Friends, I welcome all of you to our blog once again. As you all know that we lost in T20 World Cup 2022. But we earned a lot of money and friends after T20 World Cup, now again India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) T20 series is starting on 18 November 2022.
In today’s blog, I am going to tell you which player to pick and drop in the first T20 match so that you can win good money. Friends, as always in this article, I am going to tell you every point of the IND vs NZ match. In this article, we will talk about the weather report, pitch report, and record of each player.
In this way, you will be able to make a good team. Friends, as you know, the final team is made only after the toss. We will give the final update and final team on our telegram channel only. That’s why you are requested to join our Telegram channel by clicking on the link given below. You can also follow us on our Facebook page and Instagram.
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Friends, the weather is normal in Wellington, there is no special chance of rain. This India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) is about to be completed.
Pitch Report for IND vs NZ
Friends, this pitch behaves a little neutral type. Both pacers and spinners get wickets on this pitch. The average score on this pitch is 162.
What is going to happen on this pitch today, who will take wickets, and who will score runs? You will get all this accurate information only after reading this article completely. So keep reading the article further and if there is any change in the behavior of the pitch at the time of the toss then I will share it on our Telegram channel.
Out of the last 15 matches on this pitch, 7 have been won by the team batting first and 8 have been won by the team batting last.
The Record of The Last 4 Matches on This Pitch
The last match played on this pitch was Australia vs New Zealand on 7th March 2021. In this match, Australia scored 142 runs losing 8 wickets. New Zealand chased it down in the 16th over itself. Below are the wicket details on this pitch
- 1st innings – pacers 4, spinners 4
- 2nd innings- pacers 3, spinners 0
Before this, the match of the same series was played on 5 March 2021. In this match, Australia scored 156 runs losing 6 wickets. But chasing 156 runs, New Zealand got all out for just 106 runs in 19 overs. As a result, Australia won the match by 50 runs. The details of the wickets that fell in this match are also given below.
- 1st innings – pacers 2, spinners 4
- 2nd innings – pacers 3, spinners 6
Before that, on 3 March 2021 Australia vs New Zealand was played on this pitch. In this match, Australia scored 208 runs losing 4 wickets. Chasing these runs, New Zealand got all out for 144 runs in 18 overs. The details of the wickets in this match are given below.
- 1st innings – pacers 2, spinners 2
- 2nd innings – pacers 3, spinners 7
Earlier on 31 January 2020, India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) match was played on this ground. In this match, India scored 165 runs losing 8 wickets. In response, New Zealand scored 165 runs losing 7 wickets. That means this match was tied. But India won this match in super over. The details of the wickets in this match are given below.
- 1st innings – pacers 4, spinners 4
- 2nd innings – pacers 3, spinners 1
We have seen the fall of wickets in the last four matches as follows.
Pacers – 24 (1st innings – 12, 2nd innings – 12)
Spinners – 28 (1st innings – 14, 2nd innings 14)
In this match, you must take spinners like Sodhi and Chahal.
Head to Head (IND vs NZ)
In the IND vs NZ head-to-head, India has won 3 out of the last four matches and New Zealand has won only one. India’s B-team is playing against New Zealand in this series. It will be a close fight, it seems that only India will win.
If we talk about records, then Tim Southee and Sodhi perform against Team India. I am telling you this according to the record of the last four matches.
IND vs NZ Playing 11
Team New Zealand for IND vs NZ
- Devon Conway (LHB-WK)
- Finn Allen (RHB)
- Kane Williamson (RHB)
- Glenn Phillips (RHB-RAO)
- Daryl Mitchell (RHB)
- Jimmy Neesham (LHB-RAMF)
- Mitchell Santner (LHB-LAO)
- Ish Sodhi (LS)
- Tim Southee (RAFM) (death)
- Lockie Ferguson (RAF)
- Adam Milne (RAF)
During the India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) match, I will pick Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Glenn Phillips, Ish Sodhi, and Tim Southee from the New Zealand team.
If you want, you can take either Lockie Ferguson or Finn Allen. But on a grand league team, I would take Finn Allen and make him captain. In this match, Milne can play in place of Bolt.
If the right-handed batsman can survive, Santner can bowl the entire over.
Player-wise performance for IND vs NZ
Devon Conway has had a decent tournament. He was a complete flop in two matches and played well in two matches and did not play big in one, his status is given below.
- Recent Form: 21, 28, 3, 1, 92
- Against India: 2
Finn Allen has had a very bad tournament. In the last five matches, he did not hit a single half-century and could not do anything where the team needed. You can see his record below.
- Recent Form: 4, 32, 16, 1, 42
- Against India: not played
Kane Williamson plays a bit slow but scores run. You must keep Kane on your team. He has played in 12 matches against India at an average of 38.
- Recent Form: 46, 61, 40, 8, 23
- Against India: 33*, 95, 14, 51, 27, 20, 34
Glenn Phillips had a great tournament. Although he did not play in two matches. But he scored a lot of runs. You can see the record of his runs below.
- Recent Form: 6, 17, 62, 104, 12
- Against India: 0, 34, 0, 11
Daryl’s had a great tournament but he comes down a lot to bat. But he contributes to his team. Although he has not played very well against India. He has had a high score (49 runs) in only one match.
- Recent Form: 53, 31, 3, 22, 14
- Against India: 5, 31, 0+1W, 49, 2, 4, 19
The tournament was below average for Jimmy Neesham. He has not done anything special against India also.
- Recent Form: 10, 0, 6, 5, 26*
- Against India: 3, 3+0W, DNB
Santner is a left-arm off-break bowler. His tournament was very good, as you can also see in the record below. He performs well against India as well. Santner has taken 16 wickets in 16 matches in India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) matches.
- Recent Form : 1W, 2W, 16+1W, 11+2W, 3W
- Against India: 2+3W, 8+0W, 4+1W, 0W , 0W, 1W, 1W
Ish Sodhi also had a very good tournament. Sodhi takes good wickets against India as well. The most important thing is that Ish Sodhi’s record on this ground is very good. Sodhi has taken 20 wickets in 15 matches against India.
- Recent Forms: 0W, 2W, 1W, 1W
- Against India: 1W, 0W, 2W, 0W, 3W, 0W, 1W, 2W
- On this field: 3W, 3W, 2W, 3W, 2W, 2W, 2W
Lockie Ferguson has had a great tournament. Ferguson takes decent wickets against India as well. Ferguson takes good wickets on this ground as well.
- Recent Forms: 0W, 3W, 2W, 1W, 1W
- Against India: 1W, 0W, 1W, 2W
- On this field: 2W, 2W, 1W, 0W
Tim Southee’s World Cup was also very good. He also takes good wickets against India. His record on this ground is also very good. He has taken 15 wickets in 17 matches.
- Recent Forms: 0W, 2W, 1W, 1W, 3W
- Against India: 3W, 1W, 1W, 0W, 1W, 0W, 2W
- On this field: 2W, 0W, 1W, 1W, 2W, 3W, 1W, 3W
Adam Milne’s last match was the game against Bangladesh. He took 3 wickets in this match. He does not get any special wickets against India. But has taken 5 wickets in 2 matches on this ground.
- Recent Forms: 3W, 0W, 1W, 0W, 0W
- Against India: 1W, 0W, 1W, 0W, 1W, 0W
- On this field: 3W, 2W
Team India for IND vs NZ
- Shubman Gill (RHB)
- Ishan Kishan (LHB- WK)
- Suryakumar Yadav (RHB)
- Shreyas Iyer (RHB)
- Hardik Pandya (RHB-RAFM)
- Rishabh Pant (LHB-wk)
- Washington Sundar (LHB-LAO)
- Harshal Patel (RAFM)
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar (RAFM)
- Arshdeep Singh (RAFM)
- Yuzvendra Chahal (LS)
I will pick Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep, and Chahal among the Indian players for India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) match.
You must make Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant the captain or vice-captain in the Grand League team. If you want, you can replace Ishaan Kishan with Harshal Patel/Washington Sundar.
Gill is currently having a very good performance in the Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He has hit a century and a half-century in this. Gill will play for the first time against New Zealand.
- Recent Form: 45, 126, 4, 57, 21, 7, 45
Ishan Kishan has also scored a century in the Mushtaq Ali Trophy. However, he has not performed consistently. That’s why you can drop Ishaan Kishan and go with Shreyas Iyer and also make him the captain of the Grand League.
- Recent Form: 102*, 24, 12, 11, 8, 3, 26
- Against New Zealand: 29, 4
Suryakumar Yadav has been performing continuously. We have also seen in the World Cup, he has shown his talent in every match. He is a must-have in your team and also the best contender for captaincy and vice-captaincy.
- Recent Form: 14, 61*, 30, 68, 51, 15
- Against New Zealand: 0, 1, 62
Shreyas Iyer is a good player and he performs consistently. He has scored good runs in India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ). You can see their record below.
- Recent Form: 34, 73, 40, 15, 8, 3
- Against New Zealand: 25, 0, 5, 33, 1, 17, 44, 58
Friends, you all know that Hardik Pandya is a good all-rounder. Even at present, in the World Cup 2022, Virat was taking the team with Kohli. He does actually wonders with the bat as well as the ball. India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) matches, you will be surprised if you see their records.
- Recent Forms: 63+0W, 18+2W, 5+2W, 2+1W, 40+3W
- Against New Zealand: 23+0W, 21+0W, 1W, 4+2W, 14*+0W
Rishabh Pant also did not do much. By the way, he did not get many chances in the World Cup. But some special records can be seen below.
- Recent Form: 3, 9, 9, 27
- Against New Zealand: 4, 12, 17, 12, 18, 40*
Washington Sundar has performed very well in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He scored runs and also took wickets. Has taken 1 wicket in 2 matches against New Zealand.
- Recent Forms: 27+1W, 22+1W, 4+2W, 1W, 7*+1W
- Against New Zealand: 1W, 0W
Harshal Patel is getting hit a lot. He is not giving good performance. He did not play in Mushtaq Ali Trophy. However, his performance improves slightly against New Zealand. He has taken 4 wickets in 2 matches.
- Recent Forms: 1W, 0W, 0W, 2W, 1W
- Against New Zealand: 2W, 2W
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also not getting wickets at the moment. But against New Zealand, he has also taken 1 wicket in every match. Well, I am thinking of dropping Bhubaneswar.
- Recent Forms: 0W, 1W, 0W, 0W, 2W, 1W
- Against New Zealand: 0W, 1W, 2W, 1W, 1W, 1W
Arshdeep Singh is an amazing bowler. Arshdeep has taken two wickets in the entire World Cup. He bowls well and this player is a must-have in your team. you see his records below
- Recent Forms: 0W, 1W, 2W, 2W, 2W, 3W
- Against New Zealand: DNP
Chahal has a good record anyway. He is a wicket-taking bowler and a well-fitted spinner. But whenever India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) happens, he is not able to leave that much impact.
- Recent Forms: 1W, 2W, 0W, 10+1W, 13+2W
- Against New Zealand: 1W, 0W, 1W, 1W, 0W, 1W