India Vs New Zeland T20 series, 2017

After hard thrilling ODI series both team Indian and New Zeland are getting ready to meet in T20's. Blue boys though win the ODI serise but it was not convencing one like other recent series. On ther other hand respons from young gun and supported by the expriences players like Taylor, New Zeland was very close to win ODI series at Indian soil in recent times. Close call at the ODI serise is giving hits of close fights at T20s as well. New Zealand is one in number one position at T20's and they never bitten by Indian. On the other hand new looking Indian team would like make the change in the state and start the T20 series with winning note.

There will be three T20 maches will be played at diffrent ground. Venue and details about the match arrengment is given below.

It is obvious that, there will be certain changes at T20 squard.

India: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Mohammed Siraj.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Trent Boult, Tom Bruce, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Henry Nicholls, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.

1st match,Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi , Date & Time: Nov 01, 07:00 PM, LOCAL

This match will be not only important for the both team to start the journy with winning note but also important for Ashish Nehra. He has decleard thet it will be his last game at Indian color. This economic fast bowler played 16 yeras for indian cricket. He is one of them who have made enorumous contribution to bring changes in Indian cricket. So India would like to give him a warm farewell by winning the 1 st match of the series.

This T20 matches will be played at feroz Shah kotla. This ground and track is very much known for batting friendly wicket and hoping to enjoy high scoring matches between two teams. There will be due factor coming to play at the lete evening. Therefore toss will be a vitel factor to decided the result.

2nd matchVenue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot , Date & Time: Nov 04, 0.7 PM  LOCAL

Like other Indian pitches Rajcote is alwayes favorite place for the batsman to score run. This will be the crutila place for the both teams to win the match at rajkot and named the series or stay at the series. This 2 nd match of the T20 series will be played after 2days break.

3 rd match, Venue: Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, Date & Time: Nov 07,  07:00 PM

This is one of the beautiful stadium of south indian cricket. Greenfield International Stadium, part of The Sports Hub Trivandrum, is a multi-purpose stadium in Kerala, used mainly for association football and cricket. The stadium is located at Kariavattom in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India.

India Vs New Zealand result at T20 matches head to head is given below.


India v New Zealand T20 head to head match results






6th T20I

New Zealand

47 runs


15 Mar 2016

5th T20I

New Zealand

1 run


11 Sept 2012

4th T20I

No Result



8 Sept 2012

3rd T20I

New Zealand

5 wkts


27 Feb 2009

2nd T20I

New Zealand

7 wkts


25 Feb 2009

1st T20I

New Zealand

10 runs


16 Sep 2007

Key players to watch at T20's from both sides.

1. Virat Kholi: Indian captain Virat Kholi is one of the leading and most dengerous batsman at all the three formates of game. He usually bate at number three at ODI but ib T20's become the opener and start the game. This run machine has played 52 T20 matches and made 1852 runs with amazing averaze of 52.91 with strickrate of 136. he also made 17 fifty with heighst of 90.

2. Hardik Pandiya:he is one of the exciting players in recent time to watch his performace closely. This tall alrounder is capable of hetting boundaries and long sixe's with ease. He would add extra to the batting side at the end of the batting innings as well as increas the bowling stranght . This hard hitting alrounder has played 21 T20 matches and made 125 runs with amazing averaze of 11.36 with strickrate of 127 with heighst of the case of bolwing, he is wicket taking option for cpatain kholi.

3. Kane Williamson: He is a master class batsman. Unlike other batsman he has proved his ability to bat at the asian slow truck and socing runs with natural flow. Most importantly, he has exprience of plying IPL for sunriser. So it will defenetlt help him to make right contribution for his team. This New Zealand batsman has played 39 T20 matches and made 1125 runs with amazing averaze of 36.29 with strickrate of 125 he also made 3 fifty with heighst of 89.

4.Tom Latham : This left handed wicket keeper batsman have made wonderful start of his internation cricket journey. In this ODI series he is the heighest runs getter among the New Zealand team. This New Zealand batsman has played 12 T20 matches and made 124 runs with amazing averaze of 13.29 with strickrate of 102. His stats may not impress you but his abily is display at this ODI series.

Above all this will be another exciting T20 seires of two teams India vs New Zealand.