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ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction: 3rd T20I, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G

England will take on New Zealand in the third match of the T20I series on Sunday. England won the previous match by 95 runs and are leading the series 2-0. They have been exceptional so far in this series and will look to seal the series. On the other hand, New Zealand have struggled a lot in both departments and are desperate to put up an improved performance to keep the series alive. This promises to be a cracker.

When: 3 September, 7:00 PM IST

Where: Edgbaston, Birmingham

TV Channel, Live Streaming:  Sony Six, Sony Liv

Edgbaston, Birmingham, Pitch Report

The surface here at Edgbaston, Birmingham will be balanced one with good help for both pacers and spinners. Interestingly out of the 6 T20Is that were played at this venue, all six of them have been won by teams batting first. The average score is 170.

England Playing 11

  1. Will Jacks
  2. Jonny Bairstow
  3. Jos Buttler (c&wk)
  4. Dawid Malan
  5. Harry Brook
  6. Liam Livingstone
  7. Moeen Ali
  8. Sam Curran
  9. Brydon Carse
  10. Gus Atkinson
  11. Adil Rashid
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.

Jos Buttler Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average S/R
108 2726 13, 82, 45, 75, 11 34 144


Adil Rashid Singh Stats in T20I

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Bowling Average Economy
97 98 2/18, 1/18, 1/27, 4/18, 2/18 25.4 7.4

New Zealand Playing 11

  1. Finn Allen
  2. DevonConway
  3. Seifert (wk)
  4. Daryl Mitchell
  5. Glenn Phillips
  6. Mark Chapman
  7. Mitchell Santner
  8. Rachin Ravindra/Ish Sodhi
  9. Tim Southee (c)
  10. Lockie Ferguson
  11. Adam Milne
  • They might look to add an extra batter in the form of Rachin Ravindra in place of Sodhi.

Devon Conway Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Strike Rate Batting Average
40 1239 2, 3, 51, 54, 16 129 42

Tim Southee Stats in T20I

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Economy Bowling Average
112 142 1/48, 1/25, 3/23, 0/24, 1/32, 5/25 8.13 23.5

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Buttler, Bairstow, Conway

Batsmen: Bairstow, Jacks, Brook, Phillips

All-rounder: Mitchell Santner,

Bowlers: Tim Southee, Brydon Carse, Adil Rashid

Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Conway, Rashid

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League:  Southee, Buttler

ENG vs NZ Fantasy Tips

  • Gus Atkinson picked up 4 wickets in the last game and bowls with good pace. He registered the best figures for England in T20Is on debut.
  • Daryl Mitchell has been out of form recently and did not do well in the Hundred. He  has struggled in this series scoring 7 runs. in 2 matches You can leave him out in small leagues.
  • Brydon Carse was impressive in his debut picking up three wickets and followed it up with 1/16 in the last game. He has plenty of variations and can be a good pick for this match.
  • Buttler has been in sublime form in the recent Hundred league scoring 82, 45, 75 in his previous three outings. However he was slotted to bat in the middle order in the last game. So if England are chasing you can afford to leave him out in grand leagues.
  • Tim Southee is an expeinced bowler and has picked up 142 wickets in this format which is the most by any bowler.
  • Seifert did well in the LPL recently and also in the previous T20I series against UAE. He scored 39 runs in the last game. Take a punt on him in grand leagues.
  • Chapman might bat lower down the order and might not face much balls to have an impact. Hence avoid him for this match.
  • Dawid Malan has an excellent record against New Zealand in this format scoring 418 runs in 10 matches at an average of more than 60. He scored 54 runs in the opening match.
  • Harry Brook looked in sublime form in the previous match scoring 67 runs of 36 balls. Given his recent form, take a punt on him as captain in grand leagues.
  • Adam Milne has been wicket-less so far in both the matches. He can be left out for this match.

Who will win England vs New Zealand today match?

England are expected to win this match

Both these teams have met 25 times in T20I, England have won 16 whereas New Zealand have come out victorious on 8 occasions.

New Zealand won the previous T20I series against UAE 2-1.

198/4 from England in the previous match was the second highest total in Manchester.

Brydon Carse became the fourth England player to win Player of the match in his T20I debut.

Tim Southee surpassed Shakib Al Hasan to become the leading wicket-taker in T20Is with 142 scalps.

Adil Rashid is the highest wicket-taker for England in T20Is with 98 wickets.

All of New Zealand’s top-three lowest totals against England in T20Is have come at Manchester (103, 123, 135)

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.