India tour of New Zealand game starts from 24th Jan 2020. India vs New Zealand 1st T20 detail can be seen below. India will play 5T20I, 3 ODI and 2 Test Matches in the Kiwi land. Last time when they came face to face with each other was in the semi final game of 2019 ICC World Cup in which New Zealand manage to defeat India.
New Zealand who has been stronger in their home soil no matter who the opponents are, will like to begin the series with a win in this first t20 match against India.
India who has ups and downs in their home series games against Srilanka, West Indies and Australia, but manage to win all the series will also like to begin the series with a win here.
How to Watch India vs New Zealand 1st T20 ?
India vs New Zealand 1st T20I Match is officially broadcasted by StarSports HD network along with DD National sports channel. Both hindi and english commentary is available in Asian territory. Skysports is also an option to watch India vs New Zealand 1st T20I game ouside Asia. If you want to enjoy the live game in your mobile devices then hotstar app is best for you.
The 1st t20I match will be played at Auckland, New Zealand. The game is scheduled to begin at 12:20pm [+GMT 5:30].
Shekhar Dhawan who was injured during the 3rd and final odi against Australia is out of the New Zealand tour. KL Rahul who had been behind the stump is assumed to continue to do so. The future of Rishab Pant is still hanging in the Indian team as Virat Kohli made it pretty clear that KL Rahul will be the no. 1 wicket keeping choice for India in limited over games and will open the innings for India.
HEAD TO HEAD
|NZ||212/4||beat||208/6||INDIA||10/02/19||India tour of New Zealand 2018/19|
|NZ||158/8||lost to||162/3||INDIA||08/02/19||India tour of New Zealand 2018/19|
|NZ||219/6||beat||139||INDIA||06/02/19||India tour of New Zealand 2018/19|
|NZ||61/6||lost to||67/5||INDIA||07/11/17||New Zealand tour of India 2017/18|
|NZ||196/2||beat||156/7||INDIA||04/11/17||New Zealand tour of India 2017/18|
Match: NZ vs IND, 1st T20I, India tour of New Zealand, 2020
Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Time: 06:50 AM GMT
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
New Zealand Squad: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson, Tim Seifert, Ross Taylor, Colin
de Grandhomme, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Hamish Bennett
Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Dube
Stadium: Eden Park
Ends: Broadcasting End, Terraces End
Hosts to: Auckland
Also Hosts: Rugby
Venue Scoring Pattern
Avg 1st inn score: 168
Avg 2nd inn score: 149
Highest Total: 245/5 (18.5 Ov) by AUS vs NZ
Lowest Total: 107/10 (14.5 Ov) by NZ vs RSA
Highest Chased: 245/5 (18.5 Ov) by AUS vs NZ
Lowest Defended: 165/7 (20 Ov) by RSA vs NZ