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England vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 Match Analysis

As we all know that this game is going to be super awesome in terms of winning, Both the teams are super talented and played well in previous matches.

Let’s check more information about the exciting match which is going to happen on 18th of February this year, 2023.


Match Details

England vs New Zealand

Time – Start at 06:30 AM (IST)

Date – 18 February 2023, Saturday 

Venue – Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Series – England tour of New Zealand, 2023

Pitch Report and Details

     The weather in Mount Maunganui is favourable for both batters and pace bowlers. It has not been difficult for teams batting first to surpass the 300-run threshold. On this field, pacers have had better success than spin spinners.

Pitch Behaviour

     Batting favour


     On February 18 at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, England will face New Zealand in the 1st Test, Day 3 match of the England tour of New Zealand, 2023, on Saturday. The match begins at 06:30 AM IST.

     As wickets tumble, Devon Conway advances towards his Test century. The English bowlers completely dominate the New Zealanders. At Bay Oval on Day 2, visitors have placed additional pressure on New Zealand. The two that lost their wickets were Niel Wagner and Daryl Mitchell. 

     On Day 1, New Zealand lost three early wickets in the form of Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, and Henry Nicholls. James Anderson had two wickets at the end of the day and only gave up 10 runs.

END vs NZ, Match Possible Playing XI


Ben Duckett, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

New Zealand

Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee (c), Neil Wagner, Blair Tickner

Match Analysis 

Chances of winning

Win bat first: 50%
Win bowl first: 40%

Average Score:

1st Innings- 329 + runs

2nd innings- 312 + runs

     However, England are favourites to win. Whereas New Zealand are fully prepared for the win.

Possible toss winner - New Zealand

Possible match winner - England


Note: This analysis is based on the site administrators' knowledge, analysis, and intuition. Consider the information provided and make your own judgement when making your analysis.


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