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IND vs NZ: Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report- 1st ODI. India and New Zealand will face each other in an upcoming ODI series. IND vs NZ 1st ODI is scheduled to take place on January 18 (Wednesday).

The venue of the match is Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Rohit Sharma is the captain of India in IND vs NZ ODI series. Tom Latham is the skipper of New Zealand. New Zealand tour of India 2023 will see 3 ODI games.

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Tom Latham
Tom Latham (Image Credit: Getty)

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India and New Zealand last played against each other in November 2022. During the away tour, India won the T20I series 1-0. New Zealand won the ODI series 1-0. Only 1 match in each series could take place as rest 2 games were washed out due to rain.

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India recently played an ODI series against Sri Lanka. Defeating Sri Lanka in all three games, India grabbed a 3-0 clean sweep in the series. New Zealand recently defeated Pakistan in an ODI series 2-1 during an away tour. Kiwi lost the 1st ODI but later won the next two games.

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Pakistan vs New Zealand. Image Credits: PCB

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IND vs NZ: Weather Report Live Today And Pitch Report- 1st ODI

IND vs NZ 1st ODI of New Zealand tour of India 2023 takes place on January 18, 2023 (Wednesday). The venue of the match is Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, India. The match begins at 1:30 PM IST.

According to weather reports, the temperature of Hyderabad city of India on January 18 (Wednesday) will be 31° Celcius during the day and fall to 16° Celcius at night. The sky will be clear during the day and night.

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India vs New Zealand (Credits: Twitter)

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The chances of rain are 5% during the day and 5% at night. Hence, the IND vs NZ 1st ODI match will not be affected by rain. The humidity will be 46% during the day and rise to 70% at night.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is a good scoring ground. The average 1st innings total in ODIs at the stadium is 277 while the average 2nd innings total is 250. The highest-ever total registered at the stadium is 350-4 by Australia against India in November 2009.

The stadium has hosted 6 ODI games so far out of which, the team batting first and bowling first won 3 games each. The pitch of the stadium is considered a flat track, which slows down as the match progresses. Hence,  spinners might get an advantage.

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