After a crushing defeat from England in the first T20I, New Zealand will be looking to make a comeback in the 2nd T20I at Wellington. In the 5 match T20 series, England is leading by 1-0 thanks to the brilliant performance from James Vince. Here is the ENG vs NZ 2nd T20I Dream 11 Predictions.
The 2nd T20I between England and New Zealand will be played on November 3rd at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. The match is scheduled to start at 6.30 AM IST.
The first match went in the favor of England as it managed to get a win by 7 wickets, chasing a target of 154. In the top order, Bairstow(35), J Vince(59) gave a valuable start to the team. While Morgan(34) made sure that the team crosses the line safely. Although in the bowling department there was no stand out performances. However, chris Jordan, Sam Curran, and Patrick Brown seem to be in pretty good touch.
Although New Zealand need not to be dissapointed with its performance in the last match, there is still a big room for improvement. In the batting, Seifert(32), Taylor(44) got a good start, but could not convert their scores to a big one. Thanks to the quick fire 30 from Daryl Mitchell, the team was able to set a total of 154. The bowlers did not have enough score to play with and their performance were not impressive, to say the least. Apart from Mitchell Santner nobody could provide a break through. So that’s an area the team need to improve for sure.
Injury and Availability News:
There have been no injury updates from both teams.
Weather and Pitch Report:
Although we might see some clouds during the match, fans are likely to see an uninterrupted match. The pitch at Wellington ideally favors the batsmen, However, the spinners are likely to get some help from the pitch.
Predicted Playing XI:
Ross Taylor, Tim Southee (c), Martin Guptill, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell
Eoin Morgan (c), Adil Rashid, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Jordan, James Vince, Dawid Malan, Lewis Gregory, Sam Billings (wk), Tom Curran, Sam Curran, Patrick Brown
ENG vs NZ 2nd T20I Dream 11 Predictions:
Batters: E Morgan, J Bairstow, J Vince, R Taylor
All-rounders: S Curran, C De Grandhomme, M Santner
Bowlers: C Jordan, A Rashid, L Ferguson