SCO vs NZ 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st ODI

SCO vs NZ 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st ODI

New Zealand are expected to win this match

Mitchell Santner and Tim Seifert
Mitchell Santner and Tim Seifert. (Photo by Pankaj Nangia/Getty Images)


Scotland are set to host New Zealand in the only ODI match on Sunday. The visitors swept the T20 series and will be looking to put up another good performance. There will be a lot of new faces on the New Zealand team and they will be trying out some combinations. On the other hand, Scotland will be looking to compete well and end the series on a high.

Match Details:

Scotland vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

Venue: Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh, Scotland

Date & Time: 31st July at 03:30 PM IST and 11:00 AM Local Time

Live Streaming: FanCode

SCO vs NZ, 1st ODI Pitch Report:

The track here is really good for batting and a score of more than 280 will be the par for first innings. Both teams will prefer chasing.

Injury News:

(will be added if there is any update)

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SCO vs NZ, 1st ODI Probable Playing XIs:


Christopher McBride, George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Gavin Main, Hamza Tahir

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Tom Latham (wk), Michael Rippon, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner

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Top Picks for SCO vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Martin Guptill is one of the best opener in the world and has a stellar record in this format having amassed 7207 runs in 192 ODI matches at an average of 42.

Blair Tickner has been in good form recently and has picked up 8 wickets in 5 ODI matches at an average of 34.

Richie Berrington will be the main player for Scotland and has scored 2503 runs in this format while also picking up 34 wickets. Back him to do well here.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SCO vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Tom Latham (c), Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Michael Bracewell, M Santner (vc), H Tahir, L Ferguson, I Sodhi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SCO vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Tom Latham, Martin Guptill (c), Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, G Munsey, Richie Berrington, Michael Bracewell (vc), M Santner, M Watt, L Ferguson, I Sodhi

Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: Tom Latham, Martin Guptill

Vice-Captain Options: M Santner, Michael Bracewell

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.