NZ vs WI Fantasy Prediction: New Zealand vs West Indies 2nd T20I – 29 November (Mount Maunganui). The Blackcaps can win the series with a win in this game.
Hosts New Zealand will take on West Indies in the 2nd T20I match of the three matches T20I series. Two teams who love playing the shortest format of the game are up against each other. This series promises to be a brilliant affair.
New Zealand won the first game of the tournament and, a win in this game will seal the series for them. Devon Conway made a perfect debut whereas, Lockie picked a wonderful fifer in the last match. This Kiwi team is looking really solid at the moment.
West Indies lost the last game and, this is going to be a Do or Die game for them. The top-order failed in the last game and needs to fire in this game. Kieron Pollard has been fantastic for this side whereas, Andre Fletcher also made a wonderful return. The Windies looks a good T20 side on paper and would want to fire in this game.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This pitch has been really good for batting with the average 1st innings score being 193 runs.
Total T20I Games Played: 6; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 0
We can expect clouds throughout the game with a little chance of rain.
Probable XI for both sides:-
New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi/Hamish Bennett, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson.
West Indies – Andre Fletcher, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen, Kemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams, Oshane Thomas.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: New Zealand vs West Indies Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 29 November, Sunday- 6:30 AM IST
Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert, and Devon Conway.
Andre Fletcher, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, and Nicholas Pooran.
Death Over Specialists
- Lockie Ferguson and Kyle Jamieson.
- Kesrick Williams and Sheldon Cottrell.
NZ vs WI Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Nicholas Pooran, Tim Siefert, and Andre Fletcher will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Pooran was absolutely fantastic in the IPL 2020 whereas, Fletcher made a brilliant comeback in the last game. Both of them play in the middle-order and are going to play a big part in this game. Tim Siefert, on the other hand, has really impressed everyone in this format and is a brilliant opener.
NZ vs WI Fantasy Batsmen
Martin Guptill and Devon Conway will be our batsmen from New Zealand. Guptill is a T20 veteran and one of the best batsmen of this format. He has scored 2541 T20I runs at an average of 32.16. He is an un-droppable option whereas, Conway made a brilliant debut in the last game. Conway has scored 2262 T20 runs at an average of 39.68, which includes two centuries.
Shimron Hetmyer will be our batsman from West Indies. Hetmyer is a brilliant player and has proved his abilities in this format. However, he needs to work on his consistency.
NZ vs WI Fantasy All-Rounders
Kieron Pollard will be our all-rounder from West Indies. Pollard is a T20 legend with over 10,000 runs under his belt. He played a sensational knock in the last game as well with a wicket in his bowling. Polly is an un-droppable option.
NZ vs WI Fantasy Bowlers
From New Zealand, the duo of Lockie Ferguson and Tim Southee will make it into our team. Lockie picked a wonderful fifer in the last game whereas, Southee has bowled well with the new ball. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Oshane Thomas and Sheldon Cottrell will be our bowlers from West Indies. Oshane is a wonderful seamer whereas, Cottrell has been a massive influence in the powerplay overs. They have picked 42 & 17 T20I wickets in 26 & 13 innings respectively.
Match Prediction: New Zealand are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Martin Guptill and Kieron Pollard
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Nicholas Pooran and Tim Siefert.
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