India vs New Zealand Live Score 1st T20I, Live Streaming, Live Telecast- IND vs NZ Live Score, India tour of New Zealand 2022, 1st T20I. New Zealand will close the horns with India in the first T20I of the 3-match T20I series at Sky Stadium in Wellington on November 18 (Friday).
Team India enters this match after an embarrassing defeat to England in the T20 World Cup semi-final. The Indian team management wants to build for the next World Cup which gives them a perfect opportunity to test the young and rising stars of Indian cricket in the absence of some seniors.
India has a good mix of young and experienced players in this squad that will play the T20I series against New Zealand. Hardik Pandya will lead the squad while Rishabh Pant will fulfill the duties of his deputy. Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill have been sidelined and will play pivotal roles in this series.
On the other hand, New Zealand also enters the game after losing the semi-final against Pakistan in their T20 World Cup campaign. Most players of the World Cup squad have kept their places.
Martin Guptill and Trent Boult do not appear in this series. Management has brought pacemaker, Blair Tickner, to the side to replace Boult. The Kiwis will appreciate their chances in this series as they play at home and know the conditions very well. This promises to be an entertaining encounter if it rains tomorrow.
India vs. New Zealand: Head-to-Head
Head-to-Head between India and New Zealand (in T20s): Out of 20 matches between India and New Zealand, the men in blue have won 11 times. While 9 games have been won by New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand: Pitch report
The field is expected to be quite supportive of both the batters and the bowlers. Batters will try to take advantage of the short square boundaries after getting their attention.
The new ball bowlers will get a lot of lateral movement early on. The spinners don’t have a great record at Sky Stadium. The team that wins the coin toss will attempt to bowl first and chase the target under lights in the second innings.
India vs New Zealand: plowing
India: Hardik Pandya (C), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel , Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Finn Allen (week), Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway (week), Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips (week), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner .