Mount Maunganui, December 11 at 06:30 AM IST
Skipper Manish Pandey’s unbeaten knock of 111 runs in the second ODI helped India gain an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match unofficial ODI series with the last match scheduled to be played at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on Tuesday morning.
Put into bat, New Zealand posted a defendable total of 299-9 runs on board with the help of Will Young’s century and George Worker’s 99 of 106 deliveries. For India, Navdeep Saini and K Khaleel Ahmed returned with two wickets each.
Coming to chase, India had a shaky start as both the openers went back after scoring 25 runs apiece. However, Skipper Manish Pandey (111 of 109) made sure to take it into the deep first with Shreyas Iyer (59 of 63) and later on with Vijay Shankar (59 of 56). India chased down the target with 5 wickets in hand and 6 balls to spare.
Earlier, India registered 4 wickets win in the first ODI, courtesy Vijay Shankar’s crucial 87* of 80 deliveries. With just one more game remaining, India would be eyeing to clean sweep the hosts. while New Zealand would be looking to salvage their pride and secure a win in the last encounter.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for India A vs New Zealand A match-
India A Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Ishan Kishan
Batsmen – Manish Pandey (c), Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer
All-rounder – Vijay Shankar, Krishnappa Gowtham, Axar Patel/Washington Sundar
Bowlers – Navdeep Saini, Siddarth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed/D Chahar
New Zealand A Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Tim Seifert
Batsmen – George Worker, Hamish Rutherford, Will Young, Corey Anderson (c)
All-rounder – Cole McConchie, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell
Bowlers – Doug Bracewell, Seth Rance, Hamish Bennett
IN-A VS NZ-A SQUADS
India A: Karun Nair(c), Navdeep Saini, Ishan Kishan, Vijay Shankar, Rajneesh Gurbani, Mayank Agarwal, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ravikumar Samarth, Ankeet Bawne, Srikar Bharat, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, Shahbaz Nadeem, Deepak Chahar
New Zealand A: Theo van Woerkom, George Worker, Doug Bracewell Blair Tickner, Will Young, Tim Seifert, Rachin Ravindra, Cam Fletcher, Lockie Ferguson, Seth Rance, Logan van Beek, Glenn Phillips, Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Rutherford
IN-A VS NZ-A DREAM11 TEAM
Fantasy picks from India-
Manish Pandey (42 and 111*) || Vijay Shankar (87* and 59) || Shreyas Iyer (54 and 59)
Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed and Navdeep Saini – 3 wickets each
Fantasy picks from New Zealand-
George Worker (35 and 99) || Hamish Rutherford (70 and 8) || Will Young (32 and 102)
Hamish Bennett – 4 wickets || Cole McConchie – 2 wickets
*Will Young is a bit doubtful. He has received a test call against Sri Lanka
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