IND vs NZ: India penalized for maintaining slow over-rate in the 1st ODI against New Zealand
India was penalized for maintaining a slow over-rate in the 1st ODI against New Zealand

IND vs NZ, 2nd ODI, Shardul Thakur: On January 21, the second game of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand will take place in Raipur. The two teams’ encounter will begin at 1.30 p.m. Indian time. Team India now leads the three-match ODI series 1-0. By winning the second ODI, the Indian team will like to claim the series title. The New Zealand team wants to win the game and return to the series at the same time. However, it is almost certain that Team India will alter its starting eleven for this encounter.

Umran Malik is sure to play

It is thought that Umran Malik’s return for the Raipur ODI match is fixed. Shardul Thakur might also be forced to sit out now that Umran Malik is back in the Indian starting XI. Umran Malik did not play for the team against New Zealand in game one of the series. Shardul Thakur participated in the starting XI. In the first ODI, Shardul Thakur claimed 2 wickets. Palghar Express grabbed 2 wickets for 54 runs in 7.2 overs during this game, however, the quick bowler might not be available for the Raipur ODI.

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Expected Playing 11 of India against NZ in Raipur

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Umran Malik, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami

Expected Playing 11 of NZ against India in Raipur

Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c & wk), Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner

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