Both New Zealand and England will be looking to seal the series in Auckland when they face each other again for the final T20I. In the 5 match T20 series, both teams have won 2 matches so far as the final T20I will be the decider. Here is the ENG vs NZ 5th T20I Dream 11 Predictions.
The 5thd T20I between England and New Zealand will be played on November 10 at Eden Park, Auckland. The match is scheduled to start at 6.30 AM IST (01:00 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL).
The visitors are coming off a huge win over New Zealand in the last T20I. Dawid Malan scored an unbeaten 103 and Eoin Morgan played an innings of 91, helping the team get to a total of 241 in 20 overs. Defending a huge total of 241, England bowled out New Zealand for 165. While Matthew Parkinson and Chris Jordan shined with the ball, the rest of the bowlers chipped in with breakthroughs regularly. It’s safe to assume that with a performance like that England will be high on confidence going into the final and the decider match.
New Zealand has played some excellent cricket in this series too despite the loss in the last match. Martin Guptil, Collin De Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, and James Neesham have played some crucial innings for the team throughout the series. While Tim Southee, Mithcell Santner, and Lockie Ferguson have been brilliant with the ball. Fans can expect nothing but an entertaining match considering the form both teams are on at the moment.
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 5th 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