The first ODI between India and New Zealand will be played on Wednesday
Team India has recently defeated Sri Lanka in the ODI series by 3-0.
India have the upper hand against New Zealand in ODIs
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team is now ready to host New Zealand (IND vs NZ) after eliminating Sri Lanka in the 3-match ODI series. After the 3-match ODI series between the two teams, the T20 series of the same number of matches will be played. In this series, there will also be a battle for number one in the ICC ODI rankings. The first ODI of the series will be played on Wednesday (January 18) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
The cricket teams of India and New Zealand (India vs New Zealand Head to Head ODI) have faced each other 113 times in One Day International cricket. During this, Team India has won 55 matches while the Kiwi team defeated India in 50 ODIs. Seven matches have been inconclusive while one match has been tied. India has won 26 ODIs at home while New Zealand have also won 26 ODIs on their home soil. Team India has won 14 ODIs away from home during this period. India has won 15 ODIs on neutral venues, while New Zealand has 16 wins in its account.
india vs new zealand hyderabad weather report
The temperature in Hyderabad is expected to be 22 to 31 degree Celsius on the first ODI to be played on Wednesday between India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ Weather Forecast). The sky will be completely clear. There is no chance of rain on the match day. In such a situation, the whole match is expected. The humidity is expected to be 40 percent while the wind speed is expected to be 5 kilometers per hour.
The team batting first on the pitch of Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium can be in advantage. The spinners are expected to get help from the pitch in the second innings. The team winning the toss would like to bat first. However, there will be no role of dew in the second innings. Both the teams have faced each other 6 times in Hyderabad where the team batting first has won 3 matches while the chasing team has also won the same number of matches. Here the average score in the first innings is 277 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 16, 2023, 08:42 IST