NZ Playing 11 for India vs New Zealand 1st T20I; Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips For IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

Updated on: Jan 25, 2023 9:47 am IST

  • India vs New Zealand 1st T20I

    New Zealand playing 11: New Zealand wouldn’t want to return to their home without even bagging a single victory in the tour to India. Mitchell Santner will be leading their T20I side in the absence of Tim Southee. This is a great chance for their fringe players to step up and prove themselves.

    New Zealand playing 11 team news

    • Finn Allen and Devon Conway will continue to open in T20Is as well.
    • Mark Chapman and Dane Cleaver will be the new additions in the T20I setup for NZ in the middle order.
    • Ish Sodhi might play the first game of the series ahead of Ben Lister.
    • Lockie Ferguson and Blair Tickner will be leading the pace attack.
    • Mitchell Santner and Michael Bracewell will be their spin bowling all rounders.

    NZ Playing 11

    1. Finn Allen
    2. Devon Conway
    3. Mark Chapman
    4. Glenn Phillips
    5. Daryl Mitchell
    6. Dane Cleaver
    7. Michael Bracewell
    8. Mitchell Santner
    9. Lockie Ferguson
    10. Ish Sodhi/Ben Lister
    11. Blair Tickner

    New Zealand squad

    Mitchell Santner (C), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.

    India vs New Zealand Dream11 prediction

    Here are the best fantasy cricket picks for the match from NZ

    • Glenn Phillips will have to do the heavy lifting in the middle order for New Zealand. He is their best batsman in the last year and a half by a huge margin
    T20Is Runs Average Strike rate Highest score Last 5 scores
    56 1361 33 148 108 54, 12, 6, 17, 62, 104
    • Mitchell Santner is one of the best left arm spinners in T20I cricket. He can be a reliable option for vice captain in grand leagues.
    T20Is Wickets Average Economy rate Best bowling figures Last 5 performances
    80 89 21 7.1 4/11 0/5, 0/27, 1/26, 2/26, 1/25
    • Devon Conway is once again the most important batsman for NZ in this format as well. He was seen smashing the ball really well in the final ODI.
    T20Is Runs Average Strike rate Last 5 scores Highest score
    35 1170 48 130 55, 25, 21, 28, 3 99

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