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India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: IND eye second successive clean sweep against NZ in Kolkata….

India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: of the series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. The hosts have effectively secured the two-match series in the wake of winning the initial two games.

Highlights :

  1. India won the first T20I by 5 wickets and the second by 7 to take a 2-0 series lead
  2. This series win is India’s third versus New Zealand in T20Is and second straight in 202
  3. India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I : India have whitewashed New Zealand once before in T20Is, when they won 5-0 in Feb this year

Group India will hope to go for the decisive victory and close out the series against New Zealand with a success when the two groups go head to head in the last match in Kolkata on Sunday. The hosts won the initial two matches by an agreeable edge and will be peering toward a comparative exhibition at the Eden Gardens on November 22.

The series win is India’s third against New Zealand in T20 internationals and their second in progression after the 5-0 range Down Under recently. It’s additionally Rohit Sharma’s first series win in the wake of turning into India’s extremely durable chief in the most limited organization.

The content has been immaculate up until this point and before Rohit goes into the break, a 3-0 demolition of New Zealand in ‘City of Joy’, where he once scored an epic 264 in an ODI, will resemble the good to beat all.


The Men dressed in Blue have been performing similar to a well orchestrated symphony since the time Rohit and new mentor Rahul Dravid notwithstanding not having Virat Kohli in the side. They dominated the main game by 5 wickets and the second by 7 yet may look bat first and attempt to shield a score in the series-finale if Rohit wins the throw.

Something else which India may do is test their unpracticed seat by giving Ruturaj Gaikwad and the uncapped Avesh Khan a possibility in Kolkata, just to check whether they have the stuff to perform at the most elevated level after their heavenly shows in the new Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in the United Arab Emirates.

Gaikwad, who came into the series with an Orange Cap in the IPL may get an in examine the best three where he is the most open to batting. In any case, for that to occur, either captain himself or his appointee KL Rahul may need to take a rest for the game, which is a greater amount of scholastic interest and invigorates an optimal reason to really look at the seat.

Likewise, the thrilling Avesh Khan could be attempted instead of either Deepak Chahar or Bhuvneshwar Kumar while Yuzvendra Chahal wouldn’t see any problems with getting a game instead of Axar Patel or Ravichandran Ashwin.

For mentor Rahul Dravid, a prevailing presentation in these matches will likewise assist him with settling the nerves into the new job before the marquee Test series against similar adversaries beginning in under seven days’ time.

Having as of now won the series, Rohit and Dravid will currently prefer to keep a fine harmony among winning and furthermore evaluating all their accessible assets to perceive how every single individual is set.


For New Zealand, it’s more about finishing the task after a rebuffing plan that will see them play five games (since the T20 WC semi-last) in under about fourteen days.

The barbaric planning implies that a 0-3 loss without the administrations of captain Kane Williamson will wound self images however not collapse them as consequences of bilaterals include very little over the long haul.


Eden Gardens is relied upon to be a batting stunner and in November, dew is without a doubt going to make it simple for any group batting second. Dew did assumed a part in the initial two games in Jaipur and Ranchi as winter sets in India.

Skippers favoring pursuing on this ground in light of this very explanation with 160 being the normal score on this pitch. The notorious arena has facilitated 77 T20s till date in which multiple times the group pursuing has won when contrasted with 31 triumphs for the batting side.


India : Rohit Sharma (chief), KL Rahul (vc), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan, Mohd Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan.

New Zealand : Tim Southee (chief), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert and Ish Sodhi.

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