England vs New Zealand (5th ODI): Match preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, June 20th, 2015 | 0

England Vs New Zealand – 5th ODI – preview

England Vs New Zealand cricket

Match Information –

Match of – England VS New Zealand

Date – 20th June 2015

Time – TBA

Type – One day International (ODI)

Venue – Riverside Ground

TV Channels –

Ten Sports, ESPN, Ten Cricket and some other local channels will be showing this match live throughout the world. Other than that, the match will be available on the internet and thus international viewers can watch the match from there.

Head to Head –

Matches Played – 81

England – 34

New Zealand – 41

Tie – 2

Abandon – 4

Squad List –

Here are the names of players who might play this match –

England –

Joe Root, Sam Billings, Jamie Overton, Adil Rashid, Craig Overton, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, David Willey, James Taylor, Jason Roy

New Zealand –

Brendon McCullum, Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Mitchell Santner, Grant Elliott, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Luke Ronchi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson, Ben Wheeler

Preview –

England is the favorite to win this match from our point of view. This is the 5th match of this series and truth be told, its England that showed more dominance than New Zealand. The memory of the world cup is not that far where New Zealand basically shamed England but the British have bounced back and are looking more dominant than ever. They won the 4th ODI with ease and showed that they are ready to take this trophy to their home. They will be looking for something like their last match here as well.

New Zealand is barely hanging on. They are doing well in almost every match but they are just outclassed by their opponents. After the semi-final of cricket world cup, they haven’t been seen on form and they are loosing quite easily matches after matches. Perhaps the real problem lies with their mentality and they still haven’t recovered from the shock of loosing the world cup. What ever the cause is, they need to do better and go for the win. They will be playing this match as the underdogs.

Prediction –

We predict that England will win this match but the match will be close and anything is possible in a close match.

About the Author

This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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