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New Zealand vs. Australia 2021 : EXPECT A STRING SHOW FROM AUSSIES || 2nd T20I

New Zealand vs. Australia 2021

2nd T20I – Thu, 25th February

Terrific New Zealand:

The Kiwis puffed away the Australians in the series starter, courteousness of Devon Conway’s remarkable performance. The blackcap scored 99* off just 59 deliveries to set up a spectacular win, with Ish Sodhi and Trent Boult inflicting havoc with the ball. New Zealand would intend to continue its winning impetus tomorrow. 

The fluent form carried by Devon Conway has been one of their most significant positives in the last few games. He is rock-solid against all types of bowling attacks and functions as a stabilizer as well.

Possible playing XI: Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (WK), James Neesham, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Ish Sodhi.

Weak Australia:

The Australians, who have a decent blend of youth and experience, plunged short in the first T20I, with none of their batters coming up with the required intent. Superior performance is anticipated from skipper Aaron Finch, whose form is starting to concern the Australian fans. While a couple of alterations are likely, the duty will be on their batting squad to deliver as they try to find a series-levelling victory. 

They chose the right XI to some amount in the first game. They lack some potent bowling in middle overs, but one combined performance with the bat and ball can see them victorious in this game.

Possible playing XI: Aaron Finch (C), Matt Wade (WK), Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Sams/Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Josh Philippe, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson, and Adam Zampa.

The venue, Pitch Report, and Toss Prediction:

The second T20I game between Australia and New Zealand is scheduled to be played at the University Oval in Dunedin on 25th February Thursday.

Another high-scoring match summons at the University Oval. The ball should slide on the bat neatly. Given the size of the turf, the bowlers are in for a tough time. Nevertheless, the speedsters should get the ball to move off the wicket with extra bounce on bid. The spin bowlers will need to be intelligent with their lines and lengths as there will be extremely little space for blunder. Both sides would want to bat second upon winning the toss, with 165-175 being par at the ground.

Tops Value:

Although the Blackcaps have impetus on their side, Aaron Finch and the men are more than competent in flipping the play in Dunedin. With two well-composed teams taking on each other, we should be in for a thrilling contest at the University Oval on Thursday.

Undoubtedly, the Kiwis enter this game as the favourites with the odds of 1.76. However, the Aussies don’t much lack behind with the odds of 2.00. We know, and we reckon, Australians will put up a show, and in no time will these odds be shuffled. Wait for the right time and bet wisely.