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Cricket Free Tips | India vs New Zealand, 2021: 1st Test

India will lock horns with New Zealand in the 1st Test on November 25, after dominating the T20I series. Kane Williamson will return to the setup for the red ball games after being sidelined during the T20I series.

The last time the two teams played in the most extended format was in the inaugural World Test Championship final, in which New Zealand was named victors. Ajinkya Rahane will be the team captain in the absence of Virat Kohli. KL Rahul will miss the series. Both teams will be determined to bring their “A” game to the fore in the first Test due to an injury.


There is no risk of rain during the five-day match, and the sun is forecast to shine. As a result, it appears that the contest will be uninterrupted. The temperature is expected to be approximately 28°C.


Kanpur isn’t a particularly high-scoring stadium, and the ground favours spinners to a large amount. So far, 603 wickets have been lost at the venue in 22 Tests. The team that wins the toss will choose to bat first.


Probable Playing XIs
Ajinkya Rahane (c), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav/Ishant Sharma
New Zealand:
|Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Tom Latham, Kyle Jamieson, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner


India vs New Zealand – 1st Test, Dream 11:
Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Kane Williamson, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mitchell Santner, Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Mohammad Siraj


Match winner

  • India

Winning the toss

  • India

Top Batsman

  • India – Mayank Agarwal
  • New Zealand – Kane Williamson

Top Bowler

  • India – Ravichandran Ashwin 
  • New Zealand – Ajaz Patel

Most Sixes 

  • India – Shubman Gill
  • New Zealand – Ross Taylor

Player of the Match

  • India – Ravichandran Ashwin

Team Scores Batting First 

  • India – 380+
  • New Zealand – 260+  


India will seek vengeance in this game after losing in the World Test Championship Final, and the surface should be difficult for New Zealand to bat on. The toss will be crucial, and we anticipate New Zealand to put up a fight, but we believe India will win the First Test. Let’s join Baji now to enjoy the most exciting cricket and win Big!

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