India after a long break will be facing New Zealand for the 28th match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021. This match will be very decisive for both the teams as both the teams are looking for their first win of the tournament. India is currently sitting in the second last position whereas New Zealand is just above them. This match is going to be a cricketing match full of action and drama as both the teams are well experienced and strong teams.
India will be locking horns with the Black Caps or New Zealand for the 28th match of the tournament of ICC men’s T20 World Cup. The men in the blues will be playing this match after facing a defeat against their neighbouring rivals Pakistan. On the other hand, New Zealand also suffered a defeat against Pakistan in their first match. Both the teams will be playing their second match of the season.
Match number 27 of the T20 World Cup will be played between India and Pakistan. This match will be very crucial for both teams as they will be looking to qualify for the next round of the tournament. 45 matches between 16 teams in this competition. The last match of the Competition will be played on 14th November. All the teams will be giving their all to win this match.
Fixture Name: Match 28, India vs New Zealand
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 31 October, Sunday
Time: 7:30 pm IST
Match number 28 of this competition between India and New Zealand will be played at Dubai International Stadium. Indian played their last match on this ground where they suffered a loss against table topper Pakistan. After seeing that match, we can say that the pitch is not going to support the bowling department of the team. the teams will be more dependent on the batting side. Due will also play a very important factor on this pitch. The toss winning captain should opt for bowling first.
It will be recommended to pick mixed players from India and New Zealand. Both India and New Zealand have a well experienced and strong team. As the pitch Is going to favour the batting department it would be reasonable to pick more batsmen and allrounders in your dream11 team. the player picks such as Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson can be very influential picks for your dream11 team.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant, Devon Conway
BATTERS: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mitchell Santner
BOWLERS: Mohd. Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi
India will be the favourite of winning this match. The men in the blues will be winning the match as they have a better team in this format of T20 as compared to New Zealand. India will be looking to forget their past loss and they will be looking to bag their first win of this campaign. On the other hand, New Zealand is also desperate for points as they also lost their first match of the series. This match is going to be a very tight match as both the teams will be focused to bag their first win of the campaign.
India will be looking to dominate this match with their experience in this format. Team India will be coming on the pitch with full strength. Kl Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and Hardik Pandya will be looking to take responsibility for the batting department. Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ashwin will be leading the bowling department.
KL Rahul has been sublime in this format of T20 as he has been great throughout the IPL and warm-up stages of the competition. Rahul will be looking to move on from his performance against Pakistan and he will hope to provide a good start to his team in this match. he has been great for his team as he has scored 1560 runs in 46 innings in this format of T20.
King Kohli will be hungry to score more runs as was looking in good form and shape against the fearsome bowling attack of Pakistan. He scored 57 runs in 49 balls with a strike rate of116 runs. He has always been a crucial member for team India as he has always scored runs when needed. Kohli has scored 2321 runs in 85 innings for his team with an average of 52.72 runs.
India Playing 11 (Likely)
Virat Kohli (C)
The New Zealand team will also be looking to bag their first win after getting beaten by the Pakistani side. Kane Williamson squad will be coming on the pitch as the underdogs. Conway, Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, And James Neesham will be leading the batting attack for their team. Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner will be taking the responsibility of leading the bowling attack for their team.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will be taking the responsibility for his team in the batting department. He has always been a crucial player for his team in every format. He has scored 1839 runs in this T20 in 68 appearances for his team. Williamson will be aiming to support his team with his batting by putting a good score on the board.
As the pitch is going to support the bowling department Ish Sodhi can show his magic with the ball against team India. Sodhi has been very crucial for his team as in the last match also against Pakistan he took 2 wickets with an econ rate of 7. He has taken 75 wickets for his team in 58 matches and he will be aiming to take more wickets for his team.
NZ Playing 11 (likely)
watch the clash between two titans India and New Zealand on the Star Sports Network as well as the Hotstar App. All fixtures of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be telecasted and streamed on the below-mentioned platform. This match is going to be full of cricketing action so do not miss the match.
The match will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network and can be streamed live on Hotstar in India.
Here are various other platforms for countries abroad in which the tournament can be watched live.
United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: Sky Sports
South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
United Arab Emirates: Etisalat Criclife
USA & Canada: Willow TV
New Zealand: SKY Sport
Pakistan: Ten Sports, PTV Sports
Bangladesh: Gazi TV
Afghanistan: Radio Television Afghanistan
South East Asia: Fox Networks Group
Pacific Islands: Digicel
MENA, Continental Europe and Central Asia: Yupp TV
Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong: Star Cricket