India vs New Zealand: India after thrashing the World Champions of Cricket Australia is ready to play against New Zealand. New Zealand tour of India has three ODIs and the first ODI will be held today at 1:30 PM IST. The venue of the match is at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The 1st ODI between India and New Zealand will be live broadcasted in Star Sports 1, 3 and Star Sports 1,3 HD and can be followed online Hotstar.
This ODI is 200th match for the Indian Captain Virat Kohli. So far Virat Kohli has played 199 innings in ODI in which he has scored 8767 runs. None of the players have beaten his record yet. In the year 2017, he has scored about 1197 runs till now and he is in the second place. He is in need of 214 runs to beat Joeroot of England and to secure first place in batting. To overcome Kapil Dev score in India, Shikar Dhawan needs five runs. Hardik Pandya to reach 500 runs needs 15 runs. If so he will be ranked seventh in India.
Bumrah needs four more wickets to reach 50 wickets. New Zealand Boult has to take 10 more wickets to reach 100. Rohit Sharma needs 98 runs to reach 1000 runs this year. He is ranked next to Kohli. Dhoni needs 141 runs to reached 16000 runs in his career and will be ranked as fifth Indian. Last year in both Test match and ODI between India vs New Zealand, India won the cup.
- India Won the toss and Virat Kohli opted to bat first.
India vs New Zealand Playing XI
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult