Last Update on: August 30th, 2023 at 09:49 pm
ENG vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks, 1st T20I Match Prediction, 2023. The eagerly awaited 1st T20 between England and New Zealand is set to be held at the Seat Unique Riverside, England on Wednesday, August 30th.
ENG vs NZ 1st T20 Match Preview:
Get ready for an exciting clash as England (ENG) takes on New Zealand (NZ) in the 1st T20 of the 4-match bilateral series on August 30th at the Seat Unique Riverside in Chester-le-Street, England. The pitch promises a balanced contest, favoring pacers and making chasing the preferred choice.
In their previous head-to-head encounter, ENG emerged victorious, defeating NZ by 20 runs. Led by Jos Buttler, the T20 World Cup 2022 champions have shown their prowess. However, their recent form has been less stellar, having suffered a 3-0 defeat against Bangladesh in their last T20I series. In their latest outing, BAN defeated ENG by 16 runs. Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler scored 53 and 40 runs respectively, while Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan each claimed a wicket.
New Zealand (NZ), captained by Tim Southee, is a formidable team. They recently clinched a T20I series against UAE with a 2-1 victory and came into this match after a 32-run win against UAE. Will Young and Mark Chapman stood out with scores of 56 and 51 runs respectively, while Benjamin Lister took an impressive 3 wickets.
With both teams boasting strong lineups and competitive performances, this match is expected to be closely contested.
ENG vs NZ Head-to-Head Record in T20 Matches:
Played – 22
Matches Won: ENG – 14 | NZ – 8
Key Players for England in ENG vs NZ:
Jos Buttler: He is a dynamic right-handed batter who holds a significant record of 2713 runs in 106 matches with an average of 34.78 and an explosive strike rate of 144.07. His highest score of 101 underscores his ability to dominate the game and set the stage for England.
Sam Curran: He is a versatile all-rounder who has participated in 38 matches, contributing 180 runs with the bat and making a mark with 42 wickets to his name. His economy rate of 7.64 highlights his bowling control, with a remarkable best bowling figure of 5/10 showcasing his ability to create breakthroughs.
Key Players for New Zealand in ENG vs NZ:
Mitchell Santner: He is an accomplished all-rounder who boasts an impressive record across 86 matches, accumulating 553 runs and a notable 95 wickets. His economical bowling is evident from his economy rate of 7.02, and his best bowling figure of 4/11 showcases his ability to make crucial breakthroughs.
Tim Southee: He is a proficient right-arm fast bowler who has an impressive record of 140 wickets in 110 matches, displaying his prowess in creating breakthroughs. With an economy rate of 8.13, he maintains control over his spells, and his best bowling figure of 5/18 showcases his ability to dismantle batting lineups.
ENG vs NZ 1st T20 Match Squads:
England Squad: Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Will Jacks, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Rehan Ahmed, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Adil Rashid, Brydon Carse, Chris Jordan, Gus Atkinson, John Turner, Luke Wood.
New Zealand Squad: Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway, Tim Seifert (wk), Adam Milne, Tim Southee ©, Ish Sodhi, Kyle Jamieson, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry.
ENG vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks, 1st T20I Match Prediction, 2023
What will be the Final Score of the team batting First in ENG vs NZ?
The Final Score is expected to be 160.
Who will be the Man of the Match in ENG vs NZ?
Sam Curran is expected to be the Man of the Match.
Who will be the Best Batsman (Runs scored) in ENG vs NZ?
Jos Buttler is expected to score the most runs in this match.
Who will be the Best Bowler (wickets taken) in ENG vs NZ?
Tim Southee is expected to take the most wickets in this match.
When will the First Wicket Fall in ENG vs NZ?
The first wicket is expected to fall expected at 20 runs.
What will be the First Over Runs in ENG vs NZ?
First Over Runs is expected to be 8.
What will be the First Ball Runs in ENG vs NZ?
First Ball Run is expected to be 1.
Who will score the Most Fours in ENG vs NZ?
Sam Curran is expected to score Most Fours.
Who will score the Most Sixes in ENG vs NZ?
Jos Buttler is expected to score the Most Sixes in ENG vs NZ.
Who will Win The Match in ENG vs NZ?
According to Betway Satta‘s projections, England is favored to secure victory in the upcoming first T20I against New Zealand, with odds of 2.31. Meanwhile, New Zealand stands at odds of 2.80. These odds add an element of anticipation to the match, making it an eagerly awaited encounter.
Disclaimer: These predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced so stay tuned.