India vs New Zealand 2023, 2nd T20I – Pitch Report, Possible XI and Match Prediction


India will tackle New Zealand within the second T20I of the three-match sequence at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday (January 29).

The Blackcaps defeated Males in Blue by 21 runs within the inaugural recreation and secured a (1-0) lead within the three-match leg. The second T20I might be a must-win recreation for India as in the event that they fail to win, then New Zealand will take away the sequence, and the ultimate recreation will finally turn into a lifeless rubber.

Hardik Pandya-led facet will look to keep away from repeating the errors from the primary match and enhance their bowling efficiency, whereas Mitchell Santner captained New Zealand would search to hold their momentum and seal the sequence.

World’s no.1 ranked T20I batter Suryakumar Yadav and star all-rounder Daryl Mitchell who bagged the ‘Participant of the Match’ award within the final recreation, are the names to be careful for from India and New Zealand.

Pitch Report:

The monitor at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow favours batters a bit extra however will provide an honest quantity of bounce and assist the seamers as properly. In the meantime, spinners can even get help from the pitch as the sport progresses.

The venue has to this point hosted 5 matches with a median first-inning whole of 172, and the workforce batting first has gained all of them.

Possible XI:

India: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh

New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner

Head-to-head report:

India gained: 03 | New Zealand gained: 02 | Tied: 01

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Match Prediction:

Case 1

  • India wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay rating: 35-45
  • New Zealand whole: 170-175

Case 2

  • New Zealand wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay rating: 40-50
  • India whole: 175-180

Staff batting first to win the competition.



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