AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019

AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019

Australia and New Zealand will face-off in the 37th match of World Cup’19 at iconic Lord’s stadium in London. We will provide AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.

Australia: 

Defending champions Australia is in good form recently and is one of the favourites to claim the trophy of World Cup 2019. They have a solid batting line-up, Attacking all-rounders, Lethal pacers and Witty spinners. And they are on top of the points table with six wins and one loss. They will hope to defeat New Zealand at iconic Lord’s stadium and continue the winning momentum ahead.

In the last encounter, They defeated England by 64 runs. Batting first, Aaron Finch scored another brilliant century and was supported by David Warner who scored 53 runs. Late cameos from Carey and Smith led Australia to a total of 285. With the ball, Jason Behrendorff took five wicket-haul while Mitch Starc took four scalps to ensure another victory for the team.

New Zealand:

New Zealand is third on the points table with five wins and one loss and is performing well as a team. The pace trio of Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, and Matt Henry are in lethal form while Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor have performed brilliantly with the bat along with the support of J Neesham and Grandhomme in both the departments. They will hope to take revenge from Australia for their loss in final of WC’15 and book their spot in the semi-finals.

In the last encounter, They lost to Pakistan by 6 wickets. Batting first, Kiwi batsmen failed in front of lethal Pakistan pace attack and were limping on 46/4. Kane Williamson scored 41 runs while Jimmy Neesham and Colin De Grandhomme played attacking knocks of 97* and 64 to take the team to a total of 237. Defending the target, New Zealand bowlers failed to defend the target. Trent Boult, Williamson and Ferguson took one scalp each in losing cause for their team.

A good contest can be expected between both teams.

When and Where:

AUS vs NZ, 37th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Lord’s, London.
06:00 PM, 29th June 2019.
Live Score

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 237
Average 2nd innings score: 217

Batsmen, as well as spinners, can find support from the slow pitch and a total between 250-300 can be expected from both strong teams. Pacers can take advantage in the initial overs.

Squads:

AUS:
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson.

NZ:
Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Blundell (wk), Tom Latham (wk), Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi.

Team News:

Australia:

Anyone among Nathan Lyon or Adam Zampa can play. Chances of Lyon are more.

David Warner and Aaron Finch will open the innings. Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, M Stoinis and Alex Carey will follow them.

Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis will play the role of an allrounder. Pat Cummins can also be handy with the bat.

Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will spearhead the pace attack along with Behrendorff and Stoinis. Glenn Maxwell and Nathan Lyon/Adam Zampa will be the key spinners.

New Zealand:

Talented Henry Nicholls if fit can replace under-performing Colin Munro in an otherwise similar playing XI.

There is also a slight chance of Tom Blundell replacing Tom Latham because of the latter’s poor form.

If pitch favours spinners, Ish Sodhi can also get a game in place of Matt Henry.

Colin Munro/Nicholls and Martin Guptill will open the innings. Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, and Tom Latham will follow them.

James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, and Mitchell Santner will play the role of an allrounder.

Trent Boult, Matt Henry, and Lockie Ferguson will lead the pace attack along with James Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme while Mitchell Santner will handle the spin department. Kane Williamson can also spin the ball well if required.

Probable Playing XI:

AUS:
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon/Adam Zampa.

Glenn Maxwell can be promoted for big hitting.

NZ:
Colin Munro/H Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk)/Tom Blundell, J Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Matt Henry.

Key Players for AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team:

Wicket-Keeper:

Primary Options: Tom Latham

Tom Latham is yet to prove his talent in WC’19. He is not looking in good touch after recovering from injury.

Other Options: Alex Carey

Alex Carey can bat in an attacking manner in death overs. He has played only two good knocks till now in limited chances scoring 55 and 38* against India and England.

Batsmen for NZ vs AUS Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, and Usman Khawaja.

Leading run scorer of WC’19 David Warner is one of the best openers in world cricket currently and can change the course of the match single-handedly. He has scores of 89, 3, 56, 107, 26, 166 and 53 in seven matches.

Right-handed batsman Aaron Finch plays in an attacking manner and is in brilliant form recently. He has scores of 66, 6, 36, 82, 153, 53 and 100 in seven matches of WC’19.

Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson is also one of the best batsmen of the world and is a good player of pace as well as spin and is in brilliant form. He has scored 40, 79*, 106*, 148 and 41 in five encounters.

Steve Smith is a very consistent and technically strong player. He has scored 282 runs in seven matches. His role will increase if openers fail.

Ross Taylor is in brilliant form and has played knocks of 82, 48, 1, 69 and 3 runs yet in WC’19. He has a good record on English pitches.

Martin Guptill is a very attacking batsman and can play a big inning on his day. He has scored 73*,25, 0, 35, 0 and 5 in six matches.

Usman Khawaja is in brilliant form from past one year and can be a match winner for Australia. He scored attacking 89 runs in second last encounter.

Other Options: Colin Munro and Henry Nicholls

Colin Munro is an attacking batsman and can score at good strike rate. He has scores of 58, 24, 22, 9, 0 and 12 in six matches. He can be replaced by Henry Nicholls tomorrow.

Henry Nicholls is a technically strong batsman and can get a chance tomorrow.

All-Rounders for AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Maxwell, Colin De Grandhomme and Marcus Stoinis.

Jimmy Neesham is in brilliant form recently and proved it by taking five-wicket haul against Afghanistan. He can also play attacking cameos with bat and scored 97* runs against Pakistan.

Glenn Maxwell is one of the most attacking batting all-rounders and can destroy any bowling attack on his day. He has shown glimpses of his form in past few encounters and will also bowl enough overs.

Colin De Grandhomme can play attacking knock and also chip in with crucial wickets. He has taken five scalps in six matches and also scored attacking 60 and 64 runs against South Africa and Pakistan respectively.

Marcus Stoinis has recovered well from injury and will play a key role with bat as well as the ball. He is taking crucial scalps for the team in middle and death overs.

Other Options: Mitchell Santner

Mitchell Santner is a good spin bowling all-rounder and can also hit quick runs. He generally bowls with good economy.

Bowlers for Australia vs New Zealand Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Mitchell Starc, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Trent Boult, Jason Behrendorff and Matt Henry.

Leading wicket-taker of WC’19 Mitchell Starc can be lethal in initial overs as well in death overs with his pin-point yorkers. He has taken 19 wickets till now.

Lockie Ferguson can be lethal with his pace. He has taken fifteen scalps in six encounters including one four wicket-haul and thrice three wicket-hauls.

Pat Cummins is in dream form from past one year and will lead the Aussie pace attack along with Starc. He has taken 11 wickets yet in WC’19.

Trent Boult can trouble any batsmen with his swing in the initial overs. He took a brilliant four wicket-haul in second last encounter.

Jason Behrendorff was at his lethal best in the last encounter taking five wicket-haul and can be dangerous in the initial overs with his swing and seam.

Matt Henry has impressed everyone with his pace and swing in the initial overs and has taken eight scalps in six encounters. He has been unable to take wickets in the previous three matches.

Other Options: Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa

Nathan Lyon is a brilliant off-spinner but has not been quite effective in white-ball cricket and can be slightly risky.

Adam Zampa is in good form and can trick batsmen with his leg-spin. He has taken six wickets till now and can play tomorrow.

AUS vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction:

Team updated.

T Latham(wk)
D Warner (C)
A Finch
U Khawaja/H Nicholls
K Williamson (Vc)
J Neesham
C de Grandhomme
M Stoinis
M Starc
J Behrendorff
T Boult

Captain and Vc Choices: Kane Williamson, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham, Mitch Starc, T Boult.

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