Betting Cricket Tips and Fantasy Predictions: New Zealand vs Australia 2021 - 5th T20I
The 5th and the last T20I of the five-match series between New Zealand and Australia will be played at the Westpac Stadium, Wellington in New Zealand.
After drawing level by 2-2 in the series, Australia are now just one win away from lifting the trophy.
Devon Conway is the top run-scorer for New Zealand with 156 runs at a strike rate of 143. He has struck 16 fours and 4 sixes. Martin Guptill has also made 147 runs at a strike rate of 161.
Ish Sodhi has been the best bowler for New Zealand and has picked up 10 wickets while bowling at an average of 13 and an economy rate of 8.86. Mitchell Santner also has 6 wickets.
Aaron Finch's form is a scary sign for New Zealand. The visitors now have the momentum to produce another fine performance after dismissing New Zealand cheaply in both the last two matches.
Finch is the top run-scorer for Australia with 161 runs at a strike rate of 140. He has struck 14 fours and 6 sixes. Marcus Stoinis has also made 114 runs at a strike rate of 165.
Ashton Agar has been the best bowler for Australia and has picked up 8 wickets while bowling at an average of 11 and an economy rate of 7.00. Kane Richardson also has 7 wickets.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Hamish Bennett/Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Australia - Aaron Finch (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Philippe, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Australia
Who will win? – Australia
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Aaron Finch (Australia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ish Sodhi (New Zealand), Ashton Agar (Australia)
Most Sixes – Jimmy Neesham (New Zealand), Aaron Finch (Australia)
Man of the Match – Ashton Agar
Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand 170+, Australia 180+
Match Handicap Australia
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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