Check our Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing Team Picks for 1st ODI

New Zealand and India will take on each other in the 1st of the 3 matches ODI series starting on Friday. India clinched the T20I series 1-0 after the 3rd T20I ended in a Tie when the scores were level in the D/L method. Both sides are looking to strengthen their line-up for the 50-over World Cup which is less than 12 months away.

Match Details:

New Zealand vs India, 1st ODI

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

Date & Time: November 25th, at 7:00 AM IST and 2:30 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Amazon Prime Video and DD Sports

What is the pitch report for NZ vs IND, 1st ODI?

Eden Park is hosting an ODI for the first time since February 2020. The seamers will get a lot of assistance throughout the match and the spinners will get rewards if they bowl slower through the air. Anything more than 270 is a match-winning score here.

Recent form:

New Zealand: Lost Lost Lost Won Won

India: Won Won Lost Won Won

NZ vs IND, 1st ODI Probable Winners:

India are expected to win this match.

What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for NZ vs IND, 1st ODI?

New Zealand

Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham / Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson / Adam Milne


Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda / Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh

Injury Updates:

Kane Williamson who missed the 3rd T20I due to a medical appointment is back in the New Zealand squad for the one-dayers.

What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for NZ vs IND, 1st ODI?

Top Pick Batter

Shubman Gill is highly regarded as the future opener for India in white-ball cricket. In 12 ODIs, he has scored 579 runs at an average of 57.9 which includes one century and three half-centuries.

Top Pick All-Rounder

Shardul Thakur is an asset when it comes to the 50-over format. He has the knack of picking wickets and can score quick runs down the order. In his 27 ODIs, he has picked up 39 wickets and scored 257 runs with a sole half-century.

Top Pick Bowler

Arshdeep Singh is in the line to make his ODI debut. He always rose to the occasion under pressure situations in the T20Is. He is a genuine swing bowler and a major threat with the new cherry.

Top Pick Wicketkeeper

Tom Latham brings more solidarity in the middle for New Zealand. The 31-year-old southpaw has accumulated 3237 runs in 114 ODIs at an average of 34.8 with the highest score of 140*.


Kane Williamson’s record against India is phenomenal. In 25 ODIs, he has mustered 984 runs at an average of 39.36 and picked up 5 wickets as well.

What are the fantasy suggested teams for NZ vs IND, 1st ODI?

1. Tom Latham (c), Sanju Samson, Kane Williamson, Suryakumar Yadav, Finn Allen, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Yuzvendra Chahal (vc), Arshdeep Singh

2. Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Kane Williamson (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Yuzvendra Chahal, Matt Henry, Arshdeep Singh

Pre-Match Analysis:

Kane Williamson and his men need to shift their focus towards the 50-over format. They have released experienced Trent Boult and Martin Guptill from their central contract which allows other players to grab the opportunity. Tom Latham is back in the squad and likely to don the gloves behind the stumps. Finn Allen will get an extended run for sure as he is a future opener for them. Tim Southee will spearhead the bowling attack that includes Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne, and Matt Henry. They occupy the pole position in the ICC ODI rankings

India on the other are without their premier players and further provides an opportunity for the fringe players to showcase their talent. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the second-string side. Hardik Pandya who led Men in Blue in the T20Is has been rested. Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson who was impressive in the home series against South Africa will keep their places. Shubman Gill has fond memories of playing in New Zealand since he made his ODI debut here in 2019. Deepak Chahar who was in and out of the side due to injury also made a cut. They have lost their previous four ODIs against New Zealand and are looking to reduce the margin of defeats.

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