New Zealand will be looking to break their losing streak at home when they face India in the upcoming three-match one-day series that starts from 5th February. Kane Williamson and co. will need bring their A-game to table in a bid to compete with formidable unit like India. Uncapped Kyle Jamieson, Tom Blundell, Hamish Bennett and James Neesham have been included in limited-overs squad for three-match series.
On the other hand, Indian Skipper Virat Kohli will be hoping that the side can make amends for their poor record in one-day matches played in New Zealand. However, India completed outclassed New Zealand in the previous five-match one-day series played in New Zealand in 2019.
The visitors won the series by 4-1 margin in 2019. Rohit Sharma will miss the one-day series due to calf injury sustained during the last game of the T20I series. Prithvi Shaw has been named replacement for the one-day series.
Here are some of the important statistics for New Zealand vs India 2020 ODI series.
5 victories for New Zealand out of last 14 one-day games played between India and New Zealand in New Zealand since 2015. New Zealand lost their previous one-day series in New Zealand to India in 2019.
107 one-day games have been played between New Zealand and India so far in limited-overs cricket. India have dominated the show with 55 victories to their name while Bangladesh have managed to come out on top on 46 occasions. One has ended in a tie, while five matches have abandoned.
21 victories for New Zealand out of 31 one-day games played at home since January 2017. New Zealand’s last series saw them a complete a clean sweep over Bangladesh played in February 2019.
374 runs needed by New Zealand opener Martin Guptill to complete 7,000 runs in one-day internationals. Guptill currently has scored 6626 runs in 179 games at an average of 42.20 with 16 centuries to his name.
38 runs needed by New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson to complete 1000 runs against India in limited-overs cricket. He has accumulated 962 runs in 24 one-day matches at an average of 40.08 with one century and eight half-centuries to his name.
208 runs needed by Indian Captain Virat Kohli to complete 12,000 runs in one-day internationals. He currently has scored 11,792 runs in 245 matches at an average of 59.85 with 43 centuries and 57 half-centuries to his name.
14 wickets needed by New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee to complete 200 wickets in one-day cricket. Southee currently has taken 186 wickets in 140 matches at an average of 34.26 with three five-wicket hauls to his name.
11 wickets needed by New Zealand Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi to complete 50 wickets in one-day cricket. Sodhi currently has taken 39 wickets from 31 matches at an average of 36.66.
7 wickets needed by Indian pacer Mohammad Shami to complete 150 wickets in limited-overs cricket. Shami currently has claimed 143 wickets in 76 matches at an average of 25.16.