England and New Zealand will play the first semi-final of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Wednesday in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. England won four of their five matches during the group stage. England's last game was against South Africa on Saturday. South Africa won the match by ten runs. England won the toss and elected to field. South Africa made 189 runs for the loss of two wickets in 20 overs. Rassie van der Dussen made 94 runs off 60 balls.
England could make only 179 runs in 20 overs. None of the batters could make over 40 runs for England. Kagiso Rabada picked a hattrick in the last over of the game and became the first South African to do the same in T20 World Cup. New Zealand finished in the second position in the points table after winning four of the five games during the group stage. New Zealand played their last game against Afghanistan on Sunday. New Zealand won the match by eight wickets after Afghanistan made 124 runs in 20 overs while batting first. Trent Boult picked three wickets in four overs and gave away just 17 runs. He won the player of the match award for this performance. We have included today playing 11, pitch report today, match prediction today, and how to play fantasy cricket tips & tricks.
You can catch the ENG vs NZ live streaming on the Disney+ Hotstar website and app. The T20 World Cup 2021 live telecast for all the matches is available on Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1, and Star Sports 1 HD.
England and New Zealand have played a total of 20 matches against each other. England has won 13 matches, while New Zealand has won seven matches. England has an edge NZ vs ENG head to head results.
Martin Guptill is the leading run-scorer in ENG vs NZ T20Is matches. He has made 467 runs in 14 games at an average of 33.36 and a strike rate of 145.48. Guptill has made four half-centuries against England, which is the most by any Kiwi batter.
Mitchell Santne has taken the most wickets against England. He has picked 16 wickets in nine matches at an average of 16.13, an economy of 8.28, and a strike rate of 11.69. None of the bowlers have taken a five-wicket haul in the ENG vs NZ matches.
England playing 11
Jason Roy/Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
New Zealand playing 11
Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
You can pick Liam Livingstone or Martin Guptill as the captain of today’s T20 World Cup match. You can select Sam Billings or Ish Sodhi as the vice-captain of today T20 match.
England and New Zealand will be playing the T20 WC match in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The cricket pitches in Abu Dhabi has become better for batting than it was initially. However, bowlers still have the edge in this game. They can shape the outcome of the match.
Batters will have to go beyond their scope to score runs here. Also, being an evening game, dew is likely to be a massive factor in this game. The team winning the toss is likely to elect to bowl.
The temperature during the match will remain around the mark of 20°C during the entire course of the match. The atmosphere is likely to remain clear. The chances of rain during the match are pretty low. The cloud cover is not much, and humidity will be over 55%.
Our prediction is New Zealand might win this ICC T20 World Cup 2021 match. New Zealand is a much more balanced side on paper than England. England’s middle-order is yet to be tested in the tournament. However, New Zealand’s middle-order has won matches in the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Also, New Zealand’s bowlers are much more lethal than England. It was our ENG vs NZ todays match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites. We are a new fantasy cricket app and host various contests for our users daily. Download the app today to win real cash and other prizes.