India take on New Zealand in a three-match ODI series after winning the T20I series 1-0. India vs New Zealand 1st ODI takes place on November 25 (Friday) at Eden Park in Auckland. The 2nd ODI will be played on November 27 (Sunday) at Seddon Park (Hamilton) while the 3rd ODI will be played on November 30 (Wednesday) at Hagley Oval (Christchurch).
Shikhar Dhawan is leading this Indian side in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma. He along with Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, and Jasprit Bumrah have been rested from the series. Jadeja has not yet recovered from the knee surgery he underwent during the Asia Cup 2022. he subsequently missed the T20 World Cup as well.
As per the ODI head-to-head is concerned both teams have played 110 games against each other with India winning 55 and the Kiwis 49. A win in the first ODI will be their 50th against the Men In Blue. In this article, we take a look at India’s predicted playing XI for the first ODI against New Zealand in Auckland.
NZ vs IND: India’s Predicted Playing XI Against New Zealand, India Tour Of New Zealand 2022, 1st ODI
Gill has scored 530 runs in ODI cricket this year in nine games including a century and three fifties. He was named in the ODI and T20I squads. He was not included in any of the T20Is but is likely to play in the first ODI.