England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup
The world cup is the most prestigious Cricket championship coveted by almost all the nations. The Rivalry between all the participants is immense, and matches are nail-bitingly thrilling. Amongst all the rivalries, england vs new zealand t20 matches have been the most awaited ones. Over the years, England and New Zealand have clashed 21 times, with the current world champions leading 21-7 and one match ending in a draw. England has won three of the past five meetings between the two sides.
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Jos has, undoubtedly, been the Three Lions' best batsman in the competition. The Black Caps' bowlers will have a lot of difficulty in the competition if Buttler gets going and is enchanted by all the Cricket connoisseurs.
In the T20 eng vs nz world cup, Adil Rashid bowled superbly for England. The leg-spinner has taken eight wickets in five games and is his team's leading wicket-taker in the mega-event. The tweaker has a 5.83 economy rate, indicating that hitters have had difficulty getting away from him.
Mitchell Santner, Bowler of team New Zealand, was the most popular in these T20s with an average of 59. Ish Sodhi was also seen as a promising bowler with an average of 15.25 alongside Tim Southee with 16.28.
eng vs nz t20 is a game of razor-thin margins. Depending on the surface, the short side - these factors can make or break a match. Though England has won three of the last five matches in recent years, New Zealand won the first semi-final match by 5 wickets. The Semi-Finals took place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. England set a goal of 167 runs in 20 overs for New Zealand. Early in the pursuit, the Kiwis struggled, only getting to 36/2 by the conclusion of the powerplay.
The same opponents dealt New Zealand a devastating defeat in the 2019 World Cup final. It was a spectacular game of Cricket, regardless of how you look at it. Two of the best teams in the world fought tooth and nail, and the Black Caps came out on top this time.
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Eng vs nz scorecard
Team England Lineup
ames Vince, Jos Buttler (wk), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Bench: Tom Curran, Reece Topley, Sam Billings, David Willey
Team New Zealand Lineup
Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Bench: Todd Astle, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Seifert, Mark Chapman
Kane Williamson of New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Eng vs nz highlights
With a dramatic five-wicket victory against England on Wednesday, opener Daryl Mitchell hit an unbeaten 72 to send New Zealand into their first-ever Twenty20 World Cup final. With one over to spare and a target of 167 to chase, the Kiwis were in trouble at 13-2 and 107-4 until Jimmy Neesham flipped the semi-finals on its head with an 11-ball 27 to enable them to reach the goal. Mitchell hammered Chris Woakes for two sixes and a four with 20 needed off the final 12 balls, setting up wild celebrations in the New Zealand dugout.
England lost their opener, Jos Buttler, to Ish Sodhi for 29, but Moeen Ali responded with a 37-ball knock and a crucial 63-run partnership with Dawid Malan, who scored 41 for the third wicket. Mitchell and Devon Conway put up 82 runs for the third wicket, but Conway was stumped for 46 by Liam Livingstone's leg-spin. Before departing, Livingstone struck 17 off 10 balls, while Moeen hit his first fifty of the competition with a boundary off Neesham.
Top Performers in Batting – England vs New Zealand match
The top players who scored the highest runs and the most runs during England and New Zealand ICC matches are:
- David Malan (ENG)– 103*
- Eoin Morgan (ENG)– 91
- Alex Hales (ENG) – 80*
- Jason Roy (ENG)– 78
Top Performers in Bowling – England vs New Zealand match
The bowlers having the highest wickets and excellent economy rates in England vs New Zealand matches are:
- Mitchell Santner (NZ) – 16
- Stuart Broad (Eng) – 14
- Tim Southee (NZ) – 13
- Trent Boult (NZ) – 9
- Chris Jordan (ENG) – 9
Mitchell Santner is a New Zealand left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner. In the previous encounter, he scored two runs and took three wickets. He was the talk of the town even before the match began.
- James Franklin (NZ) – 4/15
- Stuart Broad(ENG) – 4/24
- Matt Parkinson (ENG) - 4/47
- Stuart Broad (ENG) - 3/15
- Ryan Sidebottom (ENG) – 3/16
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