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Players you need to pick in your Dream11 Fantasy Cricket team for the NZ vs IND match

Welcome to our NZ vs IND Dream11 Team prediction of the match between NZ and IND that is to be played on 26 Jan. In this post we will provide a preview of the match along with probable playing 11, key players, captain and vice-captain options and our Fantasy Cricket team prediction for Dream11 and MyFab11

NZ vs IND Dream11 Match Information

Match Preview

India will take on New Zealand in the second T20 match which will be played at Eden Park, Auckland. It is the same venue where the first T20 Match was played. The Match will start at 12:20 PM IST/06:50 AM GMT. India will look to go 2-0 up and take a step closer to the series victory while New Zealand must look to win this game in order to stay in the series for much longer.

New Zealand Team News

  • New Zealand crossed the 200 barrier for the 4th time in last 6 T20 Matches against India which is the most number of 200+ scores against India by any side in this format. However, for the first time they allowed India to chase down such a big total.
  • It was New Zealand’s only 4th defeat to India.
  • Having been asked to bat first, they got off to a great start. The momentum dropped just a tiny bit when both Colins – Munro and De Grandhomme fell in quick successions. Captain Kane and Ross Taylor ensured they get to a slightly above par total on that ground.
  • They were guilty of missing too many important opportunities in the field. During the powerplay period, they missed an easy run-out chance of Rahul followed by Ish Sodhi making a meal of Kohli’s catch down at third man boundary.

Players recent performance

Martin Guptill – 30(19)
Colin Munro – 59(42)
Kane Williamson – 51(26)
Ross Taylor – 54*(27)
Tim Seifert – 1(2)

Bowlers and All rounders
Mitchell Santner – 2*(2) and 1-50
Blair Tickner – 1-34
Colin de Grandhomme – 0(2)
Ish Sodhi – 2-36
Tim Southee – 0-48
Hamish Benett – 0-36

Players to pick from New Zealand

Kane Williamson, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner

India Team News

  • Indian team went on to chase a 200+ target for the first time in New Zealand. They always looked on course of chasing it.
  • India were 3 runs behind New Zealand at the end of 17th over yet they crossed the hurdle comfortably with an over to spare. Jasprit Bumrah made all the difference in his final 2 overs proving why is he a different gravy altogether.
  • India’s worry though, will be the other two fast bowlers. Shardul Thakur conceded 44 runs in his 3 overs while Mohammad Shami after a great New Zealand tour last year started this series by giving away 53 runs in his 4 overs. Navdeep Saini might be added to the Indian side.
  • Rahul, Kohli and Shreyas batted brilliantly and ensured Team India secure an entertaining win.

Players recent performance

Rohit Sharma – 7(6)
KL Rahul – 56(27)
Virat Kohli – 45(32)
Shreyas Iyer – 58*(29)
Manish Pandey – 14*(12)

Bowlers and All rounders
Shivam Dubey – 13(9) and 1-24
Jasprit Bumrah – 1-31
Shardul Thakur – 1-44
Yuzvendra Chahal – 1-32
Ravindra Jadeja – 1-18

Players to pick from this team

KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Head to Head

New Zealand Team : 8 Wins
India Team : 4 Wins

NZ vs IND Pitch Report

The Auckland pitch provides a little bit of movement when the ball is new but once it loses it’s shine, it is party time for batsmen. Coupled with extremely short boundaries, it is a batting paradise and hence it would be ideal to pick only 3 good bowlers in your side. Pick as many batsmen as you can in your Dream11 Team.

New Zealand Team Squad:

Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Hamish Bennett, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Blair Tickner, Mitchell Santner.

India Team Squad:

Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Shivam Dubey, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Navdeep Saini.

NZ vs IND Probable 11

New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(C), Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Hamish Bennett

India : Rohit Sharma, K L Rahul, Virat Kohli(C), Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube, Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini/ Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

NZ vs IND Injured/Unavailable

There is no injury concern in either of the sides. However, India may look to play Navdeep Saini instead of Shardul Thakur. New Zealand must be going with the same team with their main spinners going for plenty of runs who will be hard to replace.

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NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

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  • Virat Kohli
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Colin Munro
  • Ross Taylor
  • Shreyas Iyer/ Tim Seifert (WK) / Blair Tickner (Bowler)


  • Shivam Dube
  • Mitchell Santner


  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Ish Sodhi


  • KL Rahul
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NZ vs IND Fantasy Cricket Tips

If you pick Shreyas Iyer in your side, it will fill up your side with 7 Indian players. You may continue with it or to balance it out, you can look to take Tim Seifert or Blair Tickner in your Team.

Safe Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
Martin Guptill
Kane Williamson

Risky Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

Colin Munro
Mitchell Santner
Shreyas Iyer
KL Rahul

Best Wicket Keeper Choice

KL Rahul

NZ vs IND Squad Information

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