NZ vs IND: New Zealand’s Predicted Playing XI Against India, India Tour Of New Zealand 2022, 2nd ODI

Updated - 27 Nov 2022, 12:08 AM

New Zealand National Cricket Team
New Zealand National Cricket Team. Pic Credits: Twitter.

New Zealand takes on India in the second of the three ODIs on November 27, Sunday in Hamilton. The Kiwis lead the series 1-0 after winning the first ODI by seven wickets. It was their fifth consecutive win over India and their 50th overall against the Men in Blue

The 2nd ODI will be played on November 27 (Sunday) at Seddon Park (Hamilton) while the 3rd ODI will be played on November 30 (Wednesday) at Hagley Oval (Christchurch). The ODI series is a part of the ODI World Cup Super League. 

Kane Williamson and Tom Latham
Kane Williamson and Tom Latham. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Tom Latham’s seven ODI ton secured a memorable victory for the Kiwis against India. He was ably supported by Kane Williamson in a 307-run chase. The duo added an unbeaten 221-run stand to win the game and lead the series. 

Heading into the second ODI, they should ideally keep the same XI and back them to perform and seal the series. In this article, we predict the Kiwi XI for the second ODI against India.

NZ vs IND: New Zealand’s Predicted Playing XI Against India, India Tour Of New Zealand 2022, 2nd ODI

Devon Conway 

Devon Conway
Devon Conway. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Conway will open the batting for New Zealand. He scored 24 off 42 deliveries in the first ODI and added a swift 35-run opening stand with Finn Allen. He played seven ODIs this year scoring 162 runs at an average of 23.14.

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Finn Allen 

Allen scored a quickfire 22 in the first ODI. He will open the batting alongside Conway. So far in 9 ODIs, he has scored over 330 runs averaging 36.67. Allen is seen as Martin Guptill’s successor in white-ball cricket for New Zealand.

Kane Williamson (C)

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Williamson scored an unbeaten 94 in the first ODI against India. He came back to form after he struggled in the T20I series. He has only played 5 ODIs this year scoring 217 runs averaging 54.25. 

Tom Latham (WK)

Tom Latham
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Latham scored an unbeaten 145 to win the game for his side in the first ODI. It was his seventh overall and his second ODI ton against India. This year he has scored 558 runs in 13 matches averaging 55.80. 

Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell. PC-Getty
Daryl Mitchell. PC-Getty

Mitchell scored 11 off 16 balls in the first ODI and was the only batsman who failed to score runs. He is an all-rounder and can also bowl a few overs for his side. He has scored 261 runs in seven games averaging 37.29. 

Glenn Phillips

Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Phillips can slot in at number six in the lineup. Like Mitchell, he is also flexible to bat anywhere in the lineup. He made his ODI debut earlier this year and has played just seven games. 

Mitchell Santner

Mitchell Santner
Mitchell Santner. Image: BLACKCAPS/Twitter

Santner went for 56 off his spell in the first ODI against India. So far in 2022, He has taken 10 wickets in 10 matches. He is the specialist Kiwi spinner in the white-ball formats. 

Tim Southee

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Southee slots in at number eight. He took three for 73 in the first ODI against India. He can tonk a few in the final overs with the bat. He is the highest wicket-taker in T20I cricket and he also picked up a hat-trick in the second T20I. The Kiwi pace has taken 12 wickets in six games this year so far averaging 23.08 with an economy of less than 5 overall. 

Lockie Ferguson

Tim Southee-Lockie Ferguson
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Ferguson picked up three for 59 in the first ODI against India. He was a part of the T20I squad that played the two games. Ferguson has picked up 11 wickets in eight games this year so far averaging 44.64 and an economy above 6.

 Adam Milne

Adam Milne
Adam Milne. Image: Twitter/@ddsportschannel

He will be the third Kiwi pacer in the lineup. He went for 67 off his spell picking just one wicket. So far this year, he has picked up 11 wickets in eight games. 

Matt Henry 

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Matt Henry[photo: Twitter]
Henry will conclude likely New Zealand playing XI for the second ODI against India. He went wicketless in the first ODI against India. He has picked up 17 wickets in 8 games so far this year averaging 21.65 and an economy of 4.94.

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