New Zealand vs Australia Final T20 : Preview
The has been a quite difference between both sides in this series for now.Despite playing at their home, kiwis have lost their last four T20s at the Eden Park , this might have given a confidence boost to the Australian team. Moreover, they have been beaten twice in two matches against the Aussies at this venue in the past. Quite good performances were seen from the australian side in last 4 matches , while new zealand has not yet been able to to make something steal the show. Australia are on a five-game winning streak in the 20-overs format and they also have the momentum with them.
New Zealand’s has struggled quite a lot against the spin combination of Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi.
Despite so much struggles, we all know that New Zealand one strong performance is enough for them to get some last shot at eden park..
Venue & Report: Eden Park is best known as a rugby ground and its boundaries fall well short of the International Cricket Councils 59.5-metre (65-yard) minimum. So it’s kinda Unique in it’s own. The pitch can provide some initial help for seamers.Although being a good batting wicket, it might provide some turn. Also there are chances of rain intervention
Venue Stats T20:
The average score of last 14 matches Played in which 4 wins by bowling First. While 8 wins by 1st batting First.
|Highest total recorded||214/5 (20 Ov) by Aus vs NZ|
|Lowest total recorded||107/10 (14.5 Ov) by NZ vs RSA|
|Highest score chased||160/3 (16.5 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM|
|Lowest score defended||165/7 (20 Ov) by RSA vs NZ|
|Best Bowling||5/18 By Tim Southee|
Team News AUS VS NZ Final T20:
- M Santner has some issues in his knee but he is expected to be fit before match.
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Mark Chapman, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
- Australia may not want to disturb their winning combination.However, Zampa could be in line to play with the pitch possibly providing some turn
David Warner, D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Kane Richardson, Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Mark Chapman, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Seifert(w), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Anaru Kitchen, Ben Wheeler, Henry Nicholls
David Warner(c), D Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake, Adam Zampa, Travis Head, Ben Dwarshuis
Facts & Fixtures:
- Trent Boult has taken eight wickets from four matches and he will be the main threat in this bowling attack.
- Australia have won their last five T20 internationals straight and momentum too is with them.
- Martin Guptill has been the most successful batter at eden park so far. He have played 9 matches here & scored 436 runs with average of 54.50. He can be safe choice for Captain in all leagues.
- New Zealand’s middle order has under-fired and there is too much reliance on the top order.
- D Warner has played a decent innings in last match & shown signs of coming back in form. Making him captain or Vc In grand League will not be a bad choice.
- A finch played a decent knock in last 2 matches but both times he didn’t got much chance to bat. He can be best choice for Captain in small fee grand Leagues
- Australia have been the strongest team in this series, winning all of their four matches.
Players To Watch out:
- Martin Guptill
- C munro is 2nd most successful batsman at this venue. He have played 7 matches here & scored 233 runs which includes 3 fifty + innings.
- Chris Lynn hasn’t really enjoyed this series as much. He has a lot of potential and can take on any bowling attack in this format. He can be one of the best choice for captain in Grand Leagues.
New Zealand vs Australia Final T20 Head To Head Stats:
New Zealand vs Australia faced 8 times in which 6 matches won by New Zealand and 2 matches won by Australia.
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