Stage Set For India Vs New Zealand 1st ODI In Hamilton

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Stage Set For India Vs New Zealand 1st ODI In Hami
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After defeating New Zealand 5-0 in the T20 series, Team India will now play a three-match ODI series against the Kiwis.

The first ODI match against New Zealand will be played at Hamilton’s Seddon Park on February 5, the second at Auckland’s Eden Park on February 8 and the third and final match will be played at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval on February 11.

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Team India and many of its players are currently in superb form. A look at ODI rankings reveals that India is better placed than New Zealand.

The two teams have played a total of 107 ODI matches so far, of which India won 55 matches and New Zealand won 46 matches. Also, while one match ended in a tie, five matches remained inconclusive.

Both teams have played a total of 39 one-day matches in New Zealand till now, of which New Zealand won 22 matches and India won 14 matches. Also, while one match ended in a tie, two matches remained inconclusive.

The two teams have played a total of 14 ODI series so far, of which India won eight series and New Zealand won four series, while two series ended in a draw.

Both teams have played a total of eight one-day series in New Zealand, of which New Zealand won four series and India won two series, while two series ended in a draw.

India is currently placed second and New Zealand is on the third spot in ODI rankings.

Team India has put up a good performance in several one-day matches in the recent past and won the ODI series against Australia and West Indies. While India defeated Australia 2-1 on home turf in the ODI series in January this year, it had beaten West Indies 2-1 on home turf in December 2019.