After a disappointing campaign in the T20 World Cup 2021, India and New Zealand will play the first T20I of the three-match series. The match will be taking place at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. The series will mark the start of a new chapter in Indian cricket. Virat Kohli has left the captaincy, and Rohit Sharma is the new captain of India's T20 squad. Also, the tenure of Ravi Shashtri and other coaches finished after the completion of the T20 World Cup. Rahul Dravid has been appointed the team's coach, and this series will be his first assignment.
Exactly after 11 months, the T20 World Cup 2022 will take place. India will have to do a lot of work around playing combinations. This series will embark on the journey of modification. For New Zealand, Kane Williamson will not be there in the T20I series. He will be looking after the preparation for the Test series. Tim Southee will be the captain of the team in the T20Is.
New Zealand has named Daryl Micthell, Glenn Phillips, Kyle Jamieson, and Mitchell Santner for both the T20Is and Test matches. Also, Lockie Ferguson, who missed the T20 World Cup 2021 after sustaining an injury, is back in the squad. He will be up for selection in the T20Is.
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The first T20I will start at 7 PM (IST), and the NZ vs IND live streaming will be there on Disney+ Hotstar. Also, the live telecast will be available on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Telugu, and Star Sports 1 Tamil.
India and New Zealand have played a total of 17 T20Is against each other. India has won eight matches, while New Zealand has won nine. They played a match in the T20 World Cup, which New Zealand won by eight wickets. It was New Zealand’s first win over India in six T20Is. India has dominated New Zealand in the NZ vs IND head to head results. India won the five-match T20I series in New Zealand by a margin of 5-0. New Zealand has played two T20I series in India and has lost both. New Zealand last played a series in November 2017.
Colin Munro is the leading run-scorer in IND vs NZ T20Is. He has made 426 runs in 12 matches at an average of 38.73 and a strike rate of 148.95. Munro is the only player to score a century in NZ vs IND T20Is. Ish Sodhi is the leading wicket-taker. He has picked 19 wickets in 13 matches at an average of 17.95, an economy of 7.26, and a strike rate of 14.84.
India playing 11
Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Aswhin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar
New Zealand playing 11
Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Tim Seifert (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee (c), Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson
You can pick Daryl Mitchell or Rohit Sharma as the captain of your fantasy cricket team. You can pick Ravichandran Ashwin or James Neesham as the vice-captain of today T20 match.
The match will be taking place at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur. Several reports have mentioned that the cricket pitch for this game is likely to be a batting pitch. Hence, we might be able to see a high-scoring encounter today. The Indian team has not played a game in the last eight years at this venue. Also, the ground will be hosting the first T20I. The stadium is home for Rajasthan Royals in IPL. A total of 47 T20s have been played on this ground. The team batting first has won 15 games, while the team batting second has won 32 games. Hence, the team winning the toss is likely to elect to field.
The match will be starting at 7:00 PM (IST). The temperature during the match will remain around the 14-degrees mark. The atmosphere will be hazy, and the cloud cover will be over 72%. The probability of precipitation is zero, and the humidity will be over 60%.
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