Two of the top teams and big names in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023, Australia and New Zealand will lock horns in the 27th match of the tournament. Both teams will lock horns in this highly anticipated Trans-Tasman clash at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala tomorrow, Saturday, October 28.
New Zealand and Australia are currently placed in third and fourth spot, respectively in the points table of the tournament. Australia came to the track with three successive wins after losing the first two matches against India and South Africa. Following that, the Aussies defeated Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the Netherlands, respectively to enter the top 4 in the tournament.
On the other hand, New Zealand have lost only one out of the 5 matches, they played in their ODI World Cup 2023 campaign so far. The Blackcaps registered four consecutive wins against England, Netherlands, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan before losing against the hosts, India in their fifth match in Dharamsala.
With said that, here we’ll have a look at the entire match preview of the Australia vs New Zealand clash, including prediction playing XIs, pitch report, weather report, fantasy XI and all you need to know.
ODI 27, ODI World Cup 2023, Australia vs New Zealand
Venue Details – Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala.
Date and Time – October 28, 2023, from 10.30 AM.
Australia vs New Zealand, Weather Report
The weather at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala will be mostly clear on the match day between Australia and New Zealand. The maximum temperature will be around 16.9 degrees Celsius. The humidity in the first part of the match might go to 68%.
Australia vs New Zealand, Pitch Report and Playing Conditions
The Dharamsala track is expected to provide good assistance to the batters in the Australia vs New Zealand clash. But the first half of the match on this surface is being considered to be most favourable for the bowlers. With said that, the captain winning the toss might look ahead to chase the target.
Australia vs New Zealand, Predicted Playing XIs
Australia: David Warner, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis (WK), Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins (C), and Josh Hazlewood.
New Zealand: Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Latham (C), Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, and Mark Chapman.
Australia vs New Zealand: Dream 11 Fantasy Teams
Grand League Team
Wicketkeeper – Devon Conway
Batters – David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Daryl Mitchell (C), and Glenn Phillips
All Rounders – Glenn Maxwell and Rachin Ravindra
Bowlers – Josh Hazelwood (VC), Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, and Lockie Ferguson.
Wicketkeeper – Devon Conway
Batters – David Warner (C), Daryl Mitchell, and Marnus Labuschagne
All-Rounders – Rachin Ravindra and Cameron Green
Bowlers – Josh Hazlewood, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins, and Matt Henry