India vs New Zealand ODI: India Win by 8 Wickets, Lead Series 1-0

India vs New Zealand 1st ODI: India need 158 runs to win the Napier ODI

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India vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Score Updates

The winning streak continued as India registered a comprehensive 8 wicket win against the Kiwis in the opening One Day of the India tour of New Zealand. Indian bowlers restricted the Kiwis well and require 158 runs to win the first ODI against New Zealand. Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeated 75 guided India to a comfortable win with 85 balls to spare.

Kuldeep Yadav (4/39), Mohammed Shami (3/19) helped India bowl out the hosts for 157 runs. Sharma and Dhawan gave India an opening partnership of 42 runs before the later was dimissed by Bracewell. Kohli scored 45 runs and was dismissed by Lockie Ferguson.

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and skipper Kane Williamson opted to bat first. Shami picked up both openers Guptill and Munro, to give India the early break through. Stay tuned as we bring live updates from India vs New Zealand Napier ODI.

Here’s all you need to know about the India vs New Zealand, first One Day International:


India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI LIVE Final Score:

India Win by 8 Wickets, Lead Series 1-0

India vs New Zealand 1st ODI LIVE Updates: India : 156/2 (34.5 Overs)


  • Shikhar Dhawan* (IND) - 75 (103)
  • Kane Williamson (NZ) - 64 (81)


  • Kuldeep Yadav (IND) - 4/39
  • Mohammed Shami (IND) - 3/19

2nd Innings Highlights:

  • India win by 8 wickets.
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan - 72 (99), Ambati Rayudu - 8 (14), India - 147/2
  • WICKET! Virat Kohli dimissed for 45 runs.
  • After 28 Overs, India 130/1: Shikhar Dhawan - 64 (88), Virat Kohli - 45 (56)
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan - 59 (80), Virat Kohli - 41 (51), India - 123/1
  • FIFTY! Dhikhar Dhawan scores his 26th half century.
  • India past hundred, need 58 more runs to win.
  • After 20 Overs, India - 97/1, Kohli - 29, Dhawan - 46
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan - 43 (52), Virat Kohli - 27 (32), India - 92/1
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: Shikhar Dhawan - 40 (47), Virat Kohli - 17 (19)
  • Play resumes. The sun has set, the conditions are better and we are ready to begin again.
  • Play Stopped. We have a halt in play due to the sun bearing down directly on the batsman's eye
  • WICKET! India lose first wicket, Sharma departs for 11 runs.
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: Rohit Sharma 11 (22), Shikhar Dhawan - 29 (32) after 9 overs.
  • Ind vs NZ 1st ODI: India 5/0 after 2 overs
  • Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan open the innings for India.

India vs New Zealand 1st ODI LIVE Updates: New Zealand: 157/10 (38 Overs)
1st Innings Highlights

  • Kuldeep Yadav picks up 4 wickets in quick succession. New Zealand bowled out for 157 runs.
  • Bracewell in at number 8 for New Zealand.
  • WICKET! Shami picks up his third wicket. Santner departs for 14 runs (21 balls)
  • FIFTY! Kane Williamson gets his 36th half century.
  • Mitchell Santner is the new batsmen in
  • WICKET! Kedar Jadhav picks up Henry Nicholls. New Zealand - 107/5
  • Henry Nicholls walks in at number 6, replacing Latham
  • WICKET! Chahal strikes again! Latham dismissed for 11 runs, NZ - 76/4.
  • Tom Latham walks to the crease at number 5 for New Zealand.
  • WICKET! Chahal strikes! New Zealand lose their 3rd wicket. Taylor dismissed, NZ - 52/3.
  • Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor looking to build a partnership after early wickets.
  • WICKET! Shami strikes again. Munro dismissed! NZ - 19/2
  • WICKET! Shami strikes early for India. Guptill departs! NZ - 5/1
  • Guptill and Munro open the batting for New Zealand, Bhuvaneshwar to bowl the first over for India.

Toss: New Zealand on the toss and chose to bat first New Zealand.

New Zealand Playing XI

Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

India Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Vijay Shankar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami

When is India vs New Zealand 1st ODI?

India vs New Zealand 1st ODI match will be played on Wednesday, 23 January 2018.

When will India vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match Start?

The India vs New Zealand 1st ODI match will start at 7:30 AM IST.

Where to Watch The India vs New Zealand Match on TV?

The India vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match will telecast live on all the channels of Star Sports Network. Star Sports will broadcast all ODI and T20I matches on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu and Star Sports 1 Kannada.

Where to Watch The India vs New Zealand ODI Online?

The India vs New Zealand ODI match will be broadcast live online on OTT platform Hotstar.


Squads: India vs New Zealand

India Squad:

Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, K Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Shubman Gill

New Zealand: (First 3 ODIs)

Kane Williamson(c), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor

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