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India Versus New Zealand: Virat Kohli hits his 31st ODI century

India Versus New Zealand: Virat Kohli hits his 31st ODI century
Written by Abhishek Rana

UPDATE: Virat Kohli has hit his 31st ODI century in the match against New Zealand, and this must indeed be a cause of celebration for his and his fans since this is is his 200th ODI match and he has achieved the milestone in his own country. The social media is buzzing with greetings and joy at this and it seems that Virat is going to be very glad about it once the match is over. He was making a slow progress, and it was’t clear if he will be able to achieve it, but, steadily, Virat made runs and was capable of meeting the ultimate goal.

India is facing against New Zealand for its first ODIs since defeating Australia, 4-1 before, the match is taking place at Wankhede Stadium today. India has been unbeatable at home, and it seems that the luck is in their favour, as captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and has chosen to bat first. Virat Kohli is set to play his 200th ODI match, which is an accompalishment in itself and he will be very confident today as the Inida team has shown a great performance with their ODIs against Australia and in their own homeland. This should be an uphill battle for New Zealand if they want to win the match.

Indian team involves: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal.

New Zealand team involves: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(wk), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

The weather is perfect for the match it seems to be a full house at the stadium, which will help to boost the morale of the Indian team, as they bat first and will hope to keep the winning streak going.

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Abhishek Rana

Since my early childhood, I’ve loved writing, watching movies and having an opinion. Now, I do it professionally. Always looking for new ways to challenge myself.