NZ vs IND 5th T20 Match Prediction. Playing XI and Fantasy Cricket Tips
New Zealand and their love affairs with the super overs never went far away as they have lost back to back super overs in this series, in fact from last year they have played as many as 4 super over across all formats and haven’t received any victory from any of them. They are certainly missing their premier fast bowlers like Boult and Ferguson. On the other hand, India has taken an unassailable lead of 4-0 in this season and certainly looking for their first-ever clean sweep against Kiwis. India simply knows when to turn up the heat with their bowling. And the Kiwis, well, their tryst with super-overs has now become an indelible part of cricketing folklore. Let’s Discuss the Fantasy Tips, prediction and News and the likely playing XI for the final dead rubber.
India tour of New Zealand
Match: NZ vs IND 5th T20
Date: Sunday 2nd Feb 2020
Time: 12:30 PM IST
Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Pitch Report and Conditions:
The pitch at the Bay Oval is going to be excellent for batting. The surface has a great pace and bounce which will certainly be liked by the batsman. Expect a high scoring encounter at this venue.
The weather seems to be clear and sunny day has been forecast on match day at Mount Maunganui. There is next to no chance of rain.
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Sanju Samson, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Bruce, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert(w), Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett, Daryl Mitchell, Blair Tickner
- Kane Williamson was rested in the 4th T20I because of Shoulder niggle, he should certainly back in the squad in place of Tom Bruce who hasn’t done much in the last match that was played.
- Rohit Sharma was rested in the previous match as should be back in the squad for this match. Virat Kohli may get a rest for this match considering the workload and the mental stress.
- Sanju Samson should retain his place in the playing XI. He is likely to play this match
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert (wk), Daryl Mitchell/Tom Bruce, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee (c), Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett
Sanju Samson, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Virat Kohli (c)/Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini
Wicket Keeper: KL Rahul (VC), Sanju Samson
Batsman: Shreyas Iyer, Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Colin Munro
Allrounder: Mitchell Santner
Bowler: Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Hamish Bennett
Captain and Vice-captain Suggestions for Fantasy Leagues:
- Sanju Samson
- Colin Munro
- Shreyas Iyer
- Ross Taylor