New Zealand vs India 2nd ODI Preview, Prediction.
Playing XI and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
It was a brilliant comeback from the blackcaps in the first ODI, coming from 0-5 in the T20I certainly was very difficult by they made a mockery of the 347-run chase. Kiwis are 1-0 in the ODI series and there is no doubt why they are highly rated in this format. India piled up a massive score of 347 runs even after losing their top 3 batsmen under 160, courtesy of Shreyas Iyer maiden ODI hundred and KL Rahul unbeaten blitz of 88 of just 64.
Kiwis went about their business quite comfortably, openers set the platform, Nicholls made a good 78 runs. But the match turned with Tom Latham (69 off 48) and Ross Taylor unbeaten 109. Expect India to bounce back and get the scoreline to 1-1 Let’s Discuss the Fantasy team and Fantasy Tips, prediction and News and the likely playing XI for the final dead rubber.
India tour of New Zealand
Match: New Zealand vs India 2nd ODI.
Date: Saturday, Feb 8, 2020
Time: 07:30 AM IST
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
Pitch Report and Conditions:
The pitch at Eden Park is going to be excellent for batting. The dimensions of the ground are very small so even mishits go for sixes. The surface has a great pace and bounce which will certainly be liked by the batsman. Expect a high scoring encounter at this venue.
The weather seems to be clear and sunny day has been forecast on match day at Auckland. There is next to no chance of rain.
Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Henry Nicholls, and Tom Blundell, Tom Latham
Virat Kohli (C), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Shivam Dube, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur.
- Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw debut the game in the first ODI. Both of them played decent knock and gave India a solid 50 runs stand, so they are likely to play this match.
- Shardul Thakur may be replaced by Navdeep Saini as Thakur was taken for cleaners in the first ODI
- New Zealand is likely to go with the same XI.
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Tom Latham, Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett.
Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.
Wicket Keeper: KL Rahul, Tom Latham (VC)
Batsman: Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli (C), Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill
Allrounder: Ravindra Jadeja, James Neesham
Bowler: Jasprit Bumrah, Tim Southee, Mohammad Shami
Captain and Vice-captain Suggestions for Fantasy Leagues:
- Henry Nicholls
- Ross Taylor
- Shreyas Iyer
- KL Rahul