The ODI World Cup 2023 is going to start today with a game between England and New Zealand. Both teams played in the final of the ODI World Cup 2019, which ended with a victory for English side. No doubt, this is one of the most exciting finals in the cricket World Cup.
Both teams arrived in India last week as both sides have scheduled warm-up matches. England’s first game against India was abandoned due to rain, and the other match with Bangladesh was also affected by rain. Still, England managed to win this game with DRS.
Kiwis won both of their games against top teams, Pakistan and South Africa.
England vs New Zealand Match Details
The match between the two finalist of ODI World cup 2019 England and New Zealand will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad. The game will began at 1:30 according to IST. Both teams will do a practice session before the game to understand weather conditions and pitch.
|Venue||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Live Channels||Star Sports|
ENG vs NZ: Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
Narendra Modi Stadium has batting-friendly pitches, and it seems that this will be a high scoring game. The fast bowlers will get help in the initial phase of the game, but spinners will be beneficial as the ball gets old. Moreover, due will play a crucial role in the second inning. It gets harder to get movement in the second inning, and the winning captain will try to bat first.
Eng vs NZ: Ahmed Abad Weather Report
New Zealand and England will play the first match of the ODI World Cup 2023 in perfect weather conditions. As there is no chance of rain and the temperature is between 26 to 34 degrees. It will be a little hot for the first few overs but will get better as time passes. Below is a complete weather report of Narendra Modi Stadium for England and New Zealand match:
England vs New Zealand Head to Head in ODI
England and New Zealand have played 95 One-Day Internationals (ODIs). Both teams have won 44 games and are neck and neck. Only three matches conclude in a draw, and three are tied.
|New Zealand Won||44|
England Squad in First ODI World Cup Match
Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (C), Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes
New Zealand Squad in First ODI World Cup Match
Devon Conway, Will Young, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (C), Glenn Phillips, ,Mitchell Santner , Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult
Eng vs NZ Injured Players
Kane Williamson will not play owing to an injury in IPL. Tim Southee will make his comeback after suffering a thum injury against England in the last series. Ben Stokes has a hip niggle but will very likely play.
Where to Watch England vs New Zealand ODI World Cup Match
The match between England and New Zealand will be broadcast on Star Sports in Hindi, English, Tamil, and Telugu, and streaming will be available on Disney+Hotstar. Pakistani viewers can tune in on PTV Sports and A Sports on their TV. Live streaming rights are granted to ARY Zap and Daraz Mobile app in Pakistan for the ODI World Cup. Below is the list of broadcasters and live streamers for ENG vs NZ match:
|Country||TV Channels||Live Streaming Apps and Websites|
|India||Star Sports, Star India, Star Middle East, , DD Sports||Disney+ Hotstar|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports , A sports||ARY zap, Daraz App|
|Australia||Fox Sports||Kayo, Foxtel Now, Foxtel App & ICC.tv|
|Bangladesh||GTV, T Sports, , BTV National||Rabbitholebd.com, Rabbitholebd YouTube Channel, , Rabbithole app|
|Sri Lanka||Siyatha, Eye channel, Star Sports||Channel Eye’s mobile app , website|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports||Sky Sports, Sky Go|
|South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport website & app, GOtv, , DsTV|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports NZ||Sky Sports Now , ICC.tv|
|United States||Willow TV||ESPN+, Hulu + Live, AT&T TV, ICC.TV, Sling TV, fuboTV, or YouTube TV|
|Canada||Willow TV Canada||Hotstar Canada, ICC.tv|
|Middle East & North Arica (MENA)||Etisalat , Starzplay||CricLife, Switch TV & StarzPlay, , ICC.tv|
|Europe , South East Asia||YuppTV||YuppTV|
|Caribbean Isl,s||ESPN Caribbean||ESPN app , ICC.tv|
|Hong Kong||Now TV||Yupp TV|
|Pacific Isl,s||Digicel||Digicel website/ap|
|Malaysia||Astro||Yupp TV, Astro Cricket via Singtel|