India vs New Zealand head-to-head records and players to watch

Nov 17, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

After being knocked out of the T20 World Cup tournament, the Indian squad will be seen locking horns with...

...the kiwi players today for their first match of T20I series at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

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Rahul Dravid, who has replaced Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian squad,...

... will also be beginning his era with this upcoming series.

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Both the teams have clashed 16 times in T20I matches,...

...in which both the teams secured eight wins under their belt.

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Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson with skipper Kane Williamson decided to skip...

...the T20Is to prepare for two-match test series instead starting on November 25.

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While in the Indian squad, Virat Kohli will be joining and leading the Indian squad for the second test.

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These are the key players to watch out from both the teams —

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Rohit Sharma

Current captain of the Indian team for T20I series, Sharma with a career tally of 3,038 runs, is the third highest run-scorer in T20I in 116 matches with a strike rate of 139.61.

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Tim Southee

Current skipper of the New Zealand team, Southee has a record of taking 107 wickets in 90 T20I matches with an average of 24.98.

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KL Rahul

One of the most highly-rated opening batsmen of the Indian team, Rahul amassed 1,757 runs in 54 T20I matches with a strike rate of 143.28.

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Martin Guptill

Right-handed opening Kiwi batsmen, Guptill, with 3,174 runs is the second highest-run scorer in T20I in 109 matches with an average of 32.11.

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Yuzvendra Chahal

Attacking leg-spinner of India, Chahal has a career tally of 49 wickets in 63 T20I matches with a strike rate of 18.2.

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Adam Milne

A lanky right-arm fast bowler, Milne scalped 31 wickets in 29 T20I matches with an average of 24.77.

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The second match is scheduled on 19th November at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi.

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The third match is scheduled on 21st November at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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