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India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI, live score updates: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in the first ODI of the three-match series on Friday at Eden Park, Auckland. Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh make their ODI debut, while Sanju Samson and Suryakumar Yadav are also sidelined. Shikhar Dhawan leads India while New Zealand is captained by Kane Williamson. Previously, Team India won the T20I series 1-0 in three matches and they now hope to win the ODIs as well. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Here are the LIVE score updates of the 1st ODI match between India and New Zealand straight from Eden Park, Auckland
IND vs NZ: Time for national anthems!
All players are in the center and it’s time for national anthems!
IND vs NZ: Dhawan hands debut cap to Arshdeep
Shikhar Dhawan handed the cap to Arshdeep Singh while Bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule handed the cap to Umran Malik
IND vs NZ: No place for Kuldeep Yadav
India chose to go in with an off spinner and a leg spinner! Chahal and Washington got the nod for Kuldeep Yadav.
IND vs NZ: What Kane Williamson said at the coin toss
“We’re going to have a bowl first. New surface here and a few unknowns. We need to make sure we stick to our ODI blueprint and make subtle adjustments. Most teams will now have a lot of ODI cricket. Every game is a chance to build as a side it’s unique there have been some great games here overall it produces really good cricket games the lads are looking forward to this series we are going with 4 seamen – lockie, adam milne, Southee and Matt Henry – along with Santner. Slightly different balance with Neesham having a bit of a downside at the moment,” said Williamson after winning the coin toss and opting to bowl.
IND vs NZ: What Shikhar Dhawan said on the pitch
“It’s a great place, I love playing here. No problems batting first, I would have bowled first. I feel like the wicket is a bit sticky but the sun is shining and it should dry out soon. With this team we have played also few series before it is a good opportunity for all young people to perform and show their talents we are lucky to have Indians all over the world and they continue to support us there are we’re thankful for that. We’ve got 2 debutants – Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik,” said Shikhar at the coin toss.
IND vs NZ: Here are the playing XIs
India (Play XI): Shikhar Dhawan(c), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal
New Zealand (Playing XI): Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Latham(w), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson
IND vs NZ: New Zealand opts for bowling
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bowl first against India. Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh make their ODI debut
IND vs NZ: We are minutes away from the coin toss
We are minutes away from the coin toss and all eyes would be on Team India’s combination.
IND vs NZ: Toss at 6.30am
The coin toss for the 1st ODI between India and New Zealand will take place at 6:30am! Stay tuned…
IND vs NZ: Will Umran Malik try?
Will out-of-control pacemaker Umran Malik get a chance in the playing XI and make his ODI debut? One must wait and see!
IND vs NZ: What’s the weather like?
It is good to know that the weather is completely clear for the 1st ODI between India and New Zealand. The sun is shining in Auckland and a full 50 overs per side match is on the schedule.
IND vs NZ: Will Sanju Samson get a chance?
Will Sanju Samson get a chance in 1st ODI after failing to win a single match in T20I series against New Zealand?
India vs New Zealand: Shikhar Dhawan leads India
It would be Shikhar Dhawan, who would lead the squad as Rohit Sharma has been rested for the series!
IND vs NZ: Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 1st ODI between India and New Zealand! Toss at 06:30 with live action at 07:00
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