IND vs NZ Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, NZ tour of India, 18 JAN 2023

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IND vs NZ Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI
  • Match: India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ)
  • Date- 18 January
  • Match Format- ODI
  • Venue- Hyderabad
  • Time- 1:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- Mostly Sunny, 25℃

India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) Today Match Prediction Preview:

Welcome to the IND vs NZ Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. New Zealand will take on India in the 1st ODI of New Zealand’s tour of India in Hyderabad on 18 January 2023, Wednesday. Keep on reading for more information on the IND vs NZ game.

India and New Zealand will meet for the 1st time in the series. India defeated Sri Lanka in their last series before this. The team had a 3-0 victory and will look to continue their good form here as well.

New Zealand are coming into this series after defeating Pakistan 2-1. They lost the opening match but bounced back to win the next two and took the series.

Top Batsmen for IND vs NZ

(Recent Matches)

  • Virat Kohli- 6 Matches, 413 runs
  • Rohit Sharma- 3 Matches, 282 runs
  • Devon Conway- 6 Matches, 328 runs

Top Bowlers for IND vs NZ

(Recent Matches)

  • Mohammad Siraj- 7 Matches, 16 wickets
  • Umran Malik- 4 Matches, 4 wickets
  • Lockie Ferguson- 4 Matches, 3 wickets

IND vs NZ Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If IND bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- IND is expected to score 270
  • Result prediction- IND will win the match by 20 runs.

Scenario 2- If NZ bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- NZ is expected to score 270
  • Result prediction- IND will win the 2 to 3 wickets.

IND vs NZ Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, Who Will Win the Match?

India to win

India will begin this game as a favourite. The home-ground advantage is likely to help out the team here once again. India proved too good for Sri Lanka in the last series and outplayed them in all three matches. This could be a similar encounter too. Devon Conway will hold the key in the New Zealand line-up while Virat Kohli is expected to continue his good form here as well.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

  • Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the series and is replaced by Rajat Patidar
  • Matt Henry ruled out of the series
  • Ish Sodhi is out of this game with injury
  • Kane Williamson is rested for the series

IND vs NZ Probable Playing 11

NZ Playing XI

Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen, Devon Conway, DJ Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, HB Shipley, Tom Latham(C), Glenn Phillips, LH Ferguson, BM Tickner, DAJ Bracewell

IND Playing XI

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, , KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Arshdeep Singh.

Squad for IND vs NZ, ODI series 2023

India:

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumarv Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.

New Zealand

Michael Bracewell, Finn Allen, Devon Conway, DJ Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, HB Shipley, Tom Latham(C), Glenn Phillips, LH Ferguson, BM Tickner, Ish Sodhi, HM Nicholls, MS Chapman, JA Duffy, MJ Henry, DAJ Bracewell

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