Match 27: AUS vs NZ| Match Analysis| Pitch Report| Best 11

The 27th match of the tournament will be played between Australia (AUS) and New Zealand (NZ).

Current Standings:

PositionTeamsPointsNet Run Rate
3rdNew Zealand81.481
4th Australia61.142

New Zealand (NZ) Analysis:

Kiwis are performing brilliantly in this World Cup. They are brilliant in both the departments. They won 4 matches while their winning streak was broken by India in the last match which they played.  

Tournament performance so far:

Match NumberOpponentsResult
1st MatchEnglandWon by 9 wickets
6th MatchNetherlandsWon by 99 runs
11th MatchBangladeshWon by 8 wickets
16th MatchAfghanistanWon by 149 runs
21st MatchIndiaLost by 4 wickets

Devon Conway started the tournament with a brilliant 152 runs but after that he started well but was unable to convert that into a big one. He scored 249 runs in 5 matches. Will Young is playing in place of Kane Williamson and has scored 2 half centuries till now. He started well with Conway and took on the bowlers from the start of the match. 

Rachin Ravindra has scored most runs for his team in this tournament with 290 runs in 5 matches. In this he scored 1 century and 2 half centuries with an average of 72.5. He is brilliant with the bat and also took wickets as he got 3 wickets till now. Daryl Mitchell has scored 268 runs with 1 century and 1 half century. He is batting with a brilliant average of 89.33. He is one of the destructive batsmen from the side and can show his aggressiveness in the death overs.

Tom Latham is leading the team in the absence of Kane. He has 2 half centuries to his name and is heading for more great knocks. Glenn Phillips is a brilliant finisher from the side. He made a brilliant half century against Afghanistan where he scored 71 runs and took his team to a respectable score. Mark Chapman is also a great finisher from the side. Till now he didn’t bat much but has the hitting power to send the ball outside the ground easily. 

Mitchell Santner has 11 wickets in the World Cup with an economy of 4.26. He has taken 5 wickets in the tournament which came against the Dutch and also can contribute healthy runs in the death overs with his power hitting. Matt Henry has got wickets in every match he played with total wickets of 10. His average is 21.70 till now. 

Lockie Ferguson with his sheer pace took 8 wickets. He makes it even tougher for the batsmen with his bouncers. Trent Boult has 6 wickets to his name and uses his experience well in the death overs. Slowly and slowly he is becoming hard for any batsman to crack.  

Predicted 11 for the Match:

Tom Latham (c/wk), Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult. 

Australia (AUS) Analysis:

A comeback that everyone wants to see is definitely watching the Aussies, after losing two matches back to back they make a strong comeback after winning three consecutive matches. In the last match they made a record in the World Cup, by winning the match by a massive difference and then Maxwell scored a brilliant century.  

Tournament performance so far:

Match NumberOpponentsResult
5th MatchIndiaLost by 6 wickets
10th MatchSouth AfricaLost by 134 runs
14th MatchSri LankaWon by 5 wickets
18th MatchPakistanWon by 62 runs
24th MatchNetherlandsWon by 309 runs

David Warner bounced back in a heroic style where he scored back two centuries and equalled the record of Sachin Tendulkar for most centuries in the World Cup. He has scored 332 runs with an average of 66.4. Mitchell Marsh also found his rhythm back where he scored 189 runs which includes 1 century and 1 half century. Also in the last match against Netherlands he bowled well where he got 2 wickets. 

Steve Smith got his bat sounded after scoring his first half century in the last match against Netherlands. He is one of the greatest players from the team and his run momentum will keep them going. Marnus Labuschagne also scored his first half century in the World Cup which came against the Dutch. He started well but wasn’t able to convert that into a big one.  

Glenn Maxwell just tore the bowlers apart in the last match where he scored fastest World Cup century breaking the record of Aiden Markram that was created in this tournament only. He scored the century in just 40 balls. Not only with the bat but also with the ball he is economical and has taken 3 wickets till now. Jos Inglis scored a half century against Sri Lanka and is performing well in the middle overs. 

Cameron Green hasn’t shown his all round performance till now. He is a hard hitter in the death overs and has the ability to take wickets in the middle overs. Marcus Stoinis always didn’t get much chance to show his ability of hard hitting. Pat Cummins, the leader of the team has shown potential well with the bat and with the bowl he got 6 wickets. He is performing well till now.  

Mitchell Starc is bowling well but not looking in that touch for which he is known for. He has got 7 wickets in the tournament till now with an economy of 5.49. Adam Zampa makes a strong comeback after taking three consecutive 4 wickets. He has picked 13 wickets in the tournament with an average of 17.77. Josh Hazelwood is performing consistently with 6 wickets with an impressive economy of 4.83. 

Predicted 11 for the Match:

Pat Cummins ©, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazelwood, Adam Zampa.  

Pitch Report and Weather Report:

The match will be played at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, Dharamshala. The pitch will basically offer huge assistance to the batters due to its shorter boundaries while pacers might get some help in the start of the innings. 

Weather will be mostly cool with 22 degree celsius during the daytime and will drop down to 16 degree celsius during the evening. Humidity will be more than 50% which might cause players a little hard to play. 

Head to head (NZ vs AUS) in the World Cup:

They played 11  matches against each other in the World Cup

AustraliaNew Zealand
Matches won83
Highest score348286
Lowest score151112

Best 11 for the match:

Devon Conway, David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa.

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