IND vs NZ 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st T20I

IND vs NZ 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st T20I

The Back Caps have had an edge over India in the ICC events lately and India will thus be keen to settle the scores.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

Preview:    

After a dismaying outing in the World T20 Cup, India are all set to lock horns with New Zealand for the T20I series. The teams will battle it out against each other in the first T20I on Wednesday, November 17. This will be Rohit Sharma’s first assignment as India’s full-time T20I skipper.

The Back Caps have had an edge over India in the ICC events lately and India will thus be keen to settle the scores. New Zealand exuded great character to make it to the summit clash of the marquee event and will look to take their good form further.

Match Details:

India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I

Venue: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Date & Time: November 17 at 7:00 PM IST

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network

Pitch Report:

The pitch is expected to be inclined towards the batters and thus a high-scoring game can be expected. On winning the toss, opting to chase can be a good alternative on this pitch


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Probable Playing XIs for IND vs NZ:

India

Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel/Avesh Khan

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Seifert, Glenn Phillips (wk), Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, James Neesham, Tim Southee (c), Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult


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Top Picks for IND vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Rohit Sharma has looked in decent form lately. He struggled a tad bit in the first two matches of the World T20 Cup but eventually found his rhythm back. He chipped in 174 runs from five games at an average of 34.80 in the mega event.

KL Rahul is the other player who will be a key aspect of the team. Alongside Rohit Sharma, he will be crucial in providing the team with steady starts. He scored three consecutive half-centuries in the World T20 Cup and finished the tournament on a high note.

Trent Boult looked impressive for the Black Caps in the multination tournament. The pacer scalped 13 wickets from seven matches in the tournament and will aim to take the momentum further for the side. He can be a good pick for this match.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IND vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Tim Seifert, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Martin Guptill, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult (vc)

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IND vs NZ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul (c), Glenn Phillips, Suryakumar Yadav, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell(vc), Mitchell Santner, Ravi Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult


Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul

Vice-Captain Options: Trent Boult and Daryl Mitchell

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.