IND vs NZ 3rd T20I Match: The third and deciding match of the T20 series will be played between India and New Zealand on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. In this series, both teams have won one match each, and to win the series, both teams need to win the next match.
However, the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is the home ground of captain Hardik Pandya, where he has played many practice matches and various tournaments.
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India vs New Zealand Past Two Matches.
Team India, led by Hardik Pandya, played the first match of the three-match series in the T20I format at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi on 27 March, in which India lost by 21 runs. The second match which was played on 29 January 2023 (Sunday) at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow.
New Zealand, led by Mitchell Santner, did not do well on the ground in Lucknow, scoring only 99 runs in their batting. The condition of the Indian team was also bad on the Lucknow ground, in which eight fours were hit and the Indian team failed to hit sixes. However, in the second match of the series, India defeated New Zealand by six wickets without hitting a sixer.
IND vs NZ 3rd T20I Match Weather and Pitch Report:
Weather: The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the third and final match of the three-match T20I series between India and New Zealand. The temperature on the day of the match will be between 15 and 31 degree Celsius and the sky will be clear. There is no chance of rain on the match day and the entire match is expected. The expected humidity level is 32%, and the wind speed will be around 10 km/h.
Pitch Report: There are six red clay pitches and five black clay pitches at the venue. Compared to red clay pitches, which have a tendency to dry quickly and favor spinners or slow bowlers, black clay pitches have better bounce. Overall, the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is a scoring friendly venue for 20 over matches. In T20Is, the average score in the first innings is 174, and the average score in the second innings is 166.
Narendra Modi Stadium T20I Records of India vs New Zealand.
- Total Matches Played: 06
- India Won: 04
- Visiting Team Won: 02
- Batting 1st Won: 03
- Batting 2nd Won: 03
- Average 1st Innings score: 174
- Average 2nd Innings score: 166 in
- Highest Total: 224/2 in 20 overs by India vs England in 2021
- Lowest Total: 124/7 in 20 overs by India vs England in 2021
- Highest Successful Chase: 166/3 in 17.5 overs by India vs England in 2021
- Lowest Total Defended: 185/8 in 20 overs by India vs England in 2021
- Highest Individual Score: Jos Buttler (England) – 83 not out vs India in 2021
- Best Bowling Innings: Jofra Archer (England) – 4 for 33 vs India in 2021
- Most Runs: Virat Kohli (India) – 258 runs in 6 innings
- Most Wickets: Shardul Thankur (India) – 8 wickets in 5 matches
- Total Sixes: 81
- Total Fours: 179
- Most Sixes: Jos Buttler (England) – 10 sixes
- Most Fours: Virat Kohli (India) – 23 fours
India Vs New Zealand 3rd Match Details:
|Match||IND vs NZ, 3rd T20I, New Zealand tour of India, 2023|
|Date & Time||Wednesday, February 01, 2023 & 19:00 IST|
|Toss||Yest to be toss|
|Venue||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Stedium & Capacity||Narendra Modi Stadium & 132,000|
India Vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Match Possible Playing XI.
India: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner
India Vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Match Squad.
India: 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.
New Zealand: Mitchell Santner (C), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.