New Zealand vs India, 2019: 3rd ODI – Statistical Preview

New Zealand vs India, 2019: 3rd ODI – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the do-or-die game for the hosts in Mount Maunganui.

Indian players
Indian players. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

India continued their domination over New Zealand who were fresh of a World Record 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka at home. After bundling out the Kiwis to just 157 in the first ODI, India registered their biggest ODI win in New Zealand despite a mediocre batting performance in the second half. The tactic of India to play both the wrist spinners worked for them big time. The spinners bagged as many as 14 wickets including a couple by Kedar Jadhav, the 6th bowling option.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the do-or-die game for the hosts in Mount Maunganui:

0 – Number of times India defeated New Zealand in three consecutive ODIs in New Zealand. They won three of the consecutive four matches during the 2009 tour that included a washed out game.

6Kane Williamson’s streak of six consecutive ODI fifties against India at home came to an end when he was dismissed for 20 in the 2nd ODI. Ross Taylor scored six consecutive ODI fifties coming into the series before back to back scores under 30.

9 – Number of ODI innings without a fifty for Shikhar Dhawan before this series; his longest streak without a 50+ score in ODI cricket. He scored the fifties in their first two ODI matches.

10 – Rohit Sharma has been dismissed under 25 in ten out of the 15 ODI innings as an opener against New Zealand. In the remaining five innings, he has four scores of 70+ (147, 87, 79 and 70).

55 – Number of wickets Kuldeep Yadav has bagged in ODI cricket since the start of 2018. He has taken three and more wickets in 11 out of 23 ODIs he played since 2018.

2012 – The last instance of New Zealand losing each of their first three matches of an ODI series at home was during 2012 against South Africa. It is only such instance for New Zealand at home since the start of 2006.

10000 – Rohit Sharma and Ross Taylor are nearing 10000 runs in List A cricket. Rohit needs 21 more runs while Taylor is 26 runs away from completing 10000 List A runs.

11915Virat Kohli’s runs in his 255-match List A career. He needs 85 more runs to complete 12000 runs in this format. Kohli is also one fifty-plus score away from his 100th 50+ score in List A cricket.

12994 – Runs MS Dhoni has scored in his List A career. He needs six more runs to become the 3rd Indian to score 13000 runs in List A cricket.

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