Get India vs New Zealand 2nd Test match Prediction for India tour of New Zealand 2020. Ind vs NZ 2nd Test match Prediction being played from 29th February to 4th March 2020 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Who will win New Zealand vs India 2nd Test match prediction is available here.
Ind vs NZ 2nd Test Match Prediction
Following their disappointing defeat against the host team by ten wickets in the first test, India are now all set to Challenge New Zealand in the 2nd test match of India tour of New Zealand 2020. As of now, New Zealand is leading the ongoing test series by 1-0. However, if India wins this test, the two match test series between these two nations will end in a draw. Now, the 2nd test match India vs New Zealand will be held at Hagley Oval, Christchurch from 29th February to 4th March 2020.
New Zealand won the toss and decided to ball first in the previous test match. Luckily, this turned out to be a good decision, as Kiwi bowlers destroyed Indian batting line up in the first innings. Despite having great test cricketers in their top and middle order, India finished their first innings on 165. Time Souhtee remain the top New Zealand bowler while picking up four wickets.
Whereas, New Zealand too begin their turn in a shock while losing first wicket at 26 score. However, a top knock from Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson of 89 runs, helped New Zealand settle at 348. As a result, India were trailing by 183 runs in their second turn.
Again, Tim Southee destroyed Indian batting line up in the second innings as well, picking up five wickets this time. On the other side, Indian batsmen seemed to be having no clue of How to bat on that pitch. In the end, India set up a short total of nine runs, while scoring 191 in their second innings.
Hence, New Zealand needed nine runs to chase in the second innings. Which, they easily chased out without paying any wickets. As a result, New Zealand won this test match by ten wickets.
India will win this test match. Though, India lost the previous test due to bad shot selection, However, they have so much potential in their squad to win this test. In addition, Skipper Virat Kohli will figure something out to win this match.
On the other side, New Zealand will be looking forward to win this test and whitewash India in the test series. So, this is going to be an adventurous test match between these two teams.
India Team Squad
Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, Wriddhiman Saha, Navdeep Saini.
New Zealand Team Squad
Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell.