IND vs NZ Match Preview
On October 31, 2021, India and New Zealand will play the 28th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 tournament. The match will be held at the Dubai Cricket International Stadium. The game will start at 19:30 IST. So far, both clubs have played 16 matches against each other, with each squad winning eight games. India will be led by Virat Kohli, while New Zealand will be led by Kane Williamson.
Team India will return to play against New Zealand, with whom they have a score to settle. After a disheartening loss to Pakistan earlier in the competition, India will be looking to get back on track and avenge losses to New Zealand in the ICC Test Championship final and ICC ODI World Cup 2019 semi-final. New Zealand, on the other side, lost their first encounter versus Pakistan by 5 wickets. At Dubai, both teams will play their second encounter. This match is crucial for both sides because the winner will be in a better position to advance to the semi-finals. Both teams will aim to win the match, and we will be treated to an exciting and thrilling spectacle.
IND vs NZ Match Details
India vs New Zealand, Group 2 fixture of the Super 12 at the T20 World Cup 2021.
Date/Time – October 31, Sunday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
The Dubai pitch is better for pace bowlers than Abu Dhabi’s or Sharjah’s short boundaries. The par score is expected to be in the range of 160-170.
During the game in Dubai, there were clear skies and temperatures between 31 and 29 degrees.
IND vs NZ Head-to-Head:
- Total – 16
- India – 8
- New Zealand – 8
IND vs NZ Probable Playing 11
IND Probable Playing 11
KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Varun Chakravarthy
NZ Probable Playing 11
Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee and Trent Boult
IND vs NZ Key Player
India Key Players
New Zealand Key Players
- Kane Williamson
- Devon Conway
- Tim Southee
India vs New Zealand Winning Prediction
After losing their first two games to Pakistan, both teams are looking forward to this matchup. The top-order hitters will be relieved not to have to face Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf, but they will still be up against some very good bowlers in this game. We anticipate a thrilling match, with India emerging victorious.
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