IND vs NZ team news: India is all set to play their fourth ODI match over Kiwis on January 31, Thursday in Hamilton. The Men-in-blue has won past three games in this five-match one-day international series.
The captain Virat Kohli’s return home open up a place in the playing XI, it is expected that Ambati Rayudu to move up to the number 3 position.
MS Dhoni missed his third ODI due to a sore hamstring, if it is continued in the fourth match, then the team will get the young Shubman Gill which is his international debut.
If Dhoni comes to the match, then he plays at the number 4 after Kedar Jadhav and Dinesh Karthik.
The host New Zealand didn’t receive any victories from the previous matches with the help of their changes in the playing XI.
IND vs NZ Playing XI (Expected)
New Zealand lineup: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi
India lineup: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (C), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (WK), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal
Climate condition: No rain is forecast, a gentle breeze is expected.
NZ vs IND Key players:
WK: Latham did well in last game, Dhoni is not confirmed yet as mentioned above.
Batsmen: Munro, Rayudu, Rohit, Dhawan, Taylor, Williams
Bowlers: Kuldeep, Shami, Lockie (NZ)
All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav