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.
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
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Rohit Sharma, Martin Guptill.
For Grand League: KL Rahul, Ish Sodhi.
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