Kohli has always been highly appreciative of the wicketkeeper batsman's presence in the team.
Lockie Ferguson will not play this game. Who will replace him?
Will India make any changes to their line-up?
With India’s stand-in captain Rohit Sharma picking Krunal Pandya ahead of Kuldeep Yadav for the game at Eden Park, a section of the fans was irate for they felt it was ‘Mumbai Indians quota’ which was affecting team selection.
Will the Kiwis make any changes to their line-up?
The Men in Blue might make a few changes in the must-win game.
Expressing her displeasure over the repeated middle-order collapses, Mandhana had said she needs to take even more responsibility.
"He needs to be looked at in this format as well because he’s going to be the future," Kumble noted.
He hammered 84 off just 43 deliveries with four boundaries and 6 sixes to anchor the New Zealand total to 219 in the first T20I against India.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the T20I series between New Zealand and India.