New Zealand vs Australia
Final, Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-Series
New Zealand and Australia have a go at each other in the grand final of the Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-Series at the Eden Park in Auckland. Australia are unbeaten in the series, winning 4 in 4. New Zealand, on the other hand, just managed to get to the final with a better net run rate than England.
When: February 21, 11:30 AM IST
Where: Eden Park, Auckland
New Zealand have lost two-in-row now but would still go with the same combination.
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Mark Chapman, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
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
Zampa could be included in the XI as the wicket is expected to provide some assistance for the spin. However, Australia may not want to tamper with their winning combination.
David Warner, 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
Australia will win it comfortably if New Zealand does not raise their game. Although, they do have experienced campaigners in their ranks to do so. We advise you to pick a balanced side for this one as this one can swing the other way too.
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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