New Zealand will be keen to continue their winning momentum at home when they take on India in the upcoming five-match one-day series that starts from 23rd January. Kane Williamson and co. produced a dominant display with bat and ball to beat Sri Lanka across all three formats of the game. They will face certainly face their toughest challenge in India, who have achieved a historic high after winning Test and ODI series against Australia.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli will be determined to do well in New Zealand as well. The side lost their last one-day series played in New Zealand in 2014. The squad has lot of strength in terms of batting and bowling resources. Uncapped batsman Shubham Gill has been included in the ODI squad for the series in New Zealand.
Virat Kohli will lead India for the New Zealand vs India 2019 ODI Series.
Here are some of the important statistics for New Zealand vs India 2019 ODI series.
3 victories for India out of 11 one-day games played between India and New Zealand in New Zealand since 2007. India lost their previous one-day series in New Zealand in 2014.
102 one-day games have been played between India and New Zealand so far in limited-overs cricket. India have dominated the proceedings with 51 victories to their name. New Zealand have not been far behind with 44 victories with five games ending in a no-result.
24 victories for New Zealand out of 32 one-day games played at home since January 2016. New Zealand’s last series defeat came against England in March 2018.
36 runs needed by Ross Taylor to complete 1,000 runs against India in one-day internationals. Taylor has scored 964 runs in 27 games at an average of 40.16 with two centuries to his name.
262 runs needed by New Zealand middle-order batsman Ross Taylor to complete 8,000 runs in one-day internationals. He currently has scored 7738 runs in 211 matches at an average of 47.76 with 20 centuries to his name.
21 wickets needed by pace bowler Tim Southee to complete 200 wickets in one-day cricket. Southee currently has 179 wickets from 138 games at an average of 34.78.