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Australia vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match, 2024 Today Match Prediction

8 Mar - 12 Mar 2024 - 03:30 IST Hagley Oval - Christchurch, New Zealand AUS vs NZ
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Match Prediction:

On March 8, New Zealand will host Australia for the second and final Test. At 3:30 AM IST, the encounter will be played at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

In the first Test, New Zealand was no match for the formidable Australians, falling victim to a dismissal by 172 runs. New Zealand’s performance was predominantly unfavorable, with the exception of Glenn Phillips, who amassed 71 runs in Australia’s first innings and five wickets in their second. In order for New Zealand to contend with Australia, the upper order must generate runs.

Australia has also experienced its share of batting difficulties. Aside from Cameron Green’s spectacular 174 runs, no other batters made a significant contribution during the innings. Australia will be cognizant of the fact that in order to keep New Zealand at bay, batters must score runs. In the event that Australia’s batting struggles once more, New Zealand will have an opportunity to stage a revival in the series.

Winning Chances:


Toss Prediction:

The captain who wins the toss ought to begin batting and score runs. As conditions will remain unchanged for the initial three days, conducting runs on board will be beneficial.

Weather Report:

The weather is expected to be clear for the first two days of the test match, but precipitation is predicted for the last three days.

Pitch Report:

Throughout the game, the bowlers will benefit from the pitch. The batters will be kept on their toes with the trajectory of the new ball. On days four and five, spinners will be implemented.

Head to Head:

New Zealand has a terrible record against Australia, winning only eight of 60 Tests.

Australia Preview:

Australia wishes to maintain its current lineup for the second Test. Australia typically announces its participating XI prior to the match; therefore, any such announcements will be reflected on this page.

Australia Squad Preview:

Steve Smith, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Mitch Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand Preview:

Devon Conway is expected to remain sidelined indefinitely due to thumb surgery. Additionally, Will O’Rourke sustained an injury during the initial Test, prompting New Zealand to select Ben Sears to serve as his substitute in the subsequent Test. Neil Wagner, who recently declared his retirement, could potentially make an appearance in the Test match.

New Zealand Squad Predicted:

Will Young, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Blundell, Glenn Phillips, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Ben Sears

Australia vs New Zealand Prediction:

Australia will be the favored team to begin the match. Australia are a significantly superior team than New Zealand, and New Zealand will have to exert an enormous amount of effort to defeat them. It is difficult for any team to dominate Australia for five days; therefore, New Zealand faces a formidable challenge in attempting to recover and recommence the series. Another monumental victory is anticipated for Australia.

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Australia will Win in 2nd Test!


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