The 3rd ODI of the Windies tour of New Zealand will be played at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Here is the preview of the game in the New Zealand vs Windies, Match Preview:
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Timing: 3:30 AM (Dec 26)/ 10:00 PM GMT (Dec 25) / 11:00 AM Local Time
New Zealand ODI squad: Tom Latham(c), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, George Worker, Neil Broom, Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Seth Rance
Windies ODI squad: Jason Holder(c), Jason Mohammed, Ronsford Beaton, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Nikita Miller, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell, Kesrick Williams, Sheldon Cottrell, Chadwick Walton, Shimron Hetmyer
The Kiwis have a strong batting lineup despite the star name Kane Williamson not playing with the likes of Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, George Worker. George Worker, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls have been amongst the runs in this series so far. Tom Latham the skipper will like to get a few runs in the final One Day International. As far as the bowling is concerned the Kiwis have a inform pacer in Trent Boult who ran through the Windies top order in the last game with 7 wickets. Lockie Ferguson was also impressive. Santaner will be the key spinner for the hosts.
The Windies on the other hand have Jason Holder(c), Jason Mohammed, Chris Gayle, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Shimron Hetmyer as the players who can bat in the squad. Evin Lewis will be the danger man for the Kiwis because if he gets going then Windies will feel a sigh of relief as he is a seriously dangerous batsman. Shai Hope, Jason Holder will be the other key batsmen for the tourists. The bowling includes Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cotrell, Ashley Nurse as the key men.
The prediction is of New Zealand win due to home conditions and some really good inform bowling attack. This was the preview of the game. Please leave your comments and suggestions in the box below.