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India Vs New Zealand ODI 2019: Ist Match Prediction & Analysis

India Vs New Zealand ODI 2019: Ist Match Prediction & Analysis

After winning the series against Australia, India seeks out New Zealand next. Virat Kohli and co. begins their New Zealand tour with a 5 match ODI series, the first of which will be held at McLean Park. India is on a high roll after a gruelling ODI, test and T20 series win, while the hosts are also coming off a series win against Sri Lanka. This is yet another uphill battle for India as they take on a really good Kiwi team. India will also look to avenge their disastrous 2014 series loss in New Zealand. It could be another history in the making, if India manages to win a series in New Zealand. So, join us for the latest team news, starting XIs, key players, and of course our prediction.

New Zealand

Much like India, the Black Caps are on a scintillating form of late. The Kiwis have never looked this good before. Riding on the back of a series win against Sri Lanka, New Zealand will be looking to put a stop to India’s dominant run. Led by the dynamic Kane Williamson, the team is one of the leading contenders for this year’s World Cup. The team will be sure to take full home advantage and make use of the short boundaries and flat pitches. These conditions make it ideal for the batting duo of Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson to notch up quick runs. Not to forget the scoring machine, that is, Ross Taylor is in red hot form and he would love to hit the bowlers all around the park. With Colin Munro slowly finding his form again, the Indian bowlers have a tough task ahead of them.

Bowling Line-up

The bowling unit is well balanced with devastating pacers capable of blowing wickets as well as spinners capable of troubling the best hitters. The threat of Trent Boult and Tim Southee disrupting the openers is always ever present. India will also have to be wary of Lockie Ferguson, who was in top form against Sri Lanka. With his devastating pace, Ferguson will surely be hunting for wickets.

Betting Line-up

Much like Kohli, New Zealand will look up to Captain Kane Williamson to lead them with the bat along with Guptill and Ross Taylor. The bowling attack will be led by Boult, Southee and Ferguson.

Predicted Playing XI

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Colin Munro, Colin de Grandhomme, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Santer, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry.

India

India has been in an exemplary form in the past year. The confidence is high after a historic win in Australia and the team will be looking to continue the form in New Zealand. With one eye open for revenge also for the 2014 whitewash, India is the team to watch out for. It comes of no surprise that, Virat Kohli is the man to watch out for. The captain is hands down, the best batsman in the world right now. Kohli will be looking forward to shattering a few more records in this series. Hit man Rohit Sharma, one of the most consistent performers for India in 50 overs and Shikhar Dhawan will be looking to add runs with the bat. Former captain MS Dhoni will look to silence his critics once more. India have quite a lot of depth in their batting line up, so chasing down 300+ scores should not be a problem for the team.

Bowling Line-up

The absence of Jasprit Bumrah has been handled well by the duo of Mohammed Shami and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar. In place of the suspended Hardik Pandya, India has called upon Vijay Shankar and Ravindra Jadeja to fill up the all rounder duties. The spin combination of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav has reaped fruits for India.

Betting Line-up

The monstrous batting line up of Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Dhawan and Dhoni can score as well as chase down any score. The visitors will look to restrict the hosts using the pace of Bhuvi and Shami and the spin of Chahal and Kuldeep.

Predicted Playing XI

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav.

India Vs ODI Match Prediction: Who’ll win today’s match?

This is a mammoth battle between two of the best teams in the world. A close match but India will end up winning the first of the five match series.

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Ind Vs Aus 3rd Match Coverage 18th January 2019: Preview, Playing XI, & Match Prediction.

Ind Vs Aus 3rd Match Coverage 18th January 2019: Preview, Playing XI, & Match Prediction.

The thrilling second encounter between the two heavy-weights came to an exhilarating conclusion with India leveling the three-match series. With Kohli leading from the front with a century and Dhoni once again proving his critics wrong with an unbeaten 55, the final match ODI at Melbourne will be intense. This was a very dominant performance by India, after their dismal showing at Sydney. Both the batting and the bowling unit showed they were ready to bounce back and take home the series. So, join us for the latest team news, starting XIs, key players, and of course our match-analysis and prediction.

Australia

After opting to bat first again, Australia put up a defendable score of 298, largely thanks to a gaudy Shaun Marsh innings. The openers Alex Carey and Aaron Finch were faltered by the duo of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Mohamed Shami. Australia’s openers have been poor this series and this resulted in pressure in the middle orders. The most impressive with the bat though, has been Shaun Marsh, who once again put up a fine 131 in just 123 balls. The Aussies will once again look to their in-form Marsh to help steer the innings in Melbourne. Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb will also need to step up in the final match.

Betting & Bowling-line up

The inexperienced Aussie bowling line up was at the mercy of Indian batting at Adelaide. The same combination of Behrendorff and Richardson proved to be very costly this time around. This shows what a difference an experienced bowler like Strac could have made. Nathan Lyon and Peter Siddle are still ineffective. The coach would do well to field Zampa for the final match.

Shaun Marsh has been in excellent form and he will do damage with the bat if not checked early. The bowling will have to be helmed by Richardson and Behrendorff.

Predicted Playing XI

Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marc Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Adam Zampa, Peter Siddle, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff.

India

The 299 run target might have been difficult to reach, had it not been for Virat Kohli. The skipper struck a magnificent 104 to help steer India to victory. Dhoni once again proved that age is just a number with his signature six at the end. India has perhaps the best chasing duo, the game has ever produced. Both Dhawan and Rohit Sharma started off well and the bowlers were having a hard time. Sharma in particular, was again on target but missed his half century. Kohli played an excellent innings to bring up his 39th ton and the match was later finished off by Dhoni with a splendid 55 not out. India would do well to continue on this form at Melbourne. With a nice batting surface at Melbourne, India might just have take away the series.

Bowling line-up

The Indian bowling did well to restrict Australia fewer than 300. The duo of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Mohamed Shami bagged seven wickets between them to disrupt the Aussie batting. Debutant Mohammed Siraj proved to be expensive in his first match. The main threat will be in the form of Shaun Marsh and the Indian pacers will have to keep the left hander in check early in the innings.

Betting line-up

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni will be looking to chase down another total to bag the series. While, Bhuvi and Shami will look to keep the Aussies in check.

Predicted Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Amabati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed.

India Vs Australia 3rd ODI: Match Prediction: Who Will Win today’s match?

This one might prove to be easy. Given the conditions and the pitch, India look to take home the series. In short, India is favorites to win this match?

India Vs Australia 2nd ODI Match Prediction – 15th January

India Vs Australia 2nd ODI Match Prediction – 15th January

The highly anticipated second ODI match between India and Australia is just a few hours away. The second of the three-match series will be held at the Adelaide Oval, in front of a packed audience. It is a do or die situation for India, who went down to a shock defeat in the Sydney ground. Now the stakes are even higher for the Men in Blues, as they prepare to take on the Australians in a high octane match. So, join us for the latest team news, starting XIs, key players, and of course our match analysis and prediction.

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Australia

The Aussies are on a high roll after their first win against India at Sydney. With a decent batting show on a flat pitch, the Australian bowling line up did well to restrict the Indians. After losing the test series, Australia will be out for revenge in the ODI’s. The odds were pretty much against the Aussies in the first match and yet they managed to strife the Indian lineup. But still the team is pretty much inexperienced with some bowlers giving away cheap runs. The middle order held on their own with 50s from Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb.

Batting

The opening partnership of Aaron Finch and Alex Carey will need to fire in the second match. We know, what happens when Finch gets going. The primary concern for the men down under will be their bowling lineup. With only Richardson and Behrendorff proving effective in the first match, Australia has a big task of stopping a prolific Indian batting lineup. With the off spin of Nathan Lyon proving futile, Australia might consider replacing him for Adam Zampa in the next match.

Players to watch

The key performers for this match would be Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb in the batting lineup, while India will be unsettled by the newcomers Richardson and Behrendorff.

AUS Predicted XI

Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marc Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Adam Zampa, Peter Siddle, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff.

India

Ah! The mighty batting lineup came under fire in the very first match of the series. It was not as much as Australia’s bowling but India’s woeful batting that led to the downfall. With a better and experienced lineup, India faltered badly and ended up losing by 34 runs. The lone star in the poor performance was a flamboyant 133 run knock by Rohit Sharma. With Dhawan again failing to deliver again, the middle order fell like dominos. The in-form Virat Kohli was caught out cheaply and so was Rayudu. The biggest take away from the match though, was Dhoni’s slow performance. Although, the former captain hit a fifty, the knock came off 96 balls. The batting position of the former skipper has come under consideration with many contemplating whether he should come higher or lower. Shastri has a lot to think about, if he wants to level the series.

Bowling Line-up

India went with 5 bowlers on a flat track at Adelaide. The unit did well to restrict Australia under 300. The duo of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav was effective against the Australian line up. Shami and Khaleel Ahmed, round off the bowling unit with Jadeja chipping in, with a few overs.

Betting Line-up

India will depend on its batting to power its way through the second match. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will be looking to score with the bat. Bhuvi and Kuldeep will prove to be the bane in Australian’s batting line up.

India’s Predicted Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Amabati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed.

Where to watch India vs Australia 2nd ODI Live

India Vs Australia series will be telecast live on the Sony Sports Network. If you want to stream the match on mobile, you can stream Ind vs Aus 2nd ODI live on SonyLIV.

Aus Vs India: 2nd ODI Match Prediction: Who’ll Win today?

Well, trying not to be biased as such, but based on the line ups and the high scoring ground history, India looks favourable to win the second match.

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India Vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Match Analysis And Prediction

India Vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Match Analysis And Prediction

The South Africa India series is producing few unprecedented results, and much like the high and low bounce of the Wanderers wicket, the Durban ODI was nothing short of excitement and surprising result. India muscled past South Africa’s 269, and with Kohli’s heroics and Rahane’s sublime knock, India never looked in trouble of achieving it. Much like the Australia England series where the home team dominated the test matches, but the visitors bounced back in the shorter format of the game.

India will be brimming with confidence as there were ample positives to take from the first ODI. On the other hand, South Africa will be disappointed with their bowling department. However, there are 5 more matches to go, and the South Africa India action moves to SuperSport Park, Centurion.

Team News: India Vs SA

India

The Indians should pat themselves on the back as the Durban wicket wasn’t a cakewalk, and the pacers especially Bhuvaneshwar Kumar took quite a few blows, but the newly found spin twin of Chahal and Kuldeep made life easier for Kohli and Co. Hardik Pandya will still be under the spotlight after another poor showing with the ball and should have done better on an unpredictable wicket. Bumrah bowled with guile and pace, and there was an instance when he cut Du Plessis in halves on 91. Chahal showed why he is ranked above Ashwin in the ODI arena, and took two crucial wickets and bowled economically. Kuldeep was the other star who gave the ball air and his deliveries gripped and turned. Duminy was foxed by Kuldeep’s googly as he completely misread his hand.

Batting

The batting was another bright spot that clicked, and despite the openers scoring 20 and 35 respectively, they were undone by insane shot selection and a woeful runout. Dhawan was creaming the ball with ease, and with the feet moving closer to the ball. Rohit looked in a hurry and after smashing a six and couple of boundaries he went for a home run over the bowler. Kohli should blame himself as the single was not on, and Dhawan had to be sacrificed for it.

However, it was another Kohli masterclass; the 33rd century in ODIs and his umpteenth one while chasing. Kohli never looked in trouble and stayed unfazed against Rabada’s menacing pace. The question for the number 4 spot may have been answered. Period. Rahane played the perfect foil to Kohli’s heroics by chipping in with singles and excellent running and paired with two gigantic sixes and few boundaries. There is no reason why Kohli should tinker with the starting XI. The inclusion of Kedar Jadhav balances the team as his low angle off-spinners are an additive to his finishing abilities with the bat.

South Africa

South Africa could have done better on a wicket that was slow, but they lost wickets at crucial junctures and Du Plessis was all alone in another epic hundred. De Kock looked in trouble against Bumrah but played well for his 34 before he was wrongly adjudged LBW. Amla was undone with an excellent Bumrah incoming delivery, and Markram never looked pretty in his number 4 spot. Duminy and Miller will look to make the most of their opportunities in the second ODI, and with Morris hitting good form the batting department cannot be put under the scanner.

Du Plessis will need to reshuffle his bowling options as the Indians played with ease throughout the game and the de facto Imran Tahir was rendered insignificant as well. Rabada has been hitting his strides but needs to bowl accurately and the inclusion of Phelukwayo is baffling. On a slow wicket, the option of a chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi is an obvious choice, but the Proteas skipper missed a trick in Durban. The SuperSport Park wicket will be interesting to watch as the option of going with 4 specialist seamers may not be the way this time around. Behardien has been added to the South African squad as AB De Villiers replacement, but there looks no vacancy for him in the starting XI.

Playing XI India

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah

Playing XI South Africa

Quinton De Kock(Wk), Hashim Amla, Faf Du Plessis(c), Aiden Markram, JP Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Tabraiz Shamsi, Imran Tahir

Match Predictions: Who Will Win Today?

The South Africa India series has produced few astonishing results, and India’s dream of winning a bilateral series in 25 years may come true, as the Proteas are under the pump. The absence of AB De Villiers is clearly felt, and that may be a crucial point again at SuperSport Park. The odds are in favor of India, and it looks like Centurion will hold an epic South Africa India battle.

India Vs South Africa 1st ODI 2018 Match Analysis, Playing XI and Prediction

India Vs South Africa 1st ODI 2018 Match Analysis, Playing XI and Prediction

The 1st ODI (One Day International) of 6 matches between South Africa and India will be played on 1 Feb 2018 at Kingsmead Cricket Ground – Durban, South Africa. Let’s check the playing XI, match analysis, betting odds, betting tips and match prediction for SA vs Ind 1st ODI. 


The third test didn’t guarantee any entertainment as many thought it to be a dead rubber but what unfolded at the Wanderers was nothing short of sheer excitement. The pitch was the focal point of discussion, but it was the home side that remained irked as India registered a power-packed consolation win. The format will change, and India will take on the host in a 6-match ODI series with the first one starting from 1st February. India will be hoping to avenge their home series loss when the Proteas visited and will take lots of positives from the last test. India has a formidable ODI side, and with players like Dhoni coming in it will be a big boost for Kohli and Co. South Africa will look to brush away the 3rd test memories and ready to assert their dominance, and they have also called back JP Duminy and David Miller. Lungi Ngidi may get a chance to prove his mettle in the 50-over format while Imran Tahir huffing and puffing to dazzle Indians with his leg-spin.

Team News: SA Vs Ind 1st ODI

India
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MS Dhoni, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, and Shreyas Iyer will don the colorful jerseys, and Virat will be elated to have the services of Manish Pandey and Kedar Jadhav as well. India has a wealth of batting and bowling option to cherry pick from, but notable exclusions of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin has created a mixed buzz. Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been exceptional in the home series, and Axar as a backup choice shows India’s bowling strength, but the two veterans have been a mainstay for a long time now.

Kingsmead, Durban has induced mixed results for India, and the pitch isn’t going to help the bowlers much as the length of the boundaries doesn’t do them any favor. India will look to field a strong and potent batting line-up, but the opening choice may still be up for grabs. Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit would be the go-to pair, but with no KL Rahul in the team Rahane may fill in as and when necessary. India is spoilt for choices in the middle order, and with Virat and MSD being the first two name in the team sheet, there stays little place for Iyer, Rahane, and Dinesh Karthik to make inroads. The bowling department has been the best feature of this series and the additional spinners along with Shardul Thakur will make India’s stake for a series win stronger.

South Africa

South Africa may have had a bad 3rd test, but their side showed the vigor needed to beat a team like India be it on their home soil. The discovery of Lungi Ngidi is the biggest positive with AB De Villiers back to his best, Faf will be relieved to see JP Duminy, Miller, and Imran Tahir added to his ranks. However, AB De Villiers has been ruled out of the first three ODIs due to a finger injury, but his replacement is yet to be named. It would be interesting to see who fills up the void, as South Africa has little to choose from in the batting department. The inclusion of Khayelihle Zondo will be an interesting watch and Markram will be ready to cement his place in the ODI side.

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The bowling department looks compact as veteran Morne Morkel and Imran Tahir will be guiding a fiery South African bowling unit consisting of Rabada, Morris, and Shamsi. Morris will be the counterpart to Hardik Pandya, but his form remains in question after an injury absence, and then Ngidi getting the nod ahead of him in the test series. Ngidi may have to wait for his first ODI Cap, but given the pitches, in the ongoing tour, SA may prefer to field in 4 specialist pacers and a spinner.

 

 

 

Ind Vs SA: Playing XI Prediction

India

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav/Shardul Thakur

South Africa

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Quinton De Kock(wk), Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Faf Du Plessis(C), JP Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi/ Tabraiz Shamsi

Match Prediction: Which Team has more Chance of Winning Ist ODI?

It will be hard to rule out India and given its current ODI form it will be a battle for the ages, but South Africa has a slight edge over their counterpart, but it will be interesting to see how they fare without AB De Villiers, but a 650+ game can be ensured given Kingsmead’s history.

SA vs Ind 1st ODI: Where to Watch/Live Streaming

TV channels: Sony Ten 1, Sky Sports, Fox Sports

Live Streaming: Bet365, SonyLIV.

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