NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction | 3rd ODI | India tour of New Zealand 2020

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New Zealand vs India Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 3rd ODI

New Zealand and India will collide in the third and final ODI of the three-match ODI series at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. We will provide NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Match Preview.

Team India has lost the ODI series losing the first two one-day matches against an injury-ridden New Zealand team. Kiwis, on the other hand, have made a strong comeback after facing clean-sweep in the T20I’s.

In the second ODI, New Zealand gave a target of 280 runs thanks to 79-run knock from Guptill and unbeaten 73* from ever-consistent Ross Taylor. Henry Nicholls also played a handy knock at the top, scoring 41 runs. Yuzi Chahal was the pick among Indian bowlers taking three wicket-haul while Shardul Thakur struck twice for the team.

In the chase, Prithvi Shaw came all guns blazing blasting six boundaries, but his fiery knock came to an end soon while Mayank Agarwal had another failure. Chase king Virat Kohli could also not do much while Shreyas Iyer scored crucial fifty for the team. Ravindra Jadeja and Navdeep Sini built an essential partnership at no.8 scoring 55 and 45 runs, respectively, but was not enough and ultimately were left behind by 22 runs. Kiwi pacers were right on the money with Bennett-Southee-Jamieson-Grandhomme taking two wickets each to seal the series.

Team India will hope to break their losing streak against New Zealand in ODI’s and end the series 2-1. At the same time, Blackcaps will be eager to continue the winning momentum ahead and take revenge for the T20I series clean sweeping the Indian team.

Match Details

NZ vs IND, 3rd ODI, India tour of New Zealand 2020.

Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

07:30 AM, 8th February 2020.

Pitch Conditions

Average 1st innings score: 265

Average 2nd innings score: 241

A good batting surface can be expected. Batsmen can make use of the small boundaries, and an average total above 270 can be expected.

Pacers can take few scalps if they bowl on a good length and can trouble batsmen with their pace.

Head-to-Head Stats

Matches Played NZ Won IND Won
                              109                                  48                                 55


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.

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NZ vs IND Dream11 Team News


  • As per sources, Kane Williamson has high chances to be declared fit for this encounter and can come into the playing XI.
  • Ish Sodhi and Blair Tickner have been recalled for the third ODI against India.


  • Manish Pandey has high chances to replace Kedar Jadhav in the playing XI.
  • Mohammad Shami should also return in the final XI resting Bumrah ahead of the test series.

Probable Playing XI

New Zealand:

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


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

Top picks for NZ vs IND Dream11 Prediction


Kane Williamson:
He is one of the world’s best batsmen and can make a comeback tomorrow after being sidelined due to injury. Williamson has the potential to play big knocks for his team.

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 and scored match-winning knock of 109* and 73* runs in the two ODI’s.

Martin Guptill:
Opener Guptill has the talent and experience to anchor big innings but has failed to perform in recent times. Guptill finally scored 79 runs in the second ODI.

Henry Nicholls:
He is a left-handed opening batsman for New Zealand in ODI and is a decent batsman with an average of 35.44 and scored a good knock of 78 and 41 runs in the two matches.

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 first match.

James Neesham:
He is a batting all-rounder and is considered to be equally good with both bat and ball. Jimmy Neesham has been performing well in the NZ-A team recently but is yet to make an impact in this series.

Colin De Grandhomme:
He is an attacking batsman and handy medium-pacer. He bowled well in both the ODI’s taking three scalps.

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. He struck twice in both the ODI’s.

Hamish Bennett:
He was the highest wicket-taker in the Dream11 Super Smash 2019-20, taking 17 wickets in 11 matches. In the last ODI, he took 2 wickets.


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. His big innings are due and are yet to score a century on this tour.

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, and 52 runs in the second 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 in the first ODI.

Ravindra Jadeja:
Spin all-rounder Jaddu is a reliable lower-order batsman and brilliant spinner. He scored 55 runs and took one scalp in the last match.

Shardul Thakur:
Right-arm fast-medium bowler took a total of 3 wickets in 2 ODIs. He can also bat in lower orders.

Jasprit Bumrah:
He is one of the world’s best pacers and is back in action after a long injury. But he is yet to gain his form and is unable to take plenty of wickets.

Navdeep Saini:
He is an extremely talented pacer also gave a glimpse of his batting skills in the last match scoring crucial knock of 45 runs.

Yuzvendra Chahal:
He played only one match and took 3 wickets.

NZ vs IND  Dream11 Prediction

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Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • You can pick Colin de Grandhomme in place of Henry Nicholls.
  • KL Rahul can be a good pick in place of Kane Williamson.
  • In the wicket-keeper, Both KL Rahul and Tom Latham are good.
  • In batsmen, Martin Guptill is also a good option.
  • Colin de Grandhomme and Mitchell Santner (If play) are also good to pick in all-rounders section.
  • Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, and Kyle Jamieson are also good bowlers.
  • Ross Taylor, Shreyas Iyer, and Jimmy Neesham are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain:

Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Martin Guptill, J Neesham, Tim Southee.

For Grand Leagues: Henry Nicholls, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal.

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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.

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