The series of three T20 matches between India and New Zealand started on Friday (18 November). The first T20 match in Wellington could not be played due to rain. Toss could not even happen in the match. Now the second match of this series will be played on Sunday (November 20). Before the series, the captains of both the teams posed for photographs with the trophy. After seeing those pictures, the fans have made fun of the trophy given for the series.
Hardik Pandya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson pose with the trophy
In fact, all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who is captaining India in this T20 series, and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson posed for photographs with the trophy. In this both have caught a small trophy. Fans are saying that giving such a trophy is like betraying the image of a team. Fans are making fun of this trophy fiercely. He has shared funny memes on social media.
The second match of the series between India and New Zealand will now be played at the Bay Oval in Mount Maungui. At the same time, the third match will be held in Napier. The Indian team has played one T20 match so far in Mount Maungui. There he defeated New Zealand by seven runs in 2020. Team India has not played any T20 match in Napier so far.
Both teams for T20 series:
India: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (captain), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Kuldeep Yadav, Harshal Patel.
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner, Michael Bracewell, Ish Sodhi.