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Thursday, 23 January 2020

India vs New Zealand 1st T20 : Weather report, Pitch report and Playing XI

India vs New Zealand 1st T20 : Weather report, Pitch report and Playing XI

India vs New Zealand 1st T20
India vs New Zealand 1st T20

India vs New Zealand T20 series starting from 24 January, 2020. The both team are ready for battle in the Auckland. Now, there is a Question in people's mind, about playing XI in team. The main problem will be choosing the right combination between the captains of both the teams during the first T20 between India and New Zealand at Auckland. Team India's record against New Zealand is not good anyway. In such a situation, all eyes will be on the Indian top order. Although Team India has good bowlers like Shami and Bumrah, but defeating New Zealand at their home has been challenging from the very beginning. Let's know about some of the first T20 factors between India and New Zealand-

Weather Report

There will be light clouds during the match but there is no possibility of rain. The maximum temperature here is likely to be around 25 degrees. The wind will certainly flow at a speed of 24 km per hour but it will be of no use to the bowlers on a solid pitch. The humidity will be up to 75 percent during the match.

Pitch Report

This Eden Park pitch is considered very good for the batsmen. The highest score up to 245 has been scored here. Here the doped in pitch (made pitch) is fitted. Being too hard, it gets a lot of runs while the bowlers don't get any relief. Rugby World Cup final has also been played in this stadium.

Stadium Facts

Opening: 1900
Capacity: 50,000
Known as Eden Park
Two End: Broadcasting and Terras
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Home: Auckland
Rugby is also played here
Flood Lights: Yes
Curator: Mark Perham

Stadium records

Total Matches: 20
Won batting first: 9 matches
First bowling won: 8 matches
First Innings Average: 168
Second Innings Average: 149
Highest score 245/5 Australia vs New Zealand
Minimum score 107/10 New Zealand vs South Africa
Successful Chase: 245/5 Australia vs New Zealand

Captains press conference news

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson: Forgetting past failures, now his team will have to focus on the series against India. You have to keep moving forward. The schedule is such that the challenges are much faster and bigger. We have a team like India which is one of the best teams in the world but different in T20. We are ready for this challenge.

Virat Kohli: Rahul's dual role as batsman wicketkeeper has given the team more options. Rahul will keep wicketkeeping in both ODIs and T20s. He will start the innings in the T20s but will go into the middle order in ODIs.

India vs New Zealand T20 series
India vs New Zealand T20 series

Both teams playing XI

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (captain), Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Darryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southey, Ish Sodhi, Blair Ticker, Scott Kugeljili, Hamisher Bennett

India: Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson, Mohammed Shami Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Dubey.