India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Match Prediction

India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction
India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction

Team India was on a role in the 2nd ODI too as they defeated New Zealand in yet another one-sided encounter. The 3rd ODI stays at the same venue of Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. The Men in Blue would look to seal the series before the captain Virat Kohli departs to India for a rest. On the other hand, it’s a do-or-die game for the hosts. Keep reading to find out India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction.

Kohli preferred to bat first after winning the toss in the last game. It was a justified decision as the top-3 came amongst the runs. Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma scored half-centuries and shared a stand of 154. MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav then provided the finishing touch to propel the team to 324/4.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami delivered the early blows that broke the back of the Kiwi batting. The spin-twins came to the fore and picked wickets for fun. New Zealand didn’t improve from their last game’s performance against spin. They were bowled out for 234 which meant India won by a big margin of 90 runs.

Here is our India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction

Case1: If India bats first

First Innings score prediction: 320-330

Result prediction: India will win the match by more than 30 runs

Case2: If New Zealand bats first

First Innings score prediction: 310-320

Result prediction: India will win the match by 6 wickets


Head to head in ODIs

Total ODIs: 106, New Zealand won: 44, India won: 53, Abandoned/No Result/Tied: 9


Predicted XIs


Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Latham (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult


India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction: The Kiwi batsmen were once again vulnerable again spin. Things are not going to change drastically in a couple of days time. Hence, India remains the favorite to win.


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