1st ODI- New Zealand Vs India- 16 Oct 2016- Predictions- Who Will Win?

New Zealand takes on hosts India in 1st ODI on 16 Oct at Dharamshala. Having lost test series 0-3, Can New Zealand come back strongly to win this ODI and then later wrap up ODI series?

Just wait and watch.


New Zealand

  • Strong batsmen.
  • Good and experienced all rounders.
  • Bowling combination appears very strong.
  • M Guptil- 70, T Latham- 40, K Williamson- 55, R Taylor- 40.
  • C Anderson- 45, L Ronchi- 35, M Santner- 25.
  • Wicket takers- T Boult, M Santner, I Sodhi, C Anderson.


  • Weak batting line up.
  • Weak all rounders.
  • Weak spin attack in absence of Ashwin and Jadeja.
  • Good pacers.
  • R Sharma- 60, A Rahane- 45, V Kohli- 45, K Jadhav- 40.
  • M S Doni- 50, M Pandey- 25, H Pandya- 25.
  • Wicket takers- J Bumrah, J Yadav, D Kulkarni, H Pandya.


  • New Zealand relieved since no Ashwin and Jadeja in team.
  • New Zealand has better in form batsmen and all rounders.
  • Indian players lack experience.
  • Spin capability of India is weak.
  • India has slight edge in pace bowling.
  • Overall, NZ has an edge.

Likely Winner- India




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