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.

 

Match Details

 

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

  

Venue Stats

 

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

 

Team News

 

India

  • 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.

New Zealand

  • The Blackcaps are expected to go ahead with an unchanged lineup.

 

Squads

 

India

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

New Zealand

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

 

Key Players

 

India

  • Rohit Sharma
  • Virat Kohli
  • Jasprit Bumrah 

New Zealand

  • Kane Williamson
  • Ross Taylor
  • Trent Boult

 

Probable Playing XI

 

India

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik/Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah

New Zealand

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