After thumping the Olympic Gold medalists Argentina in the first round of FIH Pro League 2019-20, the Blacksticks are definitely booming with confidence. They will once again collide with the same unit of Argentina in the second round match which will be played at the Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium in Christchurch.
Argentina would come into this game with revenge set on their minds which will make this contest even more interesting affair.
Date-Sunday, March 01st
Time-7:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium, Christchurch
Squad: Blair Tarrant (c), Simon Child, Nic Woods, George Muir, Shea McAleese, Arun Panchia, Kane Russell, R Joyce, Jared Panchia, Marcus Child, Dane Lett, Steve Edwards, Leon Hayward, Nick Ross, Stephen Jenness, Sam Lane, Cory Bennett, Jacob Smith.
Squad: Pedro Ibarra (c), M Casella, M Rey, N Keenan, L Martinez, T Santiago, J Lopez, J Vivaldi, F Fernandez, T Domene, S Tarazona, J Tolini, A Mazzilli, L Vila, A Bugallo, M Ferreiro, I Oritz, N Cicileo.
New Zealand fantasy picks:
Shea McAleese: 12 goals from 128 matches.
Jared Panchia: 26 goals from 127 matches.
Kane Russell: 69 goals from 149 matches.
Argentina fantasy picks:
Jose Tolini: 35 goals from 50 matches.
Lucas Vila: 81 goals from 155 matches.
Agustin Mazzilli: 42 goals from 147 matches.
GK: L Hayward
DEF: C Bennett, L Tolini, P Ibarra
MID: N Woods, N Ross, I Oritz, J Lopez
FWD: J Panchia, Lucas Vila, L Martinez/S Jenness
Captain/vice-captain picks: C Bennett, L Tolini, N Woods, L Vila, L Martinez, J Panchia