NZ vs IND 2nd T20I

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: The first Twenty20 International (T20I) match in the three-match T20I series between India and New Zealand could not take place because of the presence of rain. Due to the steady downpour, the two captains were unable to even make it outside for the coin toss.

The second Twenty20 international, which will take place on Sunday, November 20, at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, is where the attention should be focused at this point.

Both squads will be looking to get off to a winning start in their respective seasons. After receiving so much criticism regarding their strategy at the T20 World Cup, it will be intriguing to watch India play this game and see how they handle it.

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Match Details

Match: NZ vs IND, 2nd T20I, India’s tour of New Zealand

Date: Sunday, November 20, 2022

Time: 12.00 PM

Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

NZ VS IND 2nd T20I: Overview   


After India’s disappointing performance in the T20 World Cup 2022, the country’s fans were very eager to observe the team’s new strategy. However, because of the rain, the players were unable to participate in any games. Now that they only have one goal in mind—to win the match—Hardik Pandya and the rest of the team will attempt to play a brave brand of cricket.

The Indian cricket team has all they need to play an aggressive style of the game. Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, and Shreyas Iyer are just some of the players who will have the opportunity to shine in the spotlight while regulars are out.

Hardik Pandya will make an effort to include Umran Malik in the bowling attack and provide him with some valuable experience and exposure. Additionally essential to the execution of the pace attack will be Arshdeep Singh. As an additional point of interest, it will be exciting to watch and see whether one of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav gets a game. Because of his superior ability, the latter will have a greater chance of success.

New Zealand

Throughout the Twenty20 World Cup 2022, New Zealand showed solid cricketing ability. Runs were consistently scored by New Zealand thanks to the efforts of players like Finn Allen, Devon Conway, and Glenn Phillips. In the meantime, Daryl Mitchell and Jimmy Neesham were responsible for ensuring a successful conclusion to the innings. However, Kane Williamson had difficulty striking the ball at the proper pace, and it is likely that this was one of the reasons why New Zealand was eliminated from contention for the showcase event.

Now that a young and vibrant Indian team has arrived at their doorstep, New Zealand would prefer to address the concerns and start the ball moving as soon as possible. Due to the absence of Trent Boult, the responsibility of attacking with the new ball and taking wickets during the powerplay will fall on Tim Southee and Ferguson respectively.

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Probable Playing XI

New Zealand

Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne


Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Pitch Prediction

The batters have always enjoyed batting at Mount Manganui’s Bay Oval, so it’s no surprise that it was named after them. The batters won’t have any trouble playing their shots on this track because the bounce is consistent across the entire surface. It is anticipated that there will be overcast conditions for this game as well, which will allow the pacers to move the ball around a bit in the first few overs of the match. This stadium has a very fast outfield, and the boundaries are also not particularly large.

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Weather Prediction

This particular venue in Bay Oval makes use of a drop-in pitch, and just like other drop-in pitches, it is conducive to batting. In fact, this is the case with the vast majority of drop-in pitches. Temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius are expected to prevail in Wellington on the day of the match, and there is a chance of precipitation.

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Pre-play prediction

Top Batter: Finn Allen (NZ), Ishan Kishan (IND)

Best Bowler:  Adam Milne (NZ), Yuzvendra Chahal (IND)

Best All-rounder: Jimmy Neesham (NZ), Hardik Pandya (IND)

Player of the match: Adam Milne (NZ)

NZ vs IND 2nd T20I: Match Prediction

In contrast to India, New Zealand will be playing the match in their own stadium, and their team also has more combined years of experience than India.

As a direct result of this, they will be the clear favorites to win the second Twenty20 International that will take place. When the away team returns, they will be sporting a whole new look and will be commanded by a different captain than before. There will be a number of different areas that they will need to get correct, ranging from the opening combinations to the bowling attack. They will need to do this. On the other hand, the tournament’s hosts will field their best Twenty20 players in an effort to win the competition.

There are a few reasons why New Zealand is in a somewhat better position than India to win this match. These reasons include the fact that New Zealand will be playing the match at home, having an overall stronger roster, and having effective combinations that have already been formed. As a direct consequence of this, we believe that New Zealand will emerge victorious from this match.

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