Hamilton, Jan 29: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to field first in the third T20I of the five-match series against India at Seddon Park, here on Wednesday.
New Zealand brought in pacer Scott Kuggeleijn, replacing fellow fast bowler Blair Tickner for this important match.
Virat Kohli-led India, who are leading the series 2-0, remain unchanged.
India : Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul(w), Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, Tim Seifert(w), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett. (UNI)