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England vs New Zealand, 2nd 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 26th of February this year, 2023.


Match Details

England vs New Zealand

Time – Start at 03:30 AM (IST)

Date – 26 February 2023, Sunday 

Venue – Basin Reserve, Wellington

Series – England tour of New Zealand, 2023 

Pitch Report and Details

     Although the Wellington pitch has been a good one for batting, pacers will always be able to take advantage of it. The optimal strategy for teams should be to bat first and score runs.

Pitch Behaviour

     Batting favour


     On February 26 at the Basin Reserve, Wellington, England will face New Zealand in the 2nd Test, Day 3 match of the England tour of New Zealand, 2023, on Sunday. The match begins at 03:30 AM IST.

     With a devastating opening spell, James Anderson solidified his ascent to the top spot in the world Test bowling rankings as England seized total control of the second Test against New Zealand on Saturday. 

     As England declared their first innings at 435-8, rain forced an early finish to day two in Wellington, and veteran seamer Anderson snared 3-37, sending the Black Caps tumbling to 138-7. 

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- 431 + runs

2nd innings- 332 + 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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