NZ vs WI 1st Test Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction: The 1st Test of the two-match series between New Zealand and West Indies will be played on Thursday at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
New Zealand will be strengthened with the comebacks of Kane Williamson and Trent Boult, who were rested for the T20 series. Ross Taylor and Tim Southee, who was rested for the third T20I, will also be seen in action once again.
The host will also miss the services of BJ Watling as he has been ruled out for the opening game. He will be replaced by Will Young.
West Indies, on the other hand, has shown signs of brilliance in Test cricket, although those moments have been few and far between. Skipper Jason Holder and Roston Chase will hold the key if West Indies are to pose any challenge to New Zealand.
Considering all the previous records and performances, New Zealand will have an upper hand in the upcoming clash.
This is a perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 1st Test Match between New Zealand and West Indies.
NZ vs WI Match Details
Match: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test
Date: December 03 – December 07, 2020 (Thursday-Monday)
Time: 03:30 AM (IST), 10:00 PM (GMT) (December 2nd), 11:00 AM (Local)
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
The temperature will hover around 20 degree Celsius on all five days of the match. However, showers are expected on days 1, 3, and 5.
This pitch has always favoured batters and will continue doing this in the upcoming clashes. The bowlers need to complete their job in the first few hours of play each day.
Average First Innings Score:
304 (from all the Tests played at this venue)
Record of the Chasing Teams:
- Won – 10
- Lost – 8
- Drawn – 8
NZ vs WI Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Probable Playing11 for Dream11 NZ vs WI 1st Test – New Zealand vs West Indies at Seddon Park, Hamilton
Predicted Playing 11 For New Zealand
Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (wk), Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner
Predicted Playing 11 For West Indies
John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich (wk), Jason Holder (c), Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel
NZ vs WI 1st Test Dream11 Playing11
- Wicketkeeper: Shane Dowrich
- Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Tom Latham, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer
- All Rounders: Jason Holder, Roston Chase
- Bowlers: Trent Boult, Kemar Roach, Neil Wagner
- Captain: Kane Williamson
- Vice-Captain: Jason Holder
New Zealand & West Indies Test Squads
New Zealand Test Squad
Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, BJ Watling, Kyle Jamieson
West Indies Test Squad
Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich(w), Jason Holder(c), Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Chemar Holder, Keemo Paul, Jermaine Blackwood, Shimron Hetmyer
NZ vs WI 1st Test Broadcast and Live streaming details:
- UK: Sky Sports Cricket
- South Africa: SuperSport
- Australia: Fox Sports
- Afghanistan: RTA
- Pakistan: Ten Sports Pakistan
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV
- USA: Willow TV
- Caribbean: SportsMax, ESPN
- Canada: ATN Cricket Plus
- Malaysia: Astro Cricket HD
- Sri Lanka: SLRC (Channel Eye)
- MENA Nations (the Middle East and North African countries): OSN Sports Cricket HD
- Live Streaming: FanCode
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.