India vs New Zealand ODI and T20 Series schedule – Moving onto New Zealand after having put in a comprehensive performance to storm Australia’s castle and walk away with all the laurels from the company, Kohli and company will travel to one of the best countries in world cricket at the moment to test their mettle out against them. In what will be their stiffest and sternest test ahead of the world cup, the Indian unit will take on New Zealand in a five-match ODI and three-match T20 series beginning 23rd January.
The 19-day visit of the country will see India contest the ODI series first which will go on till 3rd February, giving them a chance to test out their best playing XI for the prestigious cricket world cup in May. The team landed in the country on Sunday, amid loud and boisterous support by the Indian supporters who spared no expense to make their love for the Indian cricket side clear with the most vociferous of reception spared for the Indian captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma.
For New Zealand, the ODI series offers a massive opportunity to continue on the fine run that has seen them down teams in their home over the last 2 years. Such has been the riveting and resounding form they have been in, that they have lost only once since 2017 at home, a fifty over format series, hovering over sides with such dominance and clinical ease to take them to third place in the ODI ranking.
New Zealand has a chance to displace India in second place in the ICC rankings for ODI if they manage to script a 5-0 series win. However, India is a team that everyone knows can’t be taken lightly, be it at home or away, with their recent showing in Australia only stamping their authority as one of the most complete and well-rounded outfits in international cricket. From the batting order to the bowling order, India has at its disposal a versatile set of players with a meticulous skill set, capable of making light work of any side.
Following on from the ODI series, the two sides will take on each other in the T20 series starting 6th February and the decider on 10th February.
The matches will be telecasted on Sony Ten 3, Six/HD with all the five ODI matches beginning at 7:30am IST while the T20 matches will take place at 11:30am IST. We at www.tentaran.com will be bringing you all the score updates, over by over live developments, latest team news and all the coverage from the series on our site and our Twitter feed.
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India vs New Zealand ODI and T20 Series schedule
5 Match ODI Series
1st ODI – January 23, Wednesday, New Zealand vs India, McLean Park, Napier, 7:30 am IST
2nd ODI – January 26, Saturday, New Zealand vs India, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, 7:30 am IST
3rd ODI – January 28, Monday, New Zealand vs India, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, 7:30 am IST
4td ODI – January 31, Thursday, New Zealand vs India, Seddon Park, Hamilton, 7:30 am IST
5th ODI – February 03, Sunday, New Zealand vs India, Westpac Stadium, Wellington 7:30 am IST
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India vs New Zealand 3 Match T20 Series schedule
1st T20I – February 06, Wednesday, New Zealand vs India, Westpac Stadium, Wellington 12:30 pm IST
2nd T20I- February 08, Friday, New Zealand vs India, Eden Park, Auckland, 11:30 AM IST
3rd T20I – February 10, Sunday, New Zealand vs India, Seddon Park, Hamilton, 12:30 PM IST
India And New Zealand Squads for the India vs New Zealand series
India ODI Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, K Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Shubman Gill
India T20I Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed, Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar
New Zealand ODI Squad (First 3 ODI Matches): Kane Williamson(c), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor