Welcome back and be prepared for an electrifying cricket battle between the host India and the No. 1 ranked T20I side in the world, New Zealand. Yes, it will be interesting to watch if India marks its first victory against New Zealand in T20I, they are yet to beat them in T20I. Also, the match will be remembered as ‘the farewell match’ of Nehra Ji. So, high tension, star-studded, nail-biting competition is about to begin.
Series- New Zealand Tour of India, 2017
Venue- Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Date and Time- 01-Nov-2017, 07:00 PM Local
It will be a warm day with temperature touching the 32 in the day, but is expected to change drastically when the game begins. As always, the outfield is pretty fast and will be a good one for batting. Dew factor should be kept in mind.
Average Scores (1st Innings) 146 Runs
Average Scores (2nd Innings) 142 Runs
There are not many changes in India’ ODI team and T20I playing 11. Only one or two changes are expected. Ashish Nehra will be back in the team to play his finale while one among KL Rahul, Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer will get a chance in the playing 11. If Shreyas gets the chance, it will be his international debut.
Ross Taylor has got a chance in T20I after a long time in place of Todd Astle. Another change can be seen in the form of Glenn Philips making way into the squad in place of De Grandhomme. Ish Sodhi is also likely to get a chance in playing 11.
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), KL Rahul/Manish Pandey/Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel/Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah/Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra,
Kane Williamson (c), Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Henry Nichollas/Tom Bruse, Colin de Grandhomme/Glenn Phillips, Tom Latham, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi
Below are the key players to look for in today’s match and choices for captain and vice-captain