England vs New Zealand prediction: 3rd T20I betting tips & odds

Looking for England vs New Zealand prediction? England produced another comprehensive display to go 2-0 up in the series with two games to go. The third T20 international will take place at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday, September 3. England head into the game as favourites with the odds of 2/5 (1.40) while New Zealand face a tougher challenge at 19/10 (2.90).

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

  • England vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I
  • September 3, 2023 – 5 PM GMT
  • Edgbaston, Birmingham

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

Edgbaston has short boundaries but despite that, this is one of the tougher batting venues in England. Spinners and new ball bowlers find even more assistance in the second innings. The average first innings score at the venue reads 163.

The weather in Birmingham could be partly cloudy on Sunday evening but there’s no threat of rain. The temperature should hover between 12-16 degrees.

England vs New Zealand Prediction

England smashed New Zealand by six wickets in the opening game and by 95 runs in the second. The hosts just have a significantly stronger batting unit and bowlers have done their job. As for the head to head record, England lead the scoreline with 16 wins out of 25 T20Is.

Our Prediction: England to win this match at 2/5 (1.40).

Top Run-scorer

Harry Brook has been in incredible form with the bat, scoring runs across formats. He’s coming off a fifty and you can bet on him to be the top batter for England at 13/4 (4.25). Glenn Phillips has scored 32*, 65*, 41 and 22 in his last four T20s. Take a punt on him to be New Zealand’s top batter at 7/2 (4.50).

Our Prediction: Harry Brook to be England’s top run-scorer at 13/4 (4.25).

Top Wicket-taker

Gus Atkinson was exceptional on his debut, picking 4 for 20. Back him to be the top bowler for England in this game as well at 11/4 (3.75). Mitchell Santner is one of the best T20 spinners and should do well on this pitch. Bet on him to be New Zealand’s best bowler at 9/2 (5.50).

Our Prediction: Gus Atkinson to be England’s top wicket-taker at 11/4 (3.75).

Man of the Match

Top order batters usually find it difficult at Edgbaston and Harry Brook has been outstanding in the middle order. In his last three innings, Brook has smashed 105* off 42, 43* off 27 and 67 off 36. Bet on Brook to be the player of the match at 9/1 (10.00).

Our Prediction: Harry Brook to be the Man of the Match at 9/1 (10.00) odds.

England vs New Zealand Preview

The Black Caps will be hoping to turn things around and keep the series alive after suffering two heavy losses. Here’s a short preview of the two sides ahead of the third T20 international.


England thumped the visitors by 95 runs in the second game on the back of a complete performance. Jonny Bairstow struck 86 not-out in 60 while Harry Brook blasted a 36-ball 67 to power the side to 198. Gus Atkinson then snared 4 for 20 on his debut with the rest of the bowlers chipping in.

The hosts made one change in the previous game with Atkinson coming in for Luke Wood. They could rotate the bowlers for this game, giving opportunities to Rehan Ahmed and Wood.

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Squad: Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (c/wk), Sam Curran, Brydon Carse, Rehan Ahmed, Gus Atkinson

New Zealand

The visiting bowling attack yet again failed to make an impact as England batters hammered them on a pitch that had something in it for bowlers. Chasing 199, they never looked in the game. Tim Seifert top scored with 39 as they were skittled out for 103.

The Black Caps are likely to make a few changes for this game. Lockie Ferguson could be dropped while Daryl Mitchell might bat at three.

Squad: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Tim Seifert, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee (c), Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi

How to Watch England vs New Zealand T20Is in the UK: Live Streaming & Channel List

For the UK, fans can watch the third T20I between England and New Zealand live on Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event. You can also avail the live streaming on the Sky Go app.

  • Sky Sports, Sky Sports Main Event (TV)
  • Sky Go application (Streaming)

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