T20 World Cup 2022: Match 33, ENG vs NZ Match Prediction – Who will win today’s T20 World Cup match between England vs New Zealand?

New Zealand will be eyeing a third win of the T20 World Cup 2022 when they lock horns with England in their Super 12 clash at The Gabba on Tuesday, November 1.

England vs New Zealand Match Prediction for Today
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England will be facing New Zealand in their ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 encounter at The Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 1. (Photo Source: Twitter/England Cricket)

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England will be facing New Zealand in their ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 encounter at The Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 1. The Three Lions have three points to their tally having registered a five-wicket victory against Afghanistan. They then suffered a shocking five-run defeat against Ireland via DLS method and their much-awaited clash against arch-rivals Australia at the MCG had to be abandoned due to rain. 

The Jos Buttler-led side cannot afford to lose plot from hereon as another defeat could well have their semi-final hopes hanging in the balance. The Group 1 is already highly competitive with all teams benefitting by getting extra points due to washouts and therefore, England must win this match at all costs. 

The Kiwis on the other hand are strong contenders for the semis berth from Group 1 and they are on a roll with big wins over the title-holders Australia and Asia Cup champions Sri Lanka. The BlackCaps could have easily won three out of three had rain not played a spoilsport in their Super 12 clash against Afghanistan. New Zealand have five points to their tally at an NRR of 3.850. 

Match Details  

England vs New Zealand, Match 33, T20 World Cup 2022 

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane 

Date and Time: November 1, 01:30 PM 

Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network 

Pitch Report: 

The wicket at The Gabba is a balanced one which can be helpful for both the batters and the bowlers. The bowlers are expected to get lateral seam movement early on in the innings. The humidity levels are expected to rise in the second innings and therefore, the captain winning the toss will bowl first.  

Probable Playing XIs for ENG vs NZ 

England: 

Jos Buttler (C & WK), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood 

New Zealand: 

Devon Conway (wk), Finn Allen, Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult 

Probable Top Performers from ENG vs NZ 

Probable best batter: Glenn Phillips

Glenn Phillips was the star for New Zealand in the last game against Sri Lanka. He scored a blistering century under pressure at a time when the Kiwis had lost their top-order with hardly anything on the board. Phillips scored 104 runs off 64 deliveries as the BlackCaps registered a 65-run win. He was also adjudged the Player of the Match. 

Probable best bowler: Sam Curran

The New Zealand batters must play Sam Curran with due care in his four-over spell as the youngster has the ability to do some serious damage with the ball in hand. He already has a fifer in this competition and currently has seven wickets to his tally. The star all-rounder has the potential to keep the explosive Kiwi batters quiet with his tight bowling. 

Today's Match Prediction: New Zealand to win 

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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.