England vs New Zealand, 1st Match CWC 2023 will be played on October 5, 2023, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India.
England is the defending champions and has a very strong team, with a good mix of youth and experience. They have a powerful batting lineup, led by Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, and Jonny Bairstow. Their bowling attack is also very good, with Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, and Adil Rashid leading the way.
New Zealand are also a very good team, and they will be looking to avenge their defeat to England in the 2019 World Cup final. They have a strong batting lineup, led by Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, and Ross Taylor. Their bowling attack is also very good, with Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Matt Henry leading the way.
England are the favorites to win the match, but New Zealand are a very dangerous team, and they can never be underestimated. It is likely to be a very close match, but I predict that England will win by a narrow margin.
England vs New Zealand Key Players to Watch
- England: Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid
- New Zealand: Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Matt Henry
England vs New Zealand Pitch Report
The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium is a good batting pitch, but it can also offer some assistance to the bowlers, especially in the early overs. The average score in the last 10 ODIs played at this ground is 275.
England vs New Zealand Weather Forecast
The weather forecast for Ahmedabad on October 5, 2023, is mostly sunny, with a high of 35 degrees Celsius and a low of 25 degrees Celsius. There is a 5% chance of rain.
England vs New Zealand SQAUD
|Jonny Bairstow (WK)||Devon Conway|
|Jos Buttler (WK)||Tom Latham|
|Harry Brook||Will Young|
|Dawid Malan||Kane Williamson|
|Joe Root||Mark Chapman|
|Ben Stokes||Daryl Mitchell|
|Liam Livingstone||Glenn Phillips|
|Moeen Ali||Rachin Ravindra|
|Sam Curran||James Neesham|
|Chris Woakes||Mitchell Santner|
|Gus Atkinson||Trent Boult|
|Adil Rashid||Lockie Ferguson|
|Mark Wood||Ish Sodhi|
|Reece Topley||Matt Henry|
|David Willey||Tim Southee|
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