In the ongoing ODI Cricket World Cup, New Zealand and Australia will play each other in match 27 on Saturday. It’s a day game that will take place at Dharamsala’s HPCA Stadium.
Australia had a shaky start, but they recovered brilliantly to win three straight games and take control of the No. 4 spot in the points standings. On the other hand, India defeated the Kiwis this Sunday, their first loss of the competition.
Check details on the Australia vs New Zealand ODI World Cup match, probable best playing XI, top run-scorers, leading wicket-takers, and the players who are expected to shine.
AUS vs NZ ODI World Cup 2023: Best Playing XI Predictions
Australia’s Predicted Playing XI:
- David Warner
- Mitchell Marsh
- Steve Smith
- Marnus Labuschagne
- Glenn Maxwell
- Cameron Green
- Alex Carey/Josh Inglis
- Adam Zampa
- Mitchell Starc
- Sean Abbott
- Pat Cummins (Captain)
New Zealand’s Predicted Playing XI:
- Devon Conway (Wicketkeeper)
- Will Young
- Mark Chapman
- Daryl Mitchell
- Tom Latham (Wicketkeeper & Captain)
- Glenn Phillips
- Rachin Ravindra
- Mitchell Santner
- Lockie Ferguson
- Matt Henry
- Trent Boult
AUS vs NZ ODI World Cup 2023: Predicted Top Run-Scorers
For Australia: David Warner
Australia’s opening batsman, David Warner, has been in exceptional form. With back-to-back centuries to his name, he stands as the third-highest run-scorer in the competition at the time of writing.
Warner has accumulated an impressive total of 332 runs from just five innings, boasting an outstanding average of 66.40.
For New Zealand: Daryl Mitchell
Daryl Mitchell, an integral part of New Zealand’s middle order, has been a standout performer. In the absence of captain Kane Williamson, Mitchell has risen to the occasion.
His sensational knock against India was one of the standout batting performances in the tournament. So far, he has notched 268 runs from just four innings, maintaining a remarkable average of 89.33.
AUS vs NZ ODI World Cup 2023: Predicted Leading Wicket-Takers
For Australia: Adam Zampa
The legspinner Adam Zampa has been a force to be reckoned with in the 2023 ODI World Cup. Zampa’s top form has been evident through three consecutive four-wicket hauls.
With 14 wickets in eight ODIs against New Zealand, Zampa poses a significant threat to the Kiwi batsmen.
For New Zealand: Mitchell Santner
New Zealand’s left-arm spinner, Mitchell Santner, has been a revelation with the ball. His impeccable performances have earned him 12 wickets from just five innings at an impressive average of 16.91.
Santner’s ability to adapt to the conditions and trouble the Australian batsmen could make him a key player in the upcoming clash.