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India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I – IND vs NZ Cricket Match Preview, Prediction, Where To Watch, Probable 11 And Fantasy 11 Tips

Team India would look to keep themselves alive in the 3-match series as they face off against New Zealand in 2nd T20I.

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam January 28, 2023 • 17:25 PM

Team India would look to keep themselves alive in the 3-match series as they face off against New Zealand in the 2nd T20I. 

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Match Preview:


After clean sweeping the Kiwis 3-0 in the ODI series, team India were floored in the 1st T20I by the visitors. The top order was dismissed in single-digit scores, while Suryakumar Yadav took 34 balls to score his 47 runs. Washington Sundar was the top scorer with 50 runs off 28 balls, while none of the other batters managed to cross the 30-run mark. 

Arshdeep Singh was very expensive in his 4 overs as he gave away 51 runs for just 1 wicket. Sundar was efficient with the ball as well as he picked up 2 wickets for just 22 runs in his 4 overs. Kuldeep Yadav and Shivam Mavi managed 1 wicket each while Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda and Umran Malik went wicketless. 

For New Zealand, first Devon Conway and then Daryl Mitchell were the stars with the bat as these two etched a half-century each. Conway scored 52 runs off 35 balls while Daryl Mitchell, batting at #5, scored an unbeaten 59 runs off 30 balls. Opener Finn Allen contributed with 35 runs off 23 balls as well. 

It was spin to win for New Zealand as captain Mitchell Santner picked up 2 important wickets at crucial junctures of the match. Michael Bracewell and Lockie Ferguson also managed 2 wickets each while Jacob Duffy and Ish Sodhi registered 1 wicket each.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Match Details

  • Date – Sunday, January 29, 2023
  • Time – 07:00 PM IST
  • Venue – Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Today's Match Prediction: Who will win today's cricket match? IND vs NZ 2nd T20I 

Despite being routed in the 1st T20I, team India will start as favourites to win the 2nd T20I against New Zealand.

IND vs NZ Head-to-Head:

  • Total – 23
  • India – 10
  • New Zealand – 10
  • Tie – 3

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I: Where to Watch?

The IND vs NZ T20I series will be broadcasted live by Star Sports network as well as for free on DD Free Dish. Viewers can watch it online on the OTT platform Disney Plus Hotstar.

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Team News:

There are no new injury updates from either team as of now. 

IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Probable Playing 11:

  • India – Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh
  • New Zealand – Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner

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Today Match IND vs NZ 2nd T20I Fantasy 11:

  • Wicket-keepers – Ishan Kishan
  • Batters – Devon Conway, Suryakumar Yadav, Finn Allen, Rahul Tripathi
  • All-rounders – Washington Sundar, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner
  • Bowlers –  Lockie Ferguson, Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav