ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Picks, Probable Playing 11, Toss, Pitch And Match Report : New Zealand look to wrap up the series today as the side embark in pursuit of their third win in succession today.
After being thumped in the series opener, the way New Zealand have worked over their mistakes and papered over the cracks to rout England and avenge their defeat in the ensuing two has been accolade worthy. The side have been clinical in the last couple of matches to not only restore party in the series but take a 2-1 lead as well after three encounters, seeing the side cruising towards a series win come today.
With the side having laid down the marker and establish their authority across the five match series, the hosts will be looking to make the most of the momentum they carry into today’s impending clash and seal the series in their favour. They come into the impending clash having tasted consummate success the last time around in a 14 run win, one which saw them defend their 180 run total with relative ease.
While the Black Caps are flourishing, the English on the other hand find themselves in a predicament. Their bowing unit has been cut short and ripped into with the fallout of their dwindling bowling efforts being too much for the side to address. They have kept losing wickets at regular intervals in the batting department as well with the side being outplayed in all the departments of the game, a discourse which leaves them needing to pick up the pieces if they are come out and square the series in today’s clash.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A sublime surface to come out and play your shots on, creaming the ball to the fence will be extremely easy on this track. The small boundaries will only add to the misery of the bowlers who are set to receive a battering in this one.
With the surface set to remain the same for the full 40 overs, the side winning the toss will be looking to come out and chase here.
Probable Playing 11
- Trent Boult replaces Lockie Ferguson for New Zealand for the last two T20 encounters.
Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (WK), Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee (C), Trent Boult, Blair Tickner, Mitchell Santner
Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings, Lewis Gregory, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Matthew Parkinson
5 Match T20 Series
Match: New Zealand vs England Fourth T20
Date And Time: 8th November, Friday- 10:30am IST
Venue: McLean Park, Napier
Where To Watch: Star Sports 1/HD
- Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Trent Boult
- Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Tom Curran
Top 4 Batting Order
- Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Colin de Grandhomme
- Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan
- Colin Munro, Martin Guptill
- Tom Banton, Sam Billings
Death Overs Bowlers
- Trent Boult, Mitchell Santner
- Sam Curran, Matthew Parkinson
ENG vs NZ Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
He came into England’s side in the previous encounter in place of Bairstow and although opener Tom Banton managed to get only 18 runs, but the fact that they came in 10 balls should see him get an outing in this match as well. The player won’t keep wickets for his side but it’s his elevated batting spot which makes him a solid pick for this encounter.
ENG vs NZ Dream11 Batsmen
With the pitch being such a solid one for batting and both the sides showcasing their traits in the batting department, it was rightful of us to heavily pack up our batting section for this match. We begin by getting in the player’s from the Black Caps first with opener Martin Guptill being our first name after taking just 17 balls to race to 33 runs in the last tie.
The 27 runs for him in the same fixture see us bring in Ross Taylor as well from the side while from England we are beginning with their most consistent bat, James Vince. The 49 he got in the last encounter showed why he’s been held in such reverence across the course of 2019 with the team’s top scorer on the day, Dawid Malan giving him company for this one.
ENG vs NZ Dream11 All-Rounders
He’s not been given an outing with the ball for his side till now but Colin de Grandhomme has been in imperious touch with the bat for the home side. He epitomised the same with an extradonaire innings of 55 in 35 balls the last time around to see us go for him along with spinner Mitchell Santner from the home side.
Jimmy Neesham comes in as well for us to make this docket of our side all about the picks from New Zealand with the player playing an integral role with both the bat and ball for his setup.
ENG vs NZ Dream11 Bowling Order
With Trent Boult returning into the side for the final two encounters, he should earn a spot straightaway in the place of Ferguson, seeing him make an advent into our Dream 11 team as well. We are partnership him up with Blair Tickner who grabbed the chance accorded to him the last time around with a raucous showing that saw his snare two wickets.
Tom Curran got the two for England in the same tie for England meanwhile, seeing the pacer come in and warp up our side of the day.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Vince retains his place in our side as the captain while Colin is selected as the 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.