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Ind vs NZ, 3rd T20I: India wins toss, Opts to Bat

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]: India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in the third T20I here at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday.Speaking at the toss, Rohit said, “We are going to bat first. Pitch looks a little sticky and we want to challenge ourselves as a batting unit. We gotta try various things and this is one of them. We want to put runs on the board and give the new set of bowlers a target to defend. KL and Ashwin are rested. Ishan and Chahal come in. We are very clear as to what we want to do that’s why Ishan has to wait for his opportunity, Chahal as well, he has been a champion bowler for us.” On the other hand, New Zealand stand-in captain Mitchell Santner said, “Last few games it has been…