India vs New Zealand 1st T20I: Possible Playing XI, Key Talking Points, Weather Report, When & Where to Watch, Full Squad & Venue Details | cricket news

After winning yet another ODI series at home, Team India will now take on the visiting team in a 3-match T20I series.
The series begins today (Friday, January 27) with the first T20 in Ranchi. Ahead of the game, former India captain MS Dhoni visited the Indian dressing room and interacted with the current team.
India is the No. 1 ranked T20 team in the world and the confidence of the players who were part of the ODI series win will be high.
It’s an ODI World Cup year, so this year the focus has mainly been on the 50-over game, but T20Is are always very exciting to watch and fans are looking forward to a great contest, despite the fact that Some big names will be missing in both the teams
Ahead of the first T20I, here are all the big match details you need to know:
what: India vs New Zealand, 1st T20 International
Where: JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
When: January 27 (Friday) – 7:30 pm Indian time
ICC T20I Team Rankings: India: First; New Zealand: fifth
Probable Playing XI:
India: Shubman GillIshan Kishan (WK), Rahul TripathiSuryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (C), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Umran MalikKuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips (WK), Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner (C), Blair Tickner, Ish Sodhi, Benjamin Lister, Lockie Ferguson
Big Talking Points:
India are the No. 1 T20 team in the world and will be favourites, after whitewashing the Kiwis 3-0 in the ODI series earlier.
Hardik Pandya is the captain of Team India. Since the last edition of the T20 World Cup, last year, this is the third consecutive series that Pandya will captain India.
– No Rohit Sharma or Virat Kohli for this 3-match T20I series against the Black Caps
, Ruturaj Gaikwad Ruled out of series due to wrist injury
Pandya has indicated that Shubman Gill will open for India. The other opener is likely to be Ishan Kishan, who will also keep wicket
– For New Zealand, Michael Santer will play the role of captain
– No Trent Boult or Tim Southee for the Kiwis
– Auckland’s 27-year-old left-arm pacer Benjamin Lister is likely to make his debut
India has not lost any T20 match in Ranchi so far, having won all the three matches played before this.
Best thing to do after winning the toss: Bowl first. Out of 25 T20 matches played in Ranchi, 16 have been won by the chasing team. Dew will be a factor.
Weather Conditions: There is a possibility of a pleasant evening. The minimum temperature in Ranchi is likely to be around 16 degree Celsius.
Full Squad:
India: Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Ishan Kishan (WK), Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra ChahalArshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar.
New Zealand: Mitchell Santner (c), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips (wk), Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner .
Where to watch: star sports network
live streaming: disney+hotstar
Full schedule of India vs New Zealand T20 series:
1st T20I: 27 January, Ranchi
2nd T20I: 29 January, Lucknow
3rd T20I: 1 February Ahmedabad
India vs New Zealand Overall T20I Head to Head:
Matches: 22
India won: 10
New Zealand won by: 9
tied: 3
NR: 0
India vs New Zealand T20I Head to Head in India:
Matches: 8
India won: 5
New Zealand won by: 3
tied: 0
NR: 0

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