WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips – West Indies vs New Zealand ODI Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Aug 17, 2022 3:12 pm IST

  • WI vs NZ Dream11

    WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: West Indies were taken down in the T20I series 2-1 by New Zealand. Now the hosts will look to change their fortunes in the ODI series starting from today at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.

    West Indies are having a havoc time in white ball cricket as they have lost both their limited series against India last month and now against New Zealand they have already lost the T20I series. Nicholas Pooran men should look to crawl back and put up a better show against a top tier New Zealand outfit.

    The visitors will enter as the firm favorites in this match given they will be playing with a full strength squad. Williamson will be back donning the captain’s hat, whereas the pace battery of Tim Southee, Trent Boult, and Lockie Ferguson will be at the forefront. New Zealand have a brilliant chance of taking out West Indies for good.

    WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

    Fixture Name: 1st ODI, West Indies vs New Zealand

    Competition: West indies vs New Zealand ODIs

    Date: 17th August

    Time: 11:30 PM IST

    Ground: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

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    West Indies vs New Zealand Pitch Report

    The pitch is expected to be balanced. The batters will definitely enjoy their time here and spinners are expected to get some help. All in all a good day for the batters if they bat responsibility.

    Form Guide

    West Indies- LLLLL
    New Zealand- WWWWW

    WI Playing 11

    • Shimron Hetmyer has opted to take a break from this series due to personal reasons, whereas, Keemo Paul and Gudakesh Motie have been ruled out of the series due to injury.
    • Jermaine Blackwood has been named as Shimron’s replacement, whereas, leg spinner Yannic Cariah has been named as the replacement for Gudakesh Motie.
    • Odean Smith has also been added to the squad as backup.
    • West Indies will be relying on Shai Hope and Kyle Mayers to open the innings.
    •  Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, and Jermaine Blackwood will be forming the middle order.
    • Jason Holder and Kyle Mayers will be the premiere all-rounder in the side.
    • In the bowling department the onus would be on Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie and Akeal Hosein.

    Shai Hope
    Kyle Mayers
    Shamarh Brooks
    Brandon King
    Nicholas Pooran
    Jermaine Blackwood
    Jason Holder
    Akeal Hosein
    Keemo Paul
    Alzarri Joseph
    Jayden Seales

    Shai Hope Stats in ODIs

    Shai Hope is the Mr. dependable in the batting unit for West Indies. He will be opening the innings.


    Runs Best Last 5 ODIs
    22 692 86 18, 2, 7, 115, 22

    Akeal Hosein Stats in ODIs

    It is a very rare sight when Akeal Hosein goes wicketless. He is perhaps the most important bowler in the side.


    Wickets Best Economy Rate
    26 39 4/39


    NZ Playing 11

    • For New Zealand, Martin Guptill will be opening the innings alongside youngster Finn Allen in the absence of Henry Nicholls.
    • New Zealand will pick up two spinners in the form of Mitchell Santner and one between Ish Sodhi or Michael Bracewell.
    • Kane Williamson will bat at no 3 followed by Devon Conway, Tom Latham, and Daryl Mitchell.

    Martin Guptill
    Finn Allen
    Kane Williamson
    Devon Conway
    Tom Latham
    Daryl Mitchell
    Michael Bracewell
    Mitchell Santner
    Tim Southee
    Trent Boult
    Lockie Ferguson

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    Kane Williamson Stats in ODIs

    Skipper Kane Williamson is back for the ODIs after a brief hiatus. Below are his impressive numbers.


    Runs Best Average
    151 6173 148


    Trent Boult Stats in ODIs

    Trent Boult will be the bowler to watch out for the opposition. He is capable of moving the new ball with ease.


    Wickets Best Economy Rate
    93 169 7/34


    Who will win WI vs NZ today match?

    • There’s no doubt over the fact which team is heading in as the favorite. New Zealand with their almost full strength squad is definitely heading into this match as the favorites.
    • According to the WI vs NZ today match prediction, New Zealand is the favorite to win this match.

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    WI vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

    BATSMEN: Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Shamarh Brooks
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Akeal Hosein, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Mayers
    BOWLERS: Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Alzarri Joseph

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    WI vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice-Captain Choices

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Shai Hope, Kane Williamson

    For Grand League: Akeal Hosein, Kyle Mayers, Trent Boult

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