IND vs NZ Today Match Prediction for India vs New Zealand 1st ODI– Who Will Win IND vs NZ match?

Updated on: Jan 18, 2023 12:17 pm IST

  • India vs New Zealand

    IND vs NZ 1st ODI:  India is all set to take on New Zealand in the three-match ODI series. The series between the teams will kick start from 18th January in Hyderabad whereas the second and third games will be played on the 21st and 24th January in Raipur and Indore respectively.

    IND vs NZ Match Details

    Fixture Name: India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI
    Competition: New Zealand tour of India 2023
    Date: 18th January 2022
    Time: 1:30 PM IST
    Ground: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

    IND vs NZ Pitch Report

    The pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is generally batting friendly. It’s a flat deck which slows down as the game progresses. Therefore not only batters but spinners will also be in contention. The average first innings score at this venue is 277, which dips down to 250 in the second innings. The captain winning the toss would want to bat first as it’ll be best time to bat.

    RECENT FORM

    India –  L W W W W
    New Zealand – NR NR W W

    IND vs NZ Probable Playing XIs

    India:

    Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Umran Malik, Mohammed Siraj

    New Zealand:

    Michael Bracewell, DJ Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tom Latham(C), Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, LH Ferguson, BM Tickner, HB Shipley, Ish Sodhi

    IND vs SL Probable Top Performers

    Probable Best Batter

    Rohit Sharma– Stats in ODIs

    Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is expected to the best batter in the second ODI against Sri Lanka. The right-hander returned to form in the series against Sri Lanka and look good. Although he didn’t get a big score but it is expected that he will achieve in the first game. His stats are exceptional as he has scored 9596 runs at an average of 48.71

    Matches

    Runs

    Average

    Strike rate

    100s/50s

    H/S

    235

    9596

    48.71

    89.61

    29/47

    264

    Probable Best Bowler

    Ish Sodhi – Stats in ODIs

    New Zealand spinner Ishan Sodhi is expected to be the best bowler in the first ODI between India and New Zealand. The leg-spinner has often troubled Indian batters and is expected to do the same. His stats are staggering as he has picked 51 wickets in 39 ODIs.

    Matches

    Wickets

    Economy

    Average

    5W

    Best

    39

    51

    5.43

    34.39

    1

    6/86

    IND vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India and New Zealand

    • India will be coming into the series on the back of 3-0
    • New Zealand also defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the series
    • KL Rahul and Axar Patel has been rested for the series
    • New Zealand have also rested Kane Williamson and Tim Southee for the series
    • Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the series
    • According to the IND vs SL today match prediction, IND is the favorite to win this match.

    IND vs NZ Head to Head ODI  Record

    Matches Played

    IND Won

    SL Won

    Draw

    113

    55

    50

    8

    Today’s Match Prediction: India to win the match

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