NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Match Preview: 1st T20I [Dream Team]

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

New Zealand vs India will play in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series at Sky Stadium, Wellington. 

New Zealand:

New Zealand will be playing India at home in their first assignment after the T20 World Cup and will look to play freely. They have named a pretty similar squad to the World Cup.

With the bat, Kane Williamson and Devon Conway will be their key batters at the top along with Glenn Phillips and Daryl Mitchell in the middle order. Whereas, James Neesham and Mitch Santner will do the finishing duties.

With the ball, Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson will be their main pacers along with Lockie Ferguson and Blair Tickner. Ish Sodhi and Mitch Santner will handle the spin department.


India on the other side will come into this series with some new faces in the squad and a new skipper like Hardik Pandya. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been rested for this series.

With the bat, Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill will open the innings followed by Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya in the middle order. Rishabh Pant is expected to do the keeping duties and is likely to play in all the games.

With the ball, the duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Arshdeep Singh will look to continue their good form with the ball along with their third seamer Umran Malik. Yuzi Chahal is expected to lead the spin department.

New Zealand vs India Match Details

NZ vs IND, 1st T20I, India tour of New Zealand, 2022.

Date: 18th November, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM IST

Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington. 

NZ vs IND Pitch Report 2022

Average 1st Innings score: 168

Average 2nd innings score: 143

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

The pitch is generally very good for batting with equal pace and bounce throughout the innings. Pace bowlers can also get a good amount of assistance initially in the match.

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New Zealand vs India 1st T20I Weather Forecast

There is no rain expected at the venue during the game and we are likely to get a full game without any interruptions.

NZ vs IND Live Streaming

The live streaming of New Zealand vs India, 1st T20I will be available on the Amazon Prime Video App.

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

NZ vs IND Head to Head in T20I

Matches Played: 20

NZ Won: 9

IND Won: 11

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

New Zealand vs India recent form

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Team News (NZ vs IND)

New Zealand:

  • Trent Boult has not been included into the squad for this series.
  • Their squad is very similar to their World Cup Squad.


  • Senior pros like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli has been rested for this series.
  • Hardik Pandya will lead the side in the T20Is.

NZ vs IND Probable Playing 11

New Zealand:

Player NameRole
Devon ConwayLHB
Finn AllenRHB
Kane WilliamsonRHB
Glenn PhillipsRHB
Daryl MitchellRHB+RAM
Jimmy NeeshamLHB+RAFM
Mitch SantnerLHB+LAO
Tim SoutheeRAFM
Adam MilneLAF
Lockie FergusonRAF
Blair TicknerRAL
New Zealand Playing 11


Player NameRole
Shubman GillRHB
Ishan Kishan (WK)LHB
Shreyas Iyer/Sanju SamsonRHB/RHB
Suryakumar YadavRHB
Hardik PandyaRHB+RAFM
Rishabh Pant (WK)LHB
Deepak Hooda/Washington SundarRHB+RAO/LHB+RAO
Bhuvneshwar KumarRAFM
Yuzvendra ChahalRAL
Arshdeep SinghLAFM
Umran MalikRAF
England Probable Playing 11

Top picks and Player Stats (NZ vs IND Match)

New Zealand Player Stats

Devon Conway:

(33 M, 1086 R, 49 A)

He is a very talented player and is known for his consistency. Conway was decent in the World Cup and is a very good option for C and VC in NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction.

Kane Williamson:

(86 M, 2403 R, 32 A)

He is one of the best and most experienced player on the team. Williamson was not looking in good form in the World Cup but can be dangerous in home conditions.

Finn Allen:

(23 M, 564 R, 24 A)

Allen will open the innings and is known for his attacking play. He is looking in good form and will look to play aggressively.

Tim Southee:

(104 M, 378 O, 129 W)

He is a vastly experienced pacer and will accompany boult. Southee will bowl in death and can expect at least one wicket from him.

Glenn Phillips:

(54 M, 1294 R, 33 A)

Phillips will bat in the middle order. He is looking in his best form and is scoring consistently and is a must-have pick.

Lockie Ferguson:

(26 M, 94 O, 39 W)

Ferguson is known for his pace. He bowled decently in the World Cup and can pick up wickets in bulk at the death.

India Player Stats

Hardik Pandya:

(79 M, 1117 R, 25 A + 203 O, 62 W)

He will be their key player with both bat and ball and will captain the side. Pandya is also in his dream form and will look to continue the same and is a default pick for C and VC in NZ vs IND Dream11 Team.

Suryakumar Yadav:

(40 M, 1284 R, 41 A)

He is a very talented batter and will bat in the middle order. Surya is also in his dream form and is currently the number one ranked T20I player.

Ishan Kishan:

(19 M, 543 R, 30 A)

He will open the innings and is a very attacking player. Kishan will play international cricket after a long gap.

Shubman Gill:

(Yet to make his debut)

He is expected to open the innings and is in very good form. Gill was brilliant in the recently concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar:

(85 M, 291 O, 89 W)

He is the main bowler of the team and will bowl in the powerplay and death. Bhuvi can be lethal in these conditions especially with the new ball.

Yuzvendra Chahal:

(69 M, 258 O, 85 W)

Chahal will be their main spinner and will bowl in the middle overs. He did not get to play in the World Cup and will be desperate to form in this series.

Arshdeep Singh:

(19 M, 66 O, 29 W)

Singh will bowl in powerplay and death and is a very talented bowler. He is looking in fine form and is a must-have pick.

NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

NZ vs IND 2022 Dream11 Prediction for Grand Leagues:

NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction 1st T20I

NZ vs IND Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • Surya Kumar Yadav is also a very good option for C and VC.
  • Ishan Kishan can also be picked in place of Shreyas Iyer.

Captain and Vice-Captain (NZ vs IND 2022)

  • Hardik Pandya
  • Kane Williamson
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Devon Conway
  • Shreyas Iyer

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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