IND vs NZ 3rd ODI, Both teams will come to Indore for the third ODI

By Akshay - January 22, 2023 01:13 PM

ODI match is going to be held in Indore after about 6 years. The Indian team has never lost an ODI match at the Holkar Stadium, while New Zealand have never won in Indore. According to MPCA Secretary Sanjeev Rao, both the teams will come to Indore by plane at 1.40 pm.

Cricketers who have made a splash in world cricket will land on the soil of Malwa today. India and New Zealand teams will reach Indore on Sunday afternoon. The third ODI of the series will be played between the two teams on January 24 in the city. The Indian team has already captured the series.

ODI match is going to be held in Indore after about 6 years. The Indian team has never lost an ODI match at the Holkar Stadium, while New Zealand have never won in Indore. According to MPCA Secretary Sanjeev Rao, both the teams will reach Indore by plane at 1.40 pm.

As of now, there are no official plans for the team to practice on Sunday. The center wicket of the ground has been prepared for the match. Also, practice wickets have been made at the press box end. Khelo India Youth Games will also be promoted during the match itself. For this, preparations are on to install Khelo India hoardings at various places.

Rajat Patidar can debut

Indore's Rajat Patidar is also included in the Indian team. He hasn't got a chance in the playing XI so far in the series, but now India has won the series. In such a situation, the team management may rest the senior players, which may cause some disappointment to the fans. However, in such a situation, Rajat Patidar may get a chance to play in his hometown.

For the first time in 40 years, Indore will deliver the verdict in Indore.

The BCCI has appointed Nitin Menon of Indore as the on-field umpire for the ODI match to be held in Indore. For the first time in 40 years in the city, an Indori umpire will give the decision on the field in an international ODI match. The first international ODI match took place on 1 December 1983 at the Nehru Stadium in Indore.

Nitin, the only umpire from the country included in the Elite Panel of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has previously been the third umpire in three international matches held in the city. This includes Test matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh as well as T20 matches against Sri Lanka. His father Narendra Menon has also been the third umpire during two international matches in Indore. Indore's Sudhir Asnani has been a TV umpire in an ODI match. Virender Sehwag scored a double century in this match.


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