India will take on New Zealand in a three-match ODI series, starting on Wednesday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The remaining ODIs will be played in Raipur and Indore on January 21 and 24, respectively. The last One-day International between these two teams was a wash-out.
India and New Zealand are almost neck-and-neck in the head-to-head in ODIs. India has won 55 out of 113, while New Zealand has won 50. Seven games have ended with no results, while one was a tie.
INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND HEAD-TO-HEAD STATS IN ODIs
- ⦿ Matches played: 113
- ⦿ India won: 55
- ⦿ New Zealand won: 50
- ⦿ No result: 7
- ⦿ Tied: 1
- ⦿ New Zealand won by seven wickets (Auckland; November, 2022)
LAST FIVE RESULTS:
- ⦿ IND won - 0
- ⦿ NZ won - 5
India scored its highest total against New Zealand at Lancaster Park in Christchurch in 2009. Sachin Tendulkar scored a brilliant century and had a chance to score his first limited-overs double hundred, but he retired hurt on 163 in the 45th over. India won that game by 58 runs to go 2-0 in the five-match series.
Nathan Astle’s century led New Zealand to its highest total at the SCA stadium in Rajkot in 1999. Blackcaps had won that game by 43 runs and went past India to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match One-day series.
In terms of the overall head-to-head record, India has a clear advantage over New Zealand at home. Out of the 35 games played in India, the host side has won 26, lost eight, and one game did not yield a result.
Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most ODI runs against New Zealand. He scored 1750 at a strike-rate of 95.36 and average of 46.05.
MOST RUNS IN INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND ODIs
|Batter||Matches||Runs||Average||Strike Rate||Highest Score|
|Sachin Tendulkar (IND)||42||1750||46.05||95.36||186*|
|Ross Taylor (NZ)||35||1385||47.75||84.76||112*|
|Virat Kohli (IND)||26||1378||59.91||94.64||154*|
|Nathan Astle (NZ)||29||1207||43.10||79.40||120|
|Virender Sehwag (IND)||23||1157||52.59||103.95||130|
Javagal Srinath is the only bowler to take 50-plus wickets in Ind-NZ ODIs.
MOST WICKETS IN INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND ODIs
|Bowler||Matches||Wickets||Economy Rate||Average||Best Bowling|
|Javagal Srinath (IND)||30||51||3.93||20.41||4/23|
|Anil Kumble (IND)||31||39||4.11||27.84||5/33|
|Tim Southee (NZ)||24||35||6.15||36.48||4/49|
|Kapil Dev (IND)||29||33||3.44||27.60||3/26|
|Kyle Mills (NZ)||29||32||4.89||34.53||3/42|