Today match Prediction of West Indies vs New Zealand Match cricket Prediction, 100% Win Prediction Toss Prediction, Who will Win, Pitch Report, weather report of World Cup 2019.
West Indies vs New Zealand Match Prediction: Today Match Prediction
WI vs NZ ICC World Cup Match Prediction Today – Match 29, 2019
ICC World Cup 2019, London: Kiwis will lock horns against Windies in the second game of action-packed Saturday in ICC world cup here at Manchester.
Windies will look to bounce back strong after their humiliating loss against Bangladesh when they face Kiwis at Old Trafford here in a 29 th match of World cup.
Windies have won just one match out of five games losing three matches in the tournament. They need to win all their remaining fixtures for a spot in semi-finals.
On the other hand, New Zealand has won four out of five games with one match being washed out due to rain. A win against Windies will definitely place them in semi-finals of the world cup.
West Indies Team Updates :
In their last match, Windies faced a humiliating loss against Bangladesh. currently, Windies have three points and they need to win all their group matches to stay alive in the tournament.
In a match against Bangladesh, Windies chose to bat and posted a good total of 321 runs by losing 7 wickets. But unfortunately, West Indies bowling was a complete disaster. They conceded 320 runs in just 43.3 overs by picking only 3 wickets.
Unfortunately, their fast bowlers Russell, Oshane Thomas and Gabriel were very expensive and they lacked the ability to stop Bangladesh. If they want to stay in the tournament, they need to improve their bowling.
New Zealand Team Updates :
Currently, Kiwis tops the list in the points table with four wins and one washed out the game. Now they look very settle to make it to the semi-finals.
In the last match, the Kiwis defeated South Africa by four wickets. Thanks to their captain Kane Williamson who made an incredible century to lead the side to the victory.
Their bowling was so impressive against Proteas as their key bowlers Boult and Ferguson bowled with great discipline. The only concern for the Kiwis team is their batting. Their batting unit lacks consistency and lost so many early wickets.
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
A slight rainfall is expected for this match. Due to this, the pitch might become favorable to the bowlers to get some pace and swing from the pitch. And the cloud range is in between 60-70% as of now.
A good batting flat pitch is expected here at Manchester. It absolutely favors the batsman to score more runs. A score of 300-350+ is expected for this match. Probably dew might play a key role in this match which will help spinners to get some turn from the pitch.
West Indies vs New Zealand Toss prediction:
According to pitch and weather reports, the captain who wins the toss might choose to bowl to gain the advantage of overcast conditions.
West Indies Team news:
No changes were expected from Windies team against New Zealand. As Andrew Russell is not fully fit to play, Carlos Brathwaite might replace his position in next match.
Windies management might not change any batsman as they put up a good show against Bangladesh in the previous match.
West Indies possible XI :
Gayle, Lewis, Hope(WK), Pooran, Hetmyer, Bravo, Holder(C), Russell/Nurse, Gabriel, Thomas, and Cottrell.
New Zealand Team News:
New Zealand might expect to change opener Colin Munro, who put up a very bad show in recent matches. Another key batsman Nicholls might replace Munro in this match.
There is a scope for a spinner for this match as it offers some turn in middle overs. Mitchell Santner might come into the squad to gain the pitch conditions.
But according to initial reports, Kiwis might not change the squad as it is the winning side which shined in the last match against Proteas.
New Zealand possible XI:
Munro/Nicholls, Guptill, Williamson (C), Taylor, Latham(WK), Neesham, de Grandhomme, Henry, Santner, Ferguson, and Boult.
Head to Head:
- Matches: 61
- West Indies won: 30
- New Zealand won: 24
- Tied: 0
- No result: 7
World Cup head to head:
- Matches: 7
- West Indies won: 3
- New Zealand won: 4
- Ties: 0
- No Result: 0
West Indies vs New Zealand match prediction:
As per the recent stats and numbers, it is evident that New Zealand is far ahead than Windies in terms of form and performance. Also, it is evident that they have close edge on Windies when coming to World cup matches. So we are going with Blackcaps to win this highly awaited match.
Today Match Prediction Winner: New Zealand