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IND vs NZ: Second T20I – Fantasy Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips & Playing XI Details

IND vs NZ: Second T20I – Fantasy Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips & Playing XI Details
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The second T20I between India and New Zealand is all set to take place on Sunday, January 28 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. The hosts suffered a 21-runs loss in the first match, and are down 1-0 in the three-match series.

After winning the toss, Indian skipper Hardik Pandya opted to bowl first. The visitors put on 176 runs on the board, on the back of half-centuries from Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell. Conway scored 52 runs off 35 deliveries, while Daryl slammed a 30-ball 59 runs knock. Washington Sundar was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets for Team India in the innings.

In response, the Indian batters failed to chase down the target. Washington Sundar slammed a fifty, while Suryakumar Yadav scored 47 runs. The rest of the batting line-up couldn’t contribute much to the total, as India managed 155/9 in 20 overs. Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, and Lockie Ferguson picked two wickets each.

Heading into the second T20I, Team India will be keen to make a comeback in the series and equal the series line. Meanwhile, New Zealand will be looking to seal the three-match series. All-in-all, we are in for an exciting contest in Lucknow.

Match Details

Details: India vs New Zealand, Second T20I

Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Date and Time: Sunday, January 28, 7:00 PM IST

Pitch Report

The pitch is Lucknow is expected to offer a balanced contest. The first innings average score at the ground is 157. Out of the eight T20Is played at the venue, five have been won by the team batting first. Looking at the trend, the team that wins the toss is likely to bat first.

India (IND) vs New Zealand (NZ) – Predicted Playing XI

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

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

Fantasy Team Suggestions – IND vs NZ

Team 1: Devon Conway (C), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Daryl Mitchell, Finn Allen, Shubman Gill, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson

Team 2: Devon Conway, Ishan Kishan (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Mitchell Santner (VC), Hardik Pandya, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson

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