NZ vs AUS Fantasy Prediction: New Zealand vs Australia 4th T20I – 5 March (Wellington). Martin Guptill, Aaron Finch, and Glenn Maxwell are the hot fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts New Zealand will take on Australia in the 4th T20I match of the five-match T20I series. The Trans-Tasman rivals are back for this mouth-watering series.
The Kiwis have been dominating in their home season, and they have won two games in this series. Martin Guptill has been in very good form, whereas Conway and Williamson have also batted well. Ish Sodhi has been bowling well for the hosts, whereas Tim Southee is also a wicket-taker.
The Australians lost the initial two games, and they made a brilliant return in the last game. Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell have arrived in form, whereas Phillipe is also batting well. The bowling of the side has performed as a unit.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This pitch has been decent for batting with the average 1st innings score being 165 runs.
Total T20I Games Played: 13; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 7
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Kane Williamson, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mark Chapman/Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi.
Australia – Matthew Wade, Aaron Finch, Josh Phillipe, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Sams, Riley Meredith, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: New Zealand vs Australia Fourth T20I Match
Date and Time: 5 March 2021, Friday -11:30 AM IST
Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Kane Williamson, and Devon Conway.
Josh Phillipe, Matthew Wade, Aaron Finch, and Glenn Maxwell.
Death Over Specialists
- Kyle Jamieson and Tim Southee
- Kane Richardson and Jhye Richardson
NZ vs AUS Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Josh Phillipe will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Phillipe scored 508 runs in BBL 10 at a strike-rate of 149.51, whereas he has scored 90 runs in this series. He is an aggressive player and is looking in good touch.
NZ vs AUS Fantasy Batsmen
Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, and Devon Conway will be our batsmen from New Zealand. Guptill has scored 140 runs in the series at an average of 46.67, whereas Conway has scored 139. Williamson is a world-class batsman, and he scored a half-century in the second T20I game.
Aaron Finch and Marcus Stoinis will be our batsmen from Australia. Finch finally arrived in form after scoring a half-century in the last game, whereas he had a decent International season in 2020. Stoinis scored 396 runs in the recent BBL season at a strike-rate of 142.44, whereas he played a blistering knock of 78 runs in the second T20 game. He can bowl a few overs as well.
NZ vs AUS Fantasy All-Rounders
Glenn Maxwell will be our all-rounder from Australia. Maxwell scored 379 runs in the recent BBL season at a strike-rate of 143.56 with seven wickets in bowling. Maxi played a blistering knock of 70 runs in the last game.
Jimmy Neesham will be our all-rounder from New Zealand. Neesham has scored 71 runs in the series at a strike-rate of 221.88, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling. He is in brilliant form.
NZ vs AUS Fantasy Bowlers
From New Zealand, Tim Southee will make it into our team. Southee has scalped 14 wickets in his last seven T20I games, whereas he is also the highest wicket-taker of New Zealand in the T20I format.
Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith will be our bowlers from Australia. Richardson scalped 29 wickets in the recent BBL season, whereas he has scalped three wickets in this series. Meredith scalped 16 wickets in BBL 10, whereas he scalped a couple in his debut T20I game.
Alternative Change: Aaron Finch can replace Devon Conway.
Match Prediction: New Zealand are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Kane Williamson and Glenn Maxwell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Aaron Finch and Martin Guptill
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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