India vs New Zealand Highlights Today, Thursday 25-11-2021. 1st Test, New Zealand tour of India, from Green Park, Kanpur. The top achievers of test cricket in recent times India and New Zealand will start their new Journey from today’s match at Kanpur India. It will be a great exam for the New Zealand test batsmen on turning tracks. The last time India and New Zealand played against each other was in the final of the Icc World Test Championship in England. Although New Zealand had won that match.
India win the toss and will bat.
Rahane expects the pitch to play well early on, and then bring the spinners into play. Three spinners and two faster bowlers, with a debut for Iyer, as expected. Williamson, back after his elbow injury-enforced break, says this will be a different challenge. Ajaz Patel and Will Sommerville playing, as is debutant Rachin Ravindra.
India team: 1 Mayank Agarwal, 2 Shubman Gill, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Ajinkya Rahane (c), 5 Shreyas Iyer, 6 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Axar Patel, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Umesh Yadav.
New Zealand team: 1 Tom Latham, 2 Will Young, 3 Kane Williamson (c), 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Henry Nicholls, 6 Tom Blundell (wk), 7 Rachin Ravindra, 8 Kyle Jamieson, 9 Will Sommerville, 10 Tim Southee, 11 Ajaz Patel.
(last five completed matches, most recent first)
New Zealand: WWDWW
Match Timings: 04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
Umpires – Nitin Menon, Virender Sharma
TV Umpire – Anil Chaudhary
Match Referee – Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire – KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match number – Test no. 2435