After sweeping the T20I sequence 5-0, India will glance to increase their dominance within the ODI sequence as smartly once they face New Zealand within the 3-match sequence opener in Hamilton on Wednesday.
India can be with out their common opener Rohit Sharma, who has been dominated out of the rest of the New Zealand excursion because of a calf damage, and his absence, Check openers Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal will make their ODI debuts, as showed by way of skipper Virat Kohli within the press convention.
KL Rahul, who has been in an odd shape will proceed to bat within the center. It’ll be attention-grabbing to look if Rishabh Pant gets a possibility within the ODI sequence because the wicketkeeper-batsman was once made to heat the bench within the 5-match T20I sequence with KL Rahul protecting the wickets.
Going into the sequence, each the groups had been hit by way of damage considerations. Whilst India is with out Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, New Zealand have misplaced their skipper Kane Williamson for the primary 2 ODIs and pacers Trent Boult, Matt Henry, and Lockie Ferguson.
New Zealand have referred to as in Mark Chapman instead for Kane Williamson. Additionally they welcome a fit-again Tom Latham who will captain the Black Caps within the 1st 2 ODIs. This can be New Zealand’s first ODI since their Global Cup ultimate heartbreak the place they misplaced to England on boundary counts after the ratings in Tremendous Over had been tied.
The tournament is scheduled to start out at 7.30 am IST and the elements is predicted to stay transparent all the way through the day, in step with Accuweather. The temperature is predicted to hover between 24-14 level Celsius.
India vs New Zealand – ODI squads
India Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Prithvi Shaw, Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur.
New Zealand Squad: Tom Latham (wicketkeeper/captain), Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Hamish Bennett, Ish Sodhi, Tom Blundell, Kyle Jamieson, Scott Kuggeleijn.