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India vs New Zealand

Introduction

India and New Zealand are two excellent teams when it comes to cricketing history. India has won the World Cup twice, whereas New Zealand has won the Test World Cup once. There have been several test series, finals, ODIs, and other cricket matches played between the two teams.

Strong points of the Indian Cricket team:

  • India's biggest strength is in top-order batting.
  • India has the expertise of world-class bowlers such as Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Mohammad Shami.

Strong points of the New Zealand Cricket team:

  • The captaincy of Kane Williamson and his ability to lead upfront is one of the strong points of New Zealand.
  • It was quite evident from the Ind Vs Nz WTC final scorecard that the pace attack of New Zealand was top-notch too.

Ind Vs Nz Cricket: Recent history

Ind vs Nz matches were recently held from 17th November to 7th December in 2021. In New Zealand’s tour of India, two categories of matches were held, T20s and test matches.
Let's look at the ind vs nz squad

Indian cricket team

The Indian cricket team against New Zealand differed between the different formats and matches played.

India T20 Squad

Rohit Sharma led the team in T20s with the following players:
  • Rohit Sharma led the team in T20s with the following players:
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Surya Kumar Yadav
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • KL Rahul
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Avesh Khan
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Harshal Patel
  • Mohammad Siraj

India's 1st Test squad

Ajinkya Rahane led the team, captaining the following players:
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Surya Kumar Yadav
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Shubman Gill
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • Wriddhiman Saha
  • Srikar Bharat
  • Jayant Yadav
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Mohammad Siraj
  • Prasidh Krishna

India's 2nd Test squad

Virat Kohli led the team, which included the following players:
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Surya Kumar Yadav
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Shubman Gill
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • Wriddhiman Saha
  • Srikar Bharat
  • Jayant Yadav
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Mohammad Siraj
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Ajinkya Rahane

New Zealand cricket team

The New Zealand cricket team against India differed for different forms and days. The players were:

New Zealand T20 Squad

Tim Southee captained the following team:
  • Martin Guptill
  • Mark Chapman
  • James Neesham
  • Rachin Ravindra
  • Todd Astle
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Tim Seifert
  • Trent Boult
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Ish Sodhi
  • Adam Milne

New Zealand Test squad

Kane Williamson led the test team, captaining these players:
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Ross Taylor
  • Rachin Ravindra
  • Will Young
  • Mitchell Santner
  • William Somerville
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Tom Blundell
  • Tom Latham
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Ajaz Patel

Ind vs Nz Venue

The series of matches (T20 as well as test matches) was held at the following stadiums:
  • Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai
  • Green Park Stadium of Kanpur
  • Eden Gardens Stadium of Kolkata
  • JSCA International Stadium Complex of Ranchi
  • Sawai Mansingh Stadium of Jaipur
The tour had a total of five matches, which included a 2-match test series as well as 3 T20 internationals.

Ind vs Nz T20 matches

The dates of matches along with the winning teams:

Ind vs Nz test matches

Highlights from the latest Ind vs Nz series:

Some of the important highlights of the New Zealand tour of India are as follows:
  • Indian Batsmen put forth a splendid performance. Most runs were made by none other than Mayank Agarwal. He scored 242 runs, followed by Shreyas Iyer, who made 202 runs. The two players also completed their century in this series.
  • In the New Zealand team, the highest runs were secured by Tom Latham. He scored 163 runs, followed by Will Young, who made 115 runs.
  • Talking about bowling, the most wickets were taken by Ajaz Patel of the New Zealand team, followed by Tim Southee.
  • The Indian team, like always, was led by Ravichandran Ashwin in the bowling department. He took 14 wickets, with an average of 11.36.

Ind vs Nz Injury Updates

The following players acquired injuries during the New Zealand tour of India:
  • Ishant Sharma, the Indian bowler, dislocated the little finger of his left hand
  • Ravindra Jadeja suffered a right forearm injury, which further led to swelling
  • Ajinkya Rahane suffered from a hamstring strain

Ind Vs Nz WTC Final Scorecard

India won the first T20 match

  • The score of India: 166/5 (19.4)
  • The score of New Zealand: 164/6 (20)
India won the match by 5 wickets.

India won the second T20 match

  • The score of India: 155/3 (17.2)
  • The score of New Zealand: 153/6 (20)
India won the second T20 by 7 wickets.

India won the third T20 match

  • The score of India: 184/7 (20)
  • The score of New Zealand: 111 (17.2)
India won the last match by 73 runs.

The first test was a draw

  • The score of India: 345 and 234/7d*
  • The score of New Zealand: 296 and 165/9

India won the second test

  • The score of India: 325 and 276/7d*
  • The score of New Zealand 62 and 167
India won the second test by 372 runs.
*d - Declared

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