India started their home season by defeating Sri Lanka 2-1 in the three-match T20I series and 3-0 in the three-match ODI series. Their next guest cum opponent in the home season are New Zealand who are also coming for a full-fledged white-ball series. The Kiwis will play three ODIs and as many T20Is against the Men in Blue. The first ODI will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on 18 January. 

Both teams are coming on the back of a series win. While India crushed Sri Lanka, New Zealand beat Pakistan on the latter’s home soil. Now, the two teams will square off against each other to prove who is the best team in the format. The first ODI is expected to be a thrilling contest as both India and New Zealand will look for an early lead. Thus, the stadium is set to witness a large footfall with thousands of fans gathering to see the contest. 

While many have already booked their tickets, many are yet unsure about how to buy the tickets online. So, for all those fans, here is a step-by-step guide on how you can buy online tickets for India vs New Zealand 1st ODI. 

1. First things first. While Bookmyshow sold the tickets for the Sri Lanka series, Paytm Insider will be selling the online tickets for the New Zealand series. So, visit www. and select Hyderabad as your city. Or, you can click here. Hover over the opened page to find India vs New Zealand and click on it. 

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2. Click on the “BUY NOW” option. You will be asked to select a section of the stand based on price. Select any one option to see available seats.

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3. Click on the location where you want to book a seat. 

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4. Choose the number of seats you want and click on BUY NOW. 

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5. You will be asked to select the location you want to pick up your tickets. Select one of the two available options and also click on the “I accept…” box and then “CHECKOUT”. 


6. In case there are no tickets available. Go back to Step 3 and select a different location and repeat the next two steps. After clicking on CHECKOUT, you will be asked to log in. You can log in via your email account. 


7. Fill in the details asked and click on CONTINUE. 


8. Select the payment method from the available options and complete the payment. 


9. Congratulations, you have booked your tickets.