Skipper Rohit Sharma has won the toss and decided to field first in the 1st T20 in Jaipur. Team india takes on Kiwis in 3 match T -20 series .
The series which starts today with a new captain of era in the Indian team as Rohit Sharma takes over as the full-time Skipper of the T20I side, while legend of the cricket former batsmej Rahul Dravid also begins his journey as the head coach of the senior men’s team.
New Zealand who lost in finals against australia and being runners-up in the recently-concluded T20 World Cup playing against India side who were eliminated in the group Super 12 stage.
India (Playing 11): Rohit Sharma(c), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Venkatesh Iyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Siraj
New Zealand (Playing 11): Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert(w), Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee(c), Todd Astle, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Venkatesh Iyer has given debuted cap by his new skipper Rohit Sharma and will make his T20I debut for India under the head coach Rahul Dravid.
Daryl Mitchell who was New Zealand’s hero in T20 World Cup semi final against England departs for a golden first ball duck. Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets his man with a brilliant in-swinger delivery.
Here is the clip of that video :
Bhuvneshwar strikes Mitchell on his third delivery .It was length delivery from the bhuvi and it nips back beautifully in towards the right-hander.