Match Prediction For New Zealand XI vs England Xl : 2nd T20 Practice Match | England Tour Of New Zealand 2019 | NZ vs ENG

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Match Prediction For New Zealand XI vs England Xl : 2nd T20 Practice Match | England Tour Of New Zealand 2019 | NZ vs ENG
Match Prediction For New Zealand XI vs England Xl : 2nd T20 Practice Match | England Tour Of New Zealand 2019 | NZ vs ENG

ABOUT THE MATCH

The 2nd T20 Practice Match between New Zealand XI and England is being played at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

TOSS PREDICTION

Expect the team winning the toss to bowl first.

PITCH AND CONDITIONS

The weather forecast for this match is a little bit worrying for both the teams. There is a 37% chance of rain in Lincoln on Tuesday and there will be a fair bit of wind blowing as well. It will also be chilly as the temperature 12-14 Degrees Celsius during the match.

The dark clouds will hover around the stadium for the whole duration of the match. The ball might swing a bit. But that shouldn’t change the nature of the pitch by much. A decent batting track was on offer in the first game and the same should continue for this encounter as well.

PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF New Zealand XI

Colin Munro (C), Tim Seifert (WK), Anton Devcich, Anaru Kitchen, Christian Leopard, Josh Clarkson, Katene Clarke, Brett Hampton, Anurag Verma, Blake Coburn/Zak Gibson, Lockie Ferguson.

PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF England Xl

Tom Banton, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Eoin Morgan (C), Sam Billings (WK), Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood/Tom Curran, Matthew Parkinson, Patrick Brown.

MATCH PREVIEW

New Zealand XI

  • England started their New Zealand tour on a winning note.
  • They defeated the New Zealand XI in the first T20 practice game by six wickets comfortably.
  • It was a perfect outing for their batsmen especially Jonny Bairstow who scored an unbeaten 78 in the 173-run chase.
  • However, the visitors would want their newbies Patrick Brown, Saqib Mahmood to get more time to get into the groove before the series opener.

England Xl

  • Matthew Parkinson didn’t play in the first game and he is likely to take the field for this game.
  • Also, some of England’s top players may opt to stay away from this game to test the other batsmen in the line-up as well.
  • Bairstow might be rested to give chance to other players.
  • New Zealand XI players, on the other hand, will be keen on putting up a good show in order to impress the selectors.

PROBABLE WINNING TEAM:

England is well equipped in all the departments to win this battle against New Zealand.

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