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IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction – 1st T20 India vs New Zealand Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats of Today’s Match

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IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Team India is all set to host New Zealand for a three-match T20I series and the first T20I match is scheduled to be played on 17 November (Wednesday) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Both these sides are coming into this match after facing quite contrasting fortunes unfold in their previous outings. India had witnessed a horrendous campaign in the recently concluded edition of the T20 World Cup where they failed to qualify for the semis after having suffered comprehensive losses against Pakistan and New Zealand. On the other hand, New Zealand finished as the runners-up in the mega event having lost the finals against Australia, but they are quite a strong side in the T20 format. Thus, both these sides will be looking to play with the best of their abilities in this first T20I.

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, India vs New Zealand

Competition: India vs New Zealand T20I

Date: 17 November

Time: 7 PM IST

Ground: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Watch India vs New Zealand T20I Live Score

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India vs New Zealand T20I Pitch Report

The wicket at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium are expected to offer excellent batting-friendly conditions to a great extent. The weather climate will be a bit of chilly in the sub-continent during this time of the year. Therefore, the dew factor will once again be vital in this T20I fixture. Thus, picking the right set of combination of players will be essential from the fantasy cricket point of view.

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


IND Playing 11 (likely)

KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma
Suryakumar Yadav
Rishabh Pant
Shreyas Iyer
Venkatesh Iyer
Axar Patel
Harshal Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Mohammed Siraj

Related: Predicting India’s Best Batsmen and Bowlers for NZ Series

  • There are no major injury problems in the India camp.
  • Rohit Sharma will be the captain.
  • Rishabh Pant will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav to take the responsibility with the bat.
  • The trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.

Rohit Sharma Stats in T20I

India’s newly appointed T20I captain Rohit Sharma has a remarkable record at the international level in the shortest format of the game. The right-handed opener has smashed a total of 4 centuries and 24 fifties in T20I cricket.

Matches Runs Average Strike-Rate 50/100
116 3038 32.32 139.61 24/4

 

 

KL Rahul Stats in T20I

India’s opening batter KL Rahul is coming into this series against New Zealand on the back of smacking three consecutive half-centuries in the T20 World Cup 2021. Rahul has composed as many as 15 half-centuries and 2 hundreds in international T20 cricket.

Matches Runs Average Strike-Rate 50/100
53 1751 40.72 143.29 15/2

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

Daryl Mitchell
Martin Guptill
Mark Chapman
Tim Seifert
Glenn Phillips
James Neesham
Mitchell Santner
Tim Southee
Ish Sodhi
Adam Milne

  • Kane Williamson has already pulled out of the T20I series.
  • Tim Southee will be the captain.
  • Tim Seifert will keep the wickets.
  • The likes of Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell and Glenn Phillips will have to play a significant role in the batting department.
  • The likes of Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Adam Milne will form part of the bowling attack.

 

Martin Guptill Stats in T20Is

New Zealand senior opener Martin Guptill will be a key player to watch out for in this T20I series on these flat Indian pitches. He also has an excellent record in the T20I format having scored 2 remarkable centuries.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s
109 3147 135.65 18

 

 

Trent Boult Stats in T20 World Cup 2021

New Zealand left-arm pacer Trent Boult had been the best bowler for his side in the entire T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE. He picked up a total of 13 wickets from as many as 7 games at an average of 13.31.

Matches Wickets Average Economy
41 59 21.14 8.12

India vs New Zealand: Who will win today match?

The Indian team will once again depend a lot on the likes of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav to take the responsibility with the bat. The trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel will form a crucial part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, New Zealand will be eyeing to come up with a strong performance on consistent basis and the likes of Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell and Glenn Phillips will have to play a significant role in the batting department while the likes of Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Adam Milne will form part of the bowling attack. It is expected to be a high-scoring T20I match where the toss will once again be a crucial factor. According to the IND vs NZ today match prediction & India vs New Zealand cricket betting tips, India are the favourites to win this match.

Related: Most Runs and Wickets in India vs New Zealand T20I 

IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant
BATTERS: Martin Guptill, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav
ALL-ROUNDERS: James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell
BOWLERS: Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Rohit Sharma, Martin Guptill.

For Grand League: KL Rahul, Ish Sodhi.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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