India and New Zealand square off in a Cricket World Cup 2019 tie for the top position on the points table.
India’s performance against Australia was phenomenal. They had a plan in place and the execution was pin-point. Meanwhile, New Zealand are cruising at the moment as they sit at the head of the table
India Team News
Opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the fixture. Dinesh Karthik or Vijay Shankar will come in.
KL Rahul is likely to partner Rohit Sharma at top of the batting order.
New Zealand Team News
There is no confirmation on Tim Southee as of now, although New Zealand are expected to field an unchanged side.
India vs New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup probable XIs & squads
IND Playing 11 (probables): Virat Kohli (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Lokesh Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni (wk), Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik/Vijay Shakar
India World Cup squad: Virat Kohli (c), Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja and Kedar Jadhav.
NZ Playing 11 (probables): Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Trent Boult, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill
New Zealand World Cup Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Jimmy Neesham, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), Tom Blundell (wk) and Mitchell Santner.
Wicket-keeper – MS Dhoni
Batsmen – V Kohli, R Taylor, L Rahul, K Williamson
All-rounders – J Neesham
Bowlers – T Boult, Y Chahal, J Bumrah, M Henry, L Ferguson
CAPTAIN Choices – Kohli, Williamson, Talyor, Boult