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T20 World Cup 2024 WI vs NZ Match 26 Prediction: West Indies vs New Zealand Check Fantasy Team, Playing XIs, Injury Updates & Pitch Report

West Indies and New Zealand will face off in the 26th match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad on June 13, starting at 6:00 AM IST. West Indies are second in Group C, while New Zealand is at the bottom.

In their last match, West Indies dominated Uganda, scoring 173/5. Johnson Charles made 44 runs and Andre Russell added a quick 30* off 17 balls. Akeal Hosein’s 5 wickets for 11 runs led to a 134-run victory. Hosein has been the standout bowler for the West Indies, with combined figures of 6/20 from the first two games.

New Zealand suffered a heavy defeat against Afghanistan. They limited Afghanistan to 159/6, with Trent Boult and Matt Henry taking two wickets each. However, New Zealand collapsed to 75 all out, with only Glenn Phillips and Matt Henry reaching double digits, losing by 84 runs due to stellar performances by Fazalhaq Farooqi and Rashid Khan, who each took 4 wickets.

The last time these teams met was in 2022, where West Indies won by 8 wickets. Overall, in 19 matches, New Zealand has won 11, West Indies 6, and 2 matches had no result. New Zealand will be knocked out of the tournament if they go on to lose against the two-time champions. 

Ahead of match 26 of the T20 World Cup 2024, here is all you need to know.

WI vs NZ T20 World Cup 2024 Match Details

Match: West Indies vs New Zealand 

Date & Time: 13 June, 6.00 AM IST

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad

WI vs NZ Team News and Injury Update 

The West Indies are unlikely to make any changes to the playing 11. New Zealand, on the other hand, may bring in James Neesham for Mark Chapman.

T20 World Cup 24 WI vs NZ Predicted XI

West Indies Predicted XI

1 Brandon King, 2 Johnson Charles, 3 Nicholas Pooran (wk), 4 Roston Chase, 5 Rovman Powell (capt), 6 Sherfane Rutherford, 7 Andre Russell, 8 Romario Shepherd, 9 Akeal Hosein, 10 Alzarri Joseph, 11 Gudakesh Motie

New Zealand Predicted XI

1 Finn Allen, 2 Devon Conway (wk), 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Daryl Mitchell, 5 Glenn Phillips, 6 James Neesham, 7 Michael Bracewell, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Ish Sodhi, 10 Lockie Ferguson, 11 Trent Boult 

WI vs NZ T20 World Cup Match Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keepers: Johnson Charles, Finn Allen and Devon Conway

Batter: Rovman Powell

All-Rounders: Roston Chase and Michael Bracewell

Bowlers: Akeal Hosein, Gudakesh Motie, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and Obed McCoy

Captain: Akeal Hosein

Vice-Captain: Michael Bracewell

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T20 WC 2024 WI vs NZ: Trinidad Weather and Pitch Report

The Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad, will host its first match of the 2024 T20 World Cup. Unlike other challenging surfaces in this tournament, this venue is expected to be favourable for batsmen. The average first innings score is 185/6, and three out of four T20Is at this venue have been won by the team batting first.

The weather will be clear with 86% humidity.

WI vs NZ, T20 World Cup 2024 Broadcasting

The match between WI and NZ will be live on Star Sports network as far as TV is concerned.

World Cup USA 2024 WI vs NZ Live Streaming

Disney + Hotstar has picked up streaming rights of the WI vs NZ match. The toss will take place at 5.30 AM IST. 

WI vs NZ Head-to-Head

Matches Played19
Matches won by WI6
Matches won by NZ11
No Result2
Matches Tied0

T20 World Cup WI vs NZ Match 26 Prediction

Both the teams have some in-form players who can make this match interesting, but we predict New Zealand to emerge winners.

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