NZ vs SA Dream11 Prediction 1st Test Team By Expert for Today’s Match, 17 Feb 2022


Welcome to NZ vs SA Dream11 Prediction for Today’s Match Fantasy Cricket. South Africa will take on New Zealand in the 1st Test of the South Africa tour of New Zealand 2021/22 on 17th Feb at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand. Keep reading to find out about the South Africa tour of New Zealand 2021/22, NZ vs SA Dream11 team today.

New Zealand will be ready to square off against South Africa in the two-match Test series, starting from February 17 in Christchurch. Uncapped played Cam Fletcher and pacer Blair Tickner have been brought in by Kiwis for this series. On the other hand, South Africa will step in without batsman Keagan Petersen who has been ruled out. The side will be led by Deal Elgar.

NZ vs SA Dream11 Match Prediction

MatchNZ vs SA 1st Test
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand
Time3:30 AM IST
Date17 Feb 2022

Pitch Report

The surface is likely to offer more help to the seamers. They will witness enough bounce and seam movement which can help cause damage to the opposition. The batsmen will need to bat exceedingly well to play big knocks here at Hagley Oval Ground. The side that wins the toss, would want to bat first and post a score of around 300 runs.

Average 1st Inns scores282
Average 2nd Inns scores309
Average 3rd Inns scores291
Average 4th Inns scores164

Weather Report

The weather is expected to be bright and sunny. The temperature is expected to range between 16 and 27 degrees Celsius with no chance of rain.

NZ Full squad

Tom Latham (c), Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Cam Fletcher, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Rutherford, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Will Young

NZ News

  • Skipper Kane Williamson will miss the series due to an elbow injury and TomLatham has been named as captain.
  • Veteran Bowler T Boult will miss the first test due to the impending birth of his third child.
  • Ajaz Patel is likely to play the second test as he is yet to recover from a calf complaint.
  • Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Will Young, and Tom Latham are the reliable batting options, followed by D Mitchell. The bowling department will rely on Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, and Kylie Jamieson

NZ Playing 11

  1. T Latham
  2. W Young
  3. T Blundell
  4. C Fletcher
  5. H Nicholls
  6. D Mitchell
  7. K Jamieson
  8. T Southee
  9. M Henry
  10. Colin de Grandhomme
  11. N Wagner

SA full squad

Dean Elgar (capt), Temba Bavuma, Sarel Erwee, Simon Harmer, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Duanne Olivier, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Sipamla, Glenton Stuurman, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wk).

SA News

  • Dean Elgar will lead South Africa’s 17-man squad. K Rabada will lead the bowling attack while Anrich Nortje is yet to recover from a hip injury.
  • Spinner G Linde will miss the series due to his wedding and he is being replaced by Anrich Nortje who is making a comeback in international cricket after six years.
  • Cam Fletcher might make his debut for Proteas in this opening Test.
  • Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen and Temba Bavuma are the great batting options, followed by Kyle Verreynne, Zubayr Hamza, and Wiann Mulder in the middle order. K Rabada, M Jensen, and L Ngidi will lead the bowling department.

SA Playing 11

  1. T  Bavuma
  2. A Markram
  3. R van der Dussen
  4. Z Hamza
  5. S Erwee
  6. K Verreynne
  7. W Mulder
  8. M Jansen
  9. K Rabada
  10. D Oliver
  11. L Ngidi

NZ vs SA Dream11 Match Prediction Choice For Captain And Vice-Captain

Tom Latham (Credit 10.0) has hammered 674 runs in 10 matches at an average of 42.13 and has a test strike rate of over 45. Latham can be impactful at the top order, don’t miss him out.

Henry Nicholls (Credit 8.5) has scored 639 runs in 10 matches at an average of 42.50 and has a strike rate of nearly 50 in the test format.

K Jaimeson (credit 9.0) has chipped 47 wickets in nine matches at an economy of 2.49 while T Southee (Credit 9.0) has bagged 40 wickets in nine matches at an economy of 2.59.

Dean Elgar (credit 10.0) is coming after a great series against India and in the last 10 matches, he has scored 744 runs at an average of 46.50.

R van der Dussen (credit 8.5) has hammered 551 runs in the last 10 games at an average of 36.73. He is one reliable batsman at the top order and is likely to have a great series ahead.

K Rabada (credit 9.5) has chipped 36 wickets in the last seven games at an economy of 2.84 while L Ngidi (Credit 9.0) has picked 32 wickets in eight innings at an economy of 2.95. Best choice as captain for this game.

Grand League Dream11 Team Prediction NZ v SA

Keeper – T Blundell

Batters –D Elgar, T Latham, r van der Dussen, H Nicholls

All-Rounders – C de Grandhomme, M Jansen

Bowlers – TT Southee, K Jaimeson, K Rabada, L Ngidi

NZ vs SA Grand League

Head to Head Dream11 Team Prediction NZ v SA

Keeper – T Blundell

Batters –D Elgar, T Latham, r van der Dussen, H Nicholls, W Young

All-Rounders – C de Grandhomme

Bowlers – TT Southee, K Jaimeson, K Rabada, L Ngidi

NZ vs SA Head To Head

Who Will Win Today Between NZ vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Today’s match?

According to Kheltalk’s astrology NZ vs SA Dream11 match Prediction, New Zealand will win the game. New Zealand will start as a clear favorite. Not to forget, Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kyle Jamieson, Henry Nicholls are in sublime lately and they surely will take advantage of their home conditions.

NZ vs SA Toss Prediction today

According to Kheltalk’s NZ vs SA Dream11 toss prediction, New Zealand is expected to bat first at this venue. The team winning the toss will look to bat first and score big in this contest.

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