1st ODI: New Zealand win toss, opt to bowl against India
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1st ODI: New Zealand win toss, opt to bowl against India

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Hamilton, Feb 5: New Zealand captain Tom Latham won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in the first ODI of the three-match series at Seddon Park, here on Wednesday.

Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw made their ODI debuts for India while Tom Blundell made his debut for Black Caps.

New Zealand had lost the recently concluded T20 series 5-0 against India.

The last time these two teams met in the 50-over format was in the semi-final of the World Cup 2019 where Kiwis had knocked India out of the competition.

Playing XI:

New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Tom Latham(w/c), Tom Blundell, Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett

India : Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul(w), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah. (UNI)

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