IND vs NZ: Big shock for Team India.. Dangerous opener missed T20 series due to injury.. | IND vs NZ 1st T20I Plying 11 India opener ruturaj gaikwad ruled out of t20i series vs new zealand January 26, 2023 by Sunil Tiwari Venkata Chari | Updated on: Jan 26, 2023 | 5:43 PM IND vs NZ 1st T20I Plying 11: Ruthuraj Gaekwad ruled out of T20 series due to wrist injury. The first match of this series will be played in Ranchi on Friday. Jan 26, 2023 | 5:43 PM The T20 series between India and New Zealand will start from Friday in Ranchi. Both teams are determined to win. But before this match, Team India suffered a severe setback. India’s opener Rituraj Gaikwad has been ruled out for the T20 series. Gaikwad injured his wrist. Gaikwad’s absence is a bigger loss for this young player than for Team India. In fact Gaekwad is in excellent form. He scored runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. This player hit 7 sixes in 6 balls against UP. Gaikwad scored a double century in this match. Meanwhile, along with Gaikwad, Team India has three more openers. Shubhaman Gill, Ishan Kishan and Prithvi Shah are also in the T20 team.