Nagpur: The stage is all set for the ICC World Twenty20 to begin as MS Dhoni-led India will take on Kane Williamson and his boys in the tournament opener.
The Men in Blue have been in sublime form in the shortest format since the start of this year, where they have won three consecutive T20I series.
The Kiwis on the other hand have a side which comprises of some of the most in-form names in world cricket.
Here is all that you need to know about the opening clash of the series.
India 15-man squad: MS Dhoni (capt, wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Pawan Negi, Ashish Nehra, Hardik Pandya.
New Zealand 15-man squad: Kane Williamson (capt), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Colin Munro, Nathan McCullum, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
Date: March 15, Tuesday
Time: 07:30 IST
Venue: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
TV listing: Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports 2 and Star Sports HD2
Live streaming: Star Sports website, Hotstar