New Zealand vs India, 3rd ODI - Rotobash Fantasy Cricket Tips

New Zealand vs India, 3rd ODI – Rotobash Fantasy Cricket Tips

Who to pick as your skipper? Which players will have the most impact on the 2nd ODI? - All your fantasy questions answered.

Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

The pitch at the Bay Oval Stadium, Mount Maunganui, is the venue for the 3rd ODI. It is the cricket ground at Tauranga, New Zealand. The second ODI between India and New Zealand was another one-sided game as India won by 90 runs.

India could not have asked for a more clinical effort than this to take a 2-0 lead. This victory of India against New Zealand in the home ground of New Zealand is truly a thing to cherish. The triumph of against the kiwis with the bowlers wreaking havoc in the second innings at the Bay Oval was a one-sided match from the very beginning. New Zealand did not seem to be in its actual form.

This emphatic victory of India has made the team quite confident. Let’s see how this ODI proves to be. Let us hope this ODI provides the audience with a more exciting match rather than a dull match like the first one. After the massive loss, New Zealand is all geared up with its strongest line-ups as possible to give a more exciting ODI for the world to watch. Let’s see who emerges victorious in the consecutive ODI’s.

Match Details:

Stadium –Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Time – January 28, Monday at 7.30 A.M IST

Pitch Report:

The Third ODI between India and New Zealand will be at Bay Oval Stadium, Mount Maunganui. The pitch is a cricket ground which was first known as the Blake Park, held its first senior match in the year 2008-09.

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Team News:

  • Colin de Grandhomme can make way for Mitchell Santner.
  • Ish Sodhi and Santner may give Kane Williamson another option for attacking with the ball.
  • James Neesham and Todd Astle have not been considered until now owing to their injuries from the last matches.



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

New Zealand:

Kane Willamson (C), Tom Latham (W), Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Colin De Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Martin Guptill, Colin Munroe, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Ish Sodhi, and Henry Nicholls.

Probable Playing XI:


Virat Kohli( C ), MS Dhoni (W), Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvender Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.

New Zealand:

Kane Williamson(C), Tom Latham (W), Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, Mitchell Santner, Colin De Grandhomme, Doug Bracewell, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Colin Munro and Trent Boult.

Recommended Safe Picks According to Rotobash Points:


  • Virat Kohli
  • Rohit Sharma (C)
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Kane Williamson (VC)
  • Ross Taylor


  • MS Dhoni


  • Vijay Shankar


  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Ish Sodhi

Captain options:

  • Virat Kohli
  • Kane Williamson
  • MS Dhoni
  • Martin Guptill
  • Rohit Sharma

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