new Delhi: Team India's enthusiasm India vs New Zealand in T20 series New Zealand has increased significantly after a clean sweep. Now for the ODI series starting on Wednesday, Team India is now being considered as a favorite. The team has to play the first match at Sedan Park in Hamilton where it has played 10 ODIs before. The records here are not good for Team India.
Team India has recently given a clean sweep to New Zealand in the T20 series. At the same time there are some problems with both teams. While New Zealand's leading fast bowler is out of the series due to injury, Team India has suffered a major setback due to Rohit Sharma's injury and being out of the entire ODI and Test series.
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In Hamilton, Team India has won only three ODIs out of 10. New Zealand has won 5 matches. Apart from this, South Africa and Australia have also defeated Team India on this ground. From these 10 matches, India and New Zealand have played only six matches against each other.
In Team India's three wins, one has won against Ireland, one against Zimbabwe and one against hosts New Zealand. The team won against the hosts in March 2009. Since then, Team India has not been able to beat New Zealand on this ground.
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After 2009, Team India has played two matches against New Zealand in January 2014. After that last year both teams have come face to face for the ODI match in Hamilton.
Prior to this series, Hamilton is the last ODI match between the two teams in place of record, which was played in the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019 last year.