Nagpur: The First Super 10 Match of the ICC World T20, 2016 sees hosts and firm favorites, India take on New Zealand in what promises to be a cracker. After a success in a T20I, the India come in to the tournament and after convincing series wins over Sri Lanka and Pakistan, in their own backyard, the New Zealand come into the tournament in good form.
Expert/journalist in the Cricket- Mr. Ayaz Memon/ Cricket wallah who is being well- known in the cricketing community, told in conversation with the Vinayakk Mohanrangan from Firstpost, that the Match between India and New Zealand will be previewed in Nagpur.
Also, he is found telling to Firstpost that in their opinion the “two teams who must progress from this group”, then the winning team on Tuesday will get head- start. Moreover, he further stated that for teams it is not easy task, but he expects a humdinger.
He also found stated about the explosive New Zealand batting lineup, where he reserved special praise for Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson that ‘a class act in any format’, the stars of the Kiwi batting lineup. Also, speaking about the abilities of the Corey Anderson, he told that he can change a game from a middle order.
Further, he said that the only weakness of New Zealand can be seen with their spin bowling department. He also ranked Mitchell Santner as Good, however, as per Ayaz, he is not established himself yet.
Moreover, as per Ayaz, in Indian team, the only doubtful area in the starting XI seems to be between the returning Mohammad Shami and the man enjoying a swansong, Ashish Nehra. Also, he says India will be desperate for winning the first match.
He also said, for India, R. Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja should be the setter bowlers and for faster bowlers, India need not to take away anything.
Thus, it is now confirmed that the earth in Nagpur will be burnt with the first match and the crowd waiting for the match can now expect amazing battle between India and New Zealand teams.