New Zealand and Australia will play the final of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Sunday. The match will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, and will be starting at 7:30 PM (IST). New Zealand defeated England on Wednesday by five wickets after chasing down a target of 167 runs in 19 overs. Daryl Mitchell, Devon Conway, and James Neesham played crucial knocks to win the match for their team. Mitchell made 72 runs off 47 deliveries and was adjudged player of the game.
Australia won the second semi-final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against New Zealand by five wickets. Pakistan made 176 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs while batting first. Mohammad Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman made half-centuries.
For Australia, David Warner played a fine knock of 49 runs off 30 balls to set the stage for other batters. Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade had a partnership of 81 runs for the sixth wicket, which sealed the game for Australia. Australia won the match by five wickets.
It will be New Zealand's first T20 WC final, while Australia will be featuring in a T20 World Cup final for the second time. Both the teams have not been able to win the tournament, and we will witness the crowing of a new champion on Sunday. We have included today playing 11, today pitch report, match prediction today, weather report today, and fantasy cricket tips in this article. Do go through it if you are planning to make your fantasy cricket team for this game.
New Zealand and Australia have played a total of 14 T20Is against each other. New Zealand has won five, while Australia has won nine. In the last five matches, New Zealand has won three games. They have played only a single game in T20 World Cup, which happened in 2016. New Zealand won that match by eight runs.
Martin Guptill has made the most runs for New Zealand in T20Is against Australia. He has made 435 runs in 12 matches at an average of 36.25 and a strike rate of 152.10. He is one of the two players to score a century in AUS vs NZ T20Is.
Aaron Finch is the leading run-scorer for Australia. He has made 251 runs in seven games at an average of 62.75 and a strike rate of 144.25. Ish Sodhi has picked 16 wickets in nine matches at an average of 15.69, an economy of 7.38, and a strike rate of 12.75. Ashton Agar is the leading wicket-taker for Australia in T20Is against New Zealand. He has picked 13 wickets in nine games at an average of 16, an economy of 7.17, and a strike rate of 13.38.
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
Australia playing 11
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
You can pick David Warner or Martin Guptill as the captain of today’s T20 World Cup match. You can select Yash Nahar or Atharva Taide as the vice-captain of today’s T20 WC match.
The cricket pitch in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, has been batting friendly. In the past few games, the teams have scored more than the average score. In the last game between Australia and Pakistan, a total of 353 runs were scored in 39 overs. The bowlers of both teams had an off day. The fate of this match might also be like that only. We might witness a high-scoring encounter. As seen in the last game, the spinners might get some support from the pitch and pick wickets often. Adam Zampa and Shadab Khan were two of the most successful bowlers.
At the start of the match, the temperature is likely to be around 26-degrees Celsius and might decrease to 22-degrees during the latter half of the game. The sky will be clear, with almost zero cloud cover throughout the match. The chances of rain are zero, and humidity will remain over 50%.
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