NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for New Zealand vs India 1st T20I Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Nov 15, 2022 3:36 pm IST

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    NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction: After a forgettable T20 World Cup 2022 campaign, the semi-finalists, India and New Zealand will face off against each other in a 3-match limited-overs series. The series starts with the first of the 3 T20Is and will be played in Sky Stadium, Wellington. Top stars from both teams will miss out on this series. India will be led by Hardik Pandya and will be coached by VVS Laxman. Let’s see if India can rise up from their forgettable performance in the semifinals.

    NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

    Fixture Name: New Zealand vs India
    Competition: New Zealand vs India, Bilateral Series
    Date: 18th November 2022
    Time: 12:00 PM IST
    Ground: Sky Stadium, Wellington

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    NZ vs IND Pitch Report

    The pitch in Sky Stadium is a batting pitch. The average score at this venue is 165. And the average first innings total is around 176. The Pacers will have a lot of say in the outcome of the match at this venue. It’s better to chase at this venue.

    Form Guide

    India- L W W L W
    New Zealand- L W W W L

    IND Playing 11

    1. Shubman Gill
    2. Ishan Kishan
    3. Shreyas Iyer
    4. Suryakumar Yadav
    5. Hardik Pandya (c)
    6. Rishabh Pant (wk)
    7. Washington Sundar
    8. Harshal Patel
    9. Mohd. Siraj
    10. Arshdeep Singh
    11. Yuzvendra Chahal

    • With Kohli, Rahul, and Rohit being rested, India may open with Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan for this NZ series.
    • Shreyas Iyer or Deepak Hooda may play at number three with Surya and Hardik to follow.
    • The toss-up for the last batter will be between Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson. Rishabh being the vice-captain is expected to get the edge.
    • With Ashwin being left out, Chahal will start as the main spinner, with Washington Sundar playing the role of a spin-bowling all-rounder.
    • India may rest Bhuvneshwar. The likes of Harshal and Siraj may get the nod for the 1st T20I.

    Suryakumar Yadav Stats in T20I

    Surya was amongst the leading run-scorers in the recently concluded T20 World Cup and is presently the number one ranked T20 batsman in the world. His wide array of strokes could be useful in the batting-friendly tracks of New Zealand.

    Matches Runs Average Strike Rate Recent Form
    40 1284 41.42 179.08 14, 61*, 30, 68, 51*

    Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in T20I

    Chahal is the leading wicket-taker for India in T20Is. After being left ut of the playing XI of the T20 World Cup, he will be keen to prove his critics wrong in this series against New Zealand.

    Matches Wickets Average Economy Recent Form
    69 85 24.64 8.12 1/28, 2/15, 1/22, 0/12

    NZ Playing 11

    1. Finn Allen
    2. Devon Conway (wk)
    3. Kane Williamson (c)
    4. Glenn Phillips
    5. Daryll Mitchell
    6. James Neesham
    7. Mitchell Santner
    8. Tim Southee
    9. Adam Milne
    10. Ish Sodhi
    11. Lockie Ferguson

    • New Zealand has left out Trent Boult and Martin Guptill from their squad for the T20I series against India.
    • Adam Milne may replace Trent Boult.

    Glenn Phillips Stats in T20I

    Phillips was amongst the leading run-scorers in the recently concluded T20 World Cup. He is New Zealand’s main batter to rely on.

    Matches Runs Average Strike Rate Recent Form
    54 1295 33.20 147.33 6, 17, 62, 104, 12

    Lockie Ferguson Stats in T20I

    Ferguson has an incredible record in home conditions. He will be keen to exploit it to the fullest in the series against India.

    Matches Wickets Average Economy Recent Form
    26 39 17.30 7.15 0/37, 3/22, 2/45, 1/35, 1/20

    Who will win the NZ vs IND today match?

    • Both sides had an average T20 World Cup with both of them failing to make it to the finals.
    • Both sides will be coming into this fixture with a fresh mindset and different approach from what they had in Australia.
    • In terms of current form, home advantage, and squad depth, New Zealand has a significant advantage over this young Indian side to win this match.
    • The last time these two sides faced off in a 20-over match, IND defeated NZ by 73 runs.
    • Both these sides have faced each other 20 times, with India winning 11 times.
    • According to the NZ vs IND today match prediction, NZ is the favorite to win this match.

    NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Devon Conway
    BATSMEN: Finn Allen, Suryakumar Yadav, Glenn Phillips, Ishan Kishan
    : Washington Sundar, Hardik Pandya
    BOWLERS: T Southee, Mohd. Siraj, Arshdeep Singh, Lockie Ferguson

    Who should be the captain of your NZ vs IND Fantasy Team?

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Suryakumar Yadav, Glenn Phillips

    For Grand League: Ishan Kishan, Finn Allen

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