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India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I Match Analysis

As we all know that this game is going to be super awesome in terms of winning, Both the teams are super talented and played well in previous matches.

Let’s check more information about the exciting match which is going to happen on 29th of January this year, 2023.


Match Details

India vs New Zealand

Time – Start at 07:00 PM (IST)

Date – 29 January 2023, Sunday 

Venue – Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Series – New Zealand tour of India, 2023 

Pitch Report and Details

     In the second inning, the pitch at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium tends to slow down and aid batters. The team that bats first in a T20I match here always wins. As they take the majority of the wickets, the pacers have also had a tonne of help. On the ground, the average score is 172. India's team scored 199 runs against Sri Lanka in the most recent T20I played here.

Pitch Behaviour

     Batting favour


     On January 29 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, India will face New Zealand in the 2nd T20I match of the New Zealand tour of India, 2023 on Sunday. The match begins at 07:00 PM IST.

     In the opening T20I in Ranchi, New Zealand employed a smart spin-web strategy to defeat India by 21 runs. The Indian batters were put in a difficult position right from the beginning of the inning. 

     In the first three overs of the powerplay, the top order was destroyed. India was only three runs behind for 15 runs. With their 68-run partnership, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya attempted to save the innings and restart it. However, they were also returned in quick succession.

IND vs NZ, Match Possible Playing XIx


Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar

New Zealand

Mitchell Santner (C), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner

Match Analysis 

Chances of winning

Win bat first: 50%
Win bowl first: 40%

Average Score:

1st Innings- 189 + runs

2nd innings- 172 + runs

     However, India are favourites to win. Whereas New Zealand are fully prepared for the win.

Possible toss winner - New Zealand

Possible match winner - India


Note: This analysis is based on the site administrators' knowledge, analysis, and intuition. Consider the information provided and make your own judgement when making your analysis.


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