After great virtuous at the T20 series (5-0) Indian team grab confidence in the ODI series against New Zealand. Prithvi Shaw and other youngsters get a chance to make an impression in the Indian line-up as the Injuries of key players has opened the door for exciting youngsters against New Zealand in the three-match ODI series starting on Wednesday.
New Zealand had knocked India out with an 18-run win over two days in the second semi-final at Manchester last time in world cup these two sides met in the 50-over format,
The Men in Blue are already missing Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Deepak Chahar. But still opener Rohit Sharma ruled out in the field a major blow of cricket
Kane Williamson the inspirational skipper of New Zealand has joined the long list of injured along with the likes of Trent Boult.
Now India will probably have two openers debuting, All-time opener Rohit’s replacement for the ODI series by Mayank Agarwal. After a long time, the Indian team found an effective wicket-keeper like KL Rahul who batted at number five.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli planed that they will stick to the strategy adopted before against Australia, Kohli had more or less confirmed Shaw’s ODI debut in that scenario. In 2016 KL Rahul and Karun Nair opened for India on their debuts in Zimbabwe.
Shreyas Iyer plays a major role at number four with Indian skipper Kohli at number three, Manish Pandey batted along with Kohli and Iyer, ahead of Shivam Dube, Rishabh Pant and Kedar Jadhav.
In the lower order will be a curious mix with Dube, Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja vying for the all-rounder’s spot, if Pandy comeback. Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah, three pacers will probably be the norm once again.
|Bowling Statistics in ODI||BEST BOWL||BEST BOWL MATCH||5 WKT||10 WKT||BALL BOWLED|
|Navdeep Amarjeet Saini||2/58 v West Indies||2/58 v West Indies||0||0||180|
|Mohammed Shami Ahmed||5/69 v England||5/69 v England||1||0||3875|
|Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah||5/27 v Sri Lanka||5/27 v Sri Lanka||1||0||3166|
|Shardul Narendra Thakur||4/52 v South Africa||4/52 v South Africa||0||0||353|
|Kuldeep Yadav||6/25 v England||6/25 v England||1||0||3132|
|Yuzvendra Singh Chahal||6/42 v Australia||6/42 v Australia||2||0||2659|
|Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja||5/36 v West Indies||5/36 v West Indies||1||0||8197|
|Bowling Statistics (ODI)||M||I||O||R||W||AVG||S/R||E/R|
|Navdeep Amarjeet Saini||3||3||30||185||5||37||36||6.2|
|Mohammed Shami Ahmed||76||75||645.5||3598||143||25.2||27.1||5.6|
|Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah||61||61||527.4||2374||104||22.8||30.4||4.5|
|Shardul Narendra Thakur||8||8||58.5||382||8||47.8||44.1||6.5|
|Yuzvendra Singh Chahal||50||49||443.1||2246||85||26.4||31.3||5.1|
|Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja||162||158||1366||6695||185||36.2||44.3||4.9|