India will face New Zealand in the 2nd game of the 3-match ODI series on the 27th of November at Seddon Park, Hamilton.
The men in blue will be keen to make a comeback and level the series while the Black Caps have a good chance to win the series. It will be a must-win game for team India and they will want to end their losing streak against New Zealand.
After losing the T20I series, New Zealand made a staller comeback in the opening game of the ODI series.
The Black Caps convincingly thrashed India by 7 wickets courtesy a magnificent partnership between Kane Williamson and Tom Latham.
It was once again the Indian bowlers who have let them down and failed to defend a big total.
New Zealand is now unbeaten against India since 2019 as they have won 5 out of the last 5 encounters between these two sides.
Batting first, the Indian batters managed to post a good total of 306 runs on the board. Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill added 124 runs for the first wicket and both of them scored half-centuries. Shreyas Iyer continued his superb ODI form and smashed yet another fifty in this format. The right-handed batsman scored 80 runs off just 76 deliveries.
Washington Sundar also played a quick little cameo of 36 runs off just 16 balls including 3 sixes to help his side cross the 300-run mark.
New Zealand comfortably chased down the total with 7 wickets in hand.
The Kiwis lost their first 3 wickets for just 88 runs but Kane Williamson and Tom Latham built up a brilliant partnership for the 4th wicket to get them over the line.
Tom Latham slammed 145 runs off just 104 deliveries including 19 fours and 5 sixes. Kane Williamson remained unbeaten on 94 runs. Umran Malik scalped 2 wickets for team India in his debut game.
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Match – 2nd ODI 2022
Teams – India vs New Zealand
Date – 27th November 2022
Time – 7:00 PM IST
Venue – Seddon Park, Hamilton
Average 1st innings total
The average 1st innings score at Seddon Park, Hamilton is 260 runs.
Head-to-Head record in ODIs:
Here is the head-to-head record between India and New Zealand in One Day Internationals.
Total Matches Played – 111
India won – 55
New Zealand won – 50
Tie/ No Result – 6
The pitch at Seddon Park, Hamilton is a batting-friendly track where the batters can score easily in both innings.
The pacers can get help with the old ball in the later part of the innings while the spinners can pick wickets in the middle overs. Both captains will like to bowl first on this wicket
The temperature is expected to hover around just 12°C with 75% humidity and 15 km/hr wind speed on the match day.
There is a 16 percent chance of rain during the match.
Possible Playing XIs:
Here are the possible playing XIs of both teams,
Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan ©, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson ©, Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson
Team India is looking weaker in ODIs in the absence of their main player.
On the other hand, New Zealand has a much better lineup in the 50-over format.
Their record is also excellent in recent times against India in this format of the game. Hence, we predict that New Zealand will beat India in the second ODI.