR W L W
    Pakistan (recent last): L L W W W

    NZ Playing 11

    • At this stage of the tournament,teams would want to have a settled team and thus, New Zealand should go with an unchanged eleven unless there is an injury concern.
    • Devon Conway shall keep wickets.

    1. Devon Conway (wk)
    2. Finn Allen
    3. Kane Williamson(C)
    4. Glenn Phillips
    5. Daryl Mitchell
    6. James Neesham
    7. Mitchell Santner
    8. Tim Southee
    9. Ish Sodhi
    10.Lockie Ferguson
    11.Trent Boult

    Kane Williamson Stats in T20I

    The black caps skipper seems to be getting in the groove after a brisk knock of 61(35) against Ireland. He would have to play the anchor role to guide New Zealand through.

    Matches Runs Strike Rate Average 50s/100s
    85 2357 123.34 32.74 16/0

    Lockie Ferguson Stats in T20I

    He played a crucial role in getting the Kiwis over the line in the last match. His pace and variations will hold the key on Sydney pitch.

    Matches Wickets Strike Rate Economy 4W/5W
    25 39 13.90 7.06 1/1

    PAK Playing 11

    • Pakistan have looked good since the game against South Africa.
    • They shall go with an unchanged eleven unless there are injury concerns.
    • Md Rizwan will don the gloves behind the stumps.

    1. Babar Azam (c)
    2. Md Rizwan(wk)
    3. Mohammad Haris
    4. Shan Masood
    5. Iftikhar Ahmed
    6. Shadab Khan
    7. Md Nawaz
    8. Md Wasim Jr
    9. Harris Rauf
    10.Naseem Shah
    11.Shaheen Shah Afridi

    Shaheen Shah Afridi Stats in T20I

    The express pace bowler got into rhythm as he took four wickets against Bangladesh. He shall look forward to continue with the momentum in the semi final of the world cup. He registered his best T20I figures against Bangladesh.

    Matches Wickets Strike Rate Economy 4W/5W
    45 55 18.15 7.58 1/0

    Md Rizwan Stats in T20I

    The Pakistani wicket keeper batter is yet to fire in this world cup. He was ranked No.1 before the world cup started and thus, will try his best to come good at the big stage.

    Matches Runs Strike Rate Average 50s/100s
    78 2563 126.63 49.29 22/1

    Who will win New Zealand vs Pakistan today match?

    • Both the teams need to start the knockout phase on a fresh note, and should try not to get too much carried away by the occasion.
    • Pakistan won the recently held tri series in New Zealand by defeating New Zealand in the final match of the tri series.
    • New Zealand and Pakistan have come across each other 28 times in the past, New Zealand have won 11, whereas, Pakistan have won 17 of those 28 matches.

    Considering form, head to head record and morale of both sides, Pakistan have the edge over New Zealand as per records. However, its a knockout stage of the world cup and its tough to determine a clear favourite among the two well balanced teams.

    NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction

    Wicket-keeper: Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Md Rizwan
    Batters: Kane Williamson, Babar Azam, Shan Masood,
    All-rounder: Shadab Khan, Mitchell Santner
    Bowlers: Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson,Shaheen Shah Afridi.

    Who should be the captain of your NZ vs PAK Fantasy Team?

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Kane Williamson,Md Rizwan.
    For Grand League: Devon Conway,Shadab Khan.

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