On Wednesday, January 18, the first match of the 3-match ODI series against New Zealand will be played in Hyderabad. Rohit Sharma Captain Team India and Shubman Gill, the pair of openers who have performed well against Sri Lanka, are set to open. In the recent ODI series played against Sri Lanka, he scored a total of 207 runs with the help of 1 brilliant century and a half century. KL Rahul and Akshar Patel, who performed well against Sri Lanka, are not playing in the ODI series against New Zealand.
It is decided to play the explosive batsman Virat Kohli at number three. He had scored 2 tremendous centuries in 3 matches played against Sri Lanka. Due to the injury of Shreyas Iyer at number 4, Suryakumar Yadav can be played.
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KL Rahul and Axar Patel will not be able to play in this ODI series. Because, both of them are going to be caught in the bond of marriage. In such a situation, Atishi batsman and wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan, who scored the fastest double century in ODIs, can replace KL Rahul, who is playing as a wicketkeeper against Sri Lanka.
Significantly, in the third and final ODI of the 3-match ODI series in Bangladesh tour, Ishaan Kishan scored 210 runs in just 126 balls with the help of 9 sixes and 24 fours.