New Zealand looks to complete a whitewash, after taking undeniable 2-0 lead in three match ODI series. They are waiting to lock horns with India in the final limited overs match.
The right handed batsman Ross Taylor who hardly struggled in T20 Series to finish the game showcased his experience in the two games and played so far led from the front. He has got the support of players like Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls in the batting side which led in troubling India.
Debutant like Kyle Jamieson received player of the match award for his impressive all round performance in the second ODI.
The home side going to receive super massive energy as their efficient captain Kane Williamson will be available playing this game but it will be more interesting to see whether he plays or not.
New Zealand predicted players XI for 3rd ODI vs India : Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson ( c ), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mark Chapman, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Bennett.
The openers of the innings will be Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls. Tom Blundell will be replaced by captain Kane Williamson in the match squad. At number four position Ross Taylor will hold the key position for success for Kiwis.
Tom Latham (vice captain) will be keeping wickets for home side and James Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme both will be the fast bowling all rounders. Mark Chapman keeps place in the playing XI.
Fastest bowling attack of the team will be the trio of Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson and Hamish Bennett.
Key Players: Martin Guptill and Kyle Jamieson
Martin Guptill: During the previous match this right handed explosive Kiwi opener was in extreme form. He played superb knock of 79 runs and was a top scorer from both the sides. He lost by run out which shows that he could have imposed more damage on Indians. In the third game too New Zealand expecting Guptill to give a good start.
Kyle Jamieson: In the second match the fast bowler made a huge impact with his all round performance. For New Zealand, he proved to be an X factor and looking forward to cement his spot in the ODI team in finale with good outing in the series.