ENG vs NZ Fantasy Prediction: England vs New Zealand 2nd Test – 10 June (Birmingham). Devon Conway, Joe Root, James Anderson, and Trent Boult are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts England will take on New Zealand in the 2nd test match of the two matches series. The two teams with some brilliant pacers are up against each other.
England managed to draw the first game, and they would want to get a win here. Rory Burns batted well in the last game, whereas Joe Root also looked solid. Anderson and Broad need to bowl well, whereas Wood would like to continue his form. However, the team will miss the services of Ollie Robbinson in this game.
New Zealand would want to win the series by winning this game. Devon Conway made a brilliant debut in the last game, whereas Latham and Taylor need to step up. The pace trio of Boult, Wagner, and Jamieson is going to play a big part. Kane Williamson and Santner will miss this game due to injuries, whereas Tim Southee can also miss out.
The average 4th innings score at this ground is just 156 runs. Both teams would want to bat 1st on this track. We can expect a grass covering in this game on the pitch.
Probable XI for both sides:-
England – Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Daniel Lawrence, James Bracey, Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, James Anderson, Olly Stone.
New Zealand – Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner.
Two Match Test Series
Match: England vs New Zealand Second Test Match
Date and Time: 10 June, Thursday – 3:30 pm IST
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Where to Watch: Live on Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
- Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, and Joe Root.
- Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Will Young, and Ross Taylor.
Long Spell Bowlers
- Mark Wood
- Neil Wagner
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Test Matches.
ENG vs NZ Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
BJ Watling will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Watling has scored 3789 test runs at an average of 37.89, whereas he is an experienced player than Bracey.
ENG vs NZ Fantasy Batsmen
Will Young and Devon Conway will be our batsmen from New Zealand. Conway made a double-century in his debut game, whereas Young scored a couple of centuries in the recent County Championships. Both of them are technically solid players.
Joe Root and Rory Burns will be our batsmen from England. Root has scored 876 test runs in 2021 at an average of 62.57, whereas Burns scored 554 runs for Surrey at 61.66 this season. Both of them have been in brilliant batting form.
ENG vs NZ Fantasy All-Rounders
Colin de Grandhomme will be our all-rounder from New Zealand. He is the all-rounder who is expected to play this game.
ENG vs NZ Fantasy Bowlers
Trent Boult and Kyle Jamieson will be our bowlers from New Zealand. Boult has 281 scalps under his belt, whereas Jamieson has scalped 39 wickets in just seven games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Stuart Broad and James Anderson will be our bowlers from England. Anderson has scalped 616 wickets, whereas Broad has scalped 518. Both of them are legendary bowlers, whereas Broad scalped 19 wickets in just four games of the 2021 County Championship.
Pick Mark Wood or Neil Wagner as your last player.
Match Prediction: New Zealand are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Devon Conway and Joe Root
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Trent Boult and James Anderson
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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.