Shane Watson
Shane Watson's role will be crucial both with the bat and ball for the Aussies against the Kiwis.IANS

Australia will face New Zealand in Match 5 of the ICC World T20 2016 at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, Friday afternoon. Due to rain, the ground has remained under the covers and one can expect a curtailed game of T20 cricket.

Australia will have need to focus on their bowling, which has been a weak point and the other teams have exploited that weakness pretty well.

Their batting is not really a concern as most of their batsmen have the ability to take a game away from their opponents almost single handedly.

Shane Watson's form with the bat as well as with the ball will be very important for Australia. The cricketing fraternity is aware of how dangerous he can be in the shortest format of the game with the willow. Watson is a seasoned T20 player and he will look to make an impact against New Zealand straight away.

Meanwhile, New Zealand have already made a statement in the very first game against India. They handed a 47-run thrashing to MS Dhoni and his men. Kane Williamson will look to lead this side from the front yet again and hand them their second victory of the ICC World T20 2016 in a row.

The way Martin Guptill and Colin Munro started their innings in the opening match, it looked like they have come to India to prove a point and take that silverware home. They are an under-rated side, but an extremely dangerous one. Steve Smith and company will have to be wary of New Zealand's prowess in this format of the game.

The fans, who have been waiting for this thrilling encounter, are hoping that the rain Gods will show them some respite and clear the skies so that we can witness a full T20 match between Australia and New Zealand.

How to watch on mobile, iPads and Tablets:

ICC World T20 2016 Group 2 game between Australia and New Zealand can be watched on Star Sports and Hotstar mobile app in India. It is available for iOS, androids and windows.

In UK, fans can tap on the Sky Sports mobile app. This is also available for iOS, androids and windows..

Viewers in US, can switch to the Willow TV online app.

Australia viewers need to download the Foxtel mobile app to watch Australia vs New Zealand live on mobile, iPads or tablets. 

South Africa audience can download the Super Sport app in the gadgets to watch the ICC world T20 live. 

All these apps are available on google play store, itunes store and windows store

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