Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Mohammad Siraj.
It wouldn't be wrong to say that India will include the three-match series as part of their curriculum for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019's preparations. Apart from Pant, India are also likely to play both Dhoni and Karthik. "Of course, this format demands aggressive batting and I'll try to display it tomorrow and in the further matches", Dhawan added.
Rohit Sharma will continue to lead the side in the absence of Virat Kohli, who was rested for the final two ODIs as well as the T20I series.
The spin department will consist of chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
LIVE Streaming of India vs New Zealand 1 T20 match will be available on Hotstar. "We wish her a speedy recovery and know she will be doing everything in her power to get back on the park".
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Guptill had sustained the injury while throwing a ball during fielding practice on the eve of the fifth ODI after which he was forced to miss that contest.
The 29-year-old left-armer, who swung the ball prodigiously to claim five for 21 and helped New Zealand to a win in the fourth match, has moved up seven places to grab third position.
The Black Caps opener underwent a fitness test in Wellington yesterday during which he continued to feel pain in his lower back.
Squad: Kane Williamson (captain), Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
The 1st T20I between India and New Zealand will be played at Westpac Stadium, Wellington and it will start from 08:00 pm India time. The spinners will be crucial in the middle orders as this might not be a high-scoring game.