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How does Team India measure up in New Zealand

Last updated on: January 17, 2014 14:24 IST

With Team India's tour of New Zealand commencing with the first One-Day International in Napier on Sunday, Rajneesh Gupta takes a look at how the teams measure up against each other.

India-New Zealand in ODIs

Team India

  Mts Ind NZ NR
in India 27 21 5 1
in New Zealand 29 10 17 2
at neutral places 32 15 15 2
Total 88 46 37 5

India – New Zealand ODIs in New Zealand

  Mts Ind NZ NR
in bilateral contests 25 9 14 2
in multinational tournaments 4 1 3 0
Total 29 10 17 2

India- New Zealand bilateral ODI series in New Zealand

Month-Year Captains Matches Result
Feb 1976 Glenn Turner – Bishan Singh Bedi** 2 New Zealand 2-0
Feb 1981 Geoff Howarth – Sunil Gavaskar+ 2 New Zealand 2-0
Mar-Apr 1994 Ken Rutherford – Mohammad Azharuddin 4 Drawn 2-2
Jan 1999 Dion Nash#- Mohammad Azharuddin 5 Drawn 2-2
Dec 2002-Jan 2003 Stephen Fleming – Sourav Ganguly 7 New Zealand 5-2
Mar 2009 Daniel Vettori## – MS Dhoni 5 India 3-1

** S Venkataraghavan captained India in one match
+ Gundappa Viswanath captained India in one match
# Stephen Fleming captained New Zealand in one match
## Brendon McCullum captained New Zealand in one match

Summary: 6 series, New Zealand won 3, India won 1, Drawn 2.

India-New Zealand ODIs in New Zealand – Vital Stats

Highest total
India: 392-4 at Christchurch in 2009
New Zealand: 334 at Christchurch in 2009

Lowest total
India: 108 at Auckland & at Christchurch in 2009
New Zealand: 142 at Auckland in 1994

Highest individual score
India: 163* (retd hurt), Sachin Tendulkar at Christchurch in 2009
New Zealand: 115, Chris Cairns at Christchurch in 1999

Individual Hundreds
India: 5 (Virender Sehwag 3, Rahul Dravid 1, Sachin Tendulkar 1)
New Zealand: 3 (Martin Crowe, Chris Cairns & Jesse Ryder one each)

Best bowling
India: 5-33 by Anil Kumble at Wellington in 1994
New Zealand: 5-22 by Andre Adams at Queenstown in 2003

Leading run-scorers
India: 652 (avg 38.35) by Sachin Tendulkar
New Zealand: 339 (avg 33.90) by Stephen Fleming

Leading wicket-takers
India: 38 (avg 16.53) by Javagal Srinath
New Zealand: 15 (avg 18.87) by Danny Morrison

 

Rajneesh Gupta