The hosts would be looking to take the ODI series when they will face the visitors in the second ODI at Hagley Oval. New Zealand took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after overhauling a target of 248 set by West Indies. There a few changes in both the teams. Kane Williamson, Adam Milne and Tim Southee are missing from the New Zealand side while it is still not sure whether Gayle will play or not. The WI Vs NZ match preview is listed below.
Series- West Indies Tour of New Zealand
Venue- Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Date and Time- December 23; 11:00 AM Local
The Hagley Oval has a very good wicket. The pitch offers a good pace and bounce throughout the game.
Avg 1st inn score-269
Avg 2nd inn score-208
Highest Total-341/9 (50 Ov) by Sco vs Can
Lowest Total-117/10 (27.4 Ov) by SL vs NZ
Highest Chased-261/7 (49.3 Ov) by Sco vs Ken
Lowest Defended-289/4 (50 Ov) by NZ vs RSA
Shai Hope (wk), Jason Holder (c), Kesrick Williams, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Kyle Hope, Jason Mohammed, Rovman Powell, Ronsford Beaton, Ashley Nurse, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Nikita Miller, Chadwick Walton, Sheldon Cottrell
Tom Latham (c & wk), George Worker, Mitchell Santner, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Todd Astle, Doug Bracewell, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Ross Taylor, Matt Henry, Neil Broom, Seth Rance
Jason Holder (c), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Kesrick Williams, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Mohammed, Shai Hope (wk), Rovman Powell, Ashley Nurse, Ronsford Beaton, Shannon Gabriel.
Tom Latham (c & wk), George Worker, Colin Munro, Neil Broom, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Todd Astle, Doug Bracewell, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult
Please Note- The WI Vs NZ match preview we are providing here is purely based on our research and understanding. You can choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above. Moreover, team management has the final call.
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