Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction - ICC Cricket World Cup - West Indies v New Zealand

New Zealand's Kane Williamson celebrates with Mitchell Santner after the match
New Zealand's Kane Williamson celebrates with Mitchell Santner after the match
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Match number 29 of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will be played between West Indies and New Zealand at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester.


West Indies and New Zealand have played a total of 64 ODIs against each other, out of which West Indies have won 30 and New Zealand have won 27. The last match that was played between the two teams was in December 2017, when the Kiwis defeated the Men in Maroon by a comfortable margin of 66 runs.

New Zealand have been in terrific form in ODIs off late and have won six of their last seven matches. Windies might not be feeling that confident of themselves given their record in this World Cup. Also, they have lost four of the five matches that they have played at Old Trafford, which is the venue for this match. Both teams have never played a match against each other in Manchester.

While West Indies have lost three and won one game from their last five matches, New Zealand have won all of their last five games.

New Zealand are at the second place in the points table with four wins from five matches, while one of their matches was washed out. The team has nine points and has a healthy net run rate of +1.591.

West Indies are on the the seventh spot with only one win from five matches and have only three points. One more loss will make it near impossible for the side to make it to the semi-finals.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

New Zealand- Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

West Indies- Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – New Zealand

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Shai Hope (West Indies)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Trent Boult (New Zealand), Oshane Thomas (West Indies)

Most Fours – Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Shai Hope (West Indies)

Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand 330+, West Indies 290+

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

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