The Eden Park, Auckland will host the 2nd T20 of the series between India and New Zealand on Friday. The hosts have a great chance to win the series as they got off to a winning start in Wellington. But India would leave no stone unturned in the must-win game. Keep reading to find out India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 Match Prediction.
New Zealand was brilliant in the first encounter. Their batsmen delivered the goods by scoring a mammoth 219. Then, the Indian batsmen were rocked back early. The Men in Blue were never in the hunt and ended up losing by a big margin. India lost by 80 runs which proved be the biggest defeat for them in terms of runs in T20 Internationals.
Just like the first game, the second one is also expected to be a high-scoring encounter. Auckland is known for producing big runs. The highest ever chase of 245 came at this very venue. India would look to take full advantage of the batting-friendly conditions. However, New Zealand also possesses enough firepower in the batting line-up.
Here is our India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 Match Prediction
Case1: If India bats first
First Innings score prediction: 210-220
Result prediction: India will win the match by 20-30 runs
Case2: If New Zealand bats first
First Innings score prediction: 190-200
Result prediction: India will win the match by 4 wickets
Head to head in T20s
Total T20s: 10, New Zealand won: 7, India won: 2, Abandoned: 1
Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav
Tim Seifert (wk), Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Daryl Mitchell, Scott Kuggeleijn, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee
India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 Match Prediction: Team India would seek redemption in the do-or-die match. Despite a crushing defeat in the first game, counting them out would be a big mistake. We predict that the series will be level at end of the game.
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