How much will Team Kohli Kohli take on the 200th ODI in New Zealand?
Between India and New Zealand, the first match of the three ODIs will be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.
Earlier, New Zealand also played two practice matches. In the first practice match played in Mumbai, Indian Board President XI squandered New Zealand by 30 runs
New Zealand boosted their morale by winning the second practice match by 33 runs.
Earlier, India had defeated Australia 4-1 in the one-day series played on their own ground while playing in the captaincy of Virat Kohli.
India's performance in the last few series
India, riding on victory chariot, defeated Zimbabwe 3-0 in the previous ODI series, New Zealand 3-2 to England 2-1, West Indies 3-1 and Sri Lanka 5-0.
Well, between India and New Zealand, so far 98 ODIs have been played. In which India won 49 and New Zealand won 43 matches.
A match was tied and five matches remained unchanged.
Who will be heavy on New Zealand?
Apart from Virat Kohli, in addition to Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Manish Pandey, the hard-hitting Pandya batsmen can be heavily influenced by New Zealand bowlers.
Apart from Bhuvneshwar Kumar's swing balls in bowling, Jaspreet Bumrah's pace and yorker can put New Zealand's batting in trouble.
Apart from this, the rotating ball of Chinnaman Kuldeep Yadav and Yajuwendra Chahal is also kneeling on all the opposition teams these days.
Due to the performance of this pair, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have lost their place in the team.