IND vs NZ T20 Series: New Zealand’s only boss India in T20 history, Team India’s victory in the series confirmed!

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Kane Williamson and Hardik Pandya

IND vs NZ T20 Series: Team India has to face New Zealand in the 3-match T20 series under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya at his home. The first match of the series will be played in Wellington on Friday. Both these teams managed to reach the semi-finals in the T20 World Cup that ended this month. This situation indicates an equal match between the two teams, but the reality is different from this.

India the real boss of New Zealand in 18 years of T20 history

Since the inception of T20 International, New Zealand has played a total of 76 T20 series, which includes series from one match to 5 matches and tournaments like World Cup are also part of it. Since 2004–05 almost all major teams have toured New Zealand and the Kiwis have also toured many countries. But no other team could give the treatment that the Kiwis got from the Indian team during this period. India is the only team in the world that threatens New Zealand at home.

Team India while beating New Zealand 5-0 in T20I series

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Team India while beating New Zealand 5-0 in T20I series

India the only team to clean sweep New Zealand at home and away

India is the only team to have defeated New Zealand at home as well as away from home. If we talk about a series of three or more T20 matches, till date, apart from India, no other team in the world could succeed in defeating New Zealand on their own land as well as defeating them at home.

India clean sweeps New Zealand at home

Team India after beating New Zealand 3-0 in T20I series

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Team India after beating New Zealand 3-0 in T20I series

Team India toured New Zealand in 2019-20, sweeping the Kiwis 5–0 in the 5-match T20I series. In the first match in Auckland on 24 January 2020, New Zealand batting first scored a huge total of 203 runs. India defeated the Kiwis by 6 wickets while chasing the target of 204 runs with one over to spare. After this tremendous victory, the Indian team did not look back in this series and made a clean sweep in the series 5–0.

India did a clean sweep of New Zealand at home

India had to wait for almost 2 years to clean up New Zealand’s mess at home. Kiwi team came on India tour in 2021-22. On this tour, there was a 3-match T20 series between the two teams, which India made a clean sweep of 3-0.

The win made India the only team in the world to clean sweep New Zealand at home and away.

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