Today match Prediction of New Zealand vs South Africa Match cricket Prediction, 100% Win Prediction Toss Prediction, Who will Win, Pitch Report, weather report of World Cup 2019.
New Zealand vs South Africa Match Prediction: Today Match Prediction
NZ vs SA ICC World Cup Match Prediction Today – Match 25, 2019
ICC World Cup 2019, London: Resurgent South Africa takes on Mighty Kiwis to prevail an early scare at ICC WOrld cup.
In the 25th match of The World cup, the New Zealand and South Africa will lock horns on each other at Edgbaston ground in Birmingham. New Zealand has been in terrific form throughout the tournament as they won all matches so far. Meanwhile, South Africa struggled very severely in the entire tournament as they face three back to back losses.
Both teams have met seven times each with Kiwis coming with the upper hand on Proteas.
New Zealand Team Updates :
New Zealand will face a tougher opponent in the form of proteas in the tournament. Currently, the kiwi’s team are in second place in the points table with three wins and one draw. New Zealand’s last match against India was abandoned due to rain.
On the other hand, New Zealand’s batting order looks so good with the likes of Martin Guptill, Kane William son and Ros Taylor. Especially, middle-order batsman Ross Taylor Has been in the terrific tournament through the tournament.
On the other hand, their bowling unit looks good. Their main pacer Trent Boult has been in excellent form and he is the tournament’s highest wicket-taker.
In this match, they need to perform well in order to sustain in the top place in the points table.
South Africa Team Updates :
On the other hand, South Africa is in the brink of making an early exit from the tournament.
They lost back to back three matches and one game was washed out due to rain. They won their last game against Afghanistan and they would need to win all the matches to prevail a scare in the tourney.
The good news is that fast owler Lungi Ngidi is back into the action after he suffered a hamstring injury against Bangladesh. Meanwhile, South Africa has kept its hopes on openers Hashim Amla and De Cock.
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
We can expect light showers in this match with a cloud cover of 70%. As the match progresses, we might expect an increase in temperature.
This will be the first match of the tournament at the venue. While it is considered as a good batting pitch, seamers will find movement with cloudy weather expected throughout the day. Also with rain likely to cause major interruptions, both teams will be counting upon their pacers to get early wickets.
This is the first World cup game in this ground. With rain likely to be interrupted, both teams might expect their bowlers to pick up early wickets.
New Zealand vs South Africa toss prediction:
According to pitch and weather reports, the captain who wins the toss might choose to bowl to gain the advantages of overcast conditions.
New Zealand Team news:
New Zealand has nothing to worry about the injuries. But we expect a change in the batting order, where Henry Nicholls might replace Colin Munro.
New Zealand possible XI :
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro / Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson
South Africa Team News:
Lungi Ngidi is back into the action who might feature in this match after suffering a hamstring injury against Bangladesh.
South Africa possible XI :
Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir
Head to Head:
- Matches: 70
- New Zealand won: 24
- South Africa won: 41
- Tied: 0
- No result: 5
World Cup head to head:
- Matches: 7
- New Zealand won: 5
- South Africa won: 2
- Ties: 0
- No Result: 0
New Zealand vs South Africa match prediction:
According to stats and numbers, the Kiwis team has a clear edge on South Africa. But we cannot come to conclusion as the South African came into winning ways in the last match against Afghanistan. But as for now, we are going with New Zealand to win this contest.
Today Match Prediction Winner: New Zealand