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CWC 19: New Zealand Face Australia Aiming Semi-Final Berth

LONDON: Like Pakistan, New Zealand would also be seeking to secure their semi-final berth when they will face rampant Australia in the 37th match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at The Lord’s in London on Saturday.

The match will start at 05:30 pm PST.

Both teams have played so far seven matches each. The table-toppers Australia have won six and lost one, securing 12 points with an NRR of 0.906.

On the other hand, New Zealand have won five matches and lost one, obtaining 11 points with an NRR of 1.028. They are placed third on the table.

SQUADS

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon