Date: 23-27 June 2022
Time: 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
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England have already claimed the series and have an unassailable lead of 2-0 and the final Test presents them with an opportunity to whitewash New Zealand. Meanwhile, visitors New Zealand are looking to end the tour on a high. They have been on the back foot right from the first Test and need a win to redeem themselves. Tom Latham will be eager to rally his boys in the final Test. On the other hand, Ben Stokes-led England will look to replicate their performance from the second Test.
There have been some consistent performances in the series so far. From the England camp, Joe Root has been one consistent performer with the bat. The right-handed batter has scored two centuries in four innings so far. For the same reason, he remains a good choice for captaincy. Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow, and Ben Stokes were also among the runs in the last match. Alex Lees and Ben Foakes can prove to be two valuable picks considering their small contributions in the series so far.
From the New Zealand camp, Daryl Mithcell has been a regular performer. Mitchell has scored two centuries and a half-century in four innings and is expected to come good in the third Test as well. Tom Blundell has also chipped in in both the games. In bowling, quick bowlers have dominated the wicket charts and so it’s wise to pick them. Trent Boult, Tim Southee, James Anderson, Matthew Potts, and Stuart Broad are good choices.
England: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Stuart Broad, Matthew Potts, Jack Leach, James Anderson
New Zealand: Tom Latham (c), Will Young, Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
People’s Pick for Fantasy
Grand League team
Wicketkeepers: Tom Blundell, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes
Batters: Joe Root, Devon Conway, Ollie Pope, Will Young
All-rounders: Ben Stokes, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell
Bowlers: Trent Boult, James Anderson, Matthew Potts, Tim Southee
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