The Indian team’s first tour just after the T20 World Cup will be against New Zealand. The tour includes three ODIs and three T20Is. The BCCI has rested key players such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and KL Rahul for this tour. Meanwhile, Martin Guptill and Trent Boult have been dropped from New Zealand’s squad.
The last India tour of New Zealand was held in 2020. In that series Indian team won the ODI and T20I series but New Zealand won the test series. In the absence of captain Rohit Sharma, the Indian team will be led by Hardik Pandya in the T20Is and Shikhar Dhawan in the ODIs.
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Match Details
Match: India vs New Zealand, First T20I
Series: India tour of New Zealand, 2022
Date: Friday, 18th November 2022
Time: 12:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Pitch Report
The Sky Stadium pitch is generally favorable to batters. This ground average first-innings team total is 154.
|Adelaide Oval T20I Stats|
|Matches Won Batting First||9|
|Matches Won Batting Second||10|
|Matches with No Result (or) Tied||0|
|Average First Innings score||154|
|Average Second Innings score||130|
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Weather Report
On match day, the weather is Partly cloudy in Sky Stadium, Wellington. The temperature is expected to be around 20°C, with 79% humidity and a wind speed of 21 km/h. There is a 20% chance of rain during the game.
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Probable Playing XI
New Zealand Probable Playing XI: Kane Williamson (C), Finn Allen, Devon Conway (WK), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner
India Probable Playing XI: Hardik Pandya (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Top Picks For Dream11 Team
Hardik Pandya: Hardik Pandya delivered an impressive all-round performance in the recent T20 World Cup. In six matches, he scored 128 runs and took eight wickets for India.
Suryakumar Yadav: Suryakumar Yadav is ranked first in the ICC T20 rankings. Suryakumar has been in superb form in the recent World Cup, finishing third among the tournament’s top run scorers.
Devon Conway: Devon Conway has scored 1086 runs in 33 T20I matches so far. Conway scored 145 runs in five matches during the recent T20 World Cup.
Glenn Phillips: Glenn Phillips scored the most runs for New Zealand in the recent T20 World Cup. Scored 201 runs in 5 matches at a strike rate of 158.27, including a century.
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Captain & Vice-Captain Choices
Captain Choices: Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya
Vice-Captain Choices: Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Players To Avoid In Fantasy Team
James Neesham: James Neesham has struggled to shine in the recent T20 World Cup and T20 bilateral series. Neesham scored 53 runs in five matches during the recent T20 World Cup.
Harshal Patel: Despite being named to the T20 World Cup squad, Harshal Patel could not play a single match. Only three wickets were taken by the Harshal in the last five T20Is.
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Dream11 Team, Fantasy Prediction
Wicket-Keepers: Sanju Samson, Devon Conway (VC)
Batters: Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav(C), Glenn Phillips, Kane Williamson
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Mitchell Santner
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: T20I Head-to-head
Total matches – 20
India won – 11
New Zealand won – 9
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Probable Winners
Based on recent India vs New Zealand matches and the performance of these teams in this T20 World Cup, the Indian cricket team is expected to win this match.
IND vs NZ India Tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: Where to Watch
In India, the official broadcaster of India’s 2022 tour of New Zealand is Amazon Prime Video. As a result, the series will be streamed live on the Prime Video app. DD Sports will providing the live telecast of the matches.
In New Zealand:
In New Zealand, SKY Sports NZ will present the live streaming of the tournament.