Rain is forecasted on whole day so there is very high chance of a wash out. Make team according to t20 as most probbaly shortened game will be played.

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Squad: Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Blundell(w), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Ish Sodhi

  • Newzealand are at top of the table  with 3 wins in 3 matches.
  • Due to shortened game they are expected to prefer C Munro over  H Nicholls.
  • C Munro(high)/H Nicholls and Martin Guptil will open the inning for them.M Guptill was in very good form in last series and is an attacking batsman while C Munro is a hit or miss type player.
  • Guptill scored  73 while C Munro scored 58 in first match,both failed in next 2 matches.
  • Their one of the  most reliable batsman and captain ,Kane Williamson will bat 1 down. He is very technically strong batsman and is a consistent performer. He scored 79 in last match.
  • Ross Taylor will bat next, he is the most consistent performer for Newzealand in recent time.His is averaging above 55 from 2015 and is averaging more than 80 from last 1.5 years. He played innings of  82 and 48 runs in  last 2 matches.
  • Tom Latham will bat next. He is also a technical batsman and is a consistent performer.He may be demoted down the order in shortened game.
  • J Neesham will follow him next, he will help Newzealand with both bat and ball.He is an attacking batsman and is a good bowler.He played many quick cameos in last series , he took 5 wicket haul in last match.
  • Colin de Grandhome and M Santner  will do late hitting duty. Both C De Grandhomme and Santner are very attacking batsman.C De grandhomme will play crucial role in a shortened game with bat.
  • Trent Boult,M Henry and L Ferguson will lead the pace attack of the team while  J Neesham and C De Grandhome will assist them. Boult is best in these while recent form of  L Ferguson and M Henry are also good.
  • Boult  and Grandhomme relies on swing while Henry and L Ferguson have good pace and bounce.
  • M Henry and L Ferguson has impressed everyone with his bowling in first 3 matches .L GFerguson is known for his excessive poace. Matt Henry has taken 7 wicket while L Ferguson took 8 wickets till now.Ferguson took 4 wickets in last match,
  •  M Santner will lead the spin attack of the team. He is known for his tight line and length.


SQUAD:Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lokesh Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Indian team is very good team and is a strong contender of title.They won their both the matches against strong opposition very easily.
  • Shikhar Dhawan is ruled out of this match due to injury. Vijay Shnkar is expected to replace him in playing11.
  • There is slight chance that India can replace misfiring Kuldeep with Ravindra Jadeja in order to strengthening their batting.
  • Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul will open the inning for India. Both are very technically strong and talented batsman. Rohit generally attacks after building the innings while KL Rahul bats in attacking manner.Rohit is looking in very good form at this time.
  • Rohit Sharma will also hold the key at the top for India. Initially he will take his own time to  settle ,after that he will strike the ball. He loves to bat on batting pitches and England pitches are very supportive to batsman.Rohit scored well  measured 122  and 57 in first 2 matches.Rahul scored century in last warmup match.
  • V Kohli will bat at number 3, there is no need to describe his capabilities in ODIs.He the best batsman of this time and will score all the time. He will be crucial factor for team India in this world cup. He scored 82 runs in last match.
  • MS Dhoni will bat next he will be crucial in middle order for India, his experience and cricketing brain will definitely help India in difficult situations. He was in good form during the IPL matches.He made an attacking century in 3rd last match.He scored attacking 27 in last game.
  • Talented Vijay Shankar will bat next. He is technically strong batsman but has very less experience.He can bowl some overs also.
  • Hardik Pandya will bat next, He will hold the key for India in last 10 overs in batting department.He was at his attacking best in IPL ,team will hope similar innings from him in this world cup also. He scored attacking 48 in last match.
  • Kedar Jadhav will bat next. He is an attacking batsman and can bowl some overs also.
  • J Bumrah and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar will lead the pace attack while H Pandya will assist them.Bumrah is bowling at different level and in bowling department he is just like Kohli for Indian team or even better than him. Bhuvneshwar is also good bowlers.
  • Both Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar took 5 wickets till now.Bhuvneshawar  is known for his swing and tigh line and length while Bumrah has every thing in his kity.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav(slight risky)  will lead the spin attack. Both Kuldeep and Chahal are very good  bowler and  are wicket taking bowler. Chahal is leg spinner while Kuldeep is chinaman bowler, both willl play crucial role as Newzealand’s batsmans are not good player of spin.
  • Kuldeep Yadav was low in confidence in IPL matches whereas Chahal had performed well for his team in the the IPL and in first 2 matches.Chahal took 4 wickets in first and 2 wickets in last match.

Pitch Condition:


This is one of the best batting friendly wickets of world .This wicket has seen lot of 400 runs in a single innings,

In this world cup wicket is also providing some support to bowlers but still batsman will have more advantage.


C Munro(high)/H Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor,T Latham,J Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner,Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult,


Rohit Sharma,L Rahul, Virat Kohli, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav(high)/Ravindra Jadeja,Y Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah,



  • There is high chances of a shortened game so try to mak a team like t20.
  • Try to cover all important batsman according to t20 as this is a batting wicket.
  • Batsman like C De Grandhomme , Neesham and Hardik Pandya can be promoted in this game for their hitting.
  • Rotate C and Vc in batting section  for grand leagues.
  • Make C Munro captain in atleast one of your grand league teams.



  • Default picks are must have players. If credit allows then go with them.
  • Other options consist players which you can use if you do not have sufficient credit.
  • Grand League Pick: Try them in one of your teams in grand league .


  • In wicketkeeper  MS Dhoni will be better  option.You can try T Latham in grand leagues.


Defautl Pick:

  • Virat Kohli ( technically strong batsman+ consistent performer,rated as one of the best batsman of world)
  • K Williamson( technically strong batsman+ consistent performer,rated as one of the best batsman of world)
  • M Guptill(very attacking batsman+can play a big inning on his day)
  • KL Rahul(talented and attacking batsman)
  • Rohit Sharam(one of the best batsman of batting pitches, has the capability to play big inning on flat tracks and England pitches are generally flat + current form is  good)

Other options:

  • C Munro (  attacking batsman, hit or miss type player+ can play big role in shortened game)


Default Pick:

  • J Neesham(attacking batsman+ is in very good form + good bowler)
  • Hardik Pandya(attacking batsman, good  bowler+ was in terrific form in IPL)

Only Grand League:

  • M Santner (attacking batsman,played many cameos till now+ very good spinner)
  • C De Grandhomme ( attacking batsman +decent  bowler )

Only Grand League :

  • Kedar Jadhav


Default Pick:

  • T Boult(very good  pace bowler , Bowls in death + has good swing)
  • J Bumrah(one of the best fast bowler of world, Bowls in death)
  • L Ferguson( very good bowler known for his pace and bounce+ took 4 wicket haul in last match)
  •  Chahal (very good spinner and wicket taking bowler)
  • B huvaneshwar Kumar( very good fast bowler, known for his swing and variations)

Other Option:

  • M Henry(very good bowler known for his pace and bounce)

Only Grand League :

  • Kuldeep Yada(very good spinner and wicket taking bowler but not in good form)


  • KL Rahul(11*,26,108,6,71,)
  • Rohit Sharma(57,122*,19,2,15)
  • V Kohli(82,18,47,18,16)
  • MS Dhoni(27,34,13,113,17,2)
  • H Pandya( 48,15*,21,30,16) (68/0,31/0,26/1,3/0,13/0)
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar( 50/3,44/2,19/0,27/0,42/2,)
  • Bumrah( 61/3,35/2,25/2,2/1,14/2)
  • Kuldeep(55/0,46/1,47/3,44/0,59/1)
  • Y Chahal( 62/2,51/4,55/3,37/1,24/1)


  • M  Guptil( 0,25,73,5,22)
  • K Williamson( 79,40,85,67,28)
  • R Taylor( 79,40,85,67,28)
  • T Latham(13*,0,3,69,13)
  • J Neesham( 25,20,39,15,15) (31/5,24/0,21/1,42/1,26/3)
  • M Santner( 17*,19,22,10,11) (41/1,5/1,71/1,19/0,13/2)
  • T Boult( 34/0,44/2,44/1,50/4,33/4)
  • L Ferugsion(37/4,40/1,22/3,86/0,33/1)
  • M Henry( 50/0,47/4,29/3,107/2,40/2)

Choices Of Captain:

  • K Williamson
  • M Guptill
  • Ross Taylor(will not be a good choice in case of shortened game)
  • T Boult
  • V Kohli
  • R Sharma
  • KL Rahul
  • J Bumrah


Dream11 Team:


  • MS Dhoni
  • R Sharma
  • V Kohli(C)
  • L Rahul
  • K Williamson(vc)
  • M Guptill
  • H Pandya
  • B Kumar
  • Y Chahal
  • T Boult
  • M Henry/L Ferguson


  • MS Dhoni
  • R Sharma
  • V Kohli(C)
  • L Rahul
  • K Williamson(vc)
  • C Munro
  • H Pandya
  • B Kumar
  • J Bumrah
  • T Boult
  • M Henry/L Ferguson


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