India vs New Zealand Predicted Lineups, First ODI: Who Will Replace Shreyas Iyer?
India will look to continue their winning streak when they meet New Zealand in their first ODI encounter in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The army led by Rohit Sharma will be very confident after defeating Sri Lanka comprehensively in the series that has just ended. Virat kohli was the destroyer of India with two brilliant centuries. On the other hand, Kiwis will have a hard time with Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Kane Williamson and Trent Boult are all unavailable for the first match of the series.
Here’s what we think could be India vs New Zealand’s predicted XI in the first ODI:
Rohit Sharma:The experienced opener was the obvious choice early in the rounds and with only one goal in the ODI series against Sri Lanka, Rohit is sure to find a way to hit the Kiwis’ net.
Shubman carries:The youngster is expected to open the half against Rohit Sharma, and this will be the perfect opportunity for him to prove his bravery in the ODIs. He will be very confident after a brilliant century against Sri Lanka and this series could prove important for him with Prithvi Shaw enjoy a good form.
Virat kohli:Kohli has had a phenomenal run of games against Sri Lanka and with three centuries in the last four, the former India captain will pose a big threat to New Zealand.
Suryakumar Yadav:The new favorite of Indian cricket fans has matched his performance and the responsibility will once again be on Suryakumar Yadav to reinforce the average order of the Indian cricket team.
Ishan kishan:With Rishabh pants Out with injury, Ishan Kishan has been trusted to play the hitter role and the youngster will continue to maintain his brilliant form in the ODIs.
Hardik Pandya:The all-rounder has been inconsistent with his performances in recent times and with captaincy duties added to his kitty, it will be interesting to see how he copes with how pressure.
Washington capital:With Shreyas Iyer Sidelined with a back injury, Washington Sundar is expected to feature in the team as he provides all-round strength for the batting as well as the bowling attack.
Kuldeep Yadav:With the Washington Sundar offering an off-spin option, India could consider Kuldeep Yadav for the dangerous wrist rotation he brings. The result is, Yuzvendra Chahal expected to miss.
Mohammed Shami:Shami has been a steady performer for India in recent times and he will once again be in charge of delivering crucial goals against New Zealand.
Mohammed Siraj:in the absence of Jasprit BumrahSiraj took over as an offensive pitcher and with nine shots in three games, he finished as the top pitcher in the series against Sri Lanka.
Umran Malik: The youngster has rediscovered his form in the last few games and along with his pace, Umran has also succeeded in honing his ball and length to annoy the top players in the world. world.
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