NZ vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Match 32 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for New Zealand vs South Africa Dream11 Team

Updated on: Oct 31, 2023 5:40 pm IST

New Zealand and South Africa are both vying for a semi-final spot, intensifying the competition. As the race heats up, this match holds significant importance for both teams, and it’s expected to be an exciting contest with implications for fantasy cricket enthusiasts.

New Zealand vs South Africa, Match 32 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
1 November, 2023 2:00 PM IST
Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, Pune

NZ vs SA Preview

We are set to witness an enthralling showdown between New Zealand and South Africa, taking place at the MCA stadium in Pune. Both squads are highly motivated to secure a crucial victory as the battle for a semi-final berth intensifies in this prestigious tournament. In their recent encounters, South Africa pulled off a nail-biting one-wicket triumph against Pakistan, showcasing their resilience, while New Zealand faced a heart-pounding duel with Australia, narrowly falling short by a mere five runs. These teams are now poised for a clash that promises to be a captivating spectacle in the world of cricket.

Form Guide

New Zealand – LLWWW
South Africa – WWWLW

Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium Pitch Report

The Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune hosts its third match of the tournament. The pitch favors batsmen here. The venue has seen an average first innings score of 301, and captains may opt to chase on this pitch.

Last result at the venue

In the last game played here, Afghanistan (242) defeated Sri Lanka (241) by 7 Wickets.

NZ Playing 11

  1. Devon Conway
  2. Rachin Ravindra
  3. Kane Williamson
  4. Daryl Mitchell
  5. Tom Latham (c & wk)
  6. Glenn Phillips
  7. James Neesham
  8. Mitchell Santner
  9. Matt Henry
  10. Lockie Ferguson
  11. Trent Boult

New Zealand Team News

Kane Williamson has recovered from thumb fracture and is likely to replace Will Young in the team. Rachin Ravindra will open the batting.

NZ Key Players 

Rachin Ravindra in ODIs

Matches Runs Wickets Last 5 ODI Games with the Bat Captain or Vice captain choice
18 595 15 116, 75, 32, 9, 51  ✅

Trent Boult in ODIs

Innings Wickets Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
110 206 23.9 3/77, 1/60, 2/18, 2/45, 0/34

SA Playing 11

  1. Quinton de Kock (wk)
  2. Temba Bavuma (c)
  3. Rassie van der Dussen
  4. Aiden Markram
  5. Heinrich Klaasen
  6. David Miller
  7. Marco Jansen
  8. Gerald Coetzee
  9. Keshav Maharaj
  10. Kagiso Rabada
  11. Lungi Ngidi

South Africa Team News

Looking at the conditions in Pune, South Africa is likely to bring back Rabada in the XI in place of Shamsi,

SA Key Players

Quinton De Kock in ODI Cricket in 2023

Innings Runs Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
151 6607 45.9 24, 174, 4, 20, 109  ✅

Heinrich Klaasen  in ODI Cricket in 2023

Innings Runs Average Last 5 ODI Games Captain or Vice captain choice
44 1623 42.7 12, 90, 109, 28, 29

Who will win the match between New Zealand vs South Africa

  • In the 11 previous ODI meetings between New Zealand and South Africa, South Africa holds the upper hand with seven victories, while New Zealand has secured three wins. Additionally, one match ended in a No Result.

Though South Africa has a stronger history in World Cups, New Zealand’s recent progress is undeniable. The forthcoming match is poised to be an intriguing showdown, and we anticipate New Zealand may narrowly prevail over South Africa in this crucial contest.

NZ vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Wicketkeeper: Quinton de Kock, Devon Conway, Heinrich Klassen
Batters: Aiden Markram, Daryl Mitchell
All-rounders: Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Marco Jansen
Bowlers: Trent Boult, Gerald Coetzee, Matt Henry

Who are Best Captain Options for NZ vs SA Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Rachin Ravindra, Aiden Markram

For Grand League, Mega Contest: Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klassen

What Are NZ vs SA Fantasy Tips? 

  • In the current World Cup, Quinton de Kock has been consistently performing and is currently the highest run getter of the tournament with 431 runs at an average of 71.83.
  • Heinrich Klassen excels when batting first, boasting an impressive average of 65, while his second innings average dips to 20.
  • When it comes to chasing down targets, Devon Conway is a consistent performer with an average of 58, a significant improvement over his first-innings average of 34.
  • Rassie van der Dussen has shown great consistency, featuring in the DreamTeam in 7 out of 12 innings he has batted in the World Cup.
  • Rachin Ravindra’s knack for performing well in the second innings makes him a valuable fantasy pick, with the potential for hundreds and fifties.
  • Glenn Phillips’ dual ability to bat well and take wickets when New Zealand bowls first gives him a unique fantasy cricket edge.
  • Marco Jansen has been in a wicket-taking spree, securing two or more wickets in seven consecutive ODIs, making him a potent choice.
  • Aiden Markram, with two centuries and three fifties in his last 10 ODIs, is a consistent run-scorer who can boost your fantasy team’s points.
  • Trent Boult is a reliable wicket-taker with a track record of going wicketless only twice in 25 World Cup matches, making him a crucial fantasy selection.
  • Gerald Coetzee has consistently performed well in his short 11-ODI career, being featured in the DreamTeam in 9 outings, indicating his potential to deliver in fantasy cricket, striking every 22nd ball.

Where to watch NZ vs SA Live? 

The NZ vs SA match will be live-streamed on Star Network in India

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