Match Preview: India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI 2017
The 2nd One Day International (ODI) match of the series between India vs New Zealand will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on 25th October 2017. This will be also a day-night match. After suffering high humidity and temperature at Mumbai, New Zealand team will feel comfortable at Pune. Humidity will be around 30% with 33ºC.
India has lost 1st ODI by 6 wickets. India looked weak in the batting order, only the captain was able to capitalize the start and were short of 20-30 runs to the par score. Bowling department looked helpless after good start bringing New Zealand to 80/3 in 18th over. But later Indian bowlers looked helpless to break the partnership of Ross Taylor and Tom Latham. Spinners were unable to dominate in the middle overs and allowed them to rotate strikes, which helped them to settle down. Some changes can be seen in the team, Ajinkya Rahane can replace Shikhar Dhawan at the top and Manish Pandey can come in for Kedar Jadhav. While in the bowling department Axar Patel can replace Yuzvendra Chahal.
New Zealand had brought life in the series for those who had thought they are coming with a fairly new team would fall in front of India. New Zealand bowlers were consistent in taking wickets which doesn’t allow any partnership to build up. While batting, they lost 3 successive wickets but 200 runs partnership between Ross Taylor and Tom Latham changed the game, which is also the highest partnership by New Zealand against India in ODI. Their partnership has also broken the record of highest 4th Wicket partnership in ODI cricket.
281 is the highest target successfully chased by New Zealand against India. 281 is also the highest successfully chased target by any team at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Match Details: 2nd ODI India vs New Zealand 2017Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date: 25th October 2017
Time: 01:30 PM (IST) / 08:00 AM (GMT) / 01:30 PM (Local)
Toss: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first
Result: India won the match by 6 Wickets
Man of the Match: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Playing XI for 2nd T20 India vs New Zealand 2017Playing XI for India: Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
Playing XI for New Zealand: Kane Williamson(c), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Where to Watch 2nd ODI India vs New Zealand 2017
TV Channel: Star Sports
Online Live Streaming: Hotstar