After their superlative performance against the Kiwis in the test series, India are set to kick start their ODI series campaign by playing New Zealand in series opener at Dharamsala later on Sunday.
India shall be taking on New Zealand in the series opener at the picturesque HPCA stadium in Dharamsala later on Sunday.
The Indians are pretty evenly matches with the Kiwis when it comes to the overall head to head record between the two sides in ODI cricket. But when it comes to their encounters on Indian soil, the Indians have completely overpowered the Kiwis and boast of an impressive record against them. The Indians have won all the four series played at home against the visitors by comprehensive margins.
Lets us look into some numbers which provide useful insights into how the Black Caps have fared agaisnt the Indians.
INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND
RESULTS OF BILATERIAL SERIES PLAYED IN INDIA
Series Result: India - 4 NZ - 0
> 1988/89 - India beat New Zealand 4-0
> 1995/96 - India beat New Zealand 3-2
> 1999/00 - India beat New Zealand 3-2
> 2010/11 - India beat New Zealand 5-0
INDIA VS NEW ZEALAND - HEAD TO HEAD
> Matches - 93 Ind Won - 46 NZ Won - 41 Tied - 1 Drawn - 5
> Matches - 27 Ind Won - 21 NZ Won - 5 Tied - 0 Drawn - 1
All time Leading Run Scorer
> Sachin Tendulkar Matches: 42 Runs: 1750 Avg: 46.05 100s: 5 50s: 8
For New Zealand
> Nathan Astle Matches: 29 Runs: 1207 Avg: 43.10 100s: 5 50s: 5
Leading Wicket Takers
> Javagal Srinath Matches: 30 Wickets: 51 Avg: 20.41 Eco: 3.93
For New Zealand
> Kyle Mills Matches: 29 Wickets: 32 Avg: 34.33 Eco: 4.89