England vs New Zealand – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Betting Tips

In-form England will be looking to seal their place in the finals when they take on New Zealand in the 1st semifinal game of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Abu Dhabi.

2010 T20 World Cup Champions will start the game as overwhelming favorites to win this knockout game. Skipper Eoin Morgan will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table against New Zealand.

On the other hand, New Zealand registered a comfortable win over Afghanistan to seal their place in the semifinals of the competition. The team management will be hoping that side can deliver a clinical performance with bat and ball in this semifinal match.

In 2016 T20 World Cup semifinal game played at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, England registered a comfortable win over New Zealand.

England Form and Team News

England has been the best team in the Group 1 of the competition. The batting looks good with Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan and Liam Livingstone all scoring big runs and giving match-winning performances in the tournament.

England has the most disciplined bowling unit in this year’s tournament. Veteran Adil Rashid is currently leading-wicket taker for England in the competition with 8 wickets in nine matches. He has also been very economical conceding just under 5.83 runs per over so far in this year’s T20 World Cup

Moeen Ali has brought in variety and been a match-winner on his own with the ball – the off-spinner has picked 7 wickets at a strike rate of 12.0. The pacer, Chris Jordan has continued to impress with the ball in hand for England. The 33-year-old has picked 6 wickets with an excellent economy rate of 6.18.

New Zealand Form and Team News

After losing their opening fixture against Pakistan, New Zealand managed to win four matches on the bounce to qualify for the semifinals of the competition. 

The form of Devon Conway remains a big concern for New Zealand. He has now scored only 83 runs in the five matches played in the tournament. 

Veteran opening batsman Martin Guptill is the leading run-scorer for New Zealand so far in this T20 World Cup with 176 runs in five matches at a strike rate of 131.34 with one half-century to his name.

The bowling attack will be led by left-arm pacer Trent Boult- who has claimed 11 wickets at an economy rate of 5.84. The experienced pacer Tim Southee has been shown decent form and has the ability to swing the ball both ways. Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi has done a great job in the middle overs and has an economy rate of just 7.17 in the tournament. 

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, England will be firm favorites to win the 1st semifinal game of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. For the T20 World Cup semifinal game, England are placed at 1.50 odds, while New Zealand are placed at 2.43 odds

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Our Tipsters Angle

Both teams are coming in this match with four victories to their name in the Super 12 stages of the competition. 

With Jason Roy ruled out of the competition, the onus will be on the likes of Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali to deliver a clinical batting performance against New Zealand.

Looking at the form of the teams as well as the overall strength, the prediction is for England to go through to the finals of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Tip 1- Jos Buttler eye a notable score against New Zealand

After producing an excellent innings for Sri Lanka in the Super 12 stage, wicket-keeper opening batsman will be keen to deliver a match-winning performance in this knockout game.

The 31-year old has shown excellent form with the bat so far this season. In five matches, Buttler has accumulated 240 runs at an average of 120.00 with one century and one half-century to his name.

Being a vital cog in England’s batting lineup, we are expecting Jos Buttler to score 30 runs or more in this [email protected]

Tip 2- Kane Williamson to continue his decent form in this knockout game.

There is no doubt that Kane Williamson has shown decent form for New Zealand in this year’s T20 World Cup. The 31-year old has accumulated close to 126 runs in five innings at an average of 42.00. Given his decent form with the bat for New Zealand, we are expecting Kane Williamson to score 25 runs or more in this [email protected].


Expect England to beat New Zealand and qualify for the finals of the competition.

  1. Jos Buttler to score 30 runs or more in this contest- [email protected].
  2. Kane Williamson to score 25 runs or more in this fixture- New [email protected].

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