Stage Set For First T20 Match Between India And New Zealand On Friday

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Stage Set For First T20 Match Between India And Ne
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The first match of the five-match T20 series between India and New Zealand will be played at Eden Park in New Zealand’s Auckland on Friday.

Team India is in superb form after defeating West Indies by 2-1 in the T20 series last month and after beating Sri Lanka 2-0 in the T20 series this month.

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India has a good record of playing at Eden Park. Both teams have played just one T20 match here, which India won by seven wickets. India has selected Sanju Samson to replace injured Shikhar Dhawan for the T20 series.

T20 statistics reveal that New Zealand is the stronger side against India. Both teams have played a total of 11 T20 matches till now, out of which New Zealand won eight matches and India won three matches.

Among T20 matches played in New Zealand, the two teams have played a total of five T20 matches there, out of which New Zealand won four matches and India won one match.

Speaking of T20 series, both teams have played a total of four T20 series, out of which New Zealand won three series and India won just one series. Among T20 series played in New Zealand, the two teams have played two T20 series there and both were won by New Zealand.

India is currently on the fifth spot and New Zealand is ranked sixth in T20 rankings.