India vs New Zealand ODI series has been comfortably won by India as they completely outclassed teh visitors winning the series 3-0. After conquering the 50-over format, India will look to do the same in the T20I. New Zealand however is quite capable of posing a tough challenge to the hosts, given they have some quality players in their squad.
Let’s look at 3 player battles from Ind vs Nz 1st T20I that will be closely watched by all cricket fans.
Suryakumar Yadav vs Mitchell Santner
Michael Santner has troubled Virat Kohli a lot in the past which tells a great deal about his abilities. Although Kohli does not feature in India’s squad, the Men in Blue’s batting lineup will this time be led by mercurial Suryakumar Yadav. Having played at an insane strike rate of over 187, it is Yadav who would be the biggest challenge for Kiwis.
Santner who will be leading the visiting team would need to make sure he get Yadav out for cheap if he is