Table-toppers, New Zealand, is all set to take on Pakistan who have witnessed a poor performance of their team in this tournament. The 33rd fixture of the ICC World Cup 2019 will be played between New Zealand and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
New Zealand are at the top of the table with 11 points while Pakistan is at 7th position with only 5 points. Both teams have so far played 6 matches each in this tournament. Pakistan had defeated Porteas in their last match and now will face table-toppers in their next must-win match of this tournament.
In order to make it to the semi-finals, Pakistan will have to win their all matches left in this ICC World Cup 2019. Pakistan is unlikely to change its playing XI after their last winning match against South Africa. Although, Pakistan have some senior players who have failed to perform better in this tournament.
Pitch & Weather Report
The 33rd match of the ICC World Cup 2019 will be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham. As we all have seen that overall weather condition in the United Kingdom has coonsiderably improved. Although, there will be another good day for good cricket at Edgbaston as there are very least chances of rain.
The pitch at Edgbaston is lilkely to support batsmen of either team. Toss-winning team will surely go for batting on this surface. The match will be broadcasted on the Star Sports Network at 3:00 pm IST.
Now, let’s have a look at the probable Playing XI of both teams.
Colin Munro, Martin Guptil, Kane Williamson (C), Tom Blundell (WK), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme
Babar Azam, Fakhkar Zaman, Imam-Ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafiz, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & WK), Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali
- Kane Williamson
- Martin Guptill
- Babar Azam
- Fakhar Zaman
- Mohammad Amir
- Colin de Grandhomme
Dream 11 Team 1
Dream 11 Team 2
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