New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st T20I – Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2018

 

Match Details:

Series: Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2018

Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Date: Jan 22, 2018

Local Time: 16:00 Hrs

 

Match Info:

New Zealand and Pakistan will play their first T20I on January 22nd at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. With a few changes in the squad, the Pakistan team is now ready to take on the host New Zealand.

 

Pitch Report:

Even though the Westpac Stadium pitch is favorable for the fast bowlers, a high-scoring match is expected. As per statistics, rain may hamper this game.

 

Ground Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 152

Average 2nd innings score: 126

Highest Total: 196/5 (20 Overs) by NZ vs Pak

Lowest Total: 101/10 (16.1 Overs) by Pak vs NZ

Highest Chased: 163/6 (19 Overs) by NZ vs WI

Lowest Defended: 162/8 (20 Overs) by NZ vs SL

 

New Zealand Team News:

  • A 5-0 whitewash will give the New Zealand team an extra edge in the T20 series.
  • The side is likely to play the T20 series under Kane Williamson with same playing combination.

 

Squad-

Kane Williamson (Cap), Glenn Phillips (WK), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Anaru Kitchen, Tom Bruce, Mitchell Santner, Ben Wheeler, Seth Rance, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee

 

Probable Playing XI-

Kane Williamson (Cap), Glenn Phillips (WK), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mitchell Santner, Tom Bruce

 

Key Players-

Glenn Phillips

Ross Taylor

Ish Sodhi

 

 

Pakistan Team News:

Pakistan will start the T20 series with a few changes in their playing combination. The in-form all-rounder, Shoaib Malik, has returned home due to a freak head injury during the third ODI match.

 

Squad-

Sarfraz Ahmed (Cap, WK), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Amin, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Aamer Yamin, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Amir

 

Probable Playing XI-

Sarfraz Ahmed (Cap, WK), Fakhar Zaman, Umar Amin, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Aamer Yamin, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz

 

Key Players-

Fakhar Zaman

Mohammad Nawaz

Babar Azam

 

Note: The NZ Vs PAK match preview listed here is based on our research and understanding. We urge you to choose your own playing XI.

 

India Fantasy Tip: 

It is expected that the Pakistan team will start the three-match T20 series with fresh enthusiasm. But, the host will play this game as the favourites. We advise you to pick more players from the New Zealand side.

 

NZ vs PAK Fantasy Team Prediction:

 

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