India vs New Zealand T20 world cup 2016 live: India take on New Zealand in the opening game of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 in a Group 2 encounter on 15 March (Tuesday) at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. The favourites to win the T20 Cup this year, India come into this game on the back of scintillating T20 performances against Australia and in the Asia Cup.
India vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2016 live updates and live streaming
The match starts at 2pm GMT. Live coverage of the game is available in the UK on Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 2 HD. In India, the game will be telecast on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 3. Click here for the live streaming link.
Indian team is the team to beat in the T20 WC, 2016. Everything points towards a successful campaign for the side. Familiarity of home conditions is an added advantage to a side that has been in excellent form in T20Is in the build-up to the premier event. For a
team that boasts of the premier T20 league in the world, the side’s performances in T20 WC hasn’t quite mirrored the expectations.
India vs New Zealand World Cup T20 2016 Live Streaming and Updates
On the other hand, Brendon McCullum’s New Zealand went a long way in shattering their team’s ‘also-ran’ reputation in major events as they advanced to their first-ever final in the 50-over WC in 2015. However, with McCullum announcing retirement ahead of the T20
WC in India, New Zealand’s chances of repeating their enthralling performances have taken a severe beating.
India (probable) 1 Shikhar Dhawan, 2 Rohit Sharma, 3 Virat Kohli, 4 Suresh Raina, 5 Yuvraj Singh, 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 MS Dhoni (capt and wk), 8 Ravindra Jadeja, 9 R Ashwin, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Ashish Nehra/Mohammed Shami
New Zealand (probable) 1 Martin Guptill, 2 Kane Williamson (capt), 3 Colin Munro, 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Corey Anderson, 6 Grant Elliott, 7 Luke Ronchi (wk), 8 Mitchell Santner/ Nathan McCullum, 9 Tim Southee, 10 Trent Boult, 11 Mitchell McClenaghan/ Adan Milne