ODI World Cup 2023: India will face New Zealand in the ODI World Cup 2023 today i.e. on Sunday 22nd October. The match is being played at the Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.
Team India has made two changes in its playing-11. Hardik Pandya is already out due to injury, Suryakumar Yadav has been replaced in his place. Whereas Mohammed Shami has been taken in place of Shardul Thakur. However, New Zealand did not make any changes in its playing eleven.
Playing-11 of both the teams
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj.
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk & captain), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
Head-to-head and recent records
As per the head-to-head record, both the teams have played a total of 116 ODI matches so far of which India won 58 matches and New Zealand won 50 matches, while seven matches remained inconclusive and one was tied.
New Zealand dominates the ODI World Cup. Out of the nine matches played between the two teams in the tournament, New Zealand has won five while India has won only three. In 2019, one match remained inconclusive due to rain. New Zealand also won the last match in 2019.
India last won against New Zealand in the ODI World Cup played in 2003. After this, there was a direct match between the two teams in the 2019 World Cup, where one match remained inconclusive due to rain and Team India lost in the semi-finals. That means Team India has been waiting for victory against New Zealand in the tournament for 20 years.
Fifth match of both the teams in this World Cup
This will be the fifth match between the two teams in this World Cup. India and New Zealand have won the first four matches and both remain in the top-2 positions in the points table. Both teams have 8 points each, but New Zealand is at the top position due to good run rate.
Rohit Sharma scored the most runs
Captain Rohit Sharma has scored the most runs for India in this World Cup. He also has a century and a half-century to his name. Whereas in bowling, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has taken the most wickets.