Both equally sides choose 3 spinners each and every
Toss India selected to bat vs New Zealand
On a crystal clear early morning in Kanpur, India captain Ajinkya Rahane received the toss and selected to bat in the to start with Check from New Zealand.
Rahane’s expectation was for the pitch to engage in “sluggish and small”, and both equally groups picked 3 spinners, hinting that they anticipated a good deal of flip at some phase also.
India: one Mayank Agarwal, two Shubman Gill, three Cheteshwar Pujara, four Ajinkya Rahane (capt), five Shreyas Iyer, six Ravindra Jadeja, seven Wriddhiman Saha (wk), eight R Ashwin, nine Axar Patel, ten Umesh Yadav, eleven Ishant Sharma.
New Zealand: one Tom Latham, two Will Younger, three Kane Williamson (capt), four Ross Taylor, five Henry Nicholls, six Tom Blundell (wk), seven Rachin Ravindra, eight Kyle Jamieson, nine Tim Southee, ten Will Somerville, eleven Ajaz Patel.
Karthik Iyer is on ESPNcricinfo’s multi-system-articles crew