NZ vs ENG Pitch Report: New Zealand vs England 1st Test Match


NZ vs ENG Pitch Report: New Zealand cricket team will face the England cricket team in the first match on Thursday, February 16. Moreover, the game will be played at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

New Zealand are coming into this game after losing against India in the third T20I on Wednesday. India scored 234 runs while New Zealand went on to score 66 runs and India won by 168 runs.

Daryl Mitchell went on to score 35 runs against India on Wednesday. Moreover, he did so from 25 balls with a strike rate of 140.00. Daryl Mitchell hit 1 four and 3 sixes.

England are coming into this game after winning against South Africa in the third ODI on Wednesday. England scored 346 runs while South Africa went on to score 287 runs and England won by 59 runs.

NZ vs ENG Pitch Report: New Zealand vs England 1st Test Match
NZ vs ENG Pitch Report: New Zealand vs England 1st Test Match

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Jos Buttler went on to win the man of the match award against South Africa on Wednesday. He scored 131 runs from 127 balls with a strike rate of 103.15.

NZ vs ENG Pitch Report

The pitch at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval has a batting-friendly surface in Test cricket. The Pacers are expected to get more wickets compared to spin bowlers with an average first-innings score here being 298.

New Zealand vs England 2023 live match

New Zealand vs England match will be available on Sony Sports channels. Moreover, the fixture can be watched on Sony Sports 1 and Sony Sports 1 HD channels.

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New Zealand vs England Team Squads: NZ vs ENG

New Zealand: Tim Southee (captain), Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell (wk), Devon Conway, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Kane Williamson, Will Young.

England: Ben Stokes (captain), James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes (wk), Will Jacks, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Olly Stone.

How many T20I matches have England won in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, England has gone on to win 12 T20I matches so far.

Has England ever won a Test match in New Zealand?

Yes, England went on to win 51 test matches against New Zealand in New Zealand.

New Zealand vs England live score

The live score of the cricket match is available on platforms like the NZC, ECB website, Cricbuzz website, and app. It is also available on the ESPN Cricinfo platform.

How will the weather be during playtime?

The weather is expected to be clear during playtime.

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