New Zealand tour of India 2021-22 Test Series – 1st Test

India vs New Zealand Test series 2021-22

1st Test:

First Test of the 2 match series between India and New Zealand is going to be played at the Green Park, Kanpur starting from November 25th 2021.

India vs New Zealand History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the twenty-second bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 11 times. Whereas the opponent won 6 times. 4 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 6 series in a span of 18 years, from 2003-04 to present, where the India team won 4 times and New Zealand team won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for India against New Zealand was 3 series from 1955-56 to 1969-70 and from 2008-09 to 2013-14.

The longest undefeated streak for India against New Zealand was 6 series from 1955-56 to 1980-81.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against India was 1 series in 1980-81, in 1989-90, in 1998-99, in 2002-03, in 2013-14 and in 2019-20.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against India was 2 series from 1969-70 to 1976-77, from 1989-90 to 1995-96 and from 2002-03 to 2008-09.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against New Zealand are LWLWW.

New Zealand vs India Test series 2020 – 2nd Test

Matches:

The teams completed 60 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 21 times, whereas the opponent won 13 times with 26 draws. 

The teams played 7 consecutive tests without any draw from 1965 to 1969, in which India won 5 times and New Zealand won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for India against New Zealand was 3 matches from 1968 to 1969, from 2010 to 2012 and from 2016 to 2020.

The longest undefeated streak for India against New Zealand was 10 matches from 1955 to 1968 and from 2003 to 2014.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against India was 3 matches from 2020 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against India was 5 matches from 1995 to 1999 and from 1999 to 2009.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against New Zealand are LLLWW.

India vs New Zealand WTC Final 2019-21

Indian Backyard:

Series:

When touring India by New Zealand, the teams met to play bilateral series 11 times, out of them, the host won the series 9 times and the visitors never won the series, yet. 2 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in a span of 27 years, from 1976-77 to 2003-04, where India won all 4 series.

The consecutive winning streak for India against New Zealand was 4 series from 1976-77 to 2003-04.

The longest undefeated streak for India against New Zealand was 11 series from 1955-56 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against India was 0 series, yet.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against India was 1 series in 1969-70 and in 2003-04.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against New Zealand are WWWDW.

Matches:

On the soil of India, the teams faced each other 34 times. Out of them, India received victory 16 times and New Zealand won twice only with 16 draws.

The teams played consecutive 6 tests without any draw from 2010 to present, in which India won all 6 games.

The consecutive winning streak for India against New Zealand was 6 matches from 2010 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for India against New Zealand was 17 matches from 1988 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against India was 1 match in 1969 and in 1988.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against India was 5 matches from 1999 to 2010.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India against New Zealand are WWWWW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the second rank (India (119)) and first rank (New Zealand (126)) team (almost a perfect series). The host is just 7 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team: 

The team completed 555 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 164 times and lost 171 times. 1 game resulted in a tie. 219 outings were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 7 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 4 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will earn 5 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 2 points without any impact in the rankings.

In case of drawing the series, the team will gain 1 point without any impact in the rankings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are WLWDL.

England vs India Test series 2021 – 4th Test

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 449 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 107 times and lost 175 times. 167 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 5 points without any impact. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 7 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will earn 3 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 5 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

In case of drawing the series, the team will lose 1 point without any impact in the rankings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are WWDWW.

England vs New Zealand Test series 2021 – 2nd Test

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Kanpur shows the weather would be pretty sunny for the first four day and partly cloudy on the fifth day. No rain would be expected throughout the match, as the precipitation percentage would be between 3% to 5% for all 5 days. The temperature would be nearly 27 degree Celsius. The speed of wind would be between 2 to 7 kmph.

Green Park, Kanpur

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 21 times out of 22 games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 7 times and lost 3 times with 11 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WWLDL.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team neither won nor lost a game, but the draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are D – – – -.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 3 matches from 1952 to 1960 and 2008 to present.

The longest streak of a draw at the venue was 7 matches from 1960 to 1979.

Overall, 7 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 3 times with 11 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLDL.

Particularly, for India, the team won the toss 14 times in 22 games. The team won 5 times and lost just once with 8 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWDD.

The home side lost the only game, after winning the toss, was in 1952, an inaugural game at the venue.

The home side never lost the toss from 1961 to 1982.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue, while losing the toss, are WDWDL.

The home team lost the game, after losing the toss, in 1983, last time.

The first batting team won the matches 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 3 times, with 11 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWLDL.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 225 in 1959, and the highest successful chase 82 in 1999.

The first innings lowest total was 121 in 1952, and the highest total was 644 runs in 1979. For the second inning, the lowest total was 177 in 1996, whereas the highest was 676 runs in 1983. For the third inning, the lowest total was 121 runs (completed innings) in 2008, whereas the highest was 497 runs in 1961. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 105 (completed innings) in 1959, whereas the highest was 240 runs in 1958.

The batting average of the first innings is 39.26 and 33.76 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 39.64, and 24.00 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other thrice at the venue. India won twice, whereas New Zealand is still searching for the first win. 1 encounter was completed as a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India against New Zealand at the venue are WWD – -.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won 7 times out of 22 played games and lost 3 times with 12 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are WWWDW.

The Visiting Team:

The visiting team has a very poor record, as the team never won, yet and lost 2 outings out of 3. 1 game was completed as a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are LLD – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

India:

The home side would like to go with 2 pacers, as the team has an all-rounder and two bowling all-rounders, all with spin.

India Eleven: S. Gill, M. Agarwal, C. Pujara, S. Iyer, A. Rahane, R. Jadeja, W. Saha, R. Jadeja, A. Patel, I. Sharma, U. Yadav

New Zealand:

The team may go with 3 pacers and 2 spinners.

New Zealand Eleven: T. Latham, W. Young, K. Williamson, R. Taylor, H. Nicholls, T. Blundell, K. Jamieson, T. Southee, N. Wagner, W. Somerville, A. Patel

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.