NZ vs WI New Zealand vs West Indies T20I 2020
Eden Park, Auckland
Friday, November 27, 2020 09:30 AM
New Zealand will host West Indies for the first match of the 3 T-20 series on Friday. The match will be played at the Eden Park and is scheduled to get underway at 19:00 PM local time.
New Zealand is a formidable opponent anywhere in the world but especially at home. It’s small grounds present a unique challenge that visitors can take time to adjust to. The West Indies have the most exciting T20 team in the world, bar none. If it can play to potential then we are in for an absolutely thrilling ride.
New Zealand vs West Indies 1st T20 2020 is going to be played at Eden Park, Auckland on the 27th of November 2020.
New Zealand vs West Indies Dream11 Preview
Tim Southee will lead the team in the T20I series. Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert, and Jimmy Neesham will form the core of their batting line-up alongside new comers Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, and Glenn Philips. They have a good depth in their batting line-up with all-rounders Daryl Mitchell and Mitchell Santner in the lower order.
Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson will be needed to lead their bowling in the pace department. Doug Bracewell, Hamish Bennett, and Kyle Jamieson will add variety to the pace attack and look to support their premier bowlers. Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner will take care of the pin department in the XI.
Who will win the match
NZ will win the match
NZ vs WI 1st T20I Pitch Report
A high-scoring game beckons at the Eden Park, where the average score is more than 170 runs. Although there could be some swing early on, the dimensions of the ground should play into the hands of the batsmen, who will look to take the attack to the bowlers. The spinners could come into play in the middle overs, with variation of pace likely to be the key.
New Zealand (NZ) – Key Players
West Indies (WI) – Key Players
Nicholas Pooran (WK)
Kieron Pollard (C)
NZ vs WI – Team Squad
New Zealand (NZ): Tim Southee (c), Hamish Bennett, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert (wk), Ross Taylor
West Indies (WI): Kieron Pollard (C), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Kesrick Williams.