NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction | 2nd ODI | India tour of New Zealand 2020

New Zealand vs India Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 2nd ODI

New Zealand and India will collide in the 2nd ODI of the Three-match ODI series at Eden Park in Auckland. We will provide NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Match Preview.

After a 5-0 clean sweep in the T20I series by India, Blackcaps made a thumping comeback in the first ODI defeating visitors by four wickets in a high-scoring encounter.

Batting first, Team India scored 347 runs with the help of century from Shreyas Iyer and attacking 88* runs knock from KL Rahul. King Kohli also scored crucial fifty while Kedar Jadhav played a late cameo of 26* runs from 15 balls. With the bowl, Southee took two scalps but could not keep a check on his economy.

In the chase, Opener Nicholls gave a solid start to the team scoring 78 runs while Ross Taylor played a match-winning knock of 109* runs. Stand-in skipper Tom Latham was also excellent and scored 69 runs from just 48 balls to successfully chase the big target. Kuldeep Yadav took two wicket-haul but was hit all over the park.

India will be eager to bounce back tomorrow to keep the ODI series alive. At the same time, hosts will want to capitalize on the much-needed winning momentum and put another disciplined effort tomorrow.

Match Details

NZ vs IND, 2nd ODI Match, India tour of New Zealand 2020.

Eden Park, Auckland.

07:30 AM, 8th February 2020.

Pitch Conditions

Average 1st innings score: 218

Average 2nd innings score: 193

Total number of match played: 76

Matches won batting 1st: 29
Matches won batting 2nd: 42

A good batting surface can be expected with chasing side on the advantage.

Pacers can find some success in the initial overs while spinners can come into the game later in the innings.

Head-to-Head Stats

Matches Played NZ Won IND Won
                              108                                  47                                 55

Squads

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

India:

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

NZ:

  • Kyle Jamieson is confirmed to make his debut tomorrow in place of Ish Sodhi replacing him in the squad while Scott Kuggleijn is also ruled out due to illness.

IND:

  • Team management can do some changes in the bowling department with Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini getting a chance in place of Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav.

Probable Playing XI

New Zealand:

Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (c & wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Bennett.

India:

Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini/Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.

Top picks for NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction

NZ:

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 scored match-winning knock of 109* runs in the first ODI.

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 scored an attacking knock of 69 runs from just 48 balls in the last match.

Martin Guptill:
Opener Guptill has the talent and experience to anchor big innings but has failed to perform in recent times. Guptill is failing to capitalize on the start in every 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 scored a good knock of 78 runs in the first match.

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.

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

Colin De Grandhomme:
He is an attacking batsman and handy medium-pacer. He bowled well in the first ODI taking one scalp.

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 has leaked a lot of runs recently. However, He struck twice in the first ODI.

IND:

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 and scored fifty in the first ODI.

Lokesh Rahul:
He can bat at any position for the team, but it is expected that he would be batting at No.5 in this ODI series. Rahul performed brilliantly in the recent T20I series and continued it scoring attacking knock of 88* runs from just 64 balls.

Shreyas Iyer:
He has immense talent and will bat at No.4 for India. Iyer scored his maiden international ODI century in the first match.

Mayank Agarwal:
Opener Mayank has been added as a replacement for Rohit Sharma and will be eager to score a big knock top of the order.

Jasprit Bumrah:
He is one of the world’s best pacers and can utilize the conditions to perfection in New Zealand. He is back in the action and form and performed well in the first ODI as well.

Kuldeep Yadav:
left-arm chinaman bowler took 104 wickets in 60 matches. In the previous game, Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets.

Mohammed Shami:
He is a wicket-taking pacer and has picked up wickets whenever required for the team. But the main concern with Shami is his economy rate.

Ravindra Jadeja:
Spin all-rounder Jaddu is a reliable lower-order batsman and brilliant spinner. His recent form is not at his best.

NZ vs IND  Dream11 Prediction

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Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • In the wicket-keeper, Both KL Rahul and Tom Latham are good.
  • In batsmen, Martin Guptill is also good options.
  • Colin de Grandhomme, Ravindra Jadeja and M Santner also good to pick in all-rounders section.
  • Jasprit Bumrah, Hamish Bennett, Navdeep Saini, and Kyle Jamieson are also good bowlers.
  • Shreyas Iyer, M Guptill and Jimmy Neesham are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain:

Virat Kohli, Ross Taylor, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Tom Latham, Mayank Agarwal, Jimmy Neesham.

For Grand Leagues: Henry Nicholls, Prithvi Shaw, Martin Guptill.

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