ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today’s Playing 11, Pitch Report, Injury Updates & Player Stats

ENG vs NZ Dream11
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ENG vs NZ Dream11
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ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: A new era will begin in the English cricket as England take on New Zealand in the first test starting on Thursday. It will be England’s first game under the new management of coach Brendon McCullum and the skipper Ben Stokes. The home side will look to leave behind all the disappointments of the last couple of years to play a fearless brand of cricket. Meanwhile, the Kiwis will try to do what they always do best – efficient implementation of the plans to stun the opposition.

England vs New Zealand, 1st Test Details:

Date: 2nd June 2022, Thursday
Time: 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Lord’s, London
Live Streaming: SONY LIV

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test ODI Pitch Report:

The pitch will have the seam and the bounce for the pacers as the morning hours will be crucial for the batters to survive. The team winning the toss is likely to bat first.

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test Injury & Team News:


Alex Lees is likely to open the batting alongside Zak Crawley.

Matty Potts is likely to join the veteran duo of James Anderson and Stuard Broad as the third pacer in the bowling attack.

New Zealand

Will young is expected to bat at number three for New Zealand.


ENG vs NZ, 1st Test Probable Playing XIs:


Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes (C), Ollie Pope, Ben Foakes (WK), Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, and Matty Potts

New Zealand

Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Will Young, Kane Williamson (C), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Blundell (WK), Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, and Neil Wagner

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Top Picks & Key Players:

For England

  • Joe Root – 9889 runs in 117 Tests
  • Ben Stokes – 5061 runs and 174 wickets in 79 Tests
  • James Anderson – 640 wickets in 169 Tests

For New Zealand

  • Kane Williamson – 7272 runs in 86 Tests
  • Tom Latham – 4502 runs in 65 Tests
  • Kyle Jamieson – 351 runs and 66 wickets in 14 Tests

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:

Captain Picks

  • Joe Root
  • Ben Stokes
  • Kane Williamson

Vice-Captain Picks

  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Devon Conway
  • James Anderson

ENG vs NZ, 1st Test – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

It will be a litmus test for the English batting unit. They will be a ton of pressure on the batters to score runs. The Kiwis have a formidable pace attack that could ask difficult questions from England’s batting. As per our ENG vs NZ Today Match Prediction, New Zealand are likely to win this contest.

ENG vs NZ Dream11 SL Team for Today’s Match:

Wicketkeepers: J Bairstow

Batters: K Williamson, T Latham, J Root (C), D Conway, O Pope

All-Rounders: B Stokes (VC)

Bowlers: J Anderson, S Broad, N Wagner, K Jamieson

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Grand League Team For Today’s Match:

Wicketkeepers: J Bairstow

Batters: J Root, D Conway, H Nicholls, Z Crawley

All-Rounders: B Stokes (C), C de Grandhomme

Bowlers: J Anderson, T Southee, K Jamieson (VC), M Potts

ENG vs NZ Dream11, 1st Test Bonus Fantasy Tips:

  • Make a GL team loaded with bowlers and also make the bowlers your captain and vice-captain in that team.
  • You can avoid the England openers in a team. The form is not on their side.
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