IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of 1st T20I [Dream Team]

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IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of New Zealand tour of India.

India vs New Zealand will play in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series at the JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi.


After registering 3-0 victory in the ODI series, India will again start as the favorites in the T20Is. They won their last series against the visiting Sri Lankan side by 2-1 and will be high on confidence.

With the bat, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan will open the innings and will look to play attacking cricket. At 3, Rahul Tripathi can surprise everyone and is in fine form. Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya will be the main pillars in the middle-order.

With the ball, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik are expected to lead the pace attack with Hardik Pandya being the third seamer. Anyone of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav along with Washington Sundar will handle the spin department.

New Zealand:

New Zealand were completely outplayed in the ODI series and will look to play better cricket in the T20Is. They will be without the services of some experienced players in the T20Is as well.

With the bat, Finn Allen and Devon Conway will open the innings with Mark Chapman and Glenn Phillips slotted to bat in the middle order. Michael Bracewell and Daryl Mitchell will do the finishing duties for the team.

With the ball, Lockie Ferguson will lead the bowing attack along with Blair Tickner. They are expected to go with three seamers and two spinners. Mitch Santner and Ish Sodhi will be their key spinners.

India vs New Zealand Match Details

IND vs NZ, 1st T20I, New Zealand tour of India, 2023.

Date: 27th January, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM IST.

Venue: JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi.

IND vs NZ Pitch Report 2023

Average 1st Innings score: 155

Average 2nd innings score: 110

(The average score based on the overall T20I matches played on the ground so far)

The pitch at the venue is expected to be a typical Indian wicket with good support for the batters. The venue is known to be a high scoring ground. Winning the toss and bowling first will be ideal.

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IND vs NZ Live Streaming

The live streaming of India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I will be available on the Star Sports Network and also on the hotstar app.

You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the 1st T20I match between IND vs NZ by clicking here IND vs NZ Live Score.

IND vs NZ Head to Head

Matches Played: 22

IND Won: 12

NZ Won: 9

Tied: 1

No Result: 0

India vs New Zealand recent form

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Team News (IND vs NZ)


  • Ruturaj Gaikwad has been ruled out from the series due to a wrist injury.

New Zealand:

  • Michael Bracewell will be the player to watch out for after an impressive show in the ODIs.

IND vs NZ Probable Playing 11


Player NameRole
Ishan Kishan (WK)RHB
Shubman GillRHB
Rahul TripathiRHB
Suryakumar YadavRHB
Hardik Pandya (C)RHB+RAFM
Deepak HoodaRHB+RAO
Washington SundarLHB+RAO
Shivam MaviRAFM
Umran MalikRAF
Arshdeep SinghLAFM
India Playing 11

New Zealand:

Player NameRole
Finn AllenRHB
Devon ConwayLHB
Mark ChapmanRHB
Glenn PhillipsRHB
Daryl MitchellRHB+RAM
Michael BracewellLHB+RAO
Mitch Santner (C)LHB+LAO
Lockie FergusonRAF
Ish SodhiRAL
Blair TicknerRAFM
Ben Lister/Jacob DuffyLAFM/RAFM
New Zealand Playing 11

Top picks and Player Stats (IND vs NZ Match)

India Player Stats

Hardik Pandya:

(84 M, 1205 R, 25 A + 64 W)

He is the skipper of the team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Pandya is in his dream form and will be a very good pick for C & VC in IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction.

Shubman Gill:

(3 M, 58 M, 19 A)

Gill will open the innings and is tremendous form. He was outstanding in the ODI series and will be a must-have pick.

Ishan Kishan:

(24 M, 629 R, 27 A)

He will open the innings and is a aggressive player. Kishan looked good in the last T20I series and will be playing in his home ground.

Suryakumar Yadav:

(45 M, 1578 R, 46 A)

He will bat in the middle order and is one of the best batters in the world currently. Suryakumar is in fantastic form and will be a must-have pick.

Arshdeep Singh:

(23 M, 36 W)

Singh will bowl in powerplay and death and is a very talented bowler. He was ordinary in the last series and will be desperate to form.

Yuzi Chahal:

(74 M, 90 W)

Chahal will be their main spinner and will bowl in middle overs. He can be a trump card pick and can pick up wickets in bulk.

New Zealand player Stats:

Devon Conway:

(35 M, 1170 R, 48 A)

He will open the innings and is a very consistent player. Conway looked very in the last ODI and is a very good pick for C & VC in IND vs NZ Dream11 Team.

Lockie Ferguson:

(28 M, 48 W)

He will lead the bowling attack and will bowl with the new ball. Ferguson can pick up wickets in bulk and will be a crucial pick.

Glenn Phillips:

(56 M, 1360 R, 33 A)

He will bat in the lower order and can bowl a few overs if needed. Phillips is a dangerous player in this format and will be a trump pick.

Mitch Santner:

(80 M, 491 R, 16 A + 89 W)

Santner is the skipper of the team and will play a key role with both bat and ball. He has good experience of the Indian conditions and will be a key pick.

IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction

IND vs NZ 2023 Dream11 Prediction for Grand Leagues:

IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction

Fantasy Cricket Tips for the 1st T20I between IND vs NZ

  • H Pandya is also a very good pick for C & VC.

Captain and Vice-Captain (IND vs NZ)

  • Hardik Pandya
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Devon Conway
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Glenn Phillips

Also read: How to choose the best Captain and Vice-Captain in Dream11

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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