India produced a clinical performance with bat and ball to beat New Zealand in the five match one-day series. After losing the ODI series, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson will be hoping that his side can turn things around in the three-match T20 series
Uncapped Daryl Mitchell has earned his maiden call-up to the national side. Scott Kuggeleijn and Blair Tickner also are included in the squad for the T20 series. Colin Munro, Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson will be key players for New Zealand in the batting department.
On the other hand, India will be confident of doing well in this upcoming three-match T20I series that starts on Wednesday. Rishabh Pant, Siddharth Kaul and Krunal Pandya are only the additions to the squad for the series. Captain Rohit Sharma will be focused that India can continue their winning streak in the T20 format.
Here are some of the important stats related to New Zealand vs India 2019 T20I Series
7 series victories in a row for India in the T20 format since October 2017. The side has not lost a T20 series since last three years.
2012 was last time New Zealand won a T20 series against India. Kane Williamson and co. will be confident of doing well in this three-match T20 series.
8 matches have been played between New Zealand and India in T20 cricket. New Zealand clearly have dominated the proceedings with six victories while India have come out on top on two occasions.
10 wickets needed by New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi to complete 50 wickets in one-day internationals. Sodhi currently has taken 40 wickets in 30 games at an average of 20.27.
76 runs required by New Zealand captain Kane Williamson to complete 1500 runs in the T20 cricket. Williamson has scored 1424 runs in 54 matches with nine half-centuries to his name.
13 runs needed by India’s MS Dhoni to complete 1500 runs in the T20 format. Dhoni has scored 1487 runs in 93 matches at an average of 37.17.