IND-A vs NZ-A: India A vs New Zealand A Dream11 Prediction 1st Unofficial Test, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates
IND-A vs NZ-A Dream11 Prediction: The first unofficial Test match between India A (IND-A) and New Zealand A (NZ-A) will take place on Thursday at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. India A’s last competitive cricket matches were against South Africa in 2021 and New Zealand A’s in 2020, both of which ended in draws. With Sarfaraz Khan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Rajat Patidar as specialist batters, the powerful Indian team is led by Priyank Panchal. The speed attack will be led by Prasidh Krishna and Umran Malik, with Kuldeep Yadav and Rahul Chahar as potential spinners.
With players like Michael Rippon, Dane Cleaver, Mark Chapman, and Jacob Duffy who have international experience, New Zealand has also picked a formidable squad for its six-match tour of India. For this tour, Tom Bruce and also Robbie O’Donnell are listed as co-skippers.
IND-A vs NZ-A Match Details:
India A vs New Zealand A, 1st Unofficial Test
Date and Time: Thursday, September 1, 10:00 AM IST
Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium
IND-A vs NZ-A, 1st Unofficial Test Pitch Report:
The Tony Ireland Stadium’s field offers a neutral wicket where both departments should anticipate to get a fair level of support from the surface. Spinners can be extremely useful during middle innings.
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IND-A vs NZ-A, 1st Unofficial Test Probable Playing XIs:
Priyank Panchal(C), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, KS Bharat, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Umran Malik, Yash Dayal.
Robert ODonnell, Chad Bowe, Tom Bruce (C), Joe Walker, Mark Chapman, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Rippon, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Matthew Fisher, Logan van Beek.
Top Picks for IND-A vs NZ-A Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Right-handed opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad has impressive domestic cricket statistics and has recently played a regular role in India’s white-ball squad. In only 21 First-Class games, he has amassed an astounding 1349 runs at an average of 38.5. And also 3284 runs at an average of 54.7 in List A cricket.
With his recent strong domestic performances, middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan will be a key figure for India A in red-ball cricket. In the 2022 Ranji Trophy season, he amassed the most runs (982). And also his First Class cricket average of 81.61 is very excellent.
Rajat Patidar, a batsman for Madhya Pradesh, had a strong domestic season with two fifty-plus scores. And also a hundred in the final three Ranji Trophy games.
For the past few years, the veteran Indian hitter Abhimanyu Easwaran has served as a backup option for India’s red-ball squad. He has 5019 runs scored at an average of 43.3 in 72 First Class matches. While only being available for 8.5 credits.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
The seasoned all-rounder Logan van Beek has excelled in both domestic red-ball cricket and international competition while representing the Netherlands. In just 62 First Class games, he has taken 157 wickets and amassed 1535 runs.
Top Picks – Bowlers
The talented right-arm bowler Prasidh Krishna participated in India’s most recent ODI trips against Zimbabwe, the West Indies, and England. In just 11 First Class games, he has amassed 49 wickets at an excellent average of 17.6. And also an economy rate of 2.78.
Umran Malik, a speedster representing Jammu and Kashmir, rose to the challenge. By frequently bowling in the Indian Premier League 2022 at above 150 kph. Even though he has only recently played a small number of local games, he recently made his international debut. He is a good value choice for this match and is only available for 8.0 credits.
Despite his recent success for the Black Caps, right-arm pacer Jacob Duffy is only available for 8.5 credits. In 78 First Class games, he has taken 218 wickets at an average of 33.6.
Top Picks – Wicketkeeper
In addition to having great stats in regional red-ball tournaments, New Zealand wicketkeeper batter Dane Cleaver recently made an impressive start in international cricket. In just 66 First Class games, he has amassed 3991 runs at an outstanding average of 41.1.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IND-A vs NZ-A Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
KS Bharat, Dane Cleaver, Sarfaraz Khan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajat Patidar, Mark Chapman, Michael Rippon, Rachin Ravindra, Logan van Beek, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IND-A vs NZ-A Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
KS Bharat, Dane Cleaver, Sarfaraz Khan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Priyank Panchal, Mark Chapman, Michael Rippon, Rachin Ravindra, Logan van Beek, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik.
IND-A vs NZ-A Captain & Vice-Captain choices:
- Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Vice Captain: Kuldeep Yadav
Today’s Match Prediction:
India A is expected to win this match.
India A Squad: Priyank Panchal (Captain), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Tilak Varma, KS Bharat (wk), Upendra Yadav (wk), Kuldeep Yadav, Saurabh Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar, Yash Dayal, Arzan Nagwaswalla.
New Zealand A Squad: Tom Bruce (c), Robert ODonnell, Chad Bowes, Joe Carter, Mark Chapman, Dane Cleaver, Jacob Duffy, Matthew Fisher, Cam Fletcher, Ben Lister, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Rippon, Sean Solia, Logan van Beek, Joe Walker.