At last, after group 2 of the Super 12 stage concluded yesterday, we have the semi-finals beginning today. With thrilling matches that were promised to the fans this season, players also experienced a lot of unexpected results. With the upcoming match which is going to be held between England vs New Zealand, we enter the finals stage of the T20 World Cup. So take a look at the T20 World Cup, 1st Semi-Final: England vs New Zealand Match Prediction, Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing Xl, Pitch Report All you need to Know.
The 1st semi-final match of the series is going to be held on Wednesday 10th November 2021, at 7:30 PM IST. The match is going to be held at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
1st Semi-Final: England vs New Zealand Match Prediction
after finishing the first two rounds successfully, both teams have proved to be in the semi-finals spot. With just one step away from competing in the Finals, Team England and New Zealand will be seen in their best format. This is going to be yet another most interesting match as they have faced each other on 21 occasions before.
Out of these 21 matches, England won 13 of them, 7 were won by New Zealand. Looking at the stats and performances, it can be assumed that England will be on a more favorable side in the forthcoming match. But there are other things that also play a vital role while predicting a match,
Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Tips
Here are some tips that you can refer to while choosing your Fantasy team. Some players have performed exceedingly well and are expected to perform better, so take a look at the players.
Best picks as Batsmen
Jos Buttler who is an outstanding player from team England has an average of 75 match fantasy points in the previous 10 games. He has earned a fantasy rating of 9.1 and a low XFactor.
Martin Guptill will be a good choice for team New Zealand as a batsman. He has has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games. Which also made him achieve a fantasy rating of 8.3 and a medium XFactor.
Kane Williamson, another fair choice as a batsman for New Zealand. He has an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2, and a medium XFactor.
Best Picks as a Bowler
For team New Zealand, Trent Boult has acquired an average of 57 match fantasy points, along with a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a medium XFactor.
Tim Southee could be a good choice as well for choosing a bowler for New Zealand. As he has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8, and a low XFactor.
Mark Wood, a brilliant spinner from England, has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games. He has achieved a fantasy rating of 7.8.
Best Picks as an All-Rounder
Moeen Ali is an excellent choice as an all-rounder for England. Where he has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8, and a medium XFactor.
Another good choice for England as an all-rounder could be Liam Livingstone, who has an average of 54 match fantasy points. Along with that, he earned a fantasy rating of 7.7 and a medium XFactor.
James Neesham from New Zealand has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4, and a high XFactor. You can consider him as he never fails to perform well.
Who are the Playing XI?
England Probable Playing11 –
Jason Roy (doubtful), Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
New Zealand Probable Playing11 –
Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
What is the Pitch report?
The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi is a balanced pitch. The average runs that were scored by the teams, in the last 42 matches have been 140 runs. It is expected that both teams will be willing to win the toss and opt to bat second, as it was seen that the side which chases mostly wins. The location is apt for both Pacers and Spinners.