Match 41 of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will witness a battle between tournament favourites England and New Zealand at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. While New Zealand need 2 more points to seal their berth at the third place for the semi-finals, England will try to acquire 2 points to nearly confirm for the semi-final berth as the fourth team. It would be interesting to see how both the teams will play. Let’s have a look at the ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Predictions.
No injury news from both sides.
Predicted Playing 11
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Jofra Archer, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid
New Zealand: Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Colin de Grandhomme, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi/Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Weather and pitch report
There is a slight chance of rain but that certainly doesn’t affect the game. Pitch will help the batsmen and spinners will have nothing much to do in the game.
Both the teams have met 8 times in the history of ICC World Cup; where New Zealand won 5 times and England 3. The result clearly shows New Zealand’s dominance over England.
In the ENG vs NZ Dream 11 predictions team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match, Jonny Bairstow has been chosen the wicketkeeper’s place, keeping his recent form in mind. He can give a flying start to his team as well as scoring constantly and he is terrific with the glovework as well.
Three batsmen have been selected on this Dream 11 team, Jason Roy, Joe Root and Kane Williamson. While Jason Roy has returned after injury and scoring with a good pace in the opening, Joe Root has the ability to give stability to his team. Root is the leading run-getter for England with 476 runs. On the other hand, Kane Williamson becomes the obvious choice for the batsmen as he has been in great form and scored 454 runs so far. Their inclusion proves fruitful to the team.
The Dream 11 team also consists of three all-rounders, named Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and James Neesham. All of them have been in terrific form with both bat and ball. Ben Stokes took 6 wickets so far along with scoring 370 runs from 8 innings. On the other hand, Moeen Ali has been giving stability in the middle order as well as taking wickets.
Alongside them, the other all-rounder is James Neeshamwho also has the ability to give stability in the middle and even he is among wickets also. Their inclusion are mandatory in the ENG vs NZ Dream 11 Predictions team. All of them are doing well and that certainly proved beneficial for their respective teams.
Four bowlers have been named in the ENG vs NZ Dream 11 predictions team, named Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson. Though Liam Plunkett took 7 wickets so far, others are in formidable form.
For New Zealand, Ferguson is the leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets in 7 matches, including a four-wicket haul. Boult has 13 wickets in 7 games, including two four-wicket hauls. Mark Wood is the second highest wicket-taker for England with 13 wickets so far. With this wonderful form, they become the obvious choice for the Dream 11 predictions team.
Captain and vice-captain
Kane Williamson and Ben Stokes have been chosen the captain and vice-captain respectively of the ENG vs NZ Dream 11 team predictions.