Pitch Conditions:

Westpac Stadium, Wellington

This wicket is expected to be neutral with batsmen having the somewhat extra advantage. You can see scores in the range of 170-190.

Black Caps have won 8 out of the 13 matches at this ground.

Total matches13
Matches won batting first6
Matches won bowling first7
Average 1st Inns scores160
Average 2nd Inns scores136
Highest total recorded219/6 (20 Ov) by NZ vs IND
Lowest total recorded101/10 (16.1 Ov) by PAK vs NZ
Highest score chased163/6 (19 Ov) by NZ vs WI
Lowest score defended165/8 (20 Ov) by IND vs NZ

Newzealand Team Preview:

They have won 2 and lost 1 match till now. M Santner is back in the squad and is set to play. They can drop misfiring K Jamieson in this game.

Probable 11:
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson/H Bennett, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.

Expected Death Overs: T Boult and T Southee

Team Breakup:

Main Batters:  Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway and M Guptill
Main Spinners:  M Santner and Ish Sodhi
Main Pacers: T Boult, T Southee and K Jamieson

Performance in the last match:

  • Martin Guptill: 0, 97, 43,
  • Tim Seifert (wk): 1, 3, 4,
  • Kane Williamson (c): 12, 53, 9,
  • Devon Conway: 99, 2, 38,
  • Glenn Phillips: 30, 8, 13,
  • Jimmy Neesham: 26+9/0(1), 45+10/2(1), 0+60/0(4),
  • Mitchell Santner: 7, 0+31/4(4),
  • Kyle Jamieson: 32/1(3), 56/0(4), 11+38/0(4),
  • Tim Southee,: 10/2(3), 6+47/1(4), 5+37/1,(4),
  • Ish Sodhi: 28/4(4), 41/1(3), 32/2(4),
  • Trent Boult: 22/2(3), 30/0(4), 39/1(4), 
  • M Chapman: 18

Performance and Stats of the Players:

SS stands of performance in the Super Smash (i.e recent performance)

T Seifert:
H2H: 5 I, 23 R, 4.6 A, 79.3 SR
VENUE: 5 I, 175 R, 43.08 A, 163.6 SR
SS: 10 M, 281 R, 28.1 A (Scored 2 half centuries in the last 3 international matches)

Finn Allen:
H2H:
VENUE:
SS: 11 M, 11 I, 512 R, 56.88 A
CAREER STATS(T20D): 13 M, 13 I, 537 R, 48.81 A, 183.27 SR

K Williamson(RHB):
H2H: 7 I,   116 R, 16.6 A, 109.4 SR
VENUE: 5 I, 172 R, 34.6 A, 109.4 SR
VENUE(ODI): 6 M, 315 R, 52.5 A, 84.2 SR
CAREER STATS(T20I): 62 M , 60 I, 1723 R, 33.13 A, 125.21 SR+ 12 I, 18 O, 6 W,

G Phillips(RHB):
H2H: 3 I, 51 R, 17.0 A, 141.7 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 16 R, 8.0 A, 76.2 SR
SS: 9 M, 9 I, 156 R, 17.33 A (scored a century in the 2nd last series)
CAREER STATS(T20D): 106 M, 100R, 2848 R, 30.62 A, 138.31 SR

D Conway(LHB):
H2H: 3 I, 139 R, 69.5 A, 156.2 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 38 R, 38.0 A, 140.7 SR
SS: 10 M, 10 I, 455 R, 65 A
CAREER STATS(T20 I): 6 M, 4 I, 174 R, 58 A

M Chapman(LHB+LAO):
H2H: 3 I, 42 R, 14.0 A, 127.3 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 38 R, 19.0 A, 165.2 SR
SS: 5 M, 5 I, 219 R, 43.8 A
CAREER STATS(T20D): 91 M, 82 I, 1818 R, 25.25 A, 132.89 SR+ 26 I, 59 O, 18 W,

J Neesham(LHB+RAM):
H2H: 3 I, 71 R, 35.5 A, 221.9 SR+ 3 I, 6 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 56 R, 28.0 A, 193.1 SR+ 3 I, 10 O, 0 W,
SS: 7 M, 6 I, 89 R + 12 w
CAREER STATS(T20I): 24 M, 18 I, 250 R, 20.83 A, 147.92 SR+ 46 O, 16 W,

M Santner:
H2H: 5 I, 9 R, 2.2 A, 75.0 SR+ 5 I, 17.1 O, 8 W,
VENUE:4 I, 11 R, 5.5 A, 100.0 0 SR+ 6 I, 21 O, 10 W,

T Southee(RAF):
H2H: 8I, 27.3 O, 7 W,
VENUE: 8 I, 32 O, 15 W,
SS: 4 M, 4 I, 8 W (Took 9 wickets in the last 4 T20I)

K Jamieson(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 1 I, 11 R, 11.0 A, 122,2 SR+ 3 I, 11 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 11 R, 11.0 A, 122.2 SR+ 1 I, 4 O, 0 W,
SS: 5 M, 5 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 38 M, 16 I, 190 R, 27.14 A, 138.68 SR+ 38 I, 139 O, 54 W,

Ish Sodhi(LS):
H2H: 7 I, 26 O, 10 W,
VENUE: 6 I, 23 O, 11 W,
CAREER STATS(T2OI): 50 M, 48 I, 170 O, 56 W,

T Boult:
H2H: 6 I, 20.5 O, 6 W,
VENUE: 4 I, 13 O, 4 W,
CAREER STATS(T20I): 29 M, 29 I, 106 O, 39 W,

H Bennett:
H2H:
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
SS: 11 M, 13 W
CAREER STATS(T20 I): 7 M, 6 W

Australia Team Preview:
They have lost 2 and won 1 match till now. They performed well in the last 2 matches and will try to do the same again.

Probable 11 :

Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis,  Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Riley Meredith

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: A Finch, M Wade and G Maxwell and M Stoinis
Main Spinners: Adam Zampa and A Agar
Main Pacers: Jhye Richardson, R Meredith and Kane Richardson

Performance in the last match:

  • Aaron Finch: 1, 12, 69,
  • Matthew Wade (wk): 12, 24, 5,
  • Josh Philippe: 2, 45, 43,
  • Mitchell Marsh: 45, 3, 6,
  • Glenn Maxwell: 1+9/0, 70+15/0(1),
  • Marcus Stoinis: 8+17/1, 78+17/0(1), 9+6/0(1),
  • Ashton Agar: 23+20/0, 0+30/0(3), 30/6(4),
  • D Sams: 1+40/2(4), 41+46/1(4),
  • Jhye Richardson: 11+31/2(4), 4+39/1(4), 34/0(3),
  • Kane Richardson: 5+42/0(4), 0+43/3(4), 17/1(2.1),
  • Adam Zampa: 13+20/0(3), 43/1(4), 17/1,(2), 
  • R Meredith: 24/2(4),

Stats and Performance of the Players:

M Wade(LHB):
H2H: 3 I, 41 R, 13.7 A, 124.2 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 5 R, 5.0 A, 83.3 SR
BBL: 3 M, 3 I, 105 R, 35 A (Scored 2 half centuries in the last 3 T20I)

J Philippe(RHB):
H2H: 3 I, 90 R, 30.0 A, 145.2 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 43 R, 43.0 A, 159.3 SR
BBL: 508  R, 31.75 A

A Finch(RHB):
H2H: 5 I, 136 R, 45.3 A, 156.3 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 69 R, 69.0 A, 156.8 SR
BBL: 179 R, 13.7 A

M Stoinis(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 4 I, 99 R, 33.0 A, 162.3 SR+ 6 I, 13 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 9 R, 112.5 SR+ 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
BBL: 396 R, 33 A

M Marsh(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 4 I, 75 R, 25.0 A, 119.0 SR+ 1 I, 4 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 6 R, 100.0 SR
CAREER STATS(T20I): 15 M, 15 I, 258 R, 23.45 A, 114.66 SR+ 10 I, 20 O, 7 W,

B Mcdermott(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
BBL: 12 M, 402 R, 36.54 A
CAREER STATS(T20D): 73 M, 68 I, 1660 R, 31.32 A, 130.70 SR

A Turner(RHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
BBL: 228 R, 22.8 A
CAREER STATS(T20D): 108 M, 91 I, 1480 R, 21.14 A, 135.90 SR+30 I, 46 O, 17 W,

G Maxwell(RAB+RAO):
H2H: 7 I, 187 R, 37.4 A, 155.8 SR+ 3 I, 5 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 70 R, 70.0 A, 225.8 SR+ 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
BBL: 379 R, 31.5 A + 7 W
CAREER STATS(T20I): 60 M, 60 I, 1687 R, 33.07 A, 157.95 SR+ 44 I, 63 O, 29 W,

A Agar(LHB+LAO):
H2H: 4 I, 34 R, 8.5 A, 125.09 SR+ 7 I, 21 O, 11 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 6 W,
CAREER STATS(T20 I): 27 M, 30 W

D Sams(RHB+LAM):
H2H: 2 I, 42 R, 21.0 A, 233.3 SR+ 2 I, 8 O, 3 W,
VENUE:
BBL: 10 M, 200 R, 40 A + 11 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 52 M, 42 I, 443 R, 13.42 A, 143.36 SR+ 50 I, 165 O, 64 W,

D Arcy Short(LHB+Chinaman):
H2H: 3 I, 130 R, 43.3 A, 166.7 SR+ 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,
VENUE:
BBL: 345 R, 24.6 A + 8 W
CAREER STATS(T20I): 23 M, 23 I, 642 R, 30.57 A, 118.88 SR

J Richardson(RAF):
H2H: 3 I, 11 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 3 O, 0 W,
BBL: 17 M, 29 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 62 M, 62 I, 224 O, 78 W,

A Zampa(LS):
H2H: 5 I, 13 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2 O, 1 W,
BBL: 12 M, 19 W
CAREER STATS(T20I): 36 M, 35 I, 125 O, 39 W,

K Richardson(RAF):
H2H: 6 I, 22.1 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 2.1 O, 1 W,
BBL: 11 M, 15 W
CAREER STATS(T20I): 21 M, 21 I, 74 O, 22 W,

A Tye(RAM):
H2H: 3 I, 12 O, 8 W,
VENUE:
BBL: 17 M, 21 W
CAREER STATS(T20I): 28 M, 27 I, 99 O, 39 W,

J Behrendorff(LAF):
H2H:
VENUE:
BBL:16 M, 16 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 79 R, 77 R, 278 O, 90 W,

R Meredith(RAF):
H2H: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
BBL: 13 M, 16 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 34 M, 34 I, 126 O, 43 W,

T Sangha(LS):
H2H:
VENUE:
BBL: 15 M, 21 W
CAREER STATS(T20D): 15 M, 15 I, 47 O, 21 W,

 

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