India beat New Zealand in the T20 series; they won the series by winning all of the matches in a comfortable manner. In the first match, they won by 5 wickets; later they won the second game by 7 wickets. Lastly, they won the last match by 73 runs. This has been a great start under both Rahul Dravid’s and Rohit Sharma’s leadership.
They face New Zealand in a two-match test series. Their squad consists of; Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Suraykumar Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer; Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed. Siraj and Prasidh Krishna. Who do you think Dravid will choose to start for their side in their first match?
New Zealand squad and match details!
New Zealand consists of; Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Daryl Mitchell; Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Glenn Phillips; Tom Blundell, Tom Latham, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, Neil Wagner; Tim Southee, and Will Somerville. The T20 world cup finalist will be confident to win this series. This is because they are the best-ranked test team in the world; along with the fact that they won the first ICC World Test Championship. They won the cup by beating India by 8 wickets in the six-day long test finals.
The first match of the test series will be played from the 25th till the 29th of November; This match will take place in the Green Park stadium. It will start at 9:30 am. Following this match these two teams; will play each other from the 3rd till the 7th of December. This match will take place in Mumbai in the Wankhede stadium and start at 9:30 am IST.
Who will win this test series between India and New Zealand?