3rd Test- New Zealand vs India- 08-12 Oct- Prediction- Who Will Win?

Having grabbed the series 2-0, Team India would be looking forward to extending the lead to 3-0 when they teake on New Zealand in 3rd test match starting 08 Oct at Indore.

Can New Zealand tackle Indian tail to register a win in this test? Will the Indian tail always wag?Just wait and watch.

Analysis

New Zealand

  • Top order found lacking to register big scores.
  • Subdued game and lack of will to fight back.
  • Weakness against spin exposed.
  • Players will play for pride.
  • R Taylor- 70, 40, M Guptil- 50, 110,K Williamson- 100, 20, J Neesham- 30, 50.
  • ┬áT Lotham- 35, 60, L Ronchi-30, 30, M Santner- 25, 30.
  • Wicket takers- M Santner, T Boult, M Henry, J Neesham.

India

  • Opening pair failed.
  • Top Order failed. Lower batsmen are saving grace.
  • Batting is brittle.
  • Pace bowlers are average. Good spinners.
  • G Gambhir- 25, 40, KL Rahul- 40, 30, C Pujara- 15, 100, V Kohli- 50, 40.
  • A Rahane- 100, 35, W Saha- 30, 30, R Jadeja- 40, 10.
  • Wicket takers- U Yadav, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, M Shami.

Comparison

  • Indian batting is brittle. NZ batsmen need better application.
  • Indian spinners have an edge over NZ spinners.
  • NZ pacers bowl better than Indian counterparts.
  • NZ may have an edge in this match due to better all rounders.
  • watch out for A Rahane, C Pukara and K Williamson and M guptil

Likely Winner- New Zealand

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