India vs New ZeaIand 3rd T20I Match Preview & All You Need To Know

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India and New Zealand have played a lot of amazing games over the years. Everytime India and New Zealand play a game – fireworks are guaranteed. And the best thing about the Kiwis is that they never die without a fight and always punch way above their weight.

Take this series as an example. New Zealand are playing this series without Kane Williamson, Boult and some other key players and that too against India in India. And yet here we are at the stroke of the 3rd T20I with the series tied at 1-1 and where the third game could go either way.

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Considering that the game will be played at Hyderabad, the spinners obviously will come into play. And clearly New Zealand are a little happier than India because they have two quality spinners in Ish Sodhi & Mitchell Santner. 

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New Zealand will be a little worried about their batting and will need their players to step up their game. Indian top order will also need some runs under the belt considering how Kishan has not been so successful in his last few innings.

India vs New Zealand Pitch Report – Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad

The pitch in Ahmedabad is a rank turner. It has produced a lot of wickets for the spinners with the pitch slowing down a tad as the game progresses. This could be another low scoring affair. Expect the captain winning the toss to bowl first.

India vs New Zealand Probable Playing XIs

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IND: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Hardik Pandya (c), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Shivam Mavi

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NZ: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Dane Cleaver (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner (c), Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner