World Cup T20: New Zealand opt to bat against India


NAGPUR: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first against India in the opening match of the Super 10 Round of ICC World Cup Twenty20 at Nagpur on Tuesday.

Both teams are favorite for the title of ICC T20 World Cup 2016. Twain sides consist of good in-form players. Previously both the teams had won their T20 series before the world cup.

New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

India Squad: MS Dhoni (c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi, Ashish Nehra, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh.