After a complete dominance in ODIs, the Men in Blue will look to maintain their winning streak in T20Is as well when they will face New Zealand in the 1st T20I on Friday (January 27) in Ranchi. The 3-match T20I series will be led by Hardik Pandya. Meanwhile, Mitchell Santner will take the charge of the Kiwis.
The match will be played at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi where they previously faced off in 2021. Team India emerged winner in that game, defeating the visitors by 7 wickets.
While the rain god stayed away for the entire ODI series, will it be the case in 1st T20I as well? Let's find out.
India vs New Zealand 1st T20I Weather Forecast
According to weather.com, we can expect a full 40-over match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex. The match will begin at 7:00 PM IST and the temperature is expected to be 14° Celsius at night. The sky will be clear throughout the T20I match.
The chances of rain are only 4% during the match. The humidity will be 64% to 80% and winds will blow toward the Northwest at the speed of 10-15kmph.