India will be eager to win the final T20 and cap off a fine run of form, playing away from home, as they take on New Zealand in third T20 of the series. @Twitter

India are yet to lose a bilateral Twenty20 series since August 2016, New Zealand have not lost a bilateral series against India. Either of these records are set to be broken as Rohit Sharma-led India take on Kane Williamson’s Blackcaps in the third and final T20I of the series at the Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday. (ALSO READ: We have quality in our side: Rohit Sharma)

While New Zealand hammered India in the first T20 in Wellington, handing them their heaviest T20I defeats in terms of runs, India levelled the series, outplaying the Kiwis in the second T20I in Auckland. (ALSO READ: Rohit Sharma becomes highest run-getter in T20Is)

What went against India – their bowling – in the first game, became their stronger suit amidst the DRS drama in the second game of the series. (ALSO READ: Umpires under scanner after Daryl Mitchell given lbw despite inside edge and DRS)

That said and done, this will be India’s final game after enjoying a fine run of form away from home – across formats – especially in Australia where India did not lose any series – drawing T20 series 1-1, winnings Test series 2-1 and then following ODI series win 2-1. (ALSO READ: 3rd T20I: India eye another series to cap off eventful overseas run)

Will India win their final international game outside Asia before the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England, which kicks off on May 30? Or will it be New Zealand, who will continue their dominance over India in the shortest format of the game? (ALSO READ: 3rd T20I: India eye maiden T20I series in New Zealand)

What: India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I

Where: Seddon Park, Hamilton

When: February 10 (Sunday)

Time in IST: 12.30 pm

Where to watch: Star Sports Network (India)

Live streaming: Hotstar

You can also follow the match LIVE ON Cricketcountry



Probable XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (captain), 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Rishabh Pant, 4 Dinesh Karthik, 5 MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), 6 Vijay Shankar, 7 Hardik Pandya, 8 Krunal Pandya, 9 Kuldeep Yadav 10 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 11 Mohammad Siraj

New Zealand

Probable XI: 1 Colin Munro, 2 Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), 3 Kane Williamson (captain), 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Daryl Mitchell, 6 Colin de Grandhomme, 7 Doug Bracewell, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Ish Sodhi, 10 Tim Southee, 11 Lockie Ferguson