NZ vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction & Preview | World Cup 2019 | Final chance to Glory
It’s time for a new World Champion as New Zealand and England will face-off in the finale of World Cup’19 at iconic Lord’s stadium in London. We will provide NZ vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
New Zealand ended fourth on the points table with five wins and three losses but destroyed India in the semi-final to book a spot in the final. The pace trio of Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson are in lethal form and are doing wonders for the team 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 claim what was left behind in WC’15 final and give a tough challenge to hosts and favourites England.
In the last encounter, They defeated India by 18 runs. Batting first, Reliable duo of Williamson and Taylor did the majority of scoring to take the team to an average total of 239. Defending the target on a reverse day, Kiwi pacers demolished India and were limping on 5/3 after lethal spells from Henry and Boult. Matt Henry took three wicket-haul while Boult and Santner took two scalps to successfully defend the target and enter second consecutive World Cup finale.
Hosts of WC’19 England ended third on the points table with six wins and three losses and got a dominating victory over Aussies in the semi-final. They have regained their form after a slump in a few matches. Their top six batsmen are in super attacking form while their bowlers especially pacers have been able to outplay batsmen with their pace and bounce. They will be eager to defeat New Zealand and get their hands on the trophy of World Cup 2019.
In the last match, They defeated Australia by 8 wickets. Bowling first, A Woakes and Archer special made Aussies limping on 14/3 before Smith stabilised the innings to take the team to a total of 223. Woakes and Rashid got three scalps each while Archer took two scalps. In the chase, Jason Roy played match-winning knock of 85 runs from just 65 balls before Root and Morgan chased the target successfully scoring 49* and 45* respectively.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
NZ vs ENG, Final, ICC World Cup 2019.
Lord’s Stadium, London.
03:00 PM, 14th July 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 237
Average 2nd innings score: 217
A fresh pitch will be used supporting batsmen and pacers. However, spinners have also found some grip in second innings. Left-arm pacers have taken good advantage of the slope here.
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.
Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, L Dawson.
Henry 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, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry will lead the pace attack along with James Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme while Mitchell Santner will handle the spin department along with Kane Williamson.
Their openers have failed throughout the tournament but are likely to retain their place in the final of WC’19.
Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow will open the innings. Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler will follow them.
Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will play the role of an allrounder. Plunkett, Rashid and Archer can also be handy with the bat.
Adil Rashid will be the key spinner along with Joe Root while C Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer will lead the pace attack along with Ben Stokes.
They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination.
Probable Playing XI:
H Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), J Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, M Wood.
Jos Buttler can be promoted for big hitting.
Key Players for ENG vs NZ Dream11:
Primary Options: Tom Latham and Jos Buttler.
After failing in all of the matches, Tom Latham scored a fifty against England in last league match. He can be a good pick tomorrow and will save your credits as well as will get higher batting chance as compared to Buttler.
Jos Buttler is in attacking form and can change the course of the match in few overs. He scored 103 runs in just 76 balls against Pakistan but failed in all other matches.
Batsmen for NZ vs ENG Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Jonny Bairstow, Kane Willamson, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ross Taylor, Eoin Morgan.
Jonny Bairstow is an attacking opening batsman and has scored 0, 32, 51, 45, 90, 0, 27, 111,106 and 34 in ten matches. He scored a century against Kiwis in the last H2H in WC’19.
Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson is one of the best batsmen in 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, 41, 40, 27 and 67 in eight encounters. He can also bowl few overs of spin.
Joe Root is the key batsman for England and can anchor the innings. He has scores of 51,107, 21, 100*, 88, 57, 8, 44, 24 and 49* in ten encounters and is fourth on the list of highest run-getter of WC’19. He can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Jason Roy is an exciting talent and plays in a very attacking manner. His recent form is also very good and scored 54, 8, 153, 66, 60 and 85 in six matches he played till now. He will be eager to score a match-winning knock tomorrow.
Ross Taylor is in brilliant form and has played knocks of 82, 48, 1, 69, 3, 30, 28 and 74 runs yet in WC’19. He has a good record on England pitches and is a brilliant player of spin.
Skipper Eoin Morgan has performed well from past one year and is in good form. He scored 148 runs in 71 balls against Afghanistan and 42, 45 runs in the last two encounters. He is a better player of spin as compared to pace bowling and can struggle against short balls of Ferguson.
Other Options: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls
Martin Guptill is a very attacking batsman and can play a big inning on his day. He has scored 73*,25, 0, 35, 0, 5, 20, 8 and 1 in nine matches. He has failed to perform after the first match and will be eager to end the tournament with a match-winning knock.
Henry Nicholls is a technically strong batsman and will open the innings. He scored 8, 0 and 28 runs in three encounters.
All-Rounders for England vs New Zealand Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Jimmy Neesham, Ben Stokes and Colin De Grandhomme.
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. He also took two scalps against England in the last H2H.
Ben Stokes has also been in excellent form in WC’19 and has performed well in crucial phases. He scored 82*, 89 and 79 and 11 runs in last four encounters he came to bat and has also taken seven scalps till now.
Colin De Grandhomme can play attacking knock and also chip in with crucial wickets. He has taken five scalps in nine matches and also scored attacking 60 and 64 runs against South Africa and Pakistan respectively.
Other Options: Mitch Santner
Mitchell Santner is a good spin bowling all-rounder and can also hit quick runs. He generally bowls with the good economy but has failed to perform in WC’19. He took two scalps against India and can be lethal on slow tracks.
Bowlers for NZ vs ENG Dream11:
Primary Options: Chris Woakes, Trent Boult, Jofra Archer, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid.
Chris Woakes is creating a challenge for batsmen with his swing in the initial overs and has taken thirteen wickets in ten matches including three wicket-haul against Aussies in the last encounter. He has also performed well with the bat in limited chances.
Trent Boult can trouble any batsmen with his swing in the initial overs. He has taken seventeen scalps in nine matches including two four wicket-hauls and is a must pick in ENG vs NZ Dream11 team.
Jofra Archer is one of the leading wicket-taker of WC’19 and is in lethal form. He has taken five three-wicket hauls in ten matches.
Lockie Ferguson can be lethal with his pace and bounce. He has taken eighteen scalps in eight encounters and is fifth on the list of top wicket-takers.
Matt Henry has impressed everyone with his pace and swing in the initial overs and has taken thirteen scalps in eight encounters including match-winning spell against India in the semi-final.
Mark Wood bowls at a quick pace and can demolish any batting line-up on his day. He has taken seventeen wickets in eight matches including three wicket-haul against Kiwis in the last H2H.
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid has the ability to change the course of the match. He has taken nine wickets till now and starred in last encounter taking three wicket-haul.
Other Options: Liam Plunkett
Liam Plunkett is a wicket-taking right-arm fast bowler and took three scalps against India. He can be a good grand league pick in NZ vs ENG Dream11 team.
NZ vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction:
K Williamson (Vc)
Joe Root (C)
M Guptill/E Morgan
C de Grandhomme
Captain and Vc Choices: Joe Root, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Jimmy Neesham, Ross Taylor, Eoin Morgan, Chris Woakes, Trent Boult, J Archer.