By Puneet Chaudhary - November 20, 2022
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The Indian cricket team is currently on a tour of New Zealand. Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, Team India has reached to play the T20 series of 3 matches. The first match of the series was abandoned due to rain. The second T20 match will be played today at Bay Oval ground in Mount Maunganui from 12 o’clock Indian time.
In this story, we will tell you the pitch report, possible playing XI, weather conditions and head to head statistics of the second match…
mount maunganui India played only 1 match in
India played a T20 match at the Bay Oval ground in Mount Maunganui. India got victory in this. Batting first, India scored 163 and restricted New Zealand to a score of 156 runs. Blue Army won by seven runs.
The rain is not going to leave the chase in the second T20 as well. According to the Meteorological Department of New Zealand, there is a possibility of heavy rain in the second match. There is a 6 per cent rain forecast at the start of the match, but after the first innings the rain forecast will increase to 64 per cent. The temperature on the day of the match is expected to be 15 to 21 degree Celsius.
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Suryakumar Yadav has the chance to score the most runs in T20 Internationals in a year. Now this record is in the name of Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan. You can see in the next picture how many runs Surya needs.
Deepak Hooda can open with Ishaan
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are not playing in this T20 series against New Zealand. In such a situation, young batsman Ishaan Kishan can open for Team India. Ishaan specializes in explosive batting. He has a strike rate of 131.15 while playing for India. At the same time, Deepak Hooda can support Ishaan. Deepak got a place in the World Cup team, but he got very few chances.
Deepak has already opened the batting for the Indian team and the strike rate of this player is 153.40. At the same time, Shreyas Iyer can come down to bat at number-3 in place of Kohli. See Shreyas Iyer’s performance in T20 International in the graphic below.
So far 7 T20 International matches have been held at Bay Oval. The average score in the first innings at this ground is 199 runs. The economy of the spinner is better than the fast bowlers on this ground. Here spin bowlers bowl with an economy of 8.05. At the same time, fast bowlers spend runs with an economy of 9.65.
Both spin and fast bowlers get a lot of runs here. In such a situation, the match can be high scoring. Batsmen can also play big innings on this pitch.
Possible Playing XI
New Zealand : Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson.
India: Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya (captain), Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh and Yuzvendra Chahal.