IND vs NZ - India vs New Zealand World Test Championship Final 2021 - Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, and Probable Playing 11

India and New Zealand are all set to play the finals of the World Test Championship. The game will start at 3:30 pm IST and will be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The live streaming of the same will be available on Hotstar. The live telecast will be available on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.

We have mentioned the Dream11 team prediction in this article along with other details. Do read the article till the end to know more details about the game.

India vs New Zealand Head-to-Head in Test Cricket

Both New Zealand and India have played 59 test matches. India has won 21 games while New Zealand has won 12 matches. A total of 26 matches were drawn. In the last five test matches, India won three games and New Zealand won two games.

India lost the last test series against New Zealand at the start of 2020. The series was a part of the World Test Championship. It was India’s only series loss in the WTC.

India vs New Zealand WTC Final Key Players

India

1. Virat Kohli

The Indian captain is an important player in this game due to his performance in the last series against England. Also, he has not scored a century in test cricket since 22nd November 2019. He will be eager to score a century and end this drought.

2. Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is an all-format player for India. He is regarded as one of the best all-rounders in world cricket.

Jadeja sustained an injury during the third test against Australia. He missed the fourth test and also missed England’s test series.

He will be keen to wear the white jersey again in this game.

New Zealand

1. Devon Conway

Devon Conway made his debut in the series against England. He made a double-century in the very first game and is now the first-choice opener in the team.

2. Kyle Jamieson

Kyle Jamieson made his debut in test cricket against India in the 2020 series. He picked up nine wickets in that series at an average of 16.33. Jamieson picked a fifer in the second test match and was adjudged the player of the match. 

India vs New Zealand Probable Playing 11 Prediction

Both the teams have announced the names of 15 players who will be available for selection for this game. New Zealand has omitted Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell from the squad. Both of them played in the recently concluded test series against England.

New Zealand has also not selected Doug Bracewell, Rachin Ravindra, and Jacob Duffy, who were a part of the 20-man squad picked for the England series. 

New Zealand Probable Playing 11

Both Kane Williamson and BJ Watling have recovered from the injury sustained during the series against England.

Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Ajaz Patel/Neil Wagner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

India Probable Playing 11 Today

India has not selected Shardul Thakur, Mayank Agarwal, Washington Sundar, KL Rahul, and Axar Patel for the WTC Final 2021.

Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Chesteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hanuma Vihari/Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.

India vs New Zealand Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction

The following section contains the Dream11 Team Prediction for the WTC final between India and New Zealand.

  • Batters: Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson
  • Wicketkeeper: Rishabh Pant
  • All-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Colin de Grandhomme
  • Bowlers: Ishant Sharma, Kyle Jamieson, Mohammed Shami, Trent Boult

You can pick Virat Kohli or Devon Conway as the captain of your Dream 11 team today. You can pick Kane Williamson or Rishabh Pant as the vice-captain of your Dream 11 team for today.

India vs New Zealand WTC Final: Weather Report

The weather report today suggests that the temperature will remain between 11°C to 17°C. A shower and thunderstorm are also expected on the first day.

It is also expected that bad weather will be there throughout the test match.

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India vs New Zealand Pitch Report

The pitch report suggests that there will be the optimum pace and bounce on the first three days of the game. The cricket pitch will offer a turn on the last two days and spinners will have a great time.

India vs New Zealand: Who Will Win the Match Dream11 Prediction

Both New Zealand and India played some really good cricket in the past two years to qualify for the final of the inaugural World Test Championship.

Predicting a winner in this game is difficult. New Zealand certainly has an edge over India in terms of match practice and understanding of the pitch condition. The rain is also expected to play a role in the game. This concludes our Dream11 team prediction for the final of the World Test Championship between India and New Zealand.

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