The Kiwis are looking to win their first bilateral series in India, while India are targeting another series win in the home. Series decider will be played today at the green park, Kanpur. Kane Williamson, had a poor outing in both the ODI, and looking to score runs in the series decider, crucial match.
Weather and Pitch condition: A sunny day, with Temperature around 33 degree Celsius, is expected with no chance of rain. It’s a first day night game to be played here in Kanpur and dew will likely be a factor in this important game. Last 4 ODI’s played here are being win while chasing. Average score in the last 5 ODI played here will give us a 265 average score.
India Team news: India will likely to stick with same XI, with not making any changes to the winning combination.
It’s a franchise home ground for Dinesh Kartik, who have played here many games for Gujrat Lions franchise. He is expected to continue play at number 4, after guiding India to a win in 2nd ODI, with a 64 not out score.
Expected XI: Rohit, Dhawan, Kohli, Kartik, Jhadav, Dhoni, Pandya, Bhuvneswar, Chahal, Axar, Bumrah
New Zealand Team news: Ish sodhi bowl a long session in nets, and can be a possible change to the lineup today.
Williamson, rarely fail in any series, he had poor outing in both the ODI’s and he will be eager to get some runs under his belt today.
Expected XI: Guptil, Munro, Williamson, Taylor, Latham, Nicollas, Grandhomme, Santner, Milne, Boult, Southee
Prediction: India to win and Williamson over 43.5
Fantasy XI: Rohit, Dhawan, Kohli, Williamson, Taylor, Kartik (wk), Pandya, Southee, Bumrah, Chahal, Bhuvneswar