NZ vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019
New Zealand and West Indies will face-off in the 29th match of World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester. We will provide NZ vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
New Zealand has won all four of their completed encounters yet in WC’19 and is performing well as a team. Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry are in lethal form along with Boult and Neesham while Williamson, Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, and Colin De Grandhomme have been contributing well with the bat. They will hope to continue their undefeated run ahead and target the top position in points table defeating West Indies.
In the last encounter, They defeated South Africa by 4 wickets. Bowling first, Lockie Ferguson took another three wicket-haul to restrict South Africa at 241. Chasing the target, Kane Williamson played match-winning knock of 106* runs while Colin De Grandhomme scored attacking 60 run knocks to chase the target successfully.
After a strong entrance in World Cup’19, West Indies have lost their form and are seventh on the points table with one win in four completed matches. Windies pace attack led by Oshane Thomas, Russell, Cottrell, and Holder can create trouble for any batting line-up while their attacking batsmen in form of Gayle, Lewis, Hope, Pooran and Hetmyer along with Russell will be eager to give a tough challenge to in-form New Zealand team.
They lost their last encounter to Bangladesh by 7 wickets. Batting first, Shai Hope and Evin Lewis played brilliant knocks of 96 and 70 respectively to take the team to a total of 321. In addition, Hetmyer and Holder also played attacking cameos of 50 and 33 respectively. In defence, Windies bowlers failed in front of Bangladesh brilliance and lost by 7 wickets. Oshane Thomas and Russell took one scalp each in losing cause for their team.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
NZ vs WI, 29th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Old Trafford, Manchester.
06:00 PM, 22nd June 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 214
Average 2nd innings score: 192
Pitch will be batting friendly. Pacers may find some initial support if overcast conditions are present.
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.
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Fabian Allen, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (C), Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope (wk), Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell.
Talented Henry Nicholls if fit can get a chance in place of Colin Munro in an otherwise perfect playing XI.
If they want, They can give chance to Tim Southee.
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.
Andre Russell has been ruled out of the clash against New Zealand, confirms Jason Holder.
Spinner Ashley Nurse can replace Injured Andre Russell to strengthen the bowling attack while Kemar Roach or Carlos Brathwaite can replace Shannon Gabriel.
Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis can open the innings. Shai Hope, D Bravo, Nicholas Pooran and S Hetmyer will follow them.
Jason Holder will play the role of an allrounder.
Jason Holder, Oshane Thomas, and Sheldon Cottrell will lead the pace attack of the team. Ashley Nurse will be the key spinner. Chris Gayle can bowl few overs of spin.
Probable Playing XI:
Colin Munro/Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), J Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Matt Henry.
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Dareen Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (c), Ashley Nurse, S Gabriel/K Roach/C Brathwaite, Oshane Thomas, S Cottrell.
Wicket-Keeper for NZ vs WI Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran
Shai Hope has performed exceedingly well for West Indies and is the leading run-getter in ODI from past one year. He has scored 11, 68, 11 and 96 in four matches.
Nicholas Pooran is a very destructive batsman and has performed well for Windies till now in WC’19. He has scored 162 runs in four matches at an attacking strike rate.
Other Options: Tom Latham
Tom Latham is yet to prove his talent in WC’19 and has also not got enough chances with the bat. He is not in touch after injury.
Batsmen for NZ vs WI Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Chris Gayle, M Guptill, Evin Lewis, S Hetmyer
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 will be crucial for New Zealand. He has scored 40, 79* and 106* in three encounters.
Ross Taylor is in brilliant form and has played knocks of 82,48 and 1 runs yet in WC’19. He also has a good record on English pitches.
Chris Gayle is one of the most attacking players in world cricket and is in good form recently. His big innings are due and can score tomorrow. He has scores of 50, 21, 36 and 0 in four matches.
Martin Guptill is a very attacking batsman and can play a big inning on his day. He has scored 73*,25, 0 and 35 in four matches.
Evin Lewis is an attacking opener and finally found his form in the last encounter and played a good knock of 70 runs against Bangladesh.
Shimron Hetmyer is very attacking batsmen and can play big innings on flat tracks of England. He scored 39 and 50 in last two encounters.
Other Options: Colin Munro, Darren Bravo
Colin Munro is an attacking batsman and can score at good strike rate. He has scores of 58, 24, 22 and 9 in four matches.
Darren Bravo can be risky tomorrow. His recent form is also very poor.
All-rounders for NZ vs WI Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Jason Holder, Colin De Grandhomme, Jimmy Neesham, and Mitchell Santner
Jason Holder has performed well with the bat as well as the ball in recent times and will be crucial for West Indies. He has taken four scalps in four matches and has also scored 93 runs.
Colin De Grandhomme can play attacking knock and also chip in with crucial overs. He has taken four scalps in four matches and also scored attacking 60 runs against South Africa.
Jimmy Neesham is in brilliant form recently and proved it by taking five-wicket haul against Afghanistan. He can also play attacking cameos with the bat.
Mitchell Santner is a good spin bowling all-rounder and can also hit quick runs. He generally bowls with good economy.
Other Options: Carlos Brathwaite
Carlos Brathwaite can play quick cameos if required and can also chip in with wickets in death overs. He took three wickets against Australia. He has a slight chance to play tomorrow.
Bowlers for NZ vs WI Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell.
Lockie Ferguson can be lethal with his pace. He has taken eleven scalps in four encounters including a four-wicket haul and three wickets in last two matches.
Trent Boult can trouble any batsmen with his swing in the initial overs. However, He has failed to take enough wickets yet in WC’19.
Matt Henry has impressed everyone with his pace and swing in the initial overs and has taken seven scalps in four encounters.
Oshane Thomas is also in lethal form and bowls at a quick pace. He has taken 4, 2, 0 and 1 wickets in four matches.
Sheldon Cottrell has been excellent with the new ball and is taking early scalps for his team. He has taken five scalps in five encounters.
Other Options: Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Ashley Nurse.
Shannon Gabriel can outplay any batsmen with his sheer pace. He took two scalps against England. He can be slightly risky tomorrow.
Kemar Roach can destroy any batting attack if pitch suits him. Overcast conditions can further favour him. If he plays, Then can be a good pick in WI vs NZ Dream11 team.
Ashley Nurse will lead the spin attack of the West Indies. He can also play attacking cameo with the bat. His place in the playing XI is not confirmed.
NZ vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction:
S Hope(wk) (Vc)
K Williamson (C)
C de Grandhomme
C and Vc Choices: Kane Williamson, Shai Hope, Ross Taylor, Jason Holder, M Guptill, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Trent Bould, O Thomas.