New Zealand will lock horns with Great Britain in yet another high-octane battle at North Harbour Hockey Stadium, Auckland. The second season of 2020 Hockey Pro League Men’s is taking the spectators' excitement up a notch. The neck-to-neck encounter between Black Sticks and Great Britain is scheduled to take place on 9th February 2020 at 7:30 AM. NZ team has acquired total 2 points with one draw (1 SO-bonus) and two losses, landing them at eighth spot (last-second) on the points table. Great Britain, meanwhile, is one step ahead of NZ as they have earned 2 points with 2 matches drawn and 1 loss.
Both the teams are in desperate need of a power-packed performance. Fighting against each other in the double header, the contenders are eyeing for a much-needed win because one victory in this match can affect their standings on the points ladder.
According to the head to head stats, New Zealand and Great Britain have confronted each other in 4 contests. Out of which, Black Sticks have taken the lead over GB with three wins and one draw.
Probable Playing XI
Blair Tarrant (C), Jacob Smith, Nick Ross, Jared Panchia, R Joyce, Dane Lett, Stephen Jenness, Simon Child, Shea McAleese, Kane Russell, Nic Woods
Adam Dixon (C), Harry Martin, Asley Jackson, Harry Gibson, Alan Forsyth, James Gall, Jacob Draper, Christopher Griffiths, Ian Sloan, Thomas Sorsby, Zachary Wallace