Catch the much-awaited IND vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11 predictions featuring the Match Details, Squad Selections (Captain, Vice-Captain, Wicket-Keeper, Batsmen, Bowlers, All-Rounders) and Fantasy XI Picks for the forthcoming contest at Napier.
IND vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11 Predictions: Preview and Predicted XI
Date: January 23, Wednesday.
Time: 7:30 AM IST, 2:00 AM GMT, 3:00 PM LOCAL.
Venue: McLean Park, Napier.
Head to Heads in ODIs
Matches played: 101
New Zealand: 44
No Result: 5
Form Guide (Last Five Matches)
New Zealand: LNWWW
where N stands for No Result.
Squads to pick from
India’s Predicted XI for the 1st ODI
New Zealand’s Predicted XI for the 1st ODI
MS Dhoni’s swashbuckling exhibitions in the recently concluded ODI series versus Australia makes him an ideal fit for the role of the wicket-keeper batsman for the Fantasy XI. In 3 matches, the 37-year-old aggregated a tally of 193 runs which comprised of 3 fifties while playing at an average of 193.00.
Also, he was instrumental in bagging 3 dismissals when guarding the stumps, which furthermore concrete his chances of being in the probable XI.
Virat Kohli and Ross Taylor are must selections for the coming duel on account of their nerve-whacking performances in the previous ODI series. While the former aggregated a tally of 153 runs versus Australia while playing at an average of 51.00, the latter on the other hand managed to acquire a tally of 281 runs while averaging 93.67 in the 3-match ODI series against the Sri Lankan unit.
One might also consider the duo of Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson for their rib-tearing exhibitions in the recently played ODI games against the Sri Lankan unit. While the former amassed 153 runs under his belt while playing at an average of 51.00, the latter on the other hand managed to grapple a tally of 132 runs in 3 ODI appearances while striking at an average of 44.00.
Yuzvendra Chahal’s 6-42 in the previous ODI versus Australia at Melbourne makes him the foremost induction for the bowler’s position for the coming duel.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar had also rendered an equally enthralling exhibition in the recently concluded series against the Aussies wherein he affected 8 dismissals in 3 ODI appearances.
As a final select, one might consider vouching in for Trent Boult with regards to his scintillating numbers in ODI cricket which comprise of 129 scalpings in 71 ODI contests.
Mitchell Santner and Colin de Grandhomme are must selections for the coming feud for their swashbuckling records in ODI cricket. While the former has been a part of 53 ODIs wherein he has amassed 771 runs along with 59 wickets, the latter on the other hand has been an active participant of 22 ODIs wherein he has acquired 392 runs along with a scalp tally of 13 wickets.
Kedar Jadhav too could be considered as a vital pick on account of his match-winning 61 off 57 deliveries in the 2nd ODI at Adelaide.
Captain & Vice-Captain
#1 Virat Kohli (c) and Kane Williamson (vc)
#2 Martin Guptill (c) and Ross Taylor (vc).
#3 Colin de Grandhomme (c) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc).
IND vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11
MS Dhoni (wk), Virat Kohli (c), Kane Williamson (vc), Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, K Jadhav, C d Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Yuzvendra Chahal, B Kumar, Trent Boult.
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