AUS Vs NZ Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report: Neighbours take on each other for the first of the three match series commencing today.
A series between Australia and New Zealand is always contested with immense vigour, fight and character and when the two countries who share borders with each other take to the middle today, we are set to be in for a closely contested encounter as well. The three match test series between the two throws open its door to the cricketing fraternity starting today, one which is a part of the Test Championship.
What makes today’s encounter a riveting and enthralling affair is not only the gargantuan identity of our opponents but also the way they have transcended in test cricket in the bygone months. Both these sides are coming into this series having tasted consummate success across the longest format, marauding their way to luscious wins to further set a statement in the cricketing arena.
Hailed for their triumph over England in the Ashes series, Australia followed it up with a decimation of Pakistan in the two match test series the two countries played in recently. It was an emphatic performance fabricated by them, one which saw them lament Pakistan 2-0 with both of those wins being as comprehensive and clinical as plausible.
Making 589 in the first innings of the second test match between the two sides, Australia didn’t need to come out and bat for a second time as their bowling unit ended up lambasting Pakistan to 302 and 239 to seal an innings and 48 run win for their side. Elsewhere, New Zealand are making an advent into the tie having gotten the better of England 1-0 in the two match test series between the two with a win in the opening match of the series before the second ended in a draw.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
With a drop in wicket being used for the tie, this surface is an unknown entity but going by what we are dished out over here, we are set to be in for a fiery and feisty surface for the bats especially on the first two days. The ball ominously frisks over here, bouncing and coming on with extreme pace into the hands of the pacers, something which will see the side winning the toss opting to field first.
Probable Playing 11
Joe Burns, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Travis Head, Tim Paine (C, WK), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (WK), Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Three Match Test Series
Match: Australia Vs New Zealand First Test Match
Date And Time: 12th December, Thursday- 10:30am IST
Venue: Perth Stadium, Perth
Where To Watch: Sony Six/HD
- Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood
- Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, BJ Watling, Trent Boult
Top 4 Batting Order
- Joe Burns, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith
- Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor
Test Cricket Specialist Batsmen
- Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne
- Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls
Long Spell Bowlers
- Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood
- Tim Southee, Trent Boult
AUS Vs NZ Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
After his 200 in the first match of the series against England, New Zealand’s wicket-keeper BJ Watling followed it up with a 55 in the proceeding encounter to see us make him our undisputed pick in this docket of our Dream 11 setup.
AUS Vs NZ Dream11 Batsmen
Kane Williamson has been out of touch over the course of the last few months but with an unbeaten 104 in the second tie against England, the side’s captain showed why he’s considered one of the most revered bats in the cricketing arena. It was a knock hailed not only for his ability to find the runs but also the perseverance, reslliance and valour he displayed to rescue his side from a situation which could have seen them ending up losing the match.
The 105 runs in the first innings of the same contest sees Tom Latham join him for the day while from Australia we are moving in with Steven Smith for the forthcoming encounter.
AUS Vs NZ Dream11 All-Rounders
Across 2019, if there is one bat who has managed to make an inroad into this Australian team, it’s been Marcus Labuschagne. The player has been in imperious touch ever since being accorded a chance in the side with the bat coming up with 162 runs in the second test match against Pakistan.
Elsewhere, from New Zealand we have Mitchell Santner being brought into our side with the spinner set to perturb the bats who have typically always struggled against the slower bowlers. Colin de Grandhomme will be partnering him as well for the affair with the player having recovered from his injury in time for the contest, someone capable of manifesting his skill set in both the departments.
AUS Vs NZ Dream11 Bowling Order
After six wickets in the first innings of the second test match between Australia and Pakistan, frontline spearhead quick, Mitchell Starc was always going to be an instant selection for us for this match. They bowler is going to be sending down his brand of rippers on a wicket which will be conducive for the fast bowlers, seeing us get in Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins as well who will concurrently benefit for the surface as well.
From New Zealand meanwhile, Tim Southee comes in for us to wrap up our Dream 11 side for the upcoming contest.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Labuschagne will be our captain for the tie while Smith is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.