NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction | 1st ODI | India tour of New Zealand 2020

New Zealand vs India Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 1st ODI

New Zealand and India will collide in the 1st ODI of the Three-match ODI series at Seddon Park in Hamilton. We will provide NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Match Preview.

Team India after the whitewash in the T20 series, now would be very high on confidence and would like to show the same consistency in the ODI series and win it.

Indian Cricket Team is having a dream run after the world cup as they haven’t lost any of the series, either be it Test matches or ODI’s or T20’s. They are very high on confidence after the series win against Australia back in the home, and we could expect some enthusiasm and fighting spirit in this series against NZ. The only thing that would be concerning the Indian team is that Rohit Sharma was injured in the last T20I match and has been ruled out of the series. Mayank Agarwal replaces Rohit Sharma in the squad. Except for that, the Indian team looks solid in all the departments.

The New Zealand team would be disappointed with the way they have performed in the T20I series. They could have easily won the last 2 matches, but they couldn’t handle the pressure in the super over, and in the death overs, and as a result, they lost the series 5-0.

After the humiliating series loss, New Zealand would now be focusing on fighting back in the ODI series. But they had to face a set back as their skipper Kane Williamson who missed the last T20I hasn’t still wholly recovered from a shoulder injury and would be missing the first 2 T20I’s. Tom Latham would be leading the side in the absence of Williamson. Jimmy Neesham comes into the squad, and he has been in good form recently. Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson will also be missing the ODI series, and except for that, New Zealand also look a pretty right side with decent players.

We can hope that the 3-match ODI series will be a thrilling contest because India would want to continue their winning streak across all formats and New Zealand would be desperate to win the ODI series after the whitewash they had to face in the T20I series.

Match Details

NZ vs IND, 1st ODI Match, India tour of New Zealand 2020.

Seddon Park, Hamilton.

07:30 AM, 5th February 2020.

Pitch Conditions

Average 1st innings score: 233
Average 2nd innings score: 212

Total number of match played: 36
Matches won batting 1st: 11
Matches won batting 2nd: 23

Generally, the pitch is considered to be good for batting. But as the stats suggest, it is considered to be easy chasing at this venue.

There is no forecast of rain on the match day.


New Zealand:

Mark Chapman, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Scott Kuggleijn, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tom Latham (C), Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Hamish Bennett, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Blundell, Ish Sodhi


Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur.

NZ vs IND Dream11 Team News


  • Kane Williamson misses out the first 2 ODI’s due to shoulder injury, and Mark Chapman has been named as his replacement.
  • Hamish Bennett or Kyle Jamieson might get a chance in the playing XI in the 1st ODI.
  • Jimmy Neesham would also be playing the 1st ODI and appears to be in good form recently.


  • Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the ODI and Test Series due to injury, Mayank Agarwal has been named as his replacement.
  • Kohli has announced that Prithvi Shaw will be making his debut in the ODI series as an opener.

Probable Playing XI

New Zealand:

Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Mark Chapman, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (C), Colin de Grandhomme, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner/Ish Sodhi, Scott Kuggleijn, Hamish Bennett, Tim Southee.


Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Manish Pandey, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini/Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendar Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.

Top picks for NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction


Martin Guptill:
Opener Guptill has the talent and experience to anchor big innings but has failed to perform in recent times. He would want to play better in the ODI series and prove himself that he is still a big match player.

Ross Taylor:
He has performed exceptionally well from the past two years and is in good form. He will be the key in the middle order for New Zealand in the absence of Kane Williamson and needs to bat sensibly.

Tom Latham:
He is the wicket-keeper batsman and will be leading the side in the absence of Kane Williamson. Latham bats in the middle order and is considered to be sensible because he bats according to the situation of the match.

Henry Nicholls:
He is a left-handed opening batsman for New Zealand in ODI and is a decent batsman with an average of 33.94 and also can play a big inning.

Mitchell Santner:
He is an attacking lower-order batsman and witty spinner. He can find it difficult to trouble quality Indian batsmen and is very economical too.

James Neesham:
He is a batting all-rounder and is considered to be equally good with both bat and ball. Neesham has been performing well in the NZ-A team recently and appears to be in good form.

Tim Southee:
Southee is an experienced pacer and can also score quick runs with the bat. He will lead the pace attack of Kiwis, but he hasn’t looked that good in the recent T20I series.

Ish Sodhi:
Right-Arm leg break bowler Sodhi has troubled Indian batsmen in a couple of matches in the T20 series and would want to perform in the same way in the ODI series too.


Virat Kohli:
The world No.1 Batsmen in T20I, Virat bats at one down and can destroy any bowling line-up if he is set and gets going. He will be a must-pick in NZ vs IND Dream11 team.

Mayank Agarwal:
He will open the innings for team India. Mayank Agarwal has enough potential to play big innings.

Shreyas Iyer:
He has immense talent and generally bats at No.4 for team India. Iyer has performed decently in the T20 series and has been playing well, especially in the ODI matches.

Lokesh Rahul:
He can bat at any position for the team, but it is expected that he would be batting at No.5 in the 1st match of the ODI series. Rahul performed brilliantly in the recent T20I series and is in great form.

Jasprit Bumrah:
He is one of the world’s best pacers and can utilize the conditions to perfection in New Zealand. He is back to the form and performed well in the last T20I, and we could expect some performance in the ODI’s too.

Mohammed Shami:
He performed well and picked up wickets when required for team India and also bowled well in the death overs. But the main concern with Shami is his economy rate.

Yuzvendra Chahal:
Wicket-taking leggie Chahal can destroy Kiwi Line-up single-handedly if the pitch suits him. He performed pretty well in the T20I series, and he would want to continue his form in the ODI series.

Prithvi Shaw:
He will open for the visitors and will be eager to prove his talent in the international arena and make a permanent place for himself in the team.

NZ vs IND  Dream11 Prediction

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NZ vs IND Dream11 Team 1st ODI India tour of New Zealand 2020
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • If India Bat 2nd, then you can pick Tom Latham in place of KL Rahul.
  • In the wicket-keeper, Both KL Rahul and Tom Latham are good.
  • In batsmen, Prithvi Shaw, Mark Chapman, and Henry Nicholls are also good options.
  • Colin de Grandhomme and M Santner also good to pick in all-rounders section.
  • Hamish Bennett, Navdeep Saini, and Ish Sodhi are also good bowlers.
  • Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumrah, and M Guptill are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain:

Virat Kohli, J Bumrah, Mayank Agarwal, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham.

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