We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
77% of Vriitya Aravind’s runs have come while batting in the top three, averaging a whopping 45.
Muhammad Waseem has smashed two hundreds and seven fifties in the last 20 T20Is, overall collecting 902 runs at 47.
Asif Khan, who scored a 41-ball 100 in ODIs earlier this year, is set to make his T20I debut. He has already hammered 69 fours and 28 sixes in ODIs in 2023.
Since 2022, Mark Chapman has smashed runs at an impressive strike rate of 153. He is the highest run-getter in the current New Zealand squad since 2022: 507 runs at 46.
Will Young has scored 141 runs at 28 at number 4, compared to just 63 runs in seven innings when batting at number 3.
Given his Best11 success rate of 78% and an average of 60 points per match in ODIs, Ali Naseer is likely to keep you ahead in the race on his T20I debut.
Dean Foxcroft was the top run-getter in the New Zealand T20 league, scoring 424 runs at 47, while also picking up nine wickets.
67% of James Neesham’s runs and 66% of wickets have come when New Zealand have batted first.
Zahoor Khan (nine wickets) is the only player from either side to feature in the Best11 in the last five matches.
Since 2022, Tim Southee has gone wicketless only once in 15 matches, overall picking 23 wickets.
UAE: Muhammad Waseem (c), Aryansh Sharma, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Basil Hameed, Ansh Tandon, Ali Naseer, Asif Khan, Aayan Khan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan, Sanchit Sharma
New Zealand: Tim Seifert (wk), Chad Bowes, Will Young, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra/Dean Foxcroft, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Benjamin Lister, Tim Southee (c), Kyle Jamieson