Top 7 Indian Players Expected To Perform in IND vs NZ ODI Series 2022

Team India is all set to take on New Zealand in a three-match ODI series starting on November 25. The series will be played in three venues in New Zealand namely Auckland, Hamilton, and Christchurch.

The Indian team will be looking to continue their good run of form in the ODI format, having won their last seven matches. New Zealand will also be looking to avenge their loss in the T20l series.

The New Zealand team, on the other hand, will be looking to make the most of home advantage and win the series. They will also be looking to give their fans something to cheer about after a disappointing World Cup campaign.

In this article, we will take a look at the top 7 players expected to perform in India vs New Zealand ODI series.

Top 7 players expected to perform in IND vs NZ ODI series

1. Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is expected  to perform in India vs New Zealand Series
Shikhar Dhawan is expected to perform in India vs New Zealand Series

Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman who will captain India in the upcoming series vs New Zealand. He is an important player for India, with the bat. He is also a good fielder, and has just finished a successful IPL season. He has the ability to take the game away from the opposition, and we anticipate him to be one of the top performers in this series. He has also captained India in the past, with spectacular results.

2. Suryakumar Yadav

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Surya Kumar Yadav – Getty Images

SKY is the No. 1 ranked T20 batsmen, and once again he has demonstrated the world, why he is the best. In the second T20 against New Zealand, Suryakumar Yadav , smashed his second hundred in just 39 matches he played so far. SKY already stated that, he is ready to bat at any number. Therefore, it will be interesting to see what number the Skipper “Shikhar Dhawan” sends him to bat at. He is in red hot form in this calendar year, and we expect him to score big runs in the series.

3. Umran Malik

Umran Malik
Umran Malik

Umran Malik is a young, promising fast bowler, who made a name for himself in the last year’s IPL edition. With pace, he could also swing the ball. He is also a good death overs bowler and is coming off a great IPL season. He is a game-changer who can bowl in any situation, plus he is a wicket-taking bowler. In the absence of Bumrah, we expect him to be one of the leading wicket-takers for India in this series.

4. Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant match winning century in the last ODI

On his day, Rishabh Pant has the ability change the game in a matter of overs. He is one of the most destructive wicketkeeper batsmen, especially on the foreign land. Apart from this he has done excellent job behind the stumps, and will play an important role for India in the series. He is also named as the team’s vice-captain for this tour. Keeping all these things in mind, there is lot of expectations from him in the series.

Also, read- The Fall and Rise of Rishabh Pant At International Stage

5. Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzi Chahal
Yuzi Chahal celebrating

Chahal is a young, experienced spin bowler, who has the ability to bowl both orthodox and unorthodox deliveries. He will be continuing his good form from the T20 series. He is an amazing fielder, and will be a key player for India in the series. There are lot of expectations from him in the series. He and Kuldeep Yadav will be the prime spin duos for India in this series.

6. Deepak Hooda

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Coming from a great IPL season and fantastic T20 series, Hooda will be looking to continue, what he has been doing from the past. Deepak has a class, and the ability to score runs in any situation. Also, he can pick some crucial wickets in the game at any point. We expect him to be one of the top performer in this series.

7. Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer

Iyer is an aggressive right-handed batsman, who can bat extremely well against both spin and fast bowling. He will be an important player for India to watch out this series. He’s in great form right now. Shreyas Iyer is a capable batsman who can contribute in the middle order and has been continuously scoring runs for India in the ODIs. We can expect him to replicate, whatever he has done in the past.

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