India vs New Zealand: The first match of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand is being played in Auckland today. In this match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has decided to bowl first after winning the toss. Sanju Samson has been given a chance in this match after a long time. At the same time, Umran Malik has also returned to bowling.
Before this match, the match between Team India and New Zealand has been played 9 times in Auckland. In which India has got only 3 wins. That is, it is clear that New Zealand has a slight upper hand on this ground. In such a situation, the Indian team has come here with the intention of improving its record.
sanju samson returns
India’s star young wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson has finally returned to the playing XI of Team India after a continuous demand from the fans. Sanju has joined the playing eleven of Team India after a long time. He played his last ODI against South Africa before the T20 World Cup.
Apart from Sanju, fast bowlers Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik have also been given place in this match from India. Both bowlers are going to make their ODI debut in this match.
Playing XI of both the teams
New Zealand- Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson
India- Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal
how is the weather in auckland
It is cloudy here on Friday. The wind is also blowing continuously. In such a situation, the fast bowlers will be helped to some extent. The temperature will remain at 18 degree Celsius. There is no possibility of rain here.