India vs New Zealand Ist Test Match Prediction The hosts, accompanied by captain Ajinkya Rahane, don’t have many a few of their central players in their ranks. Virat Kohli, their normal skipper, will be entering the squad for the 2nd Test in Mumbai. Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, and Rohit Sharma aren’t free either which made it difficult for them to reach a successful combination.
Brushing salt into their wounds, KL Rahul has also been removed from the series with a muscle strain. Suryakumar Yadav has been joined their squad for aid. Shreyas Iyer is set, after moving in ODIs and T20Is, is all set to make his Test appearance on Thursday, as approved by Rahane.
Meanwhile, New Zealand, on the other hand, must be frantic to make amends after perceiving whitewashed 0-3 in the T20I series. The fact that Kane Williamson has recovered to lead the team will give them a lot of courage. Ross Taylor is also set to make a recovery after a lengthy break. But Kyle Jamieson didn’t receive to play in the T20 World Cup notwithstanding being in the squad. But when it occurs to Test cricket, he’s earned a name for himself. Trent Boult performed in the T20I series but isn’t a member of the red-ball matches. An interesting series seems to be on the cards for tomorrow day.
Match: India vs New Zealand, Match 1
Date: November 25, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM IST.
Venue: Green Park, Kanpur.
There is no uncertainty of rain during the five days of the match and the sun is assumed to be out. Hence, a continuous match seems to be in store. The temperature will be ranging around the 26 to 29-degree Celsius mark.
Kanpur isn’t a wholly high-scoring ground and the pitch serves to help the spinners to a great degree. 603 wickets have permitted down in 22 Tests thus far at the venue. Obtaining the toss and batting in by opening the game should be the way ahead.
Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Suryakumar Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane (c), Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma
Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (wk), Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Mitchell Santner, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin has got an outstanding opportunity to exceed Harbhajan Singh’s 417 Test wickets to grow India’s third-highest wicket-taker in Tests and he just requires 5 wickets to finish that. He has struck with the bat and has obtained runs under tough batting conditions.
Kane Williamson is the most productive run-scorer for New Zealand in all compositions of the competition over the years. He has an excellent record against India, as he secured a Test century against this team in his debut game. He has amassed 7230 runs in his Test career at an average of 53.95.
India has commanded operations in the last few years as far as Test cricket at home is regarded, thanks to the wonderful efforts of their spinners and pacers. India should be able to get over the line in the Kanpur Test. Thus we Predict their win for this game.