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New Zealand will be up against Pakistan in the 3rd match of the Pakistan in New Zealand, 5 T20I Series, 2024. The match will be played at the University Oval, Dunedin on 17th January at 05:30 AM IST.

NZ vs PAK (New Zealand vs Pakistan), 3rd T20I - Match Information

Match: New Zealand vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I
Date: 17th January, 2024
Time: 05:30 AM IST
Venue: University Oval, Dunedin

NZ vs PAK (New Zealand vs Pakistan), 3rd T20I Preview

New Zealand and Pakistan have played 2 matches in the series, with New Zealand winning all the games played so far.

In their previous encounter in this series, Finn Allen was the Man of the Match and Adam Milne scored the highest fantasy points for New Zealand with 120 match fantasy points while Haris Rauf topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Pakistan with 93 match fantasy points.

NZ vs PAK, University Oval, Dunedin Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the University Oval, Dunedin is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 168 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 25% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.

Weather Report for University Oval, Dunedin

The temperature will hover around 17°C and humidity is expected to be around 67%. 3.86 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 75% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. 

NZ vs PAK, Head-to-Head

In the 36 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

NZ vs PAK 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
Mohammad Rizwan 5 163 32.6 0 0 25, 39, 4, 27, 68 -
Tim Seifert 5 48 9.6 0 0 5, 37, 5, 1, 0 -
Finn Allen 5 201 40.2 0 0 34, 78, 50, 38, 1 -
  1. Mohammad Rizwan

    Mohammad Rizwan is a wicket-keeper with an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 163 runs averaging 32.6 per match.

  2. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a wicket-keeper with an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Tim Seifert is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 5, 37, 5, 1 and 0 runs at an average of 9.6 per match.

  3. Finnley Hugh Allen

    Finn Allen can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Finn Allen is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 34, 78, 50, 38 and 1 runs averaging 40.2 per match.

NZ vs PAK 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 3 10 2 4 0.8 0, 10, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 2
Tim Southee 3 7 1.4 6 1.2 6, 0, 1, 0, 0 0, 4, 0, 0, 2
Haris Rauf 4 0 0 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 3, 3, 0
  1. Adam Fraser Milne

    Adam Milne is a bowler with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the recently played 3 matches, Adam Milne has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 0.8. He has been very successful against this team, taking 0, 2, 0, 2 and 2 wickets in recent matches. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 3 matches Adam Milne played here, he has taken 5, 0, 1, 3 and 0 wickets.

  2. Timothy Grant Southee

    Tim Southee is a bowler with an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He bowls right-arm medium-fast and in the recently played 3 matches, this player has taken 0, 4, 0, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Haris Rauf

    Haris Rauf can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Haris Rauf has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 3, 3 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.6.

NZ vs PAK 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
Iftikhar Ahmed 3 69 13.8 2 0.4 24, 0, 0, 0, 45 0, 0, 1, 1, 0
Mitchell Santner 3 90 18 4 0.8 0, 49, 18, 0, 23 0, 0, 0, 4, 0
Daryl Mitchell 5 147 29.4 0 0 61, 57, 1, 14, 14 -
  1. Iftikhar Ahmed

    Iftikhar Ahmed is an all-rounder with an average of 103 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Iftikhar Ahmed is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 3 matches, he has scored 69 runs at an average of 13.8 per match.

  2. Mitchell Josef Santner

    Mitchell Santner is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Mitchell Santner is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 0, 49, 18, 0 and 23 runs at an average of 18 per match.

  3. Daryl Joseph Mitchell

    Daryl Mitchell is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.1. Daryl Mitchell is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 147 runs averaging 29.4 per match.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

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
Tim Southee 3 7 1.4 6 1.2 6, 0, 1, 0, 0 0, 4, 0, 0, 2
Daryl Mitchell 5 147 29.4 0 0 61, 57, 1, 14, 14 -
Babar Azam 5 107 21.4 0 0 57, 6, 9, 11, 24 -
Shaheen Afridi 3 2 0.4 3 0.6 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Saim Ayub 5 164 32.8 0 0 27, 52, 20, 49, 16 -
Adam Milne 3 10 2 4 0.8 0, 10, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 2

The top point-getters for New Zealand are Tim Southee with 122 match fantasy points, Daryl Mitchell with 91 match fantasy points and Adam Milne with 70 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Pakistan are Babar Azam with 91 match fantasy points, Shaheen Afridi with 79 match fantasy points and Saim Ayub with 75 match fantasy points.

NZ vs PAK 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
Iftikhar Ahmed 3 69 13.8 2 0.4 24, 0, 0, 0, 45 0, 0, 1, 1, 0
Mohammad Rizwan 5 163 32.6 0 0 25, 39, 4, 27, 68 -
Tim Seifert 5 48 9.6 0 0 5, 37, 5, 1, 0 -
Finn Allen 5 201 40.2 0 0 34, 78, 50, 38, 1 -
Mitchell Santner 3 90 18 4 0.8 0, 49, 18, 0, 23 0, 0, 0, 4, 0
  1. Iftikhar Ahmed

    Iftikhar Ahmed is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 103 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Iftikhar Ahmed is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 24, 0, 0, 0, 45 runs at an average of 13.8 per match.

  2. Mohammad Rizwan

    Mohammad Rizwan is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Mohammad Rizwan is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 163 runs averaging 32.6 per match.

  3. Tim Louis Seifert

    Tim Seifert is a wicket-keeper with an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Tim Seifert has scored 48 runs at an average of 9.6 per match.

  4. Finnley Hugh Allen

    Finn Allen can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, Finn Allen has scored 34, 78, 50, 38 and 1 runs averaging 40.2 per match.

  5. Mitchell Josef Santner

    Mitchell Santner is an all-rounder with an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, this player has scored 90 runs at an average of 18 per match.

NZ vs PAK Squad Information

New Zealand (NZ) Squad: Tim Southee, Kane Williamson, Adam Milne, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Will Young, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Seifert, Glenn Phillips, Josh Clarkson, Finn Allen and Ben Sears.

Pakistan (PAK) Squad: Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz, Babar Azam, Usama Mir, Sahibzada Farhan, Shaheen Afridi, Aamer Jamal, Abbas Afridi, Saim Ayub, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim, Zaman Khan and Haseebullah Khan.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Mohammad Rizwan and Tim Seifert

Batters: Babar Azam, Finn Allen and Mark Chapman

All-Rounders: Iftikhar Ahmed and Daryl Mitchell

Bowlers: Tim Southee, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi and Adam Milne

Captain: Adam Milne

Vice-Captain: Daryl Mitchell

Photo credit: Alamy

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