The world is ready to witness yet another big battle of the ODI cricket. The 2nd ODI match of India tour of New Zealand, 2020 is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 8th February 2020 at Eden Park, Auckland. We are posting safe, secure and accurate today match prediction of all matches of India and New Zealand.
India won the T20 series with a convincing margin but they lost their opening match of ODI series by the margin of four wickets. They lost the toss and were asked to bat first. The way how the batting order of team India performed in that match was just outstanding. They put a total of 347 runs in their 50 overs inning. Shreyas Iyer was the highest run-scorer from their side who scored 107 runs with the help of 11 boundaries and one huge six. Lokesh Rahul also had a superb performance with the bat. He scored 88 runs while he faced 64 deliveries and smashed three boundaries and six maximum sixes. The skipper, Virat Kohli put 51 runs on the board.
India lost the first ODI due to the bad performance by their bowling unit. They failed to defend the target of 248 runs and were charged for the target in 48.1 overs. Kuldeep Yadav was the highest wicket-taker from their side but he leaked plenty of runs. He was charged for 84 runs in his 10 overs bowled out. Shardul Thakur picked one wicket in his nine overs bowled out against 80 runs. Mohammed Shami also picked one wicket in his 9.1 overs bowled out while he was charged for 63 runs. Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja were the bowlers who failed to get any wicket in the first match.
New Zealand Reviews
New Zealand lost the t20 series but have a good start to the ODI series. They won the first ODI matches with a handsome margin of four wickets. They won the toss and decided to field first. Their bowling unit failed to give their best performance in that match and they were charged for 347 runs in their inning of 50 overs. Tim Southee was the highest wickets taker from their side who picked two wickets in his 10 overs bowled out against 85 runs. Colin de Grandhomme and Ish Sodhi picked one wicket each in the previous match. Hamish Bennett, James Neesham, and Mitchell Santner were the bowlers who could not pick any wicket.
The way how the batting order of New Zealand performed in the previous match was just outstanding. They chased the target of 348 runs in 48.1 overs with four wickets in hand. Ross Taylor was the most successful and highest run-scorer from their side who scored 109 runs and remained not out till the chase of the target. He faced 84 deliveries and smashed 10 boundaries and four maximum sixes. Henry Nicholls also had a superb performance with the bat. He scored 78 runs with the help of 11 boundaries. The skipper, Tom Latham smashed the inning of 69 runs on just 48 balls with the help of eight boundaries and two huge sixes.
New Zealand ODI Stats and History
New Zealand had played a total of 770 ODI matches where they won 349 and Opposing teams won 375 matches. Their 40 ODI matches were ended without any result and six matches were tied.
India ODI History and Stats
India had played 985 ODI matches. They won 513 matches while opposing teams won 422 matches. Their 41 matches were ended without any result and nine matches were tied.
New Zealand vs India ODI History and Stats
India had faced New Zealand in 108 ODI matches where India won 55 and New Zealand 47 matches. Five matches between these two teams were ended with no result and one match was tied.
Favorite Team in Our Today Match Prediction
According to our match prediction, India is the favorite team to win this match. There are many factors that make India a favorite team to win this match.
The players like Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Shreyas Iyer are in good form
The performance of team India had been outstanding in this tour
India has a strong batting order in the side
The bowling unit of India is also strong and looks in good form
The home conditions and crowd will also helpful for New Zealand
Winning Chances of Today Match for the Both Sides
India has a strong batting order on the side which is in good form. They also have a strong bowling unit in the side, so the winning chances of today match for India have been increased. The equation of winning chances of both teams for today’s match is mentioned as under.
India has a 52% chance to win this match New Zealand has 48% chances to win this match
Toss Prediction in Today Match Prediction
The toss can play an important role in the decision of this match. According to our toss prediction, the team who will win the toss may elect to bat first.
Pitch Report and Conditions
The 2nd ODI match of this series is scheduled to be held at Eden Park, Auckland. Pitch here in this stadium is a batting favored and with a little bit bounce that may help the seamers. Spinners can play a key role in this pitch. A score of near about 300 runs should be as a par.
Weather Report for This Match
The weather forecast for Auckland is average for this match. There are some chances of rain and that is possible that we may have a short match.
Dream 11 Predictions for Today’s Match
Dream11 Prediction for New Zealand vs India. After checking the latest player’s availability, the Dream 11 Team for this match of India and New Zealand is mentioned under.
Fantasy Cricket Match
Wicket-keepers: L Rahukl(vc) R Pant Batsmen: V Kohli(c) M Chap.. H NIcho.. All-Rounders: R Jadeja K Jadhav J Neesham Bowlers: M Shami J Bumrah T Southee
Full Match Info
Date: Saturday, 8th February 2020
Time: 02:00 AM GMT / 03:00 PM LOCAL
Venue Details, Facts, and History
Stadium: Eden Park
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Known as: Eden Park
Ends: Broadcasting End, Terraces End
Time Zone: UTC +13:00
Home to: Auckland
Other Sports: it is home to Rugby
Curator: Mark Perham
Venue Scoring Pattern in ODIs
Total matches: 76
Matches won batting first: 29
Matches won bowling first: 42
Average 1st Inns scores: 218
Average 2nd Inns scores: 193
Highest total recorded: 340/5 (48.4 Ov) by NZ vs AUS
Lowest total recorded: 73/10 (26.3 Ov) by NZ vs SL
Highest score chased: 340/5 (48.4 Ov) by NZ vs AUS
Lowest score defended: 153/10 (39.5 Ov) by NZ vs ENG
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w/c), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Hamish Bennett, Kyle Jamieson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Mark Chapman.