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New Zealand vs India 1st T20I Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, Pitch Report and Playing XI - 18th November 2022

Check out New Zealand vs India Dream11 prediction, fantasy cricket tips, Match Preview, Playing XI and Pitch Report for today’s match. Sky Stadium, Wellington will host the first game of the three-match T20I series NZ vs IND.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 17.11.2022
new zealand vs india betting odds tips and match prediction 1st T20I 2022

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Sky Stadium (Wellington) will host the first game of the three-match T20I series New Zealand vs India. It will be the first game for both teams since their exit from the Semi-finals of the recently concluded ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.

It will be the fourth bilateral T20I series between New Zealand and India in New Zealand. After losing two away series in 2009 and 2019, the visitors India completely whitewashed the Blackcaps in the five-match bilateral T20I series in early 2020 (including winning two T20Is in Super Overs).   

NZ vs IND Match Overview


Match: New Zealand vs India

Format: T20I

Match no in the series: 1st of 3-match T20I series

Date and Time: Friday, 18th November, 12:00 IST (19:30 local time)

Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington

Live Broadcasting/Streaming (only in India): DD Sports (DD Free Dish and all other Dish Networks); Amazon Prime (app and website)

NZ vs IND Weather Forecast

According to, there is a very high chance of rain during this T20I series opener. 

NZ vs IND Pitch Report

Sky Stadium, Wellington, will host its first T20I since March 2021. While this T20I venue has majorly experienced fights between par totals, it has also enjoyed a few high-scoring matches. The 170 or more totals are generally known tough to chase at this T20 venue.  

Average innings score (in last 5 T20Is at this venue): 156.00

Average 1st batting score (in last 5 T20Is at this venue): 169.40

Last five completed T20I results at this venue: 1st Batting Team Won – 3 matches; 2nd Batting Team Won – 1 match

Toss prediction: Win the toss and bowl first.

NZ vs IND Predicted XIs

New Zealand Predicted XI: Finn Allan, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (C), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Adam Milne

India Predicted XI: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (C), Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh

NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction #1:

Wicketkeeper(s): D Conway

Batters: S Iyer, S Yadav (C), G Phillips, K Williamson

All-rounder(s): H Pandya, M Santner (vc)    

Bowlers: A Singh, Y Chahal, L Ferguson, T Southee

NZ vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction #2:

Wicketkeeper(s): F Allen, D Conway (C)

Batters: S Gill, S Yadav, K Williamson

All-rounder(s): H Pandya (vc), J Neesham, M Santner

Bowlers: A Singh, I Sodhi, T Southee


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