WI vs NZ: West Indies and New Zealand will take on each other on Thursday, August 11. Moreover, the Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica will host the match.
WI vs NZ: Background of West Indies vs New Zealand fixture
West Indies are coming into this fixture after facing India in a three match ODI series and a five match T20 series. They lost the ODI series against India by 3-0.
India also managed to successfully win the five match T20I series against West Indies recently. They bagged a staunch 4-1 victory which showed how prepared they are for the crucial T20 World Cup later this year.
New Zealand are coming into this fixture after winning against the Netherlands in the two match T20 series. They went on to win both the T20Is to win the series by a margin of 2-0 against the Netherlands.
Mitchell Santner won the man of the match award against Netherlands in the second match. He scored 77 runs from 42 balls with a strike rate of 183.33.
WI vs NZ: What is the weather update at the Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica?
The maximum temperature in Kingston on Thursday will be 32°C while the minimum temperature will be 14°C. Overcast conditions are expected throughout the day.
How will the pitch behave for West Indies vs New Zealand match?
The pitch at Sabina Park is perfectly balanced for both batters and bowlers in white-ball cricket. New Zealand pacers are likely to dominate the powerplay overs but batters can expect big scores in the middle and death overs. In the three T20I matches played here, the average first innings scored is just around 134 runs.
WI vs NZ: What is the full squad for West Indies vs New Zealand series?
West Indies – Nicholas Pooran (C), Rovman Powell (Vice Captain), Shamarh Brooks, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh.
New Zealand – Kane Williamson (C), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.
WI vs NZ: How to watch West Indies vs New Zealand live/full match?
The fans will not able to watch West Indies vs New Zealand on their TV sets. Because no TV broadcaster will be broadcasting the series in India. Hence, the series will not be available on TV.
FanCode platform has the digital broadcasting rights to show West Indies vs New Zealand series.
Moreover, one can watch live matches on the FanCode app or the official website of FanCode.