On Friday, New Zealand will beat Namibia here to get closer to the semi-finals.
Namibia lost to Pakistan for the last time, while New Zealand won two consecutive victories, beating India by eight wickets, and then surpassing Scotland. The New Zealanders are currently ranked third with 4 points, and a victory over Namibia will bring them closer to the second-placed semifinals of Group 2.
Despite the good performance against India, the overall performance of New Zealand’s bowling is poor.
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After an ordinary outing against Scotland, left-arm speed racer Trent Bolt, seasoned Tim Sossi and Adam Milne will focus on a great performance against Namibia, while Ish Sodi The spinning duo with Mitchell Santner will seek to spin their network on the opposition.
“We did not perform well on the ball, but we need to move on. Thank you Scotland for the way you play and hit the ball out of the park. We were tested and we need to learn from it,” Captain Williamson Said in the 16 games against Scotland.
For the New Zealanders, the biggest positive factor is the return of the gorgeous opener Martin Guptill, who won the championship with a score of 93 with just 56 goals. He will need more support from his opening partners Darryl Mitchell and Williamson.
Only two points ranked fifth, while Namibia has nothing to lose. Namibia has fought fierce battles with Pakistan and will seek to do it again. The Namibian batsmen have already started, but if the little fishes need to convert them into a big score.
Namibia relies heavily on David Wiese, but others also need to be involved.
- new Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptier, Darryl Mitchell, Devin Conway, Tim Seifert (week), James Nisham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sody, Trent Bolt, Tim Sossey, Mark Chapman, Adam Milne, Kyle Jamison, Thor De Aster.
- Namibia: Gerhard Erasmus (c), Stephan Baard, JJ Smit, Karl Birkenstock, Jan Frylinck, Ben Shikongo, Bernard Scholtz, Craig Williams, Michael van Lingen, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green, David Wiese, Pikky Ya France, Michau du Preez, Jan Nicole Lovety-Eaton.
- The game started at 3.30 pm IST.