ENG vs NZ 5th T20 Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview
ENG vs NZ 5th T20 Dream11 Team Prediction, Match Preview, Dream11 Tips and Probable Playing XI of the 5th T20. New Zealand and England will be played in the fifth T20I at Eden Park in Auckland.
England and New Zealand will collide one last time in the five-match T20I series to decide the result of the series. England defeated the hosts by 76 runs yesterday.
Batting first, English batsmen Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan went berserk scoring 103* and 91 runs to take the team to their highest T20I total of 241 runs. Mitch Santner was the only positive from bowling department for the hosts taking two crucial scalps.
Chasing the target, No kiwi batsmen could get into their groove and ultimately collapse at 165 runs. Stand-in skipper and Pace bowler Tim Southee was the top scorer for his attacking 39 runs knock. Guptill and Munro also failed after getting good starts. Leggie Matt Parkinson starred with the ball taking four wicket-haul while Jordan struck twice to ensure a comfortable victory for the visitors.
ENG vs NZ, 5th T20I, England tour of New Zealand, 2019.
Eden Park, Auckland.
06:30 AM, 10th November 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 169
Average 2nd innings score: 149
Pitch is expected to support batsmen more alike other New Zealand pitches.
Pacers can find some initial support from the surface while Spinners can come into play later in the innings.
Eoin Morgan (C), James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory, Pat Brown, Chris Jordan, Matthew Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood.
Tim Southee (C), Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Scott Kuggleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Trent Boult, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.
ENG vs NZ DREAM11 Team News
- Not many changes are expected in the English line-up for the series decider. Adil Rashid or James Vince can still be drafted in the XI.
- Jimmy Neesham can return in the playing XI in place of Daryl Mitchell.
- Scott Kuggeleijn also has high chances to play tomorrow in place of Ish Sodhi or Blair Tickner.
Probable Playing XI
Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings (wk), Sam Curran, Lewis Gregory, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, M Parkinson, Patrick Brown.
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert (WK), Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham/Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee (C), Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Blair Tickner/Scott Kuggeleijn.
Top picks for ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction
Eoin Morgan: He is a better player of spin as compared to pace bowling and can fetch you good points and scored 34*, 32, 18 and 91 runs in four matches.
Dawid Malan: He is a talented batsman and is in good form. He scored 39, 55 and 103* runs in last three matches.
Chris Jordan: Pacer Jordan is a T20 specialist and can trouble batsmen with his variations. He took seven wickets in three T20I’s and also scored attacking 36 runs in third last match.
Sam Curran: He can be a match-winner with the bat as well as ball and took five scalps in four matches.
Jonny Bairstow: He is an attacking opening batsman and scored 78* runs in a first practice match, 35 runs in the first T20I but failed in rest encounters.
Tom Curran: He is a wicket-taking pace bowler and handy lower-order batsmen. He struck twice and scored 14* runs in second last match.
Lewis Gregory: All-rounder Gregory will bat in the lower middle order and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. He took one scalp and scored 15 runs in third last match but has not got enough opportunity in rest matches.
James Vince: He is a consistent performer and scored match-winning knock of 59 runs in first T20I and 49 runs in the third match. He may play tomorrow.
Ross Taylor: He has performed exceptionally well from past two years and is in good form. Taylor will be the key in the middle order in the absence of Williamson and scored 44, 28, 27 and 14 runs in four matches.
Martin Guptill: Opener Guptill has the talent and experience to anchor big innings but has failed to perform in recent times. However, He scored attacking 41, 33 and 27 runs in last three matches.
Mitchell Santner: He is an attacking batsman and witty spinner. He took three wicket-hauls in first two matches and two scalps in the last game.
Trent Boult: He will spearhead the Kiwi pace attack and is in brilliant form. He will be a good pick in your fantasy team despite him being wicket-less yesterday.
Colin Munro: He has a good record in this format and can score at a blistering strike rate. He scored unbeaten 107 in practice match but could score only 21, 7, 6 and 30 runs in four T20Is.
Tim Southee: Kiwi Stand-in Skipper bowled good spells in the last series against Sri Lanka and can also score quick runs with the bat. He struck twice in the second match and scored attacking 39 runs from 15 balls yesterday.
Colin De Grandhomme: He is an attacking batsman and good medium-pacer. He will bat at two down but is unlikely to bowl any overs and scored attacking 28 and 55 runs in two matches.
Jimmy Neesham: Star all-rounder Neesham has an immense capability in all the departments of the game. He scored attacking 42 and 20 runs knock in last two T20I’s. He can play tomorrow.
Tim Siefert: He is an attacking batsman and scored 32, 16, 7 and 3 runs till now.
ENG vs NZ 5th T20 Dream11 Team Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
Dawid Malan, E Morgan, Colin De Grandhomme, J Bairstow, M Guptill, C Munro, Ross Taylor, Sam Curran, Trent Boult.
We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.