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Team India will face New Zealand in a three-match T20I series on January 27 (Friday) at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi after winning the three-match ODI series. The T20 team will once again be led by all-rounder Hardik Pandya, with Suryakumar Yadav serving as his deputy, as has been the case since the T20 World Cup last year.

The team will be without all-format captain Rohit Sharma and vice captain Virat Kohli because of their workload management prior to this year’s Asia Cup and ODI World Cup. The team also does not include pacers Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj. Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, and Shivam Mavi will make up the pace battery; Bengal’s Mukesh Kumar will also be called up. After recent consistent performances for Mumbai, Prithvi Shaw has been added to the batting department.

Match details

  • Date and Time:  1:30 PM IST, 24th January 2023.
  • Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
  • Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
  • Broadcast: Star Sports Network

JSCA International Stadium Complex Ranchi pitch report

The last T20I played at Ranchi’s JSCA Stadium was in November 2021, when India and New Zealand played there. The hosts won by seven wickets.

Ishan Kishan (93) and Shreyas Iyer (113) led India to a 7-wicket victory in the ODI that was played at the venue in October of last year. The pitch once again proved to be adequate for the batters, as evidenced by the fact that India won by seven wickets.

The track will continue to be dry and slow, and spinners will probably get a fair amount of turn off the deck. In the few international matches that have been held at this location, the pacers have not received much support.

Overall, a high-scoring contest is expected, despite the fact that dew is unlikely to be present in the pleasant weather.

Weather report predicts that the temperature will range from about 27°C to about 13°C, with 60-66% humidity. There are 3-12% chances that it will rain. The Holkar Stadium in Indore has only hosted five One-Day Internationals. In 2011, Virender Sehwag defeated the West Indies with a score of 219, and in 2006, S Sreesanth defeated England with a score of 6/55. India has won all five one-day internationals against West Indies, South Africa, Australia, and England (twice).

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probable playing 11

New Zealand

  • Finn Allen
  • Devon Conway
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Tom Latham (c&wk)
  • Michael Bracewell
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Henry Shipley/Ish Sodhi
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Blair Tickner.


  • Rohit Sharma (c)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Virat Kohli
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Ishan Kishan (wk)
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Washington Sundar
  • Shahbaz Ahmed/Shardul Thakur
  • Mohammed Siraj
  • Arshdeep Singh/Mohammed Shami
  • Kuldeep Yadav.

Where to watch

Hotstar will live stream the India vs. New Zealand third one-day international.

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