T20 World Cup, India Playing XI vs New Zealand: Ishan Kishan Replaces Injured Suryakumar Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Makes Way For Shardul Thakur


Ishan Kishan changed Suryakumar Yadav within the taking part in XI

Virat Kohli misplaced the toss in opposition to New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and the Indians have been requested to bat first. India have been put into bat by Pakistan too and what adopted was a disastrous outcome for Kohli’s staff as Pakistan steamrolled the Indians by 10 wickets. The dew performs an enormous think about Dubai and captains due to this fact are inclined to put the opposition in after successful the toss. Kohli although put up a courageous entrance and mentioned that his staff will look to rectify the errors that have been dedicated in opposition to Pakistan. This can be a enormous match because the dropping staff may be at risk of lacking out on a semi-final spot.

“We might have bowled first as nicely. We’d like a strong begin and must have wickets in hand. It is ridiculous, we’re taking part in twice in 10 days. The fellows have recovered nicely. It is one other alternative to return out and proper the errors,” Kohli mentioned after dropping the toss.

When requested about his taking part in XI, Kohli talked about that there are two modifications in his staff from the line-up that confronted Pakistan. The in-form Shardul Thakur was included rather than Bhuvneshwar Kumar, whereas swashbuckling opening batsman Ishan Kishan was drafted into the staff rather than Suryakumar Yadav, who was down with again spasm.

“Two modifications. One compelled, Surya has again spasm, so Ishan Kishan will change him and open the batting. Shardul Thakur replaces Bhuvi,” Kohli mentioned.

The massive replace although was the truth that Kishan would open the innings, which implies one of many two between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma will come down the order on the quantity four spot.

Hardik Pandya additionally saved his place within the taking part in XI and it will likely be fascinating to see if he bowls on this match as he has been bowling within the nets within the run as much as this encounter.


New Zealand too made a change of their line-up from the loss in opposition to Pakistan. Wicket-keeper Tim Seifert made approach for paceman Adam Milne, whose tempo might be handful in opposition to the Indians.

“We’re going to bowl, dew issue presently of the 12 months. Look ahead to one other problem. One change, Adam Milne is available in for Tim Seifert. Simply to steadiness our bowling assault. Conway will hold,” Williamson mentioned.

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