Young batsmen Shubman Gill also included in the Indian team which played five ODIs in India vs New Zealand. In the Under-19 World Cup held in 2018, Shubhaman Gill of Punjab was not only the best player of the tournament but also made India a champion in making champions. Shubhaman is considered to be the future player of Indian cricket. After the suspension of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul due to improper remarks against women during a TV show, Vijay Shankar and Shubman Gill got a place in the Indian team. It is said that even after consultation with Rahul Dravid, coach of the Indian team during the Junior World Cup, Shubman was given a place in the Indian team for Australia and New Zealand rounds.
In the third and final ODI of Australia tour, all-rounder Vijay Shankar had done a debate but Shubman Gill could not get a chance to play. It would be interesting to see if they will get a chance to play during the series against New Zealand. By the way, before the first one-day match on January 23, during the practice session, Shubhaman was sweating heavily. He practiced batting and during this period put a great stroke. The identity of Shubman Gill is in the form of a batsman who best times the ball. After being set on the wicket, they bowl superb strokes. Shubhaman has played a part in the Ranji season, playing on behalf of Punjab.
The first ODI of the five-match series between India and New Zealand will be held on 23 January in Napier. The second ODI will be held on January 26 on Mount Maangunai and the third on this place at 28 January. The fourth one-day match is to be played in Hamilton on January 31, while the last ODI will be held in Wellington on February 3.
For the first three ODIs, the New Zealand team are as follows.
Kane Williamson (Captain), Trent Bolt, Doug Bracewell, Colin Digandhomme, Lucky Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henri Nicholas, Mitchell Centner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, and Ross Taylor.
India’s ODI squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzwendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Mohammad Siraj, Khalil Ahmed, Mohammad Shami, Vijay Shankar and Shubhaman Gill