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NZ vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction | ICC World Cup 2019 25th Match, Squads, Fantasy Team News

By David

NZ vs SA Dream11 25th Match Prediction | New Zealand vs South Africa ICC World Cup 2019

In a quest to keep their semi-final hopes alive, South Africa will next collide against the Blackcaps New Zealand at the Edgbaston in Birmingham. New Zealand is one of the two teams in this competition who has not lost a single match, whereas, South Africa is coming into this contest after securing their first win of this World Cup against Afghanistan.

New Zealand was the team responsible to shatter all the hopes of Proteas in the last World Cup when Grant Elliot’s heroic innings led them to their first ever final. South Africa will look to overcome that bemused memory and play some good cricket to stay alive in the World Cup.


Best Performance in the World Cup:

South Africa: Semi-finalists in 1992, 1999, 2007 and 2015 edition.

New Zealand: Finalists in 2015.


Head to Head in World Cup

Matches: 07

New Zealand won: 05

South Africa won: 02

No Result: 00


Match Schedule

New Zealand vs South Africa

Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Time: June 19, 03:00 PM


Head to Head in ODIs

Matches: 70

New Zealand won: 24

South Africa won: 41

Tied: 00

No result: 05


The surface and the weather at the Edgbaston in Birmingham

A cloudy start is on the cards for this game with chances of some light showers early in the day. The Climate is supposed to change later in the day with the sun coming out and making the conditions dry. The team batting first can have the advantage here.

Matches: 58

Won batting first: 24 (46%)

Won batting second: 27 (52%)

No Result: 06

Tied: 01

Highest Total: 408/9 (50 Ov) by ENG vs NZ, June 09, 2015

Lowest Total: 70/10 (25.2 Ov) by AUS vs ENG, June 04, 1977

300+ Totals: 6

400+ Totals: 01


Also read: NZ vs SA Grand League Team Prediction


NZ vs SA Team News: (After TOSS)

  • New Zealand are going with an unchanged eleven.
  • For Proteas, Lungi Ngidi is back and has replaced Beurean Hendricks.

New Zealand squad to face South Africa:

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

South Africa squad to face New Zealand:

Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Beuran Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Chris Morris, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy.


TOSS: New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl

NZ vs SA Playing11

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tom Latham, Jimmy Neesham, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Faf du Plessis, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen.


Players in focus

Ross Taylor

  • In his last three ODI innings, he has accumulated 199 runs against his name which includes two fifty-plus scores.
  • He is currently ranked 3rd in the ODI batsmen ratings.

Kane Williamson

  • The Blackcaps skipper averages 40.28 against this opponent and has got 3 fifties and a hundred from 16 innings.
  • He averages amazingly 81.50 at this venue and did score a hundred in his last outing here.

Martin Guptill

  • The Blackcaps opener does not averages good against this opponent.
  • However, he has got two unbeaten centuries to his name from his last 4 innings against this opposition.

Trent Boult

  • In just 8 matches, Boult has scalped 12 wickets against this opposition.
  • In his last six ODI outings, he has managed 9 wickets.

Quinton de Kock

  • The Proteas wicket-keeper batsmen has managed two half-centuries from his last 5 ODI outings.
  • He has scored 3 half-centuries in his last 5 appearances against South Africa with the best score of 69.

Faf du Plessis

  • His scores in this World Cup so far are 5, 62, 38 and 0*.
  • The Proteas skipper averages 43.76 against this opposition and has got scores of 67 and 51* in his last two innings against this opposition.

Kagiso Rabada

  • One of the biggest prospects of South African bowling department has not lived up to the buzz in this World Cup so far as he has scalped only 5 wickets from 5 matches.
  • He has a decent bowling average of 19.81 against New Zealand as he has scalped 11 wickets from 6 outings against this opposition.

NZ vs SA Dream11 Team

David

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