India will take on New Zealand in the first T20I which will be held at the Eden Park in Auckland. The last time the two teams had a faceoff with each other was during the CWC 2019. It was Kane Williamson and men who walked away with a stunning victory by 17 runs and made way into the finals of the mega event. However, the time has changed and now the Indian team will look to start their overseas tour on a winning note. The Indian team won the three-match series against Sri Lanka by 2-1 and Virat Kohli and men would want to keep up their winning momentum. Now, ahead of the game, we bring you the weather and the pitch report for the upcoming game. India vs New Zealand 1st T20I.
The match will begin at 07:50 PM local time. Now as per Accuweather.com, the weather will be very pleasant and the sun will be shining until 8.00 PM and the mercury will hover from 24-20 degree Celsius. The weather will mostly be sunny and there will be no chances of rain which means the fans can enjoy the full game of cricket. Check out the snapshot below:
One can expect a big total on the board and will tilt in favour of the batsmen as the ball will come nicely on the bat. After winning the toss, the teams would want to bat second. The pacers will have to generate extra bounce and a few good length deliveries.
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