England (ENG) and New Zealand (NZ) are gearing up for the second T20I match of their four-game series at Old Trafford, Manchester. Following England's pretty one-sided seven-wicket win in the opener, fans would expect New Zealand to showcase more resilience. Dawid Malan emerged as a standout performer in the opening game, marking his prowess with yet another T20I half-century. On the bowling front, Luke Wood, despite leaking a few runs, displayed his knack for taking crucial wickets. His left-arm pace and swing are anticipated to be a potent weapon, making him a top threat for the opposition team.
New Zealand's hopes rest on the formidable Devon Conway, whose consistency has yielded nine T20I scores of 50+. The left-hander's ability to navigate challenging situations makes him a solid player. Lockie Ferguson's pace and bounce are expected to pose a significant challenge to England's batting lineup, but he will need support from his other partners like Southee and spinners.