Ind vs NZ, 2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma’s Team India to take on New Zealand in Ranchi


Rohit Sharma’s Team India will take on Tim Southee-led New Zealand in the second T20 of the three-match series at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on November 19.

India took 1-0 lead in the T20 series by beating New Zealand by 5 wickets in the first match played at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on November 17.

This is the first series of Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid as Team India’s captain-coach pair in T20 format and the victory in first match was welcomed by experts and fans after their poor performance in the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup 2021 played in UAE.

The second match will begin at 7 pm (IST).

India playing XI from:

Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice Captain), Rishabh Pant (Wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel and Avesh Khan.

New Zealand playing XI from:

Tim Southee (Captain), Glenn Phillips (Wicketkeeper), Tim Seifert (Wicketkeeper), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi.