New Zealand vs India Match Details
- India took the trophy in the three-match T20I series by securing a victory by 1-0.
- The Men in Blue will be playing under the leadership of stand-in skipper Shikhar Dhawan because of the absence of the main players.
- India are leading the head-to-head records against New Zealand. In 110 matches, they have scored victories in 55 games, while the Blackcaps have won 49 fixtures.
Following a series win in the shortest format of the game, India will be aiming for a victory in the 50-over format. The Men in Blue are all set to square off against New Zealand in the three-match One Day series. The first One Day International will be conducted at the Eden Gardens in Auckland on Friday, November 25.
India have significant changes in their team from the T20I series. They will be now playing under Shikhar Dhawan instead of Hardik Pandya. The senior players, including Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, and Jasprit Bumrah, have been rested for the ODIs as well.
The almost same team has been selected for the New Zealand tour that defeated South Africa at home in the three-match ODI series by 2-1. Speaking of New Zealand, they will be fielding their strongest XI on Friday. After missing the final T20 International, Kane Williamson is back in the mix.
The Blackcaps struggled in their last One Day series that took place in September. Playing against Australia, the team lost by 0-3. However, they will get confidence in the fact that they defeated India by 3-0 the last time the Men in Blue toured the Kiwi nation.