India vs New Zealand 1st T20 Live: Toss Updates, Playing X1 and other important details

Ind vs nz 1st T20I

Men in Blue will be looking to get off to a fast start in the T20I series against the same opponent after regaining confidence from the recently finished ODI series against Black Caps, which they won by a score of 3-0.

We will go into detail about the toss changes, playing X1, and other crucial information pertaining to this encounter here in this article:

Toss Update:  Pandya won the toss and decided to field first as he wanted a target up front so they could chase the total with ease.

Mitchell, black caps captain, remarked that it is challenging to play against India in India and stated that he would have also bowl first as dew would come into play later.

Mitchell continued, “More games from here would mean we are prepared for the Men’s 50 Over World Cup which is slated in India later this year. We understand the conditions here in India.”

Playing X1 of Both sides: Playing X1 of Men in Blue looks sorted on paper with Yuzvendra Chahal and Prithvi Shaw missing out and Arshdeep Singh back in the hut. It is a great platform for someone like Ishan and Gill to provide solid start for India so that later batsman can capitalize on the foundation built by these two.

For Black Caps, Sodhi who was not regular in the ODI squad makes a comeback in the T20I series against India. He will be expected to spread his magic with the ball.

Other Important details: Pitch looks good and it is advisable to bowl first with dew coming in the first half of the game.