New Zealand vs Australia
Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-Series
New Zealand would be eyeing the final spot when they face Australia in the upcoming fixture of Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-Series at the Eden Park in Auckland. Australia have already booked a place in the final with 3 wins in as many games. If New Zealand lose this one, their next fixture against England will be the virtual semi-final.
When: February 16, 11:30 AM IST
Where: Eden Park, Auckland
With inclusions of Mark Chapman and wicketkeeper Tim Seifert, New Zealand looked a stronger side. They are most likely to remain unchanged.
Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Mark Chapman, Tim Seifert (wk)
Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Anaru Kitchen, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee , Tim Seifert, Ross Taylor, Ben Wheeler, Henry Nicholls
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson and Trent Boult
With this fixture being a dead-rubber for Aussies, they might try out their bench strength. Warner might be rested for the game.
David Warner (c)/ Travis Head, D'Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Kane Richardson, Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake
David Warner(c), Aaron Finch, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Ben Dwarshuis, Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, D Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa
David Warner, Chris Lynn, Aaron Finch, Andrew Tye and Marcus Stoinis
With a win against England in the last fixture, New Zealand now look a side which can challenge the rampant Oz. We advise you to pick a balanced side for this one.
Note: The NZ vs AUS match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news and squads listed above.
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