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India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: MyTeam11 Fantasy Preview

As the second One-Day International of India vs New Zealand approaches, the home team will aim to solidify their lead in the series at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur. Despite a strong showing from the Indian batsmen in the first match, the bowlers struggled to contain the lower order and gave up a number of runs in the middle overs. The Blackcaps, on the other hand, will be looking to improve their performance in both batting and bowling in order to level the series.

Team Preview of India vs New Zealand


The Indian cricket team displayed exceptional batting prowess in the first ODI, with S. Gill’s outstanding double century leading the way to a formidable 349-run total. However, the squad’s performance in the middle overs during the bowling phase was tested by the resilient lower-order batters of the New Zealand team, M. Bracewell and M. Santner. Despite successfully reducing the opposing team to 131/6, the Men in Blue narrowly avoided defeat, ultimately winning by a mere 12 runs.

New Zealand

The Black Caps almost defeated the Men in Blue, all thanks to the insane effort from M. Bracewell. Even though the top order crumbled, Bracewell and Santner provided the valuable innings the team needed. Bracewell scored 140 runs in just 78 balls, his innings included 12 fours and 10 mighty sixes. In the upcoming match, it’ll be crucial for New Zealand to come out on top to save the bilateral series.

Date & Timings

India and New Zealand will face each other in the 2nd ODI of the 3-match series on 21st January at 1:30 PM IST. The lineups of the match will be available at 1:00 PM on the MyTeam11 app.

Venue & Pitch Report

As the series between India and New Zealand moves to the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur, both teams will be looking to make strategic adjustments to their game.

The venue is known to offer a surface that is favourable to batters, but as the match progresses, the pitch tends to slow down, which could benefit spin bowlers. Pacers, on the other hand, will have to rely on a variety of deliveries and strategies in order to contain the opposition’s batting lineup.

Key Players

India: V. Kohli, R. Sharma

New Zealand: D. Conway, L. Ferguson

ODIs Head-to-Head Stats of India vs New Zealand

Category India New Zealand
Wins 55 50
Highest Totals: 392/4, 2009 349/8, 1999
Lowest Totals: 88/10, 2010 79/10, 2016


Here are the probable XIs for the 2nd ODI between India and New Zealand.

India Playing XI: R. Sharma (c), S. Gill, V. Kohli, S. Iyer, I. Kishan (wk), S. Yadav, H. Pandya, W. Sundar, K. Yadav, M. Shami, M. Siraj

New Zealand Playing XI: F. Allen, D. Conway, M. Chapman, D. Mitchell, T. Latham (c & wk), G. Phillips, M. Bracewell, M. Santner, I. Sodhi, D. Bracewell, L. Ferguson

India vs New Zealand Suggested Fantasy Teams

Team 1

India vs New Zealand
Suggested Fantasy Team Lineup

Team 2

India vs New Zealand
Suggested Fantasy Team Lineup

Team 3

India vs New Zealand
Suggested Fantasy Team Lineup

It’s time to join in on the thrilling cricket action on MyTeam11. Create your fantasy teams for the 2nd India vs New Zealand ODI and have a chance to win cash prizes. Additionally, by taking advantage of the Refer & Earn campaign on the MyTeam11 app, you can earn rewards such as iPhone 14, iPad and Samsung Smart Watch. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win big!3



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