India will face New Zealand in a five-match ODI series and a three-match T20I series. India are coming off a successful tour of Australia where they won the Test and ODI series and drew the T20I series. India will be looking to get their combination right and resolve the No 4 woes ahead of 2019 World Cup starting in May.
New Zealand too are coming of a winning momentum, having whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0 in the ODI series at home. Cricwizz takes a look at the statistics involving India vs New Zealand ODI series.
7 India have played 7 bilateral ODI series in New Zealand. India have won just one bilateral ODI series in New Zealand under the leadership of MS Dhoni in 2009. Overall, India have won 1, lost 4 and drew 2 bilateral ODI series in New Zealand.
101 India and New Zealand have played 101 ODIs between them. India have won 51, losing 44, one tied and 5 no results.
392/4 India cracked the highest innings score of 392/4 against New Zealand at Christchurch in 2009.
79 New Zealand made the lowest innings score of 79 against India at Vishakapatnam in 2016.
1570 Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs (1750) in India vs New Zealand ODIs. Nathan Astle is next with 1207 runs.
186* Sachin Tendulkar scored the highest individual score (186*) in India vs New Zealand ODIs. Tendulkar scored 186* against NZ at Hyderabad in 1999.
51 Javagal Srinath has taken the most wickets (51) in India vs New Zealand ODI series. For New Zealand, Kyle Mills has taken the most wickets (32) against India in ODIs.
6/19 Shane Bond boasts of the best bowling figures of 6/19 in New Zealand vs India ODIs. He took 6/19 against New Zealand at Bulawayo in 2005. For India, Amit Mishra has the best bowling figures (5/18) against New Zealand in ODIs.
36 Nayan Mongia has 36 dismissals (24 catches, 12 stumpings) in 22 ODIs for India, the most by any keeper between these two teams.
18 Stephen Fleming has taken 18 catches in 40 matches against India.
15 Stephen Fleming is the most successful skipper in India vs New Zealand ODIs, winning 15, losing 10 and 3 ending in no results.
331 The highest partnership for any wicket between India and New Zealand in ODIs is 331 for the second wicket between Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in Hyderabad in 1999.