Latham has said that they have plans to tackle the Indian captain and extend his misery on this tour, thanks to the sideways movement available in Christchurch.
Last time these two sides played an ODI at Eden Park, it ended in a thrilling tie.
Shreyas Iyer's maiden international ton went in vain.
Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.
Latham sustained a fracture to a finger on his right hand and is looking at a month out of the game.
Apart from Kane Williamson, top-order batsman Henry Nicholls and spinner Mitchell Santner are also suffering from illness.
After a dismal batting performance in Perth, the BlackCaps have announced a shake-up of their opening combination.
All the statistical highlights from the rain-affected first day’s play of the Hamilton Test.
The 116-run stand between Latham and Ross Taylor helped the hosts recover from a jittery start.
The couple was in a relationship for a long time.