New Zealand vs Australia 1st T20 2024 Prediction

New Zealand vs Australia 2024 1st T20I Match Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing 11 & Fantasy Tips

New Zealand will take on Australia in the first T20I of the 3-match series at the Sky Stadium, Wellington, on Wednesday (21 February) evening.

 

New Zealand won their last T20I series against Pakistan by 4-1. Finn Allen was dominant with the bat, while Tim Southee took the most wickets. Captain Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell are not in the squad for this series. Mitchell Santner will captain the team. 

 

Similarly, Australia also won their last T20I series against West at home by 2-1. They won the first two games but lost the last one. Mitchell Marsh will captain the team and will see the return of Starc and Cummins into the bowling unit. Stoinis will miss the series due to injury.

NZ vs AUS 2024 1st T20 Match Details

  • Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
  • Date & Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 11:40 AM IST
  • Live Streaming: Prime Video App

Playing 11 for Today’s New Zealand vs Australia 2024 1st T20

 

Playing 11 for New Zealand Team

F. Allen, D. Conway (WK), R. Ravindra, G. Phillips, M. Chapman, J. Clarkson, M. Santner (C), T. Southee, L. Ferguson, I. Sodhi, A. Milne

 

Playing 11 for Australia Team

D. Warner, T. Head, M. Marsh (C), G. Maxwell, M. Short, J. Inglis (WK), T. David, P. Cummins, M. Starc, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood

 

New Zealand vs Australia T20 Head-to-head Record

Australia and New Zealand have played 16 times in T20Is, out of which Australia have won 10 times and New Zealand have won 6 times. In New Zealand, Australia have won 6 out of 10 T20Is played.

 

New Zealand Won

Australia Won

No Result

Overall

6

10

0

In New Zealand

4

6

0

Last 5 Matches

2

3

0

 

Wellington Stadium Stats

Weather - 18°C, Mostly cloudy

Pitch - Batting (Good for pacers)

Avg. 1st Innings Score - 178 runs (Last 6 T20Is played)

Toss - Team batting first won 4 times (Last 6 T20Is played)

Top Fantasy Players for New Zealand vs Australia 1st T20 2024

New Zealand Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
D. Conway (WK)1275 runs
F. Allen (BAT)1055 runs
R. Ravindra (AR)146 runs & 11 wickets
T. Southee (BOWL)157 wickets


 Australia Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
D. Warner (BAT)3067 runs
T. David (BAT)1037 runs
G. Maxwell (AR)2417 runs & 40 wickets
A. Zampa (BOWL)87 wickets

 

New Zealand vs Australia 2024 1st T20 Fantasy Team

  • Wicketkeeper: D. Conway
  • Batters: D. Warner, F. Allen, T. David
  • All-rounders: G. Maxwell, M. Santner, R. Ravindra
  • Bowlers: A. Zampa, T. Southee, A. Milne, M. Starc

 

  • Captain: R. Ravindra/G. Maxwell
  • Vice Captain: D. Warner/T. Southee

HOWZAT Fantasy Team for New Zealand Australia 1st T20I 2024

 

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FAQs

What is the record of Australia vs New Zealand in T20Is?

Australia and New Zealand have faced each other in 16 T20Is. Australia has won 10 times and New Zealand has won 6 times.

 

What is New Zealand's record at the Sky Stadium?

New Zealand have played 15 T20Is at the Sky Stadium, Wellington, winning 9 and losing 6. They have beaten Australia in just 1 of 4 matches played here.