There is a lot deal of history between New Zealand and South Africa with regards to world cup matches. New Zealand broke South Africa’s dreams of winning the World Cup 2015 when they figured out how to draw off a standout amongst the most amazing pursues at any point found in a cricket world cup.
Today’s World Cup New Zealand vs South Africa at Edgbaston, Birmingham: With pacer Lungi Ngidi back in the side, South Africa will hope to retaliate for their 2015 semifinal round annihilation while New Zealand will mean to recover their situation at the top when the different sides conflict in a World Cup match on Wednesday. South Africa, who endured a terrible loss to New Zealand in the last edition, had a grim begin to their World Cup campaign, losing three straight amusements pursued by a wash-out before enlisting their lady win against base set Afghanistan.
New Zealand are yet to face defeat in the competition and are lying second on the table with three wins and a washout. Wounds to pacers Dale Steyn and Anrich Norje have harmed the South African bowling unit harshly. With Ngidi completely fit and the team at last tasting triumph, captain Faf du Plessis will inhale a moan of relief.
Toss– The toss between New Zealand and South Africa will happen at 2.30 PM!
Time: 3.00 PM IST
Scene: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Wicketkeeping: It will be a precarious decision to pick between the three strong keepers – Quinton de Kock and Tom Latham. Be that as it may, remembering de Kock’s present form in the progressing World Cup campaign, it is protected to pick the Protean in your dream XI.
Batting: Some famous names like Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Faf du Plessis, Kane Williamson, Aiden Markram are sufficient to ingrain dread in the brains of opposition bowlers. These batters can without much of a stretch stroll into any fantasy XI in the world.
Bowling: Rated as real wicket-takers in any type of cricket – Trent Boult, Kagiso Rabada and Lockie Ferguson are a need for any dream group on the planet. Veteran Imran Tahir can be picked as the solitary spinner in the side.
All-Rounder: For his huge hitting abilities and a knack for getting vital scalps at significant stages – James Neesham can be gotten for the all-rounders’ opening for this first-class game.
Dream XI Team
Quinton de Kock, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (C), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Andile Phehlukwayo, Jimmy Neesham (VC), Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson.
Probable Playing XIs —
New Zealand: Guptill, Munro, Williamson (C), Taylor, Latham (WK), Grandhomme, Neesham, Santner, Henry, Ferguson and Boult.
West Indies: De Kock(WK), Amla, Markram, Du Plessis (C), Dussen, Miller, Phehlukwayo, Morris, Ngidi, Rabada and Tahir.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (C), Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Beuran Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi.