NZ vs IND Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Picks for New Zealand vs India 1st T20I

Updated on: Nov 17, 2022 2:26 pm IST

  • NZ vs IND Dream11 Team

    NZ vs IND Dream11 Team: New Zealand is all set to host India for a three-match T20I series and the opening encounter is scheduled to be played on 18 November, 2022 (Friday) at the Sky Stadium in Wellington. Incidentally, both these teams lost their respective semi-final matches during the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup 2022. However, there will be some exciting players in action during this upcoming India vs New Zealand three-match T20I series.

    NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

    1. Ishan Kishan

    For India, young batsman Ishan Kishan will be looking forward to playing his fearless brand of cricket in this three-match T20I series against New Zealand. In his short T20I career, the left-hander has scored more than 500 runs at a strike-rate of 131.16. Ishan has smacked as many as 4 half-centuries in T20I cricket. He also notched up an impressive fifty in his debut T20I encounter against England at home.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
    19 543 131.16 4 11, 8, 15, 27, 54

    2. Devon Conway

    New Zealand’s opening batsman Devon Conway has performed extremely well across the three formats of the game in the last couple of years. Conway has smacked a total of 1086 T20I runs from just 33 matches at a strike-rate of more than 131 that includes as many as 7 half-centuries. The left-hander also scored a wonderful fifty during the opening game of the IC T20 World Cup 2022 against Australia.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
    33 1086 131.64 7 21, 28, 3, 1, 92*

    3. Hardik Pandya

    Indian captain Hardik Pandya has contributed immensely well both in the batting as well as bowling departments since returning from injury. During India’s last T20I game against England in the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, the right-hander played an explosive knock of 63 runs. In the match against Pakistan, Hardik ended up taking as many as three crucial wickets. Pandya has smacked more than 1100 runs with a strike-rate of close to 150 and also picked up a total of 62 wickets in T20I cricket.

    Matches Runs Batting Strike-rate Wickets Recent Form
    79 1117 146.4 62 63, 18 & 2/16, 2/28, 1/29

    4. Glenn Phillips

    For New Zealand, middle-order batsman Glenn Phillips has done impressively well in the shorter format of the game. He scored a remarkable hundred during the game against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded edition of the ICC T20 World Cup. Phillips has notched up close to 1300 runs from as many as 54 T20I games at a brilliant strike-rate of nearly 150. The right-hander has also scored a total of 7 fifties and 2 centuries in T20I cricket.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50/100 Recent Form
    54 1294 147.21 7/2 6, 17, 62, 104, 12

    5. Arshdeep Singh

    India’s left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh has surely been a great wicket-taking asset for his team in the recent few months. During the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 where Jasprit Bumrah was ruled out at the last moment, the youngster took the responsibility with both hands and ended the tournament with 10 wickets from 6 games at an average of 15.60. Arshdeep has picked up as many as 29 wickets from 19 T20I matches at a fine economy of just over 8.

    Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
    19 29 8.04 18.34 0/15, 1/9, 2/38, 2/25, 2/37

    India vs New Zealand Schedule

    Date Format Match Time Venue
    18 November, 2022 (Friday) 1st T20I New Zealand vs India 12 PM IST Sky Stadium, Wellington
    20 November, 2022 (Sunday) 2nd T20I New Zealand vs India 12 PM IST Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
    22 November, 2022 (Tuesday) 3rd T20I New Zealand vs India 12 PM IST McLean Park, Napier
    25 November, 2022 (Friday) 1st ODI New Zealand vs India 7 AM IST Eden Park, Auckland
    27 November, 2022 (Sunday) 2nd ODI New Zealand vs India 7 AM IST Seddon Park, Hamilton
    30 November, 2022 (Wednesday) 3rd ODI New Zealand vs India 7 AM IST Hagley Oval, Christchurch


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