NZ vs WI 2nd T20 Dream11 Team Predictions:
The 1st T20 in Eden Park produced cricket of the highest quality with both the sides going all guns blazed. Despite a close contest, it was the hosts who drew the first blood in this three-match series. West Indies batted first and put on 180 in a rain interrupted contest reduced to 16 overs.
The hosts were off to a slow start but contributions from Jimmy Neesham and Devon Conway meant that they never fell back again to go 1-0 up in the series. Come Sunday, the Kiwis are ready to seal the series while the away team are looking to make a comeback at the Bay Oval.
The match is scheduled to begin at 2pm local time.
WI vs NZ Dream11 Team Predictions : Suggested XI
After analyzing the performance of each players from both the teams, the ideal Dream11 team for this match should have 1 WK, 3 Batsman, 4 All Rounders and 3 Bowlers.
NZ vs WI 2nd T20 Dream11 Team Predictions: Wicket-keeper
Tim Seifert is the preferred keeper in the side. He did a great job behind the stumps with 3 important takes with the gloves as well as 17 runs at the top of the order. He has done a decent job in 1st T20 and delivered 45 points in his last game.
Glenn Phillips looked like he answered his critics with a quickfire innings. Despite doing a great job behind the stumps, he will be the second-choice keeper in the eleven. His 22 off 7 with the bat meant that he contributed with 29 fantasy points.
Nicholas Pooran did come off a great IPL season but he would like to start afresh in Bay Oval. The left-handed batsman has so far averaged 24 along with a strike rate of 124.73 for his national team so far but is a far better player than his previous innings. Adding his contribution with the gloves, he delivered 9 dream 11 points in 1st T20.
Andre Fletcher has also been a regular in the side who has so far scored close to 800 runs at a healthy strike rate. But his 34 off 14 opening the batting in 1st game enabled them to reach 180. He managed to provide 43 points in his last outing.
NZ vs WI 2nd T20 Dream11 Team Predictions: Batsmen
Martin Guptill has been an explosive top order batsman and is one of the best T20 players for New Zealand. He has scored 2541 runs in 86 innings and failed to get going in the first game. He has delivered 5 points in his last outing.
Ross Taylor has been regarded as the one of the best blackcap players of all time but was unlucky to fall short of the crease in his last appearance. He has scored close to 2000 runs at a strike rate of 122.69 but couldn’t contribute any points last time around.
Devon Conway was given the cap as the left-handed batsman has a lot of potential and talent and he proved the selection right. After a poor start, he didn’t allow the run rate to creep up with a quick 41 runs off just 29 deliveries. He managed to deliver 48 points.
Brandon King has got off to good starts with the bat but has failed to convert into a good score so far. The streak continued with the Caribbean opener falling for just 13 after two quality boundaries that sped across the turf. He managed to deliver 15 fantasy points yesterday.
Rovman Powell is a handy pick in the squad as the right hander has the perfect plan to play in the T20s. But it seems that he has failed big time implementing as he fell without scoring a run.
Shimron Hetmyer is coming off yet another poor IPL season and the woes continued for the youngster after a 4-ball duck. He has so far striked at 122.92 in 26 games along with an average but failed to deliver any points in the first T20I.
WI vs NZ 2nd T20 Dream11 Team Predictions: All-rounders
Jimmy Neesham has been a quality all-rounder for the side who can go for the big shots with the bat in addition to impact bowling. He was key in putting the team back in contention in the 1st T20 with 48 runs at 200 strike-rate. He contributed with 59 points for the side in the last outing. Daryl Mitchell is an effective lower order batsman as well as pitches in with the ball. He has a strike rate of 120 with the bat and has taken 5 wickets in 10 overs and is eyeing for that spot in the eleven. Mitchell Santner has been a strike bowler for the side going for under 7.50 economy along with 52 scalps in 45 games. But he didn’t have a great night in Auckland with the ball after going wicket less in 2 overs but made it up with the bat with a cameo to take the team across the line. He contributed 37 points in the first T20.
The West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has yet again proven that he is one of the best in the shortest format. The team was in dumps when he came in but took the score to 180 after scoring 75 off just 37 balls. This meant that he contributed with 116 points for the side yesterday. Fabian Allen has been a predominantly bowling all-rounder but he did a great job with his invaluable 30 runs in the first game. He delivered 36 dream 11 points as he failed to create any impact with the ball. Keemo Paul has captured 24 wickets with his medium fast bowling along with his big hitting ability down the order. But it was an unforgettable day for him as he contributed nothing with the bat or the ball. Kyle Mayers is looking to make his debut after consistent good performances in the CPL and other tournaments with ball as well as with the bat.
NZvs WI 2nd T20 Dream11 Team Predictions: Bowlers
Tim Southee who will be leading the Kiwis side did a great job as he took 2 important scalps at less than 8 runs per over. He has so far taken 80 wickets in 71 games and managed to provide 50 fantasy points in the 1st match.
Lockie Ferguson has time and again proven that he is a strike bowler in the shortest format with his ability of bowling yorkers and the cutters. He did that exactly last night as he bowled one of the best spells which read 4-0-21-5. This meant that he contributed with 125 dream 11 points and was the main reason to restrict the opponents.
Kyle Jamieson who was inducted into the eleven bowled a beautiful spell but was unlucky to go wicketless. Hamish Bennett took a lot of beating as he went for 50 runs in his short spell of just 2.3 overs.
Ish Sodhi is their prime spinner in the side who has consistently given wickets with his wrist spin. He is someone who doesn’t back away from flighting the ball that has resulted in 53 wickets in 45 games for the big man. He has delivered 33 dream 11 points per game in his career.
Sheldon Cottrell was a little sloppy in the IPL but has shown signs of improvement as the quick went for 30 runs picking up an important wicket. He has been a strike bowler for his national team with 37 wickets in 28 games at an economy less than 8. He delivered 25 fantasy points in his previous outing.
Oshane Thomas was the pick of the bowlers with the kind of variations and accuracy he brings to the table. His 2-wicket haul meant that he contributed with 50 dream 11 points.
Kesrick Williams is known for his variations in the death and has the best strike rate of 13.15 but looked totally off color in the last game. He gave away 33 runs in 2 overs without picking up a wicket.
Romario Shepherd will have to wait for a little longer as the youngster has so far played 2 games where he has managed 2 wickets at an economy of 9.38. He has delivered 25 points on an average in two games.
Hayden Walsh Jr. is the specialist leg spinner in the side who has been responsible for 11 wickets in 16 games and has bowled with accuracy and precision. But the chances of him playing over Fabian Allen is meek as of now.