Hosts New Zealand will take on Pakistan in the 1st T20I match of the three matches T20I series on Friday at Eden Park, Auckland. Here are the NZ vs PAK 1st T20I Dream11 fantasy top 5 picks of the match.
New Zealand is going to miss the services of their few key players in this game. Kane Williamson is rested for this game, whereas Ross Taylor has been dropped from the team. The full pace bowling line-up is also not available for this game. Guptill, Conway, and Phillips are going to lead the batting, whereas Mitchell Santner is the captain of the team. This encounter can be a tough game for the hosts.
Pakistan, on the other hand, is on the same boat. They are going to miss the services of their star openers. Babar Azam, the captain and opener of Pakistan is ruled out due to an injury, whereas Fakhar could not come on the tour. Shadab Khan is going to lead the side, whereas he will need the support of their key players. The pace bowling looks all set, whereas Imad is going to do the spin duties with Shadab Khan. Mohammad Rizwan is expected to open the innings alongside Abdullah Shafique.
Overall a super thrilling game is on cards and all the fans there will be surely picking their best XI for their fantasy teams.
But are your best really ‘best’? If not, we are here with our top five picks for your Dream11 Fantasy Team.
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Top 5 Picks For NZ vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Team
He is the 13th ranked T20I batsman in the World and has accumulated 2575 runs in 87 innings and has 15 half-centuries and 2 centuries in his name in the same format. If you want to pick a player with high experience in your fantasy team, you should go with Guptill.
He is the 7th ranked T20I bowler in the World and has grabbed 54 wickets at an average of 21.7 and has also made 313 runs with the bat. His impressive record is making him a must pick a player for your fantasy team.
He is the 12th ranked T20I bowler and the current skipper of Pakistan T20I team in the absence of Babar Azam. He has picked 53 wickets in this format so far. In the absence of Azam, he will be aiming to do a miracle with his bat as well.
The attacking left-hander batsman was in an excellent form for the kiwis in the recently concluded T20I series against West Indies. He scored 106 runs in 3 games at an impressive strike rate of over 160. After witnessing his performance in the recently concluded series against West Indies, he became the favourite to be in your fantasy team.
He got only one opportunity to bat in the recently concluded series against West Indies, but it was enough to prove why he is a very crucial member of the Blackcaps. He scored 48 runs at a brilliant strike rate of 200. With such an impressive record he becomes one of the ‘must pick’ player of your fantasy team.
New Zealand vs Pakistan Probable Playing XI
New Zealand Probable Playing XI
Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (WK), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner (C), Scott Kuggelejin/Doug Bracewell, Todd Astle, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.
Pakistan Probable Playing XI
Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf/Hussain Talat, Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Usman Qadir/Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz/Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi