New Zealand vs Pakistan T20 Live Cricket Match Today - NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips & Playing-11 Updates for 1st T20I - Dec 18th, 2020

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips & Playing-11 Updates for 1st T20I - Dec 18th, 2020

The first T20I between New Zealand and Pakistan takes place at the Eden Park on Friday. In absence of Babar Azam, the batting department of Pakistan team look little weak, it will be interesting to see how the Pakistanis give a fight to the favourites NZ on their soil

In absence of Babar Azam, the batting department of Pakistan team look little weak, it will be interesting to see how the Pakistanis give a fight to the favourites NZ on their soil

  • Babar Azam has been ruled out of the t20 series
  • Shadab Khan is leading the Pakistan side
  • M Santener is leading the NZ side

New Zealand(Probable Playing XI):

1-Martin Guptill, 2-Tim Seifert, 3-Devon Conway, 4-Glenn Phillips, 5-Jimmy Neesham, 6-Mark Chapman, 7-Mitchell Santner, 8-Scott Kuggeleijn, 9-Ish Sodhi, 10-Jacob Duffy, 11-Doug Bracewell, 12-Blair Tickner

Pakistan(Probable Playing XI):

1-Mohammad Rizwan, 2-Abdullah Shafiq, 3-Haider Ali, 4-Mohammad Hafeez, 5-Khushdil-Shah, 6-Imad Wasim, 7-Shadab Khan, 8-Faheem Ashraf, 9-Wahab Riaz, 10-Haris Rauf, 11-Shaheen Afridi

New Zealand Team Updates:

The Kiwis come into this series on the back of an astounding series win against world champions West Indies.

Despite the Kiwis resting Kane Williamson and Trent Boult, the likes of Glenn Phillips and Mitchell Santner were unstoppable.

Blair Tickner and Jacob Duffy likely to feature in the bowling attack as they are new additions

Tim Seifert and Martin Guptill will probably open the inning for the New Zealand team.

Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham will form the middle order of the team

G Phillips recently scored outstanding hundred in the last series against WI

M Chapman and M Santner will take care of the lower order.

Mitchell Santner will lead the New Zealand team as a Captain. He is also a good Allrounder.

Glenn Phillips will do the wicket keeping for New Zealand team.

Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner will take care of the spin bowling of the team.

Scott Kugglejein, James Neesham and Doug Bracewell/Blair Tickner will lead the pace attack of the team.

Pakistan Team Updates

Pakistan has been in NZ since quite long and they would want to start off with a win. The biggest concern would be the absence of Babar Azam, who has been ruled out of the T20I series.

But this opens up an opportunity for Haider Ali and Mohammad Rizwan, who could be vital against the New Zealand bowling attack. Mohammad Rizwan and Abdullah Shafiq will probably open the inning for the Pakistan team.

In absence of Babar Azam, M Rizwan is likely to open for the Pakistan side along with youngster A Shafiq Haider Ali, Mohd Hafeez, Shadab Khan (C) will take care of the middle order

Imad Wasim and Faheem Ashraf will be two other allrounders along with the skipper Shadab khan Shadab Khan will lead the Pakistan team as a Captain. He is also a good Allrounder.

Mohammad Rizwan will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Pakistan team. Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim will lead the spin attack of the team. Mohammad Rizwan will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Pakistan team.

Haris Rauf and Faheem Ashraf will take care of the pace attack for his team. Pakistan's pace trio of Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf would be key to their fortunes on pitches that should suit them throughout the series.

Head to Head

  • New Zealand: 8 Won
  • Pakistan: 13 Won

Pakistan has been quite good as far as the head to head records of both the teams are concerned, they have won 13 games while the KIWIS have won 8

Winning Predictions

While both teams have a good mix of youth and experience in their ranks, New Zealand will start as favourites.

Fantasy Tips

In wicket keeping, Glenn Phillips will be the best choice.

Top-order batsman may play a major role on this pitch.

Captain: M Guptill, Vice-Captain: M Hafeez will be a good choice for Small leagues

Death over bowlers: Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Scott Kugglejin

Must try Devon Conway and Haider Ali in Grand leagues

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Pitch Report:

Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland, New Zealand

The pitch at the Eden Park is a high scoring ground, with scores of more than 170-180 being made easily.

Weather Report:

The weather will be clean with slight cloud. But there is no chances of rain, We can expect a good match between the two sides.

Venue Scoring Stats:

  1. Total matches: 2
  2. Bowling first won: 2
  3. 1st inn avg score: 187
  4. 2nd inn avg score: 188
  5. Highest Total: 260/3
  6. Lowest Total: 115/10
  7. Highest Chased: 260/3

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