So guys! England’s team’s performance has been somewhat off the card with Ashes trophy already lost and then another loss in triangular Tri-Series with New Zealand Australia. With just one victory in the Tri-Series. So, New Zealand vs England 1st ODI to take place at Seddon Park, Hamilton
Talking of New Zealand, Bowlers like Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi and Tim Southee would have to work on their strategies to get the English batting lineup weak and slow. Ish Sodhi’s return has only helped in bringing morale of bowling lineup. While loss of Dawid Malan would be felt after his last contribution of 53 runs in 36 balls and a wicket.
New Zealand is on homeground benefit with favourable pitch. However,England has won its last face-off against Black Caps would be keen to continue it’s winning momentum. Both the teams have a one each Win from T20 but England has an edge with a victorious ODI form
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand
Match Details: NZ vs ENG 1st ODI, 21 Feb 2018, 02:00 PM LOCAL
The winning stats of last 8 matches Played in which 4 wins by chasing.and 4 wins by 1st batting.
|Average 1st Inns scores||148|
|Highest total recorded||363/4 (50 Ov) by WI vs NZ|
|Lowest total recorded||122 (ODI) IND vs NZ|
|Best Bowling||6/33 by T Boult|
|Highest Individual Scores||181* by ML Hayden|
Ish Sodhi is back in Squad still New Zealand’s squad has a tough job ahead of them with England holding the edge and odds at their end. Even though the last two face-off between New Zealand and England was a one game each, Kane Williamson & his squad can’t overlook that England’s last ODI series was a success against Australia.
Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Ish Sodhi, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson (capt).
England has found itself on a struggle with players like Eion Morgan, Mark Wood and Adil Rashid. Injuries like Liam Plunkett has opened doors for all-rounder Craig Overton who could be blessing for the ODI matches. However, return of all-rounders Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali would be nothing but a relief for the England Captain.
Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt),Alex Hales, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk)/Jonny Bairstow (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris woakes, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, David willey.
Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson (capt).
Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Sam Billings (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan (capt), Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Facts & Fixtures NZ vs ENG 1st ODI :
- Trent Boult has been delivering wickets, he has also proven to be a costly bowlers with the bowling economy at his end.
- Eoin Morogon who took the squad to a victory with his 80 not out would have to play a key role in upcoming ODI against Kiwis
- Kane Williamson has scored 4,978 runs and needs another 22 runs to reach the 5,000 runs milestone.
- Tom Latham has scored 1,952 runs and needs another 48 runs to reach the 2,000 runs milestone.
- Alex Hales has scored 1,922 runs and needs another 78 runs to reach the 2,000 runs milestone
Players To Watch out for NZ vs ENG 1st ODI :
New Zealand :
- Kane Williamson
- Martin Guptill
- Trent Boult
- Ish sodhi
- Eoin Morgon
- Ben Stokes
- Moeen Ali
New Zealand vs England Head To Head Stats:
New zealand & England faced 84 times in which 41 matches won by New Zealand and 37 matches won by England. 2 ties and 4 with No Results. However, There were 2 face to face matches in this ground and both were won by New zealand
New Zealand vs England 1st ODI – Match Prediction:
Experts are divided on this but odds are slightly tilted towards England considering their squad has delivered great performance against New Zealand and the morale is still high for skipper Eoin Morgon and Co if they look at their last ODI success against Australia. But, New Zealand enjoys the benefit of homeground and fact that it beat English side to reach the finals of their last tri-series together.
Who Will Win New Zealand vs England 1st ODI – Betting Prediction
Both Stats & Form favours both teams 50-50. Our Predictions says that Chances It could be 60-40 or 65-35 with England on the heavy side.
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