Brett Lee has said that swing and seam bowlers have always been helpful in Southampton and hence New Zealand can get more advantage. However, Lee has made it clear that whichever team bowls better, the title can go to his name.
Brett Lee said, "I think if batting is taken, it will be a level match. After both there are many capable batsmen who can play swing bowling well but bowling will make the real difference in this match. The Kiwi team can get an advantage because the conditions in Southampton are like their home."
Duke’s ball can cause trouble
Brett League has described playing with the Duke ball as a difficult challenge. Brett Lee said, “The Duke ball swings a lot in England. In such a situation, those bowlers who have the experience of bowling with the Duke ball and who can swing it. New Zealand bowlers might like the Duke ball."
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