NZ vs WI 2nd Test Match Details:
West Indies (WI) will be playing the second Test match against New Zealand (NZ) on 11th December (Friday) at Wellington. The match is scheduled to begin at 3:30 AM IST.
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Match Preview:
New Zealand dominated the 1st game at Hamilton completely. They blew apart Windies by an innings and 134 runs. The Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson stood tall to register a 251-runs knock in the first innings. Neil Wagner hunted 6 scalps to round off the Windies innings.
The second test promises more thrill and excitement as the Kiwis are without their main man Williamson. Windies have a fair chance of levelling the series in the absence of opponent’s main batters.
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 15°C, with 67% humidity and strong wind speed of 51 km/hr is predicted to blow in the North-Westerly direction.
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Pitch Report:
The surface at Wellington is a balanced wicket and is expected to assist both the departments pretty well throughout the course of the game. Batsmen will need to spend time in the middle to get going.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
WON – 2, LOST – 2, TIED – 1 (Last 5 matches at this venue)
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Injury Update:
Kane Williamson, Kemar Roach and Shane Dowrich are unavailable while Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul are doubtful.
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Probable XIs:
New Zealand: Tom Latham, Will Young, Devon Conway, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult
Bench: BJ Watling, Ajaz Patel, Mitchell Santner
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Jermaine Blackwood, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Cheemar Holder
Bench: Shimron Hetmyer, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua DeSilva, Nkrumah Bonner
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Top Picks to consider for your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Jason Holder has been one of the most consistent performers for the Windies across all formats and the team will expect him to step up with both the departments once again. Neil Wagner has great bowling records on the New Zealand pitches and has grabbed 6 scalps in the first Test. He will be a serious threat for the Windies batting lineup.
Ross Taylor has the backing of experience in this format and can come in handy with a good score on board in this match. Tom Latham will be a player for the second match as well. He gave a flying start to his team in the first test, where he managed 86 runs with the bat.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NZ vs WI 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Keeper – Tom Blundell
Batsmen – Tom Latham (vc), Ross Taylor, Jermaine Blackwood
All-Rounders – Jason Holder (c), Roston Chase
Bowlers – Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson, Neil Wagner, Alzarri Joseph, Tim Southee
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NZ vs WI 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Tom Blundell
Batsmen – Tom Latham (c), Ross Taylor (vc), Jermaine Blackwood, Henry Nicholls
All-Rounders – Jason Holder, Roston Chase
Bowlers – Kyle Jamieson, Alzarri Joseph, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Expert Advice:
It looks a balanced wicket so fill in your fantasy teams with impactful players from all 3 sections of the game. Jason Holder and Tom Latham are good captaincy choices.
NZ vs WI 2nd Test Probable Winners:
New Zealand are favourites to win this match.