Match Details

Date: June 13, 2024

Time: 6:00 AM IST

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

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T he West Indies will take on New Zealand in a big-ticket Group C clash at the Brian Lara Stadium. Ahead of this clash, the Windies registered a dominant victory over Uganda to continue their undefeated run in the World Cup. On the other hand, the Blackcaps suffered massive defeat against Afghanistan.

Pitch Report

The pitches at the Brian Lara Stadium Tarouba, Trinidad tend to be very good for batting in T20Is, but it can get slower with regular cricket, allowing the bowlers to make an impact. With that, the average first innings of 184 at this venue which could be a great score when West Indies and New Zealand play against each other in the T20 World Cup 2024.

Team Analysis

West Indies

The West Indies enter this clash on the back of two confident against minows Papa New Guinea and Uganda. The Windies have solid batting line which features in-form players Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, and Andre Russell who have scored runs consistently over the recent series. Talking about their bowling, the spinners Akeal Hosein and Gudakesh Moite have performed incredibly well and will be crucial for against New Zealand but the pace attack remains a major issue.

West Indies  squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Roston Chase, Rovman Powell (c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Shai Hope, Obed McCoy, Shamar Joseph, Shimron Hetmyer

New Zealand

New Zealand were on the receiving end of massive 75-run loss against Afghanistan. Shockingly Kane Williamson's men had a dismal effort in the field with close 13 missed chances in that defeat. The Kiwi bowling attack boasts experience with stars like Trent Boult, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, and Lockie Ferguson performing well. But their batting seems like a worry, especially in spin-friendly conditions of the Brian Lara Stadium.

New Zealand squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, James Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Rachin Ravindra

Match Prediction

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