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Australia will play New Zealand in their first T20 cricket match in T20 World Cup 2022 this weekend. The Aussies are the reigning T20 World Cup Cricket champions and are aiming to be the first team to win it in back-to-back editions. 

New Zealand will start the Super 12 in a very difficult group. England and Sri Lanka will join both New Zealand and Australia in Group 1. A win on the opening day of the Super 12 would be a huge lift for either one of these teams. The top two teams in each group in the Super 12 will move on to the semifinals of the T20 Cricket World Cup.

New Zealand’s warm-up match against India on Wednesday was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled. The Kiwis go into their first match at the Cricket World Cup against Australia following a warm-up loss to South Africa by nine wickets and a cancelled match. It isn’t a great way to start the tournament.

Australia were beaten by India by six runs in their warm-up game, and it was the Aussies’ only Super 12 warm-up match. These teams have played 15 times in T20 cricket, with Australia winning on 10 occasions. Can the Aussies begin their title defence with a win against the Black Caps?

Australia vs New Zealand T20 Betting Odds 

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Australia are heavy favourites to win against New Zealand. Leading sportsbooks have the Aussies at odds of ½ to claim a win in their opening Super 12 match. New Zealand are at the best betting odds of 13/8 to win the opening match of the round. 

This weekend’s match is a rematch of the T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 final. New Zealand were runners-up at the tournament in the UAE and Oman. The Aussies won by eight wickets. Now, the Kiwis will try to wake up the bats as they face off with the reigning champions and their bitter rivals. 

Australia will start the Super 12 as the T20 Cricket World Cup 2022’s favourite to win. The Aussies are at the best betting odds of 11/4 to win a second straight World Cup. Playing in front of their home fans should help, but the Kiwis will try to make life hard for Australia in the opening game. 

New Zealand are 9/1 to win the Cricket World Cup. They have the fifth-best odds to claim the tournament’s trophy. New Zealand have never won the T20 Cricket World Cup. Australia, on the other hand, won the tournament just one time. The West Indies are the only national team to win the T20 Cricket World Cup on two occasions. 

The win-the-toss market for cricket matches is always interesting. Australia are 10/11 to win the toss, while Australia is 10/11 to win the toss. You have a 50% chance of winning the bet. 

Australia vs New Zealand When is the match? 

Australia versus New Zealand Super 12 T20 Cricket World Cup match will take place Saturday, October 22. The match will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia. The match will begin at 18:00 (6:00 PM) local time. 

The match will begin at 8:00 AM UK time on Saturday. Cricket fans can wake up for breakfast and cricket on Saturday morning. 

What is Australia’s T20 Cricket World Cup fixture list? 

Australia will play five matches in the Super 12 across Australia. Fans will have the chance to watch their home team live across the continent. 

Australia vs. New Zealand – October 22 at Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia vs. Sri Lanka – October 25 at Perth Stadium

Australia vs. England – October 28 at Melbourne Cricket Ground 

Australia vs. TBC – October 31 at The Gabba

Australia vs. Afghanistan – November 4 at Adelaide Oval

What is New Zealand’s T20 Cricket World Cup fixture list?

New Zealand will play five Super 12 fixtures. 

Australia vs. New Zealand – October 22 at Sydney Cricket Ground

Afghanistan vs. New Zealand – October 26 at Melbourne Cricket Ground 

Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand – October 29 at Sydney Cricket Ground 

England vs. New Zealand –November 1 at The Gabba

TBC vs. New Zealand – November 4 at Adelaide Oval

Australia vs New Zealand T20 H2H

Australia and New Zealand played 15 times previously in T20 cricket. The teams first met in 2005, with the Aussies winning the match. It took New Zealand 11 years to finally defeat Australia in T20I cricket. 

The Aussies have won 10 of the teams’ 15 head-to-head matches. New Zealand won four matches, while one was a draw. 

Australia vs New Zealand T20 Key Players 

Australia’s Josh Inglis is carrying an injury and isn’t expected to play. His absence will be difficult for Australia to overcome. Meanwhile, David Warner is 5/2 to finish the match as Australia’s leading batter. Warner will captain the side. 

New Zealand’s bats have been asleep in recent matches. They were beaten by South Africa by nine wickets in their only warm-up match. In a recent tri-series against South Africa, New Zealand were smashed, as the bats couldn’t get the runs needed. Kane Williamson will captain the side. He is 15/4 to lead New Zealand in batting. 

Predicted teams: 

Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand: Matin Guptill, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Southee

Australia vs New Zealand Betting Tips 

It is difficult to bet against the reigning T20 Cricket World Cup winners. Australia will have the home fans cheering them on down under. The home support could be the difference at this year’s tournament. In 2021, the Cricket World Cup was held in the UAE and Oman. This time around, it is in the hotbed of T20 cricket, Australia. 

Our betting tips prediction is for Australia to win against New Zealand. Neither team won their warm-up match. However, New Zealand are well out of form ahead of matchday No. 1 in the Super 12. David Warner is 6/1 to be named player of the match. It is a good price. Australia should win to start the World Cup.