England vs New Zealand will play in the 1st match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. We will cover ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of Cricket World Cup 2023.
The defending champions will take on New Zealand in the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Both the teams are in excellent form and will be an exciting watch for the viewers.
With the bat, Jonny Bairstow and David Malan are expected to open the innings followed by Joe Root and Ben Stokes/H Brook. Jos Buttler and Liam Livingstone are expected to play a key role in the lower middle order.
With the ball, Mark Wood is expected to lead the pace attack along with Chris Woakes and Sam Curran. Whereas, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid are expected to be their two spinners along with Liam Livingstone.
New Zealand on the other hand, will be happy for their Kane Williamson to be back in the squad after a while due to his injury. They look well balanced on the paper and will look to play their best game.
With the bat, Devon Conway and Will Young are expected to open the innings. Tom Latham and Daryl Mitchell will be the key men in the middle order. James Neesham will do the finishing duties for the team.
With the ball, the duo of Trent Boult and Matt Henry will lead the pace attack along Lockie Ferguson. M Santner and Ish Sodhi are their spinners in this tournament.
England vs New Zealand Match Details
ENG vs NZ, 1st Match, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Date: 5th October, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
ENG vs NZ Pitch Report 2023
Average 1st Innings score: 235
Average 2nd innings score: 203
(The average score based on the overall ODI matches played on the ground so far)
The pitch at venue is generally a balanced wicket with some assistance for the batters. The ground dimensions are huge which will be beneficial for the spinners. Pacers will get movement as the lights come on.
ENG vs NZ Weather Report
There is no chance of rain in the game and a full game of cricket can be expected in this match.
ENG vs NZ Live Streaming
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You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the 1st Match match between ENG vs NZ by clicking here ENG vs NZ Live Score.
ENG vs NZ Head to Head
Matches Played: 95
ENG Won: 45
NZ Won: 44
No Result: 4
England vs New Zealand recent form
Most recent first
Team News (ENG vs NZ)
- All their players are available for selection.
- Ben Stokes is doubtful for this match.
- Kane Williamson will not be available for this game.
- Tom Latham will lead the side in his absence
ENG vs NZ Probable Playing 11
David Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stoke/Harry Brook, Jos Buttler (C & WK), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
Top picks and Player Stats (ENG vs NZ Match)
England Player Stats
(162 M, 6246 R, 48 A)
Root is one of the best batsman going into the tournament and will bat at 3. He will be a must have pick and a good knock can be expected from him.
(98 M, 3653 R, 45 A)
Bairstow will open the innings and is a hit or miss type of a player. He will play the new ball against Boult and Southee.
(59 M, 495 O, 71 W)
Wood will bowl in the powerplay and death. He is known for his pace and will be their lead pacer in this tournament.
(26 M, 383 R, 23 A + 174 O, 28 W)
He will contribute with both bat and ball and needs no introduction. Curran will be a crucial pick and will bowl in the middle overs and can also bowl with the new ball.
(169 M, 4823 R, 41 A)
He is the skipper of the team and will bat in the middle order and also do the keeping duties. Buttler needs no introduction and is another very good pick for C & VC.
(132 M, 2260 R, 24 A + 955 O, 106 W)
He is the main spinner of the team and will bowl in the middle overs. Moeen Ali can also be handy with the bat in the lower order and is another crucial pick.
(108 M, 3159 R, 40 A + 3110 O, 74 W)
He is the best player on the team and will contribute with the bat and ball. Stokes will play ODI cricket after a long gap but is still a very good pick for C & VC in ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction.
New Zealand Player Stats
(29 M, 1025 R, 46 A + 47 O, 13 W)
He is their main all-rounder and will contribute with both bat and ball. Mitchell is in good form with the bat and is a very good pick for pick for C & VC in ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team.
(22 M, 874 R, 46 A)
He needs no introduction and will open the innings for the team. Conway is in outstanding form and will be a must have pick in your fantasy sides.
(104 M, 939 O, 197 W)
He is one of the best bowlers in the tournament and will bowl in the powerplay and death. Boult will be a must have pick in this game.
(157 M, 1312 O, 214 W)
He is their main pacer and will bowl in powerplay and death along with Boult. Southee is another crucial pick in this game.
(134 M, 3797 R, 34 A)
He will bat in the middle order and also do the keeping duties for the team. Latham can be a trump card pick in this game.
ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction
Head to Head and Small League Team
England vs New Zealand Grand League Team
Captain and Vice-Captain (ENG vs NZ)
- Devon Conway
- Joe Root
- Sam Curran
- Daryl Mitchell
We will update the final Fantasy 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.