Match Prediction AUS vs NZ – October 28 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Considering the recent head-to-head record where Australia have won all their recent encounters against New Zealand, Australia seems to have a slight advantage going into the match.

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Match Details 

Teams: Australia vs New Zealand

Match number: 27th Match

Ground: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Series: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Time: 05:00 AM GMT / 10:30 AM LOCAL

Match day: Friday, October 27, 2023

Australia vs New Zealand Betting Odds

Australia ODINew Zealand ODI

Probable Playing XIs


David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood


New Zealand

Tom Latham (c), Finn Allen, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Trent Boult

New Zealand Cricket team

Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

David Warner from Australia: David Warner has been in excellent touch with the bat lately. The left-handed batter can be very damaging with the bat, especially during the field restrictions. Warner will want to make a big score in the tournament opener.

Devon Conway from New Zealand: Devon Conway, the opener for New Zealand, is expected to be the best batter of the match on October 28.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Mitchell Starc from Australia: Mitchell Starc is a left-arm fast bowler known for his ability to swing the ball both ways and his lethal yorkers. He has been in good form recently and can be a key player for Australia.

Mitchell Santner from New Zealand: Mitchell Santner is a left-arm orthodox spinner who can be very effective in the middle overs. His ability to take wickets and maintain a tight economy rate makes him a valuable player for New Zealand.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

WinnerResultDateMatch Details
AustraliaAustralia won by 25 runs11-Sep-20223rd ODI (D/N), Cairns, New Zealand tour of Australia
AustraliaAustralia won by 113 runs08-Sep-20222nd ODI (D/N), Cairns, New Zealand tour of Australia
AustraliaAustralia won by 2 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)06-Sep-20221st ODI (D/N), Cairns, New Zealand tour of Australia
AustraliaAustralia won by 71 runs13-Mar-20201st ODI (D/N), Sydney, New Zealand tour of Australia
AustraliaAustralia won by 86 runs29-Jun-201937th match (D/N), Lord’s, ICC Cricket World Cup

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of Australia

October 20, 202318th MatchAustralia won by 62 runs
October 16, 202314th MatchAustralia won by 5 wickets (with 88 balls remaining)
October 12, 202310th MatchSouth Africa won by 134 runs
October 08, 20235th MatchIndia won by 6 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
September 27, 20233rd ODIAustralia won by 66 runs

Last 5 Games of New Zealand

October 22, 202321st MatchIndia won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
October 18, 202316th MatchNew Zealand won by 149 runs
October 13, 202311th MatchNew Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
October 09, 20236th MatchNew Zealand won by 99 runs
October 05, 20231st MatchNew Zealand won by 9 wickets (with 82 balls remaining)

Information About Injuries in Teams 

Here are some injuries in the Australia and New Zealand teams before the 27th match on October 28, 2023:


Captain Cummins is recovering from a hand injury. Smith has a wrist injury, Maxwell has an ankle injury, and Starc has a groin injury.

New Zealand

Southee broke his thumb and required five pins to repair it. Williamson suffered a blow to his left hand.

Australia vs New Zealand: Winning Prediction

Looking at the recent performances of both teams, Australia seems to hold an edge over New Zealand. With four victories in their last five games, Australia has shown remarkable consistency. The team’s batting lineup, led by David Warner and Aaron Finch, has been delivering consistently, which sets a strong foundation for big scores. Their bowling attack, led by Mitchell Starc, has been equally potent, exhibiting both control and the ability to take crucial wickets.

On the other hand, New Zealand, despite winning three out of their last five matches, experienced a major setback with their loss against India. Their batting unit depends heavily on Devon Conway, and the lack of consistent performances from the middle order could be a potential weak point. Their bowling unit, led by Trent Boult, has been successful but their inability to restrict opponents to low scores has been a concern.

Given these factors, and considering the recent head-to-head record where Australia have won all their recent encounters against New Zealand, Australia seems to have a slight advantage going into the 27th match on October 28, 2023. However, cricket is a game of uncertainties and the final outcome will greatly depend on the conditions of the day and the performances of key players.

Report About The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (HPCA Stadium) is a cricket stadium located in the city of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, India. Here’s some background and history about the stadium:

  • The stadium is home to the Himachal Pradesh cricket team for Ranji Trophy matches and other limited overs matches.
  • The venue is unique in India as it is situated at an altitude of 1,457 m above sea level and has the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the background.
  • The stadium also hosted IPL matches as a home stadium for Kings XI Punjab.
  • The first international team who played on this ground was the Pakistani cricket team, when they played a warm-up match against an India A side in 2005.
  • The first One Day International (ODI) at this stadium was played between India and England on 27 January 2013.
  • The first Test at this stadium was played between India and Australia from 25 to 29 March 2017.
  • In November 2015, the HPCA stadium was selected as one of the six new Test match venues in India.
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About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda