NZ vs PAK Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – T20I Series, Match 2
Shadab Khan's played a stunning knock of 42 runs and the tales of Khan's spinning abilities are known to all.
Updated - Dec 19, 2020 4:32 pm
The Kiwis will be taking on Pakistan in the 2nd T20 International of the 3-match T20I series at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.
The match is scheduled to start at 07:00 PM local time (11:30 AM IST). It will be streamed live on FanCode.
New Zealand will be receiving a much-needed boost ahead of the second T20I as Kane Williamson, Tim Southee, and Trent Boult will be returning to the New Zealand camp and with their return, Pakistan will have a daunting task to win. Pakistan too showed great grit after an early collapse and in the initial part of the innings with the ball. It’ll be exciting to see how this match turns out to be as both the teams are looking for a win.
Weather Report for 2nd T20I:
The weather will be ideal for a T20 game to happen. The temperature will be around 22 degrees celsius and with a mere 10% chance for rain.
The pitch will be assisting batters more and the team batting first will be looking to set a big target and defend it.
Average first innings score:
177 (Last 10 T20I matches played in this venue)
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won – 4, Lost – 5, Tie – 1
Injury & Availability News:
New Zealand announced different squads for the first and the last two T20Is. For this game, Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson, and Tim Southee will all be available. Jacob Duffy, Mark Chapman, Doug Bracewell, and Blair Tickner miss out.
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NZ vs PAK Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (WK), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Kane Williamson (C), James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggelejin, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Trent Boult.
Ish Sodhi, Daryll Mitchell, Todd Astle
Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Muhammad Musa
NZ vs PAK Top picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Kane Williamson has scored over 1600 runs in T20I cricket at an impressive average of over 30.
Tim Seifert scored a match-winning 57 in the first T20I, which was comprised of 6 fours and a six.
Scott Kuggeleijn picked up 3 wickets by conceding just 27 runs in the last game.
Shadab Khan’s played a stunning knock of 42 runs and the tales of Khan’s spinning abilities are known to all.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection
Captain Options: Kane Williamson, Scott Kuggeleijn
Vice-Captain Options: Tim Seifert, Shadab Khan
Suggested Playing XI No. 1 for NZ vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tim Seifert (VC)
Batsmen – Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (C), Haider Ali
All-Rounders – Scott Kuggeleijn, Shadab Khan
Bowlers – Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi.
12th Man – Wahab Riaz
Suggested Playing XI No. 2 for NZ vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Glenn Phillips
Batsmen – Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Abdullah Shafiq
All-Rounders – Shadab Khan (VC), Scott Kuggeleijn (C), James Neesham, Imad Wasim
Bowlers – Kyle Jamieson, Trent Boult, Shaheen Afridi
12th Man – Haris Rauf
Tim Seifert and Haris Rauf can be the safest bet to go with. Including the captain and vice-captain in both your teams will be vital in the Fantasy league.
NZ vs PAK Probable Winners
New Zealand is expected to win the match.