New Delhi. India and New Zealand (India vs New Zealand) The ODI series between is going to start from Tuesday. Bad news has come for both the teams before this big tournament. Team India’s star batsman Shreyas Iyer (Shreyas Iyer) has been ruled out due to injury. On the other hand, Tom Latham (Tom Latham)’s captaincy Kiwi team is also not untouched by injuries. Kiwi team spinner Ish Sodhi (Ish Sodhi) is also hurt. It was told that he would not be able to be a part of the first ODI due to injury.
On the tour of India, the first New Zealand team has to play a three-match ODI series against the hosts. After this, both the countries will be face to face from January 27 in the T20 series of the same number of matches. Tom Latham spoke to reporters a day before the first ODI to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. During this he said, “It is a matter of sadness that Ish Sodhi has got hurt. He will not be able to play in the first match tomorrow.
Tom Latham is hopeful that Sodhi will be available in the coming matches. He said, “Our fingers are crossed. We want him to play with the team for us in the remaining matches.
Team India has recently defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in the ODI series. After defeating the Lankan giants, the Indian team would like to do something similar to the fate of New Zealand. Dashing Kiwi players like Kane Williamson and Trent Boult are not a part of this series. In such a situation, the responsibility of leading the Kiwi team rests on the shoulders of Tom Latham. Mitchell Santner will lead New Zealand in the T20 series.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 17, 2023, 18:23 IST