India and New Zealand will lock horns for the second time in the three-game ODI series. The Seddon Park in Hamilton will host the match where the Blackcaps enter after winning the opening game. After posting a competitive 306-run total in the first innings, the Indian team failed to contain the Kiwi batters.
Captain Kane Williamson and Tom Latham posted a record partnership of 221 runs with Latham scoring a scintillating century to win the game by seven wickets. The wicket-keeper batter also won the Player of the match for his heroics. But before the two teams go head to head, here is a look at the picture painted by numbers and statistics and who they depict could be the winner.
New Zealand has a better chance to win the toss as they have won two out of the last three tosses in One-Day International games.
New Zealand has a better chance to win the game in comparison to India as they have a more experienced team in all departments which was seen in the opening game.
Team of the day
The New Zealand team has a well-rounded core with star players across the board. They have a strong batting lineup with batters who can play multiple roles. Whereas their bowling led by the fast bowling duo of Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson will be difficult to handle for the Indian batters.
Predicted powerplay score and Average first innings total
Seddon Park in Hamilton is a ground where both batters and bowlers are equally benefited. The average 1st innings of 248. Whereas The predicted powerplay score is expected to be between 45-60.
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