IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of New Zealand tour of India.
India vs New Zealand will play in the 1st ODI match of the three-match ODI series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
India will start the series as the favorites. They were clinical in their last home series against the Lankans and won it by 3-0. The new faces in the team looked very promising in the last series.
With the bat, Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will handle the top order and all are in excellent form. In the middle order, Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan are expected to handle the middle-order in the absence of KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer. Hardik Pandya will do the finishing duties as usual.
With the ball, they are likely to go with three pacers and two spinners with Hardik Pandya being the 6th bowler. Mohammad Siraj and Mohammad Shami are expected to lead the pace attack. Whereas, Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar will handle the spin department.
New Zealand will be high on confidence after beating Pakistan in their last series by 2-1 and can certainly surprise the home team. They will be without the services of Kane Williamson and Tim Southee in this series.
With the bat, Finn Allen, Devon Conway and Henry Nicholas will handle the top order. Whereas, Skipper Tom Latham along with Daryl Mitchell and Glenn Phillips will be their key players in the middle order.
With the ball, Lockie Ferguson will lead the pace attack along with Blair Tickner and Daryl Mitchell. They are expected to go with the three front line spinners in the form of Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi and Michael Bracewell.
India vs New Zealand Match Details
IND vs NZ, 1st ODI, New Zealand tour of India, 2023.
Date: 18th January, 2023
Time: 1:30 PM IST.
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
IND vs NZ Pitch Report 2023
Average 1st Innings score: 277
Average 2nd innings score: 250
(The average score based on the overall T20I matches played on the ground so far)
The pitch at the venue is expected to be a typical Indian wicket with good support for the batters and also the spinners. Winning the toss and bowling first will be ideal considering the dew factor.
IND vs NZ Live Streaming
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IND vs NZ Head to Head
Matches Played: 113
IND Won: 55
NZ Won: 50
No Result: 7
India vs New Zealand recent form
Most recent first
Team News (IND vs NZ)
- Axar Patel and KL Rahul will miss this series due to personal resaons.
- Shreyas Iyer will also miss this game due to back injury.
- Tim Southee and Kane Williamson will not be available for this series.
IND vs NZ Probable Playing 11
|Rohit Sharma (C)||RHB|
|Ishan Kishan (WK)||LHB|
|Shardul Thakur/Umran Malik||RHB+RAFM/RAF|
|Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav||RAL/LAC|
|Tom Latham (C & WK)||LHB|
Top picks and Player Stats (IND vs NZ Match)
India Player Stats
(268 M, 12754 R, 58 A)
He will bat at 3 and needs no introduction. Kohli scored two hundreds in the last series and is in outstanding form and is a very good pick for C & VC in IND vs NZ Dream11 Prediction.
(68 M, 1436 R, 33 A + 449 O, 64 W)
He will contribute with both bat and ball and is in excellent form. Pandya was decent in the last series and is likely to get more opportunities to bat in this game.
(238 M, 9596 R, 48 A)
He will open the innings and is a quality player. Sharma looked in brilliant touch in the last game and has good numbers against New Zealand.
(17 M, 388 R, 29 A)
He will bat in the middle order and is one of the best batters in the world currently. Suryakumar is in good form and will be a good differential pick.
(18 M, 894 R, 59 A)
Gill will open the innings and is a very talented player. He scored one hundred and one fifty in the last series and will be another must-have pick.
(19 M, 154 O, 33 W)
Siraj will bowl with the new ball and can also bowl in death. He was outstanding in the last series and will be a crucial pick.
(85 M, 720 O, 155 W)
He will bowl in the powerplay and death and is an experienced player. Shami was good in the last series and will be a safe pick.
(75 M, 662 O, 124 W)
Yadav will be their main spinner and will bowl in middle overs. He can pick up wickets in bulk in the middle overs.
New Zealand player Stats:
(120 M, 3442 R, 35 A)
He is one of the best batters on the team and will also do the keeping duties. Latham can play well in these conditions and is a very good differential pick for C & VC in IND vs NZ Dream11 Team.
(15 M, 578 R, 44 A)
He will open the innings and is a very consistent player. Conway is in decent form and will be a crucial pick in this game.
(50 M, 440 O, 84 W)
He will lead the bowling attack and will bowl with the new ball. Ferguson can pick up wickets in bulk and will be a must-have pick.
(58 M, 1590 R, 35 A)
He is likely to bat at 3 and is a solid player. Henry will have less selection in this game and can be a trump card pick.
(12 M, 260 R, 37 A)
He will bat in the lower order and can bowl a few overs if needed. Phillips was brilliant in the last series and will be a good differential pick.
IND vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction
IND vs NZ 2023 Dream11 Prediction for Grand Leagues:
Fantasy Cricket Tips for the 1st ODI between IND vs NZ
- You can pick G Phillips in place of W Sundar.
- R Sharma and H Pandya are also good options for C & VC.
Captain and Vice-Captain (IND vs NZ)
- Virat Kohli
- Hardik Pandya
- Rohit Sharma
- Tom Latham
- Mohammad Siraj
We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.