India vs New Zealand 1st T20I: Likely playing XI of Team India

Sports Tak Staff
January 272023

Team India will cross swords against New Zealand in the first of three T20Is on January 27 (Friday). 

The match will take place at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. 

Hardik Pandya will once again lead India in the shortest format of the game. 

Let's take a look at the likely playing XI of Team India for the first T20I. 

Openers: In-form Shubman Gill will open the innings along with Ishan Kishan. 

Middle-order: Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik and Deepak Hooda will form the backbone of India's batting line-up. 

Spinners: Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal will likely be the two Indian spinners in the playing XI. 

Fast bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik and Shivam Mavi are the likely to find a place in the playing XI as pacers. 

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