NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Injury Updates & Pitch Report For 2nd T20I

In a thrilling encounter of the T20I series between New Zealand (NZ) and Pakistan (PAK), the teams are ready for a showdown in the 2nd T20I at Seddon Park, Hamilton, as part of Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand 2023. The hosts currently lead the series 1-0 after a convincing 46-run victory in the opening match.

MATCH INFORMATION
New Zealand vs PakistanMatch 2
Pakistan tour of New ZealandDate: 14 Jan 2024, Sun
Time: 11:40 AM ISTVenue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
BROADCAST: FancodeLIVE STREAM: Fancode
WEATHER REPORT
Stadium: Seddon Park, HamiltonConditions: Clear
Temperature: 16.6°CHumidity: 86%

Match Recap:

In the previous encounter, New Zealand opted to bat first after winning the toss, setting a formidable target of 227 runs. Key contributions from Devon Conway, Finn Allen, and captain Kane Williamson powered the hosts to a commanding total. Pakistan’s chase, led by openers Saim Ayub and Mohammad Rizwan and a half-century from Babar Azam, showed promise but ultimately fell short. Tim Southee and Adam Milne starred with the ball, securing a vital win for New Zealand.

Also Check: Who Will Win Today’s NZ vs PAK 2nd T20 2024

Pitch Report:

Seddon Park’s pitch has favored bowlers, especially pacers, with a history of supporting swing and movement. Chasing has been the preferred strategy, emphasizing the importance of the toss.

Probable Playing XI

New ZealandPakistan
Finn AllenSaim Ayub
Devon Conway (wk)Mohammad Rizwan
Kane Williamson (C)Babar Azam
Daryl MitchellFakhar Zaman
Glenn PhillipsIftikhar Ahmed
Mark ChapmanAzam Khan (wk)
Adam MilneShaheen Afridi (C)
Ish SodhiAamer Jamal
Matt HenryUsama Mir
Tim SoutheeAbbas Afridi
Ben SearsHaris Rauf

Player Picks:

Captains:

  • Daryl Mitchell (NZ | ALL) – 8.5 CT
    • All-round capabilities showcased with a explosive 61-run innings in the last match.
  • Tim Southee (NZ | BOWL) – 8.5 CT
    • Stellar performance with the ball, claiming 4 wickets in the previous match.
  • Shaheen Afridi (PAK | BOWL) – 9 CT
    • Left-arm pace threat, taking 3 crucial wickets in the last game.

Top Players:

  • Haris Rauf (PAK | BOWL) – 8 CT
    • Contributions with the ball, claiming 2 wickets, add potency to Pakistan’s attack.
  • Babar Azam (PAK | BAT) – 9 CT
    • Composed 57-run innings demonstrated his ability to anchor the innings.
  • Kane Williamson (NZ | BAT) – 9 CT
    • Skipper’s 57-run innings crucial in steering New Zealand to a formidable total.

Budget Players:

  • Adam Milne (NZ | BOWL) – 8 CT
    • Contributions with the ball, taking 2 wickets, add potency to the fast-bowling arsenal.
  • Abbas Afridi (PAK | BOWL) – 5 CT
    • Right-arm fast bowler showcased effectiveness by taking 3 wickets.
  • Ben Sears (NZ | BOWL) – 8.5 CT
    • Young fast bowler impressed with crucial 2 wickets, showing promise.

Avoid Having:

  • Azam Khan (PAK | WK) – 8 CT
    • Unimpressive batting performance in the last match.
  • Usama Mir (PAK | BOWL) – 6 CT
    • Unimpressive bowling performance in the last match.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction:

Head to Head:

  • Wicket Keeper: Mohammad Rizwan
  • Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Finn Allen, Babar Azam
  • All-rounder: Daryl Mitchell
  • Bowlers: Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ben Sears, Shaheen Afridi, Abbas Afridi, Haris Rauf

Mega League:

  • Wicket Keeper: Mohammad Rizwan
  • Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam
  • All-rounder: Daryl Mitchell
  • Bowlers: Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ben Sears, Shaheen Afridi, Ish Sodhi, Haris Rauf

The 2nd T20I promises more excitement as New Zealand aims to seal the series, while Pakistan looks to bounce back. Key players’ performances and pitch conditions will play crucial roles in determining the fantasy cricket outcomes. Stay tuned for an action-packed encounter at Seddon Park!

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