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Cricket Free Tips | India vs New Zealand, 2023: 1st ODI

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India vs New Zealand Match Details

Match: India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI | New Zealand tour of India  

Date: Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023 

Time: 13:00 (GMT+5) / 13:30 (GMT+5.5) / 14:00 (GMT+6)

Format: ODI

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad   

India vs New Zealand Preview

  • India won their most recent ODI series at home 3-0, while New Zealand prevailed 2-1 in Pakistan.
  • Williamson-less New Zealand will be captained by Tom Latham in the ODIs.
  • India has called up Shardul Thakur and Srikar Bharat for the ODI series.


On Wednesday afternoon in Hyderabad, the first of a three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand will start. After defeating Sri Lanka in a series earlier this month by a score of 3-0, the hosts enter this one. After dropping the opening game against Pakistan, New Zealand recovered to take the series 2-1 last week. At the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, the game starts at 13:30 local time. 

India will play this series without their first-choice lineup, but they will still field a very good XI in every match. They are performing at a high level in this format, and they are optimistic that they can start the series off strong.

Even though some of their most seasoned players won’t be available, New Zealand should never be taken lightly. They won an ODI series against India at the end of 2022, and they want to compete in Hyderabad.

India vs New Zealand Weather Report, Toss Prediction And Pitch Report

On the day of the game, Hyderabad will see bright, clear weather with a high of 31 degrees Celsius.

In the six ODIs that have been played at this Hyderabad venue, the sides batting first and second have each won three matches. Sharma wants to give India’s hitters more opportunities to hone their craft because they are in excellent form. Latham would be better off batting first because it would be a bad idea to try and win a chase against this Indian team.

There have been some notable high scores on this track, notably Sachin’s 175 versus Australia, which is thought to be a flat one. As the game goes on, the pitch slows down.

India Team News & Probable Playing XIs

Due to family obligations, KL Rahul and Axar Patel, who both performed admirably against Sri Lanka earlier in the month, are both out of the squad for this series. Since Jasprit Bumrah’s injury is still keeping him out of action, Rohit Sharma will lead the team as captain. Due to a back issue, Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the series.

Recent form – W W W W L  

India’s Probable XI

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik  

New Zealand News & Probable Playing XIs

Major players like Kane Williamson, Tim Southee, and Trent Boult won’t be playing for the Black Caps in this series. Tom Latham will assume captaincy responsibilities and is set to serve as the game’s wicketkeeper for all three contests. 

Recent form – W W L N N

New Zealand’s Probable XI

Tom Latham (c) (wk), Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Michael Bracewell, Glenn Phillips, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Jacob Duffy

India vs New Zealand Head-to-Head Stats (Last 5 matches)

Team Won Lost No result
India  0 3 2
New Zealand 3 0 2

India vs New Zealand – 1st ODI, Dream 11


  • Tom Latham


  • Virat Kohli (C)
  • Devon Conway (VC)
  • Shreyas Iyer 
  • Shubman Gill 


  • Michael Bracewell
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Hardik Pandya


  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Mohammed Siraj

Cricket Free Tips | India vs New Zealand, 2023: 1st ODI

India vs New Zealand Prediction

Winning the toss

  • India

Top batsman

  • India – Virat Kohli     
  • New Zealand –  Devon Conway

Top bowler

  • India –  Mohammed Siraj      
  • New Zealand – Lockie Ferguson 

Most sixes

  • India – Virat Kohli   
  • New Zealand –  Devon Conway

Player of the Match

  • India –  Virat Kohli

Team Scores Batting First

  • India – 340+
  • New Zealand – 330+

India is the favourite to win this match.


This series will begin with a match between two of the top ODI teams in the world, and we anticipate India to win the first game. Although New Zealand shouldn’t be discounted, they have rested some of their most seasoned players, and travelling to India in front of fervent supporters is never simple under any circumstances. We anticipate an India victory because their batsmen are currently in fantastic form.

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