Today India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI playing in Vadodara. India Captain G Gambhir won the toss and elected to field.Indian pacer Zaheer Khan is back in to the team, replacing Sreesanth & Ravindra Jadeja replacing Suresh Raina. Jamie How and Tim Southee are out from the Kiwi team. Brendon McCullum &James Franklin back into the team.
Pitch Report –
The wicket is a batting beauty. It should stay firm for the entire 100 overs. Statistics suggest that defending a score is difficult on this track and hence something close to 300 is expected by the side batting first.
New Zealand :
DL Vettori(C), MJ Guptill, BB McCullumKS, Williamson, LRPL Taylor, SB Styris, GJ Hopkins(W), NL McCullum, KD Mills, AJ McKay, JEC Franklin
India Team :
G Gambhir(C), M Vijay, V Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, YK Pathan, RA Jadeja, WP Saha(W), R Ashwin, A Nehra, MM Patel, Z Khan