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| On Nov 24, 2021 9:30 AM IST

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction – 1st Test India vs New Zealand Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

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IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Team India is all set to host New Zealand in a two-match Test series and the first Test match is scheduled to start from 25 November (Thursday) at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Both these sides are coming into this match after having faced quite different results in their previous few outings. The Indian team last played Test cricket in England where they ended with a lead of 2-1 and performed remarkably well in some really challenging conditions. On the other hand, New Zealand will be playing their first Test match since winning the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship against India earlier this year. Therefore, it will be really important for both these teams to contribute with their best of potentials in this first Test match of the series.

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: 1st Test, India vs New Zealand

Competition: India vs New Zealand Test

Date: 25 November

Time: 9:30 AM IST

Ground: Green Park, Kanpur

Watch India vs New Zealand Test Live Score

Watch IND vs NZ Live on Star Sports Network and HotStar app.

India vs New Zealand Test Pitch Report

The pitch at the Green Park Stadium is expected to have some favourable conditions for the spin bowlers that will benefit both India and New Zealand. The conditions will improve for the batters as the game progresses when the pitch eases down a bit. The captain winning the toss should choose to bat first as batting in the fourth innings is never easy in the Indian conditions. Thus, picking more of spinners and all-rounders will be a good option from the fantasy cricket point of view.

Team Form Guide:
IND (recent last): W L W D L
NZ (recent last): W W D W W


IND Playing 11 (likely)

Mayank Agarwal
Shubman Gill
Cheteshwar Pujara
Ajinkya Rahane

Shreyas Iyer 
Wriddhiman Saha
Ravindra Jadeja
Axar Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin
Mohammed Siraj

Ishant Sharma

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  • KL Rahul has already been ruled out of the series due to injury.
  • Ajinkya Rahane will be the captain.
  • Wriddhiman Saha will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • The likes of Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will be their mainstay clogs in the batting department.
  • The trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma will have to put up a consistent show with the ball.

Ravichandran Ashwin Stats in Test

India’s senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has an incredible record in the longest format of the game especially with the ball. He has scalped more than 400 wickets while having played a total of 79 Test matches.

Matches Wickets Average 5w
79 413 24.56 30

 

 

Mayank Agarwal Stats in Test

Indian opener Mayank Agarwal has played a lot of crucial performances in Test cricket for the national team in his short career. Mayank composed two remarkable double hundreds in the previous home season and has a great experience of playing in the Indian conditions.

Matches Runs 50/100
14 1052 4/3

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

Tom Blundell 
Tom Latham
Kane Williamson
Ross Taylor
Henry Nicholls
Will Young

Rachin Ravindra
Mitchell Santner
Ajaz Patel
Tim Southee
Neil Wagner

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  • There are no major injury issues in the New Zealand camp.
  • Kane Williamson will be the captain.
  • Tom Blundell will keep the wickets.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls to take the responsibility in the batting department.
  • The likes of Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel and Mitchell Santner will have to play a crucial role with the ball.

Kane Williamson Stats in Test

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will be an important player to watch out for in this match due to his brilliant record of playing in the Indian conditions. He has amassed more than 7200 runs and was named the Man of the Match in the WTC Final against India.

Matches Runs 50/100
85 7230 33/24

 

 

Tom Latham Stats in Test

For New Zealand, opening batter Tom Latham will be a key player to watch out for as he is a very good technique to counter spin-friendly conditions in the sub-continent. Latham has scored more than 4000 runs at an excellent average of 41.38.

Matches Runs 50/100
59 4056 20/11

Who will win India vs New Zealand today match?

The Indian team will definitely have the upper hand as they will be playing in their favourable home conditions and the likes of Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will be their mainstay clogs in the batting department. The trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma will have to put up a consistent show with the ball. On the other hand, New Zealand will once again depend a lot on the likes of Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls to take the responsibility in the batting department. The likes of Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel and Mitchell Santner will have to play a crucial role with the ball. Toss will once again play an important role in this first Test match in Kanpur. According to the IND vs NZ today match prediction & India vs New Zealand cricket betting tips, India are the favourites to win this match.

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IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Wriddhiman Saha
BATTERS: Cheteshwar Pujara, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Mayank Agarwal
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mitchell Santner, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
BOWLERS: Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Tim Southee

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Mayank Agarwal, Tom Latham.

For Grand League: Ravichandran Ashwin, Kane Williamson.

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Kuljyot Singh

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