Bhubaneswar: India Captain Virat kohli wins the toss and elects to bowl first in the 1st T20I against New Zealand.
India will commence their month long tour of New Zealand with the first T2OI to be played at the Eden Park in Auckland in short while from now. The Indians would look to improve on their rather poor T2OI record in New Zeland which reads 4 losses from 5 games.
India XI: R Sharma, KL Rahul (w), V Kohli (c), S Iyer, M Pandey, S Dube, R Jadeja, S Thakur, J Bumrah, Y Chahal, M Shami
New Zealand XI: M Guptill, C Munro, K Williamson (c), T Seifert (w), R Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, M Santner, T Southee, I Sodhi, B Tickner, H Bennett