Cricket Match Predictions: New Zealand Tour of India 2023 - India vs New Zealand - 2nd T20I - 29 January 2023
The 2nd T20I match of the New Zealand Tour of India will be played on the 29th of January between India and New Zealand at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
LIVE SCORES - India vs New Zealand - 2nd T20I
Top Tournament Stats - New Zealand Tour of India 2022-2023
The top run scorer for India in the T20I series is Washington Sundar with 50 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for India in the T20I series is Washington Sundar with 2 scalps to his name.
The top run scorer for New Zealand in the T20I series is Daryl Mitchell with 59 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for New Zealand in the T20I series is Mitchell Santner with 2 scalps to his name.
New Zealand have beaten India in the first T20I of the series to take a 1-0 lead.
New Zealand batted first and they posted a total of 176 for 6 in 20 overs. Finn Allen was dismissed after scoring 35 off 23 balls. Devon Conway continued his form in the tour and smashed the bowlers to all parts of the ground. He was well supported by Daryl Mitchell who scored 59 not out in 30 balls. He took a liking to Arshdeep Singh and collected 27 runs in the last over to power New Zealand to 176 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, India lost 3 wickets for just 15 runs. After that phase, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya played well and did enough to revive the innings. Yadav was dismissed after scoring 47 off 34 balls. After his dismissal, Indian batters kept losing wickets at wrong times and never really looked in the game. Washington Sundar made 50 off 28 balls but it went in vain as India were restricted to 155 for 9, losing the match by 21 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Hardik Pandya (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar.
Mitchell Santner (C), Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Glenn Phillips, Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – India
Who will win? - India
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Ishan Kishan (India), Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kuldeep Yadav (India), Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)
Most Sixes – Ishan Kishan (India), Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)
Player of the Match- Ishan Kishan (India)
Team Scores Batting first – India 170+, New Zealand 160+
Match Handicap: India
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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