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IND vs NZ Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News: ICC World Cup 2019 | 1st Semi-final

IND vs NZ Dream11 18th Match Prediction | India vs New Zealand ICC World Cup 2019

The ICC World Cup 2019 has reached its semi-final stage and the four teams who have made it till here are India, Australia, England and New Zealand. The first semi-final will see the table toppers India taking on fourth-placed New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester.

India finished the league stage with 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 abandoned game which came against New Zealand. On the other hand, after winning their opening 5 matches on the trot, New Zealand succumbed to three defeats in a row which meant they slipped down to the fourth position on the points table.

Match Schedule

New Zealand vs India

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester

Time: July 09, 03:00 PM

The conditions at the Old Trafford, Manchester

The surface is good for the side batting first, but the weather conditions will definitely assist the seamers early on as gloomy conditions and cloud covers are expected throughout the day.

Venue Stats:

Highest Total: 397/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AFG, Lowest Total: 45/10 (40.3 Ov) by CAN vs ENG,

Highest Chased: 286/4 (53.4 Ov) by ENG vs NZ, Lowest Defended: 221/8 (60 Ov) by ENG vs NZ.

New Zealand vs India Head to Head (ODIs):

Matches Played: 106

New Zealand won: 45

India won: 55

Tied: 01

No result: 05

New Zealand vs India News

  • With all experiments done, India will be looking to field in their best possible eleven for this crucial game.
  • Mohammad Shami and Yuzvendra Chahal who were rested in the match against Sri Lanka are expected to get a game.
  • They would be replacing two off Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja or Kuldeep Yadav.
  • Mayank Agarwal has also joined the Indian squad as a replacement for Vijay Shankar who is suffering from a toe injury.
  • Lockie Ferguson is fit to fire all cylinders again and will be back in the Blackcaps line-up.
  • He might replace one of Tim Southee or Matt Henry in the set-up.

IND vs NZ Squad:

India: Virat Kohli (c), Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, KL Rahul.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Henry Nicholls, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Tom Blundell, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham.

Also read: IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

IND vs NZ Dream11 Grand League Teams:

#1: Some possible changes in the line-ups

  • Mohammad Shami in for Kuldeep Yadav.
  • Lockie Ferguson for Matt Henry.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal for Ravindra Jadeja.

#2: Pacers doing some talking in cloudy conditions

#3: An unorthodox combination

Key Players


  • Mohammad Shami
  • Virat Kohli
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Jasprit Bumrah

New Zealand:

  • Ross Taylor
  • Kane Williamson
  • Trent Boult
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • James Neesham
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