The opening match is scheduled to be held in Jaipur on Wednesday. It will likely be adopted by the second and third T20Is (Ranchi and Kolkata) on November 19 and November 21.
New Zealand completed as runners-up after struggling a eight-wicket defeat by the hands of Australia within the ultimate of the T20 World Cup lately. It was one more occasion of the Kiwis falling on the final hurdle of an ICC match.
In a brand new growth, Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson has determined to choose out of the T20I collection vs India to concentrate on the two-match Check collection. Senior pacer Tim Southee has been given the accountability to guide the aspect in absence of Williamson within the first match.
TimesofIndia.com right here picks six Kiwi gamers to be careful for within the upcoming T20I collection:
New Zealand will pin their hopes on skilled opening batsman Martin Guptill within the absence of their common skipper Kane Williamson. Guptill is total second on the listing of highest run getters in T20Is lead by Virat Kohli.
He has 3147 runs below his belt in 109 T20I matches thus far with the assistance of two centuries and 18 fifties. He has scored his runs at a superb strike price of 135.64 and a mean of 32.11.
Martin Guptill (AFP Photograph)
Guptill, who can take any bowling line as much as the cleaners, will certainly pose an enormous risk to India. The suitable-hander additionally turned the primary batsman to hit greater than 150 sixes in T20Is. He achieved the landmark within the T20 World Cup match in opposition to Scotland.
The 35-year-old Guptill has not seen success in opposition to India although on this format. He has thus far scored 228 runs in 13 matches with a finest rating of 45 in opposition to the Males in Blue and shall be trying to change these statistics.
Martin Guptill in opposition to India in T20Is: M 13 | Runs 228 | HS 45 | Ave 17.53 | SR 115.73 | 0x100s | 0x50s
Martin Guptill total T20Is stats: M 109 | Runs 3147 | HS 105 | Ave 32.11 | SR 135.64 | 2x100s | 18x50s
Daryl Mitchell was not on all people’s radar until the T20 World Cup semi-final. However the 30-year-old Mitchell in all probability performed the innings of his life to turn out to be an in a single day star. He blazed his solution to an unbeaten 47-ball 72 in New Zealand’s profitable run-chase of 167 in opposition to England within the semi-final. Mitchell hit the successful runs off the ultimate supply of the nineteenth over.
Daryl Mitchell (Reuters Photograph)
Mitchell, who did not hold his momentum going within the ultimate in opposition to Australia, is now all set to ply his commerce on his maiden tour of India. Mitchell, who’s the son of former All Blacks rugby coach John Mitchell, had additionally scored 49 in opposition to India within the Tremendous 12 match on the lately concluded World Cup.
He has 356 runs in 22 T20I matches below his belt thus far at a mean of 23.73 with a rating of 72 not out his solely fifty in T20Is. Mitchell has total performed six matches in opposition to India during which he has scored 83 runs.
Daryl Mitchell in opposition to India in T20Is: M 6 | Runs 83 | HS 49 | Ave: 16.60 | SR 136.06 | 0x100s | 0x50s
Daryl Mitchell total T20Is stats: M 22 | Runs 356 | HS 72* | Ave 23.73 | SR 139.06 | 0x100s | 1x50s
Kiwi all-rounder James Neesham was the massive match-winner in New Zealand’s sensational win over England within the T20 World Cup semi-final. Neesham got here up with a splendid cameo, belting an 11-ball 27, studded with three sixes and a 4. He remained unbeaten on 13 off 7 balls within the ultimate in opposition to Australia.
James Neesham (AFP Photograph)
The left-handed batsman Neesham, who additionally bowls medium-pace, now shifts his focus to his first ever tour of India. His Tremendous 12 look within the T20 World Cup match within the UAE is thus far his solely T20I in opposition to India, during which he didn’t get an opportunity to both bat or bowl.
Neesham’s stats are usually not spectacular within the shortest format however he has a knack of coming good with each bat and ball when his crew wants him probably the most. He’s additionally stated to have a golden arm and has the knack of giving his aspect essential breakthroughs. He has 410 runs in 36 T20I matches total thus far at a mean of 24.11. He additionally has 21 wickets to his identify with finest figures of three for 16.
Jimmy Neesham total T20Is stats: M 36 | Runs 410 | HS 48* | Ave 24.11 | SR 160.78 | Wickets 21 | BBI 3/16
Left-arm pacer Trent Boult will look to hold his type from the T20 World Cup, the place he completed because the joint second-highest wicket taker with 13 scalps within the collection vs India . He additionally bowled an distinctive spell in opposition to Australia within the ultimate, returning figures of two/18 from his 4 overs.
Trent Boult (AFP Photograph)
Boult in truth was the one Kiwi participant to have been named within the ICC T20 World Cup crew of the match by the ICC. The 32-year-old Boult has thus far accounted for 59 wickets in 41 T20Is with a barely costly economic system price of 8.12.
He has thus far featured in 4 T20I matches in opposition to India and brought 9 wickets at a powerful common of 12.88. His career-best figures of 4/34 in truth had been additionally registered in opposition to India.
Trent Boult in opposition to India in T20Is: M 4 | Wickets 9 | BBI 4/34 | Ave 12.88 | Eco: 8.28
Trent Boult total T20Is stats: M 41 | Wickets 59 | BBI 4/34 | Ave 21.13 | Eco: 8.12
One of many tallest quick bowlers on the planet, 6 toes 8 inch tall Kyle Jamieson is understood to frustrate batsmen together with his awkward bounce. Jamieson didn’t function in any match of the lately concluded T20 World Cup. However Jamieson is geared as much as face ‘one of many biggest challenges’ on his maiden journey to India.
Kyle Jamieson (AFP Photograph)
“We now have acquired one of many biggest challenges arising, taking part in India in India. So for me, that will get me off the bed each day- to problem your self in opposition to the most effective on the planet in powerful situations,” he advised PTI.
The 26-year-old right-arm pacer has not clicked within the shortest format, taking simply 4 wickets in eight matches thus far. However the lanky pacer made a mark on this 12 months’s IPL with 9 wickets in as many video games for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is aware of the Indian situations and the weaknesses of the important thing Indian batsmen.
Kyle Jamieson total T20Is stats: M 8 | Wickets 4 | BBI 2/15 | Ave 70.25 | Eco 9.80
Left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner might have simply picked up two wickets within the T20 World Cup however his tidy spells helped New Zealand in placing stress on the opposition batters. One of the best of batsmen discovered it troublesome to place Santner away. His most important process within the collection vs India shall be to ensure the massive hitting Indian batsmen are tied down.
Mitchell Santner (AFP Photograph)
Santner has accounted for 62 wickets in 59 T20I matches at a powerful common of 23.16. His total finest figures of 4/11 in truth had been registered in opposition to India in a gaggle match of the 2016 T20 World Cup.
Mitchell Santner in opposition to India in T20Is: M 13 | Wickets 12 | BBI 4/11 | Ave 28.58 | Eco 7.29
Mitchell Santner total T20Is stats: M 59 | Wickets 62 | BBI 4/11 | Ave 23.16 | Eco 7.31