Team New Zealand attend practice session ahead of 3rd ODI against India

Team New Zealand attend practice session ahead of 3rd ODI against India

Bhuvneshwar Kumar earned the "Man of the Match" for his three wickets in the last match and he will be the key for India with the new ball.

India will be taking on New Zealand in the all-important third and final ODI of the series at the Green Park on Sunday.

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In the 16-member India squad named for the Sri Lanka Test series starting next month, the likes of R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja were drafted in after not featuring in the ongoing ODI series against New Zealand and prior to that Australia. Ajinkya Rahane was also seen giving bowling a shot.

The series is tied 1-1 at the moment after the two teams won a game each previously.

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The third One-Day International between India and New Zealand is scheduled to start at 1.30 PM (IST) and the toss will take place at 1.00 PM (IST). He did not get a wicket in 10 overs.

On the batting front, Kohli, who is 83 runs away from 9,000 ODI runs, and Shikhar Dhawan have done their reputation no harm, while Rohit Sharma's struggle against an incoming delivery from a left-hand bowler is nothing new.

The biggest positive for the Indian team came in the form of Dinesh Karthik, who, for at least a few games, has made that debatable No.4 spot his own with a match-winning 64* in the last match.

Ahead of the third ODI at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur, Virat Kohli and co were spotted easing off as they tried their hands at various indoor games. It has been a serious while since India were pushed into the corner by a team.

In bowling, the Blackcaps will hope experienced pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult to provide their side with early breakthroughs. A year later, Williamson again finds himself in familiar territory - one that has completely been dominated by Kohli's men in recent times.

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