LIVE Cricket Score UPDATES:
IND 156/2 (34.5 Ovs)
Victory! Despite a “sun strike” break, India win the Napier challenge by 8 wickets.
In a “sun outrage” ridden game, India is now just moments away from the first ODI, with Kohli missing out on a 50
India 142/2 (31 overs)
Dhawan 68(92), Rayudu 7(11)
Need 14 runs to win!
India 110-1 (Dhawan 52(70), Kohli 36(44)), need 47 more runs to win!
India less than 50 runs away from sealing the first ODI
Play resumes after the sun outrage stoppage.
Play stopped due to sun outrage! Umpires have delayed play for now as the sun is directly hitting at the eyes of the batsman.
India 43-1(10 overs) need 114 runs more to win
India 43-1(10 overs) need 115 runs more to win
Wicket! That is what followed the dinner break!
Rohit Sharma edges only the second delivery after the break, Guptill takes the delicious catch.
India 36-0 (8 overs)
Dhawan 25(28), Rohit 10(20)
India have been provided with a steady start by opening duo of Shikhar Dhawan & Rohit Sharma.
New Zealand 157-10 (38 overs)
After Chahal and Shami damaged Kiwis taking two wickets each, Yadav caused havoc by taking 4 wickets. New Zealand innings was all out at mere 157 runs.
Shami comes back into the attack and has bagged another wicket straightaway. Santner departs for 14. New Zealand are 133/6
Kane Williamson brings up his 36th ODI half-century from 63 balls
Kedar Jadhav leaves New Zealand five down. Lovely take from Kuldeep Yadav. Nicholls falls for 12 runs from 17 balls and New Zealand are 107/5.
FOUR! FOUR! FOUR!
Kane Williamson with consecutive boundaries off Yuzvendra Chahal to close out the 21st over.
Yuzvendra Chahal has another New Zealand left hander and Latham departs for 11 runs from 9 balls. New Zealand are 76/4 in the 19th over.
100th wicket in ODIs for Shami and he is now the fastest Indian to get to the mark.
New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat in the first ODI against India.
Indian cricket team after completing their successful run in Australia are headed to New Zealand for the five-match ODI series and three-match T20I series. The first ODI between New Zealand and India will take place on January 23 at the McLean Park, Napier.
The confidence of Team India would be at the next level as they have won the maiden Test series in Australia and also their first-ever bilateral ODI series victory in Australia. India head to New Zealand for the limited over series and will look for a series win in New Zealand since 2009.
Where and how to watch India vs New Zealand 1st ODI take place?
India vs New Zealand 1st ODI will start at 07:30 AM on January 23 at the McLean Park, Napier. The toss will take place half an hour early, at 07:00 AM IST.
Where will India vs New Zealand 1st ODI take place?
India vs New Zealand 1st ODI will take place at the McLean Park, Napier.
Which channel will telecast India vs New Zealand 1st ODI?
India vs New Zealand 1st ODI will have a live telecast on the Star Sports Network.
How to watch the live streaming of India vs New Zealand 1st ODI?
The live online streaming of India vs New Zealand 1st ODI will be available on the Hotstar app.
Possible XI: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli (capt), MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar/ Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Khaleel Ahmed.
New Zealand: 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.