WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Match 26 T20 World Cup 2024: Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for West Indies vs New Zealand Dream11 Team

Published on: Jun 12, 2024 5:33 pm IST|Updated on: Jun 12, 2024 5:38 pm IST

WI vs NZ Fantasy Tips

West Indies will take on New Zealand in the 26th ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 match at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. Let’s take a look at the WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for this game.

West Indies vs New Zealand, Match 26 of T20 World Cup 2024
13th June, 06:00 AM IST
Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad

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West Indies will be riding high on confidence after securing two consecutive victories in their opening games. They will be eager to continue their fine form and keep their hopes of progressing in the tournament alive as they take on the strong New Zealand side.

The Windies’ batting unit has been firing on all cylinders, with their explosive openers and hard-hitting middle-order proving to be a lethal combination. Their bowlers, led by the experienced duo of Akeal Hosein and Alzarri Joseph, have also stepped up to the occasion, complementing the batting efforts.

On the other hand, New Zealand will be looking to get their campaign back on track after suffering a shocking 84-run defeat against Afghanistan in their opening game. The Kiwis, known for their resilience and never-say-die attitude, will be determined to bounce back and secure a much-needed victory.

Form Guide


Brian Lara Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at the Brian Lara Stadium looks to be pretty good for batting. The ball could move a bit at the start of the innings, so batters will need to be patient while playing their shots. Once they are well-settled, however, they can get plenty of runs on board, with the surface not offering much for the spinners.

T20 stats at this ground

Total Matches Played: 7
Matches Won Batting First: 3
Matches Won Batting Second: 4
Average 1st innings score: 161
Average 2nd innings score: 140

WI Playing 11

1. Brandon King
2. Johnson Charles
3. Nicholas Pooran (wk)
4. Roston Chase
5. Rovman Powell (c)
6. Sherfane Rutherford
7. Andre Russell
8. Romario Shepherd
9. Akeal Hosein
10. Alzarri Joseph
11. Gudakesh Motie

West Indies Team News

  • They will not look to tinker with their winning combination.

WI Key Players

Nicholas Pooran Stats vs NZ in T20

Last 5 Scores in T20 Runs against NZ in T20 Batting average vs NZ Total runs in T20 Captain choice
22, 27, 1, 18, 18 24 runs in 5 matches 6.00 1897 runs in 90 Matches

Rovman Powell Stats vs NZ in T20

Last 5 Scores in T20 Runs against NZ in T20 Batting average vs NZ Total runs in T20 Vice-Captain choice
23, 15, 21, 63, 14 97 runs in 9 matches 16.17 1350 runs in 73 Matches

NZ Playing 11

1. Finn Allen
2. Devon Conway (wk)
3. Kane Williamson (c)
4. Daryl Mitchell
5. Glenn Phillips
6. Mark Chapman
7. Michael Bracewell
8. Mitchell Santner
9. Matt Henry
10. Trent Boult
11. Lockie Ferguson

New Zealand Team News

  • Rachin Ravindra might be included in the playing XI.

NZ Key Players

Kane Williamson Stats vs WI in T20

Last 5 Scores in T20 Runs against WI in T20 Batting average vs WI Total runs in T20 Captain choice
9, 26, 57, 61, 46 183 runs in 9 matches 22.88 2556 runs in 90 Matches

Devon Conway Stats vs WI in T20

Last 5 Scores in T20 Runs against WI in T20 Batting average vs WI Total runs in T20 Vice-captain choice
8, 0, 63, 7, 20 212 runs in 6 matches 53.00 1346 runs in 47 Matches

Who will win today’s match between West Indies and New Zealand (26th match of T20 World Cup 2024)?

  • West Indies and New Zealand have faced each other 19 times in T20s, with New Zealand holding the edge with 11 wins, while West Indies has won 6, and two games have ended without a result.
  • West Indies have not lost a single game in their last five T20s, while New Zealand have lost three of their last five games.
  • West Indies are expected to win this outing in a close contest.

WI vs NZ Dream11 Team

Wicket-keepers: Nicholas Pooran
Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, Rovman Powell, Brandon King
All-rounder: Andre Russell, Roston Chase, Mitchell Bracewell
Bowlers: Trent Boult, Alzaari Joseph, Akeal Hosein

Best Captain Options for WI vs NZ Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Kane Williamson, Rovman Powell

What are WI vs NZ Fantasy Tips?

  • Nicholas Pooran, with an average of 25.64 and a strike rate of 133.97 in 90 T20s, is a default pick for this outing given his current form.
  • Rovman Powell and Brandon King also have fine records in T20s, with averages of 25.96 and 29.48 respectively, making them strong multiplier picks for this match.
  • Daryl Mitchell and Finn Allen are top picks due to their attacking batting skills.
  • Trent Boult, Alzarri Joseph, and Akeal Hosein are in fine form with the ball and are additional multiplier picks for this game.

Where to watch WI vs NZ Live?

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