India has to play a five-match T20 series in New Zealand, which starts on January 24. After this, the three-match ODI series will be played, which will start from 5 February.
India’s opener Shikhar Dhawan has also been ruled out of the ODI series after the T20 series in New Zealand due to a shoulder injury sustained during the third ODI against Australia. In place of Dhawan, Sanju Samson has been included in the five-match T20 series while Prithvi Shaw has been included in the Indian team for the subsequent three ODIs.
Prithvi Shaw is in the ODI team for the first time. Prithvi was part of the Test team but was hurt on the tour of Australia due to which he was dropped. After this, he was also left out of the team due to doping. Both Samson and Shaw are currently in New Zealand and are playing with the India-A team. Shaw also scored a brilliant century in the second ODI against New Zealand XI while playing from India-A.
India has to play a five-match T20 series in New Zealand. Which starts on January 24. After this, a three-match ODI series will be played, which will start from 5 February.
India’s ODI team against New Zealand:
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini. , Shardul Thakur, Kedar Jadhav.
3 match ODI series schedule
February 5, India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI (Hamilton). At 7.30 am Indian Time
February 8, India vs New Zealand, second ODI (Auckland). At 7.30 am Indian time
February 11, India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI (Mongui). At 7.30 am Indian time