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New Zealand vs Australia Dream11 Team Prediction: 5th T20I, March 7, Australia Tour of New Zealand

New Zealand vs Australia Dream11 Team Prediction 5th T20I, March 7, Australia Tour of New Zealand

NZ vs AUS 5th T20I Match Details

Head-to-Head

Last 5 Matches 

  • Australia won by 64 runs – 03-Mar-2021
  • New Zealand won by 4 runs – 25-Feb-2021
  • New Zealand won by 53 runs – 22-Feb-2021
  • Australia won by 19 runs (D/L method) – 21-Feb-2018
  • Australia won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) – 16-Feb-2018

New Zealand vs Australia head-to-head record in the last 5 T20Is is 3-2 in favour of the Aussies with them also winning the latest game between the sides on 3 March 2021.

The 5th T20I during the Australia tour of New Zealand is thus expected to be a close game. In the third T20I on 3 March, Australia batted first and piled 208/4 thanks to Glenn Maxwell’s 70 off 31 balls with 8 fours and 5 sixes, skipper Aaron Finch’s 69 off 44 with 8 fours and 2 sixes and no. 3 Josh Philippe’s 43 off 27 with 3 fours and 1 six.

For the Kiwis, Ish Sodhi was the pick of the bowlers with 2/32 in his 4 overs. The Aussies then bundled out the Kiwis for just 144 to win handsomely by 64 runs. Opener Martin Guptill (43 off 28 with 2 fours and 3 sixes) became New Zealand’s top scorer. Devon Conway blasted 38 off 27 balls with 5 fours and 1 six, but their efforts were in vain.

For Australia, the Player of the Match, offie Ashton Agar, returned amazing figures of 6/30 in his 4 overs to help his team win easily. He was well supported by Riley Meredith with 2/24 in 4 overs.

Team New Zealand Report

The Kiwi squad for the 5th T20I is:

The key batsmen for the Kiwis will be skipper Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill and Devon Conway. Their main bowlers will be Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Ish Sodhi.

Team Australia Report

The Aussie squad for the match is:

  • Aaron Finch (c)
  • D’Arcy Short
  • Josh Philippe
  • Ashton Turner
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Matthew Wade
  • Ben McDermott
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Daniel Sams
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Jason Behrendorff
  • Kane Richardson
  • Riley Meredith
  • Andrew Tye
  • Adam Zampa
  • Ashton Agar
  • Tanveer Sangha

The chief batters for Australia will be skipper Aaron Finch, hard-hitting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and youngster Josh Philippe. The team is well stocked on the bowling front with speedster Jhye Richardson and spinners Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar expected to lead the way.

Dream11 Fantasy Team for 5th T20I

Here are our picks for the Dream11 fantasy team for the 5th T20I:

Batsmen: Kane Williamson (c), Aaron Finch, Glen Maxwell, Martin Guptill, and Devon Conway;

Bowlers: Jhye Richardson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Adam Zampa;

All-rounder: James Neesham;

Wicket-keeper: Matthew Wade.

Summary

Making our AUS vs NZ match prediction for the 5th T20I, we have concluded that the Kiwis have a slight edge going into the match based on the latest form. So, expect a New Zealand victory.

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