India Beat New Zealand by 7 Wickets, 3rd ODI Match Score, Results, Scorecard 23th October 2016 :- The India and New Zealand will take on each other for the third ODI of the five-match series. These two teams will lock their horns on October 23, 2016, at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.
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INDIA TEAM PREVIEW
The men in blue handed over the substantial defeat in the last match by the hands of the Williamson and co. The batting department of Indian team failed as top 4 failed to fire, although Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, and Hardik Pandya showed some resistance, it was not enough to cross the line.
Meanwhile, it is a new day and a new match and team India under the captaincy of veteran skipper MS Dhoni will be looking to take the lead in the score which is squared up. It is believed that Suresh Raina will replace the Axar Patel for this match and will provide some solidity in the middle order with his loads of experience.
The likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, and Manish Pandey needs to fire, and even MS Dhoni also needs to fire at some extent. The bowling department of Indian has been terrific in both first, and last ODI as Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah has shown skills in the white cherry.
India needs a good all round display of cricket to beat the inform New Zeland team.
Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mandeep Singh, Suresh Raina.
NEW ZEALAND TEAM PREVIEW
The Blackcap had registered their first win of the India’s tour in the last match when they thrashed the India by six runs. The spirit of the team must have lifted as their captain Kane Williamson showed his class and notched up his 8 ODI ton.
Although, things have not finished up yet as there are three more games to win. New Zeland will enter the third match with the winning momentum and will look to continue their winning streaks.
Meanwhile, there is few concern for the New Zeland think tank as their two premiere batsman Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor has not scored a 50 in whole India’s tour.
The think tank of New Zeland team must be thinking to rope BJ Watling in place of Guptill for the first match. Apart from this, New Zeland will walk the game with the same playing eleven.
NEW ZEALAND SQUAD
Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi(w), Mitchell Santner, Anton Devcich, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, James Neesham, Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, BJ Watling
India is hot favorite to win this match.