New Zealand vs Australia T20I series 2020-21 – 2nd T20I

New Zealand vs Australia T20I series 2020-21

2nd T20I:

Second T20I of the Trans-Tasman T20I series of 5 T20I matches between New Zealand and Australia is going to be played at the University of Otago Oval, Dunedin on February 25th 2021.

Australia Tour of New Zealand History:

The teams completed 10 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won just thrice, 1 out of the victories was a tie, which the team won in one over eliminator, whereas the opponent won 7 times. 

The extended winning streak for the New Zealand team was just 1 T20I between 2016 to 2018 and from 2021 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team was 2 T20Is from 2010 to 2018.

The extended winning streak for the Australian team was 4 T20Is between 2005 to 2010.

The longest streak of undefeated for the Australian team was 5 T20Is from 2005 to 2016.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Australia are WLLLW.

On the soil of New Zealand, the teams faced each other 6 times. out of them, the New Zealand team received victory just twice, one of the victories was in one over eliminator in tied game, and defeated 4 times.

The teams played 4 matches as part of the bilateral series. New Zealand won the two games, and Australia won the same number of outings (2 matches).

The extended winning streak for the New Zealand team was 1 T20Is from 2021 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team was 1 T20Is from 2010 to 2018 and from 2021 to present.

The extended winning streak for the Australian team was 2 T20I between 2005 to 2010 and 2018 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for the Australian team was 5 T20Is from 2005 to 2021.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Australia in New Zealand are WLLW*L.

New Zealand vs Australia T20I series 2020-21 – 1st T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (New Zealand) and second rank (Australia) team. The host is 18 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 5-nil, then the host will earn 11 points and will get increment by 1 rank in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points with no change in rankings.

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 9 points and will get increment by 1 rank in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points with no change in rankings. 

In case of the host will win the series by 3 wins, then the host will earn 7 to 8 points and will get increment by 1 rank in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 0 to 2 points with no change in rankings. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 0 to 1 point with no change in rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 5 to 6 points and will get increment by 1 rank in the rankings. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will earn 1 to 3 points with no impact on the position, but if the team will lose the series by 1-0 then only the team will lose just a point (1 point) without getting impacted in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 3 to 5 points and may get increment by 1 rank in the rankings. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 2 to 3 points without any impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are WLWWW.

The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 5-nil, then the team will earn 4 points and be the table topper, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 12 points with 1 rank down in the position.

In case,  the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 3 points and be table topper, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 10 points with 1 rank down in the position. 

If the visiting team will win the series by 3 wins, then the team will earn 1 to 3 points but no improvement in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 8 to 9 points with losing 1 rank in the position. 

In case of the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 6 to 7 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rank. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 3 to 6 points and may lose 1 position in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 2 to 3 points with no impact in rankings, but if the team will win the series by 1-0, then only the team will earn 1 point without getting impacted in the position. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 to 3 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are LWLLW.

The Second Outing:

The result of the second match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will gain 2 points with improvement of 1 rank in the position, and the visitors will lose 2 points with losing rank by 1 position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 1 point and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 1 point with no change in position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Dunedin shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match, but there is almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 2% to 3%. The temperature would be between 13-14 Celsius. The wind would be between 12 – 14 km/h. The wind speed would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease as the match progresses.

University of Otago Oval, Dunedin

Toss and Pitch:

The ground will witness the first playing T20I, when the teams will meet to play.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand against Australia at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

Both the teams will have the first outing at the venue.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are L – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are – – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

New Zealand:

The home side would go unchanged XI.

New Zealand Eleven: M. Guptill, T. Seifert, K. Williamson, D. Conway, G. Phillips, J. Neesham, M. Santner, K. Jamieson, T. Southee, I. Sodhi, T. Boult

Australia:

The visiting team may include J. Behendorff in place of D. Sams, but the rest X members would be unchanged.

Australia Eleven: A. Finch, J. Philippe, M. Wade, G. Maxwell, M. Stoinis, M. Marsh, A. Agar, J. Richardson, K. Richardson, A. Zampa, J. Behendorff / D. Sams

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.
*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.