May 9, 2019
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NZ-XI vs AU-XI Dream11 Team | 3rd ODI Match Preview | Fantasy Team

By Shorya Panwar

NZ-XI vs AU-XI Dream11 Team | Australia XI vs New Zealand XI Preview | Fantasy Team

New Zealand XI defeated Australia XI in the second ODI to level the series and give the Australians something to ponder. The Aussies were in brilliant form winning back to back ODI series against India and Pakistan, but they have looked vulnerable against the Kiwis. They won the first match of the series, but New Zealand weren’t far off and could have won the match. They put any lingering doubts about their ability in the 2nd ODI where they defeated the hosts comfortably.

Australia must have thought that the returning David Warner and Steven Smith would make their team even stronger. However, it has not been that straightforward. David Warner got out for a duck and while Steven Smith looked good in his 89 runs knock, Australia have problems which are evident. They need to strike a balance before heading out to England for the World cup.

Both the teams will give everything to win the 3rd ODI to boost their confidence. The match should make for an exciting watch.

Match Details: One Day International Series | Venue – Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane | Date – 10th May

NZ-XI vs AU-XI Dream11 Team News

  • Both the teams are expected to play similar teams with a change or two possible.

New Zealand XI Squad

Tom Latham (c), Todd Astle, Hamish Bennett, Tom Blundell (wk), Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Seth Rance, Hamish Rutherford, Will Somerville, Blair Tickner, George Worker, Will Young.

Australia XI Squad

Aaron Finch (c), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa

NZ-XI vs AU-XI Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from Australia

Aaron Finch | Glen Maxwell | Usman Khawaja

  • Aaron Finch will need to step up and deliver as the captain. He has been in good form recently.
  • Usman Khawaja has been one of the most consistent batsmen for Australia in the last year. He rarely fails to contribute.
  • Glen Maxwell looked good in the last match and the all-rounder can make an impact again.

Fantasy picks from New Zealand

Will Young |  Doug Bracewell | Tom Latham

  • Will Young was the hero last time for his team as he scored a brilliant 130 runs to give his team the win.
  • Bracewell took 3 crucial wickets to tame Australia.
  • Tom Latham took his team over the line like a true captain. He remained unbeaten in a 69 run inning.

Shorya Panwar

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