India vs New Zealand 1st T20 Live Score | Ind Vs NZ
The news from the 1st T20 match between India vs New Zealand which will be played in Visakhapatnam on September 8, 2012, is that Yuvraj Singh will play for India in today's game after recovering from cancer.
The match has been preponed by an hour and will start at 13:30 GMT. The live scores can be seen here at 13:30 GMT onwards.
For New Zealand, Brendon McCullum returns to the T20 squad after being rested for the two T20s against West Indies.
On the weather front, there is no good news. Heavy overnight rains in Visakhapatnam hampered the practice sessions of both the teams on Thursday.
Cricinfo wrote, "Heavy rain on Thursday forced the players indoors, cancelling both practice sessions.
"More rain has been forecast for Saturday, but the officials say that the covers - which can protect most of the outfield - and three super soppers can mop up the ground in case of an interruption."
ESPN Star Cricket will telecast the T20 matches live in India and other Asian countries.
The final eleven players are as below:
India: 1 Virender Sehwag, 2 Gautam Gambhir, 3 Virat Kohli, 4 Suresh Raina, 5 Yuvraj Singh, 6 Rohit Sharma, 7 MS Dhoni (capt & wk), 8 Irfan Pathan, 9 R Ashwin, 10 Zaheer Khan, 11 Ashok Dinda.
New Zealand : 1 Martin Guptill, 2 Brendon McCullum (wk), 3 Ross Taylor (capt), 4 Kane Williamson, 5 Rob Nicol, 6 Jacob Oram, 7 Daniel Vettori, 8 James Franklin, 9 Doug Bracewell, 10 Tim Southee, 11 Kyle Mills.