The New Zealand national cricket team nicknamed the ‘Black Caps’ the Black Caps arrive with an experienced, balanced squad and the conditions should suit big hitters such as Martin Guptill who will be crucial to their chances. Expectations on the Black Caps at World Cups have, since the turn of the century at least, been the same – to reach the final four seven times – in 1975, 79, 92, 99, 07, 11 and 15.
Team New Zealand Squad for ICC World Cup 2019
Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls Latham, James Neasham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Colin Munro, Matt Henry, Tom Blundell, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi.
Batting Performances of team New Zealand
Balls Faced vs Runs Scored
The ICC 3rd ranking player Ross Taylor has scored the most runs from NEW ZEALAND team with 8021 runs in 9627 balls with a strike rate of 83.32 in his ODI career followed by M Guptill with 6440 runs in 7364 balls with a strike rate 87.45. Where, Kane Williamson, Tom Latham, and Henry Nicholls maintained a good consistency with a strike rate of 82.63, 93.80 and 85.04.
Average Runs by NEW ZEALAND Players
As we can see in the below plot that New Zealand top order batsman maintained an average of 43.23 runs While the middle order maintained the average with 30.2 runs approx. If the overall average of all the 15 players is to be considered, then it is to be of 26.16 runs.
Count of Centuries Made by NEW ZEALAND Players
Ross Taylor has the highest contribution of 20 centuries in ODI’s followed by M Guptill Sharma with 16 and Kane Williamson with 11 centuries.
Number of Half Centuries Made by NEW ZEALAND Players
The highest number of half-centuries were made by Ross Taylor with 47 followed by K Williamson and M Guptill with 37 and 34.
Boundaries (4’s and 6’s)
It’s Ross Taylor with the highest count of four’s (664) and M Guptill with 656 fours and 164 highest count sixes in the team.
Top Batsman in New Zealand Team with good consistency in scoring runs:
- Martin Guptill
- Ross Taylor
- Kane Williamson
- Henry Nicholls
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