The stage is set for another enthralling encounter in the 2019 ICC World Cup when Team India will lock horns with New Zealand at the Trent Bridge. The Indian Team would be eyeing for their third consecutive victory while the Blackcaps look in tremendous form after three successive wins in their opening fixtures. Having been battered in their first practice match, India will be hoping to land a counterpunch when they take on the Kiwis tomorrow at Nottingham.
Date: Saturday, 8th June 2019
Time: 06:00 PM IST
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
League: ICC World Cup 2019
Live Telecast: Star Network
Online Streaming: Hotstar
Avg 1st Innings score: 252
Avg 2nd Innings score: 220
Highest Total: 481/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AUS
Lowest Total: 83/10 (23 Ov) by RSA vs ENG
Highest Chased: 350/3 (44 Ov) by ENG vs NZ
Lowest Defended: 195/9 (50 Ov) by WI vs ENG
- Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the tournament for the next three weeks following a thumb injury.
- KL Rahul will open the inning in his absence while Vijay Shankar is expected to replace him in the starting lineup.
- The Blackcaps are expected to go ahead with an unchanged lineup.
Virat Kohli (C), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav
Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor
- Rohit Sharma
- Virat Kohli
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Kane Williamson
- Ross Taylor
- Trent Boult
Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik/Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro/Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson