The absence of Shikhar Dhawan is unlikely to hurt Virat Kohli’s team as it has sufficient back-up to take on a New Zealand squad, always a dangerous proposition on home soil.
With Dhawan picking up a fresh shoulder injury that ruled him out of the T20I and the ODI series, the team management has been pushed back to the drawing board to look at alternatives for their playing XI, one which could be suitable for New Zealand conditions.
However, Sarfaraz Khan and Siddesh Lad rescued Mumbai with a 210-run stand. Sarfaraz ended up hitting a massive amount of runs including, 30 boundaries and 8 sixes as he remained unbeaten on 301 from 391 balls.
The young BlackCaps were going great guns after the opening duo of Rhys Mariu  and Ollie White  had put on 119 runs for the first wicket before the rain proceeded to play spoilsport, The Kiwis were great and remained on course to get a match-winning total before the rain decided to state its own say.
One might think that the Proteas would be stunned the way they were on the opening day of the tournament? Bryce Parsons and his team looked all over the place, definitely not the way a hosting nation would’ve loved to start off such an indispensable campaign.
The winners in their respective first matches in Group D, the United Arab Emirates Under-19s and Afghanistan Under-19s, will clash off on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe U19 takes the bottom position in the standings with zero points scored. So far they have played one match in which they faced off Bangladesh U19 and lost by 9 wickets using D/L method.
Chelsea is coming into the contest defeated 1-0 by Newcastle United, a showing which perfectly exemplified all their perils as they struggled in attack and crumbled in the culminating stages in defense.
With it blatantly clear that Manchester City is now incapable of challenging for the title, the club will be looking to redeem a season where they have massively underwhelmed. They have completely failed to justify their worth, floundering when for the first time put under pressure in the league to shambolically fall apart in their bid to put up a fight in front of Liverpool.
Star India pacer Jasprit Bumrah continues to lead the bowling charts and is followed by New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Sood made his first class debut against Services at Ferozeshah Kotla in 1957 and played his final Ranji Trophy match against Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar in 1964.
The 1-1 draw to Wolverhampton the last time around was the side’s fourth encounter without a win to their name, a side which Chelsea will be looking to leave flummoxed at the end of the day.
Crystal Palace is one of those few teams that can easily be tagged as a bogey team for both Pep Guardiola and Manchester City in recent seasons.
Rybakina, ranked 30 in world rankings, has now won 30 of her last 39 matches on tour, a sequence which began with her run to her first-ever WTA singles title at Bucharest last July.
The game will be held at the Megasport Sport Palace in Moscow, Russia. CSKA ranks 5th on the points table as of now with 13 wins and 6 losses. On the other hand, Baskonia is ranked 14th with 7 wins and 12 losses.
The last time Getafe won away in the league was 2 games ago against Eibar. The last time Leganes lost a home league game was 3 matches ago against Barcelona.
Borussia M’gladbach started well in the tournament this season. Currently, they were standing on the second position in the points table with just two points behind from the table topper RB Leipzig.
Pant’s absence could pave the way for the inclusion of Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey, who made optimum use of the opportunity that he got in the third T20 against Sri Lanka in Pune.
This game will commence at 1:30 PM IST (Local) (8:00 AM GMT). The match will be telecasted on DD Sports, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi and live-streamed on Hotstar, Jio Cricket HD.