Australia and New Zealand will face off in the second semifinal of the Commonwealth Games cricket competition on Saturday. Both the teams have been pretty consistent in the tournament so far. However, while Australia are unbeaten, New Zealand did lose a match against England on their way to the final.

Will the White Ferns find a way to get past New Zealand or will the Aussies prove too tough a challenge for the Kiwis? Let's find out who the stats show as favourites for the much-important match.

1. Toss Prediction

New Zealand have won 2 of the three tosses so far in the Commonwealth Games 2022. On the other hand, Australia have also won 2 of their three tosses in the ongoing Birmingham Games. However, the Aussies did not have a good toss record in the build-up to CWG 2022, so based on that stat, predicting New Zealand to win the toss.

2. Win Possibility

New Zealand and Australia have a riveting rivarly in Women's cricket, especially in this format. The two teams have faced each other a total of 46 times and while White Ferns managed to win 21 won of these matches, they lost on 23 occasions with a match ending without any result and one ending with scores levelled. Having said that, Australia still hold the edge and on current form too they are they are number 1 team in the world and are unbeaten in the competition so far. All these things hint towards An Australian win.

3. Team of the Day

The Team of the Day is Australia who are favourites to win the gold medal in the competition. They are the defending champions in this format and are also the top team in the world. It's a no-brainer to pick them as the team of the day.

4. Powerplay Score

The average powerplay score for Australia in this competition so far has been 35. New Zealand's average powerplay score is 37. Predicting both teams to go past 35 runs in the first six overs of their innings.

5. Average Score

126.18 is the average first innings score in CWG 2022 taking into consideration 11 matches where the game was not reduced to less than 20 overs. All fixtures have happened at the Edgbaston Ground in Birmingham.

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