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England will be up against New Zealand in the 1st match of New Zealand in England, 4 ODI Series 2023. The match will be played at the Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff, on September 8, 2023, at 5:00 PM IST.

ENG vs NZ (England vs New Zealand), 1st ODI - Match Information

Match: England vs New Zealand, 1st ODI
Date: September 8, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM IST
Venue: Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

ENG vs NZ (England vs New Zealand), 1st ODI Preview

In their last 5 games, New Zealand have won 1 game and lost 4. In their last 5 games, England have won 3 games and lost 2.

Both teams last played against each other in the Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019  where Ben Stokes scored the highest fantasy points for England with 101 match fantasy points while James Neesham topped the fantasy points leaderboard for New Zealand with 111 match fantasy points.

ENG vs NZ, Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is going to be difficult. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 234 runs. The pitch at the Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff is a balanced one with decent assistance for both, batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

Temperature is expected to be around 25°C with 70% humidity. Winds at a speed of 2.41 m/s are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 71% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, We predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

ENG vs NZ, Head-to-Head

In the 91 matches played between these 2 teams, England all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while batters have earned the most fantasy points for New Zealand.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jos Buttler 5 336 67.2 0 0 26, 76, 9, 131, 94 -
Will Young 5 240 48 0 0 87, 15, 33, 19, 86 -
Dawid Malan 5 255 51 0 0 0, 11, 114, 118, 12 -
  1. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a punt player for your fantasy team. He has an average of 72 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. This player is a batter, bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, Jos Buttler has scored 26, 76, 9, 131 and 94 runs averaging 67.2 per match.

  2. William Alexander Young

    Will Young is a batter and has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 team. He is a top-order, opening right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 87, 15, 33, 19, and 86 runs at an average of 48 per match.

  3. Dawid Johannes Malan

    Dawid Malan can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 team. Dawid Malan has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He is a top-order. opening left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 0, 11, 114, 118 and 12 runs averaging 51 per match.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Adam Milne 5 28 5.6 7 1.4 4, 3, 0, 0, 21 1, 2, 2, 1, 1
Matt Henry 5 10 2 8 1.6 4, 5, 1, 0, 0 1, 3, 3, 1, 0
Adil Rashid 5 42 8.4 13 2.6 8, 6, 17, 11, 0 2, 4, 2, 3, 2
  1. Adam Fraser Milne

    Adam Milne is a bowler and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 fantasy team. Adam Milne bowls right-arm fast and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 1, 2, 2, 1 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.4.

  2. Matthew James Henry

    Matt Henry is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Matt Henry is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recent 5 matches, he has taken 1, 3, 3, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  3. Adil Usman Rashid

    Adil Rashid is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 fantasy team. This player has an average of 73 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.4. Adil Rashid bowls leg break and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 2, 4, 2, 3 and 2 wickets at an average of 2.6.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Chris Woakes 5 64 12.8 3 0.6 34, 7, 9, 14, 0 1, 1, 1, 0, 0
Sam Curran 5 112 22.4 10 2 23, 33, 11, 28, 17 2, 4, 0, 1, 3
Daryl Mitchell 5 303 60.6 3 0.6 34, 21, 129, 113, 6 0, 0, 0, 0, 3
  1. Christopher Roger Woakes

    Chris Woakes is an all-rounder and has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 fantasy team. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 5 matches, Chris Woakes has taken 1, 1, 1, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Samuel Matthew Curran

    Sam Curran is a differential player for your fantasy team. He has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. This player bowls left-arm medium fast and in the last 5 matches, Sam Curran has taken 10 wickets at an average of 2.

  3. Daryl Joseph Mitchell

    Daryl Mitchell is an all-rounder and has an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order batter and bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 303 runs at an average of 60.6 per match.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jos Buttler 5 336 67.2 0 0 26, 76, 9, 131, 94 -
Adam Milne 5 28 5.6 7 1.4 4, 3, 0, 0, 21 1, 2, 2, 1, 1
Chris Woakes 5 64 12.8 3 0.6 34, 7, 9, 14, 0 1, 1, 1, 0, 0
Matt Henry 5 10 2 8 1.6 4, 5, 1, 0, 0 1, 3, 3, 1, 0
Will Young 5 240 48 0 0 87, 15, 33, 19, 86 -
  1. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a high-risk, high-returns player for your fantasy team. Jos Buttler has an average of 72 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a batter, bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 26, 76, 9, 131 and 94 runs at an average of 67.2 per match.

  2. Adam Fraser Milne

    Adam Milne is a bowler and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 team. Adam Milne bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 5 matches, he has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4.

  3. Christopher Roger Woakes

    Chris Woakes can be a good, safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Chris Woakes bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recent 5 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Matthew James Henry

    Matt Henry is a bowler and has an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and can be a good, safe pick for your Dream11 team. This player is a right-arm, fast-medium bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Matt Henry has taken 1, 3, 3, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  5. William Alexander Young

    Will Young is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player is a top-order opening batter, who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, Will Young has scored 87, 15, 33, 19 and 86 runs at an average of 48 per match.

ENG vs NZ Squad Information

England (ENG) Squad: Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, David Willey, Mark Wood, Reece Topley, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Harry Brook and Gus Atkinson.

New Zealand (NZ) Squad: Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Tom Latham, Adam Milne, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Will Young, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson, Glenn Phillips, Finn Allen and Rachin Ravindra.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Jos Buttler and Tom Latham

Batters: Dawid Malan, Jason Roy and Will Young

All-Rounders: Daryl Mitchell and Sam Curran

Bowlers: Adam Milne, Chris Woakes, David Willey and Matt Henry

Captain: Jos Buttler

Vice-Captain: Adam Milne

Photo credit: Alamy

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