July 12, 2020
2019 Cricket World Cup Cricket News

India vs New Zealand, CWC 18th game: Weather report, pitch report and match details

India vs New Zealand, CWC 18th game: Weather report, pitch report and match details

It will be the clash of the titans as India takes on New Zealand in the 18th game of the ongoing cricket world cup. India has pipped South Africa and a much fancied Australia in their starting two fixtures of the show piece event, while New Zealand is top of the table with three resounding win against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

Head to head in world cup

Matches– 7
New Zealand won– 4
India won– 3

Match timings: 3 PM in India, 2:30 PM in Pakistan, 9:30 PM in New Zealand and 10:30 AM in England
Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Match date: 13th June, 2019

Pitch report

The Trent Bridge pitch is traditionally a heaven for the batsman and one can expect big numbers in the first innings. Pakistan got bundled out on a low score of 105 against West Indies but came back to score 348 runs to thump England at the same venue. Expect a high scoring encounter.

The city of Robin Hood offers overcast conditions due to its presence in North. The captain winning the toss must bowl first and exploit the conditions if the weather is overcast.

Live streaming

You can catch the action unfold on Hotstar mobile app or go to www.hotstar.com. Sky Sports will have the broadcasting rights in England.

Where to watch on Television

Star Sports network– India and subcontinent

Sky Sports- United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland

SuperSport- South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

OSN- Middle East & North Africa

Fox Sports Australia and Channel 9- Australia

Willow TV- USA

Sky TV and Prime- New Zealand

Ten Sports and PTV- Pakistan

ESPN- Caribbean

Gazi TV, Maasranga and BTV- Bangladesh

SLRC- Sri Lanka

Fox Network Group- China and South East Asia

Digicel– Asia Pacific

Radio Television Afghanistan– Afghanistan

Yupp TV- (Continental Europe and Central Asia)

Other streaming or Television options

In the rest of South Asia which includes Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam, Fox Sports will telecast highlights at noon each day. The channel will also telecast late-night replay of the best ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 moments at 10pm, local time.

Weather forecast

The temperature will range from 11’c to 15’c in the morning and from 12’c to 14’c in the afternoon. There is a good chance of rain throughout the course of the day which can also abandon the game.


India: Virat Kohli (C), Dinesh Karthik(W), MS Dhoni (W), Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Lokesh Rahul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Vijay Shankar and Shikhar Dhawan(injured)

New Zealand: (C), Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Martin Guptill, Tom Blundell (W), Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Trent Boult, Tom Latham (W), Ish Sodhi, James Neesham, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and Mitchell Santner.

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