After securing victory in the second ODI and levelling the four-match series at 1-1, England are gearing up for a showdown with New Zealand in the third ODI at the Kennington Oval on Wednesday.Liam Livingstone’s unbeaten knock of 95 played a pivotal role in England’s impressive total of 234 in the second ODI, and their bowlers bundled out New Zealand for a mere 147.England are laser-focused on maintaining their winning momentum and taking a lead in the series. On the other side, New Zealand are committed to their quest for a comeback, aiming to overturn their recent defeat
Kennington Oval features a wicket that is a dream come true for batters. It is mostly helpful to stroke-makers who can boldly launch their shots. Importantly, the pitch has a steady and consistent bounce, helping batters execute the shots. This pitch offers an exciting game in which hitters may thrive while skilful, fast bowlers can still make an impact. In ODIs at this venue, the average first-innings total is 246.