PSL 2019

IND vs NZ 3rd T20I: Playing XI, Match Time, Venue & Stats

Ind vs NZ 3rd T20 playing XI, team news and overview

 

The IND vs NZ 3rd T20 of the series will be played at Hamilton on Sunday – 10th February. Both teams would be aiming to end the series on winning note and it would come down to which team handles the fine lines of nerves and pressure at crucial stages better.

Overview

New Zealand

New Zealand might bring James Neesham to strengthen their batting lineup which they lacked in the Friday’s game. Blair Tickner might also make his T20I debut in place of Lockie Ferguson, who has been rested for this game.

India

India got luxury at number 8 with Krunal Pandya who can score some quickfire runs. Indian management might face the tricky choice of who to pick and who to drop. Kuldeep Yadav is also in contention and India could go with 2 wrist spinners but will then have to drop one of their batsmen – possibly Dinesh Karthik.

Playing XI

Let’s have a look at the possible playing XI of both the teams.

New Zealand

  1. Tim Seifert (wk)
  2. Colin Munro
  3. Kane Williamson (capt.)
  4. Ross Taylor
  5. Daryl Mitchell
  6. James Neesham
  7. Colin de Grandhomme
  8. Mitchell Santner
  9. Tim Southee
  10. Ish Sodhi
  11. Blair Tickner

 

India

  1. Rohit Sharma (capt.)
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Rishabh Pant
  4. Vijay Shankar
  5. MS Dhoni (wk)
  6. Hardik Pandya
  7. Krunal Pandya
  8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  9. Kuldeep Yadav
  10. Khaleel Ahmed
  11. Yuzvendra Chahal

Match Time, Venue and Weather Conditions

Match Time: The match will start at 8:00 PM local time, 12:30 AM IST

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Weather Forecast:  

Stats Alert

  • Rohit Sharma just needs 2 more sixes to surpass Chris Gayle (103) and Martin Guptill (103).  Rohit has hit 102 sixes in T20Is.
  • Friday’s win was India’s first in four T20Is in New Zealand.
  • The last T20I at this venue was played between England and New Zealand in February 2018 which produced 386 runs. Munro scored 18-ball half century in that game.

Pic Credits: Thala Cricket

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