India vs New Zealand: After a successful ODI match against New Zealand, Men in Blue is ready to seal the 3-match ODI series in the second ODI and the match will be played at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium Raipur on 21st January 2023 at 1.30 pm.
Match: India vs New Zealand ODI 2 of 3
Date: 21st January 2023
Time: 01:30 PM IST
Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium Raipur.
Pitch Condition: The second ODI match will be played at Raipur Stadium. The pitch here is a batting friendly one and is expected to assist the batters like the Hyderabad surface. The bowlers didn’t get that much help from the surface. The average first innings score will be 280.
India vs New Zealand – The Squad
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat, Hardik Pandya, Shahbaz Ahmed, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik.
New Zealand: Tom Latham (c), Finn Allen, Doug Bracewell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Lockie Ferguson, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Blair Tickner.
India vs New Zealand – Team Performance in the Past Matches
The Rohit Sharma-led Men in Blue have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand on account of winning the first ODI by a small margin of 12 runs. It was a close save for India as New Zealand chased back the target almost close, but the good death bowling of Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur restricted them to 337.
Opted to bat first, Indian opener Shubman Gill scored a double ton and he single-handedly took India to cross the 300-run mark. Rohit Sharma also added 34 runs while Suryakumar Yadav strike 31. In total, India reached 349 runs. Mohammed Siraj was excellent with the ball as he took 4 wickets in his 10 overs. Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur have got 2 wickets each for the side.
In return, Kiwis lost 6 wickets in 131 and lost all hope of winning the game. then Michael Bracewell started chasing the target single-handedly. He has scored 140 runs from 78 balls. Mitchell Santner also scored a half-century. But they couldn’t reach the target and lost all wickets in 49.2 overs. Daryl Mitchell and Henry Shipley have got 2 wickets each for New Zealand.
India will try to seal the series with another win in the second ODI. New Zealand on the other hand will try hard to not give up the match to hold their top position in ICC ODI Rankings.
India vs New Zealand – Face to Face
India and New Zealand faced each other in 114 ODI matches. Out of these 114 games, India has won 56 times whereas New Zealand has come out victorious on 50 occasions. 7 matches ended without a result and 1 match ended with a tie.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means.
Wicket-Keeper: Ishan Kishan.
Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Devon Conway.
All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya, Michael Bracewell, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner.
Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Lockie Ferguson, Kuldeep Yadav.
Captain: Virat Kohli.
Vice-Captain: Shubman Gill.
Wicket-Keeper: Ishan Kishan, Finn Allen.
Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Devon Conway.
All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya, Michael Bracewell.
Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Mohammad Siraj.
Captain: Michael Bracewell.
Vice-Captain: Shubman Gill.