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India Vs New Zealand 1st Test – Fantasy Preview

In this Article we are going to see the Fantasy Cricket Preview for the Match India vs New Zealand 1st Test which is kick starts on Thursday, Sep. 22. Fantasy preview includes Key Players, Must Picks and you could see the particular players salary caps in different Fantasy Cricket sites.

Fantasy Preview :

Key Players :

Virat Kohli :

The Captain of Team India, Virat Kohli is fine form from the beginning of 2016. He played some amazing innings in T20Is in the early 3 months of the year. He continued his form in IPL and broke many records. Then, he shifted his form to Test Cricket and scored First Double Ton in test cricket against West Indies in July. As Indian team begins their long home season with this test match, Virat Kohli eyes on long innings from the first match of the home season. All eyes on this run machine, once he get going it will affect NZ bowling unit a lot!

Virat Kohli’s Salary Cap 0r Credits in Leading Fantasy Sites :

Dream 11 Credits : 10.5

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $950

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 8,500


Ravindra Jadeja :

The left arm bowling All-rounder had some memorable time during the last home test series vs South Africa. He did so well in Ranji Trophy last year and he carry forward his dream form vs South Africa test series. Then he had ups and down, but now when the test match comes back to home, he would be the dangerous spinner for the opponents. He could bat, so he may play some useful innings in lower down the order. As India use him as specialist spinner at home, he will accompany Ashwin and give momentum to his team. In Fantasy concern, he comes under All-rounder category and helps you to earn some deserved points!

Dream 11 Credits : 8.5

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $875

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 6500


Ross Taylor :

The former Captain of New Zealand Ross Taylor maintains his form in all 3 formats. When it comes to Test cricket, could say that he is in red hot form. Last year the innings he played against Australia gave him lot of confidence in test cricket. In recent tests vs Zimbabwe, Taylor scored 173*, 124*, 67* respectively. He did not play big innings against South Africa recently. But, the experience he has with IPL would help him to play some big innings. So, he is one of the key player for New Zealand.

Dream 11 Credits : 10

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $925

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 6500


Ish Sodhi :

The Indian born New Zealand Cricketer Ish Sodhi used to spin the ball very well. In recent times he had good outings in Zimbabwe. As South Africa pitches did not support spinners much, he sat out in that test series. But, as Sub-continent pitches supports the spinners much, Ish has big role to play here. He born in India and that boost him more too! If he surprise Indian batsman, he might bring you so many fantasy points!

Dream 11 Credits : 8.5

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $825

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 6000


Must Picks!

Ravichandran Ashwin : 

The most Man of the Series award winning Indian Player in test cricket, Ravichandran Ashwin is the nightmare of the opponents at home. He already won 6 Man of the Series awards which is the most for any Indian. He started his test career as a specialist spinner. But, now he turned out as All-rounder. He played 2 century knocks against West Indies in recent tour. He crushed South African line up last year at home. He may continuous his all round form in this test match too! For fantasy teams, he must be in every team!

Dream 11 Credits : 9.5

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $900

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 7000


Chateshwar Pujara and KL Rahul :

These two players are in good form too. Pujara did not play big innings in West Indies. But, he came to form with recent Duleep trophy matches. He scored 166 and 256* respectively. If he continuous this form in this test series, he would be the most dangerous batsman.
Indian selectors used to pick KL Rahul only for the test matches. But, with IPL 2016 he proved his worth got place in all 3 formats. He scored centuries in all 3 formats of the game in recent time. He is surely the dangerous opening batsman, once he set in the middle it will give headache to the opponent bowlers.

Pujara Dream 11 Credit : 9.5

             DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $850

             Moneyball9 Salary : Rs 7,500

KL Rahul Dream 11 Credits : 9

                  DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $825

                  Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 7000


Kane Williamson :

Kane became the captain of Blackcaps after the retirement of Brendon McCullum earlier this year. His first test series as a captain was against Zimbabwe and he won the series 2-0. In tests South Africa, he lost the series 0-1. But, he is one of the dangerous batsman in the world right now and he know to handle any kind of situation. He played in India in the past also played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. Those experience will help him to gain confident and he used to play well against the spin. It’s interesting to see how he gonna handle Indian spinners. It gonna be one hell of a contest between him and Indian Spinners!

Dream 11 Credits : 10.5

DailyFantasyCricket Salary : $950

Moneyball9 Salary : Rs. 7500


Possible Line-ups :

India :

Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Chateshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha, Rohit Sharma / Mohammed Shami, Ravi Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra and Bhuvneshwar Kumar

New Zealand :

Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls / Luke Ronchi, BJ Watling, Mitchell Santner, Mark Craig / Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult

All The Best to all Fantasy Users!!


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