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ICC World Twenty20 final Live Stream & Predictions

A T20 is different from an ODI and test match. It has got a pace of its own, a rhythm of its own and everything can change in a course of one over. The ICC World Twenty20 finalists New Zealand and Australia know it all too well. New Zealand’s Neesham did the impossible when he took the Kiwis to the shore with his explosive knock. Matthew Wade and Stoinis step up while the Aussies seem doomed against Pakistan. A missed catch let down Pakistan who were on track for three-quarters of the game. 

The ICC World Cup Twenty20 final will unfold at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. World Test Series Champions New Zealand will challenge the Aussies who have a legacy to keep up with. Fans had a great time with both the semi-finals, they would hope for nothing less in the finals. 

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Details of the ICC World Twenty20 final

Fixture: New Zealand vs Australia

Date: 14 November 2021

Time: 03:00 pm NZDT, 02.00 pm GMT

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

How to watch the ICC World Twenty20 final?

In the UK, the official broadcasting partner is Sky Sports. Fans can watch the game in Sky Sports Cricket, SkySports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix via cable. Sky Sports app and www.skysports.com are the platforms to live stream the event. 

The channel Sky Sport 3 will broadcast the event live in New Zealand. Also, the online platforms skysportnow.co.nz and skygo.co.nz will live stream the event.

As usual, Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster for this fixture in India. Disney’s Hotstar will also live stream the action to the fans.

Betting platform bet365 offers live coverage to various sports events for its active bettors.

New Zealand vs Australia– Expected Playing XI

New Zealand probable line-up:

Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Tim Seifert, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.

Australia probable line-up:

David Warner, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa

Injury news:

Devon Conway is an unfortunate man, New Zealand’s wicket-keeper batsman punched his bat in frustration following his dismissal in the semi-finals. He has fractured his right-hand fifth metacarpal in doing so. Conway is gutted that he would miss the finals. The 26-year-old wicket-keeper Tim Seifert will replace Conway in the final. Seifert hasn’t played since New Zealand failed in the opener against Pakistan. BettingPremier’s take on the final fixture follows hereafter.

Predictions

Trans-Tasman relations bloom in tragedy after the European exploration. Getting independence from British rule, New Zealand struggled more than vast Australia. Maybe that helped them to face the pandemic better. While powerful nations like US and China were terrified, the Kiwis navigated through the dark corners swiftly. And they are thriving in cricket as well. Neesham provided crucial support to Mitchell in the last few overs and swung the balance in their favour. Similarly, Matthew Wade and Marcus Stoinis were the pillars of Australia, contributing a partnership of 81 runs. Australia were 96-5 in the 13th-over. The chasing teams have more probability of winning in Dubai, whoever wins the toss will have good reason to field first. Though the Aussies are favoured by the bookmakers, New Zealand might have their revenge for the 2015 ODI World Cup defeat.

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