India vs New Zealand 1st Test: Match Prediction & Preview

India is going take on New Zealand in the three test match series and first test match will take place at Green Park, Kanpur on September 22 to September 26 at 9:30 AM IST 04:00 AM GMT. All the cricket fans are eagerly waiting for this exciting series. India will look to regain their number one spot in the test ranking. Although they also have home support in this series and Indian test team is in good momentum from last year. Check out the complete India vs New Zealand 1st Test match prediction and preview below.

Indian team won their last three test match series and that includes one home series and two away series. Team India performing well in last coupled test matches and every time they dominated their opponent teams like a boss. India is playing test series against New Zealand after almost four years. In the last test match series New Zealand was on the victorious side against India. Recently New Zealand lost test series against South Africa at their home only.

India vs New Zealand Test Prediction

India vs New Zealand 1st Test Match Prediction

India is doing well in this format since Virat Kohli named as the captain of the team and he led India team very  good manner and as captain, He won all the test series till now because of that India is in 2nd position in the test rankings. All Indian players in the top form currently and they are doing just well. If you analyse both teams Indian team won three test series continuously.

On other hands, New Zealand won last test series against Zimbabwe team and lost against teams like Australia and South Africa. According to analysis, India has good momentum and they are on the positive side. The Indian team will look to win this series and become a number test ranking team again. So hence 1st test match India Will Win

Match Detail

Match: Ind vs NZ, 1st Test, New Zealand tour of India, 2016

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 – Monday, September 26, 2016

Time: 9:30 AM IST / 04:00 AM GMT

Venue: Green Park, Kanpur

 India vs New Zealand Test Series 2016 Schedule

Date Match Venue Time
22nd  to 26th September 2016 Ind vs NZ, 1stTest Green Park, Kanpur 9:30 AM IST / 04:00 AM GMT
30th  September to 4thOctober 2016 Ind vs NZ, 2ndTest Eden Gardens, Kolkata 9:30 AM IST / 04:00 AM GMT
8th  to 12th October 2016 Ind vs NZ, 3rdTest Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore 9:30 AM IST / 04:00 AM GMT


New Zealand

Kane Williamson(c), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Mark Craig, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor,Neil Wagner, BJ Watling


Virat Kohli (Capt), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav