India vs New Zealand Live 1st ODI Match Dharamasala
India team will take on New Zealand in the 1st ODI of the series today in Dharmasala. India team won test series easily against the visitors sides in the captaincy of Virat Kohli and named top position in the ICC Test ranking now MS Dhoni will lead ODI team in this series.
The head coach and selectors decided to give some rest 3 front line bowlers Shami Ahmed, Ravichandran Ashwin and Raviendra Jadeja. In the absence of these bowlers, Hardik Pandaya, Jasprit Bumrah and Jayadav Undakat will lead the fast bowling line up in 3 ODI matches while Amit Mishara is also backed in squad.
The Test series is scheduled from 22nd September to Oct 8th while both teams will face to each other in ODI series from Oct 16th to 29th Oct 2016.
India team came in this series after playing 4 matches Test series with West Indies and won Test series while New Zealand lost 2 matches Test series against South Africa.
MS Dhoni will lead the team in the ODI series while Virat Kohli will captain of team India in Test series. Kane Williamson is current captain of New Zealand team. New Zealand and India played their ODI series in before 2 years ago in New Zealand where hosts team beat India with 4-0 in ODI and won Test series with 2-0.
India vs New Zealand Live Online 1st ODI Match & TV Channels
India team will tough task for the hosts because Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli are key players for the team and they are inform players also while Ravichandaran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishara are 3 specialist players in the team. The fast bowler Mohammad Shami made come back in the team after the recovering of injury and he was injured in the tour of Australia in January 2016.
Virat Kohli led the Team India in 2 Test series and won both series against Sri Lanka and South Africa in last year so his captaincy will note able in this tour.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey, Jayant Yadav, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Amit Mishra, Dhawal Kulkarni, Umesh Yadav and Hardik Pandya.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson, Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Anton Devcich, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Matt Henry, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor, B-J Watling and Tim Southee
Date: 16th Oct, 2016
Timing: 13:00 PKT