Having already lost the series in the previous encounter at Mount Maunganui, hosts New Zealand A will lock horns with the touring India A side for one last time at the same venue, in a bid to salvage their pride. They posted competitive totals of 308 and 299 runs in both of their previous two matches. But a strong Indian batting unit chased the totals down comfortably on both occasions.
Toss has played a big factor in this series as India A have been lucky enough to call it right on both occasions. Results are there to be seen. The hosts will hope that luck would favour them this time around as that's all that they need apart from the excellent performances by their players so far.
Weather and Pitch conditions:Weather will remain clear mostly. Good conditions for cricket. The pitch is a paradise for the batsmen. Both of previous ODIs have encountered high totals and the same can be expected this time once again.
IND A: Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey [C], Ishan Kishan (wk), Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep Saini
Wicket-keeper: Tim Seifert (8 Cr)
Seifert played a good hand of 59 runs off just 53 deliveries in the first match but followed up with a disappointing knock of 14 in the second . Although his counterpart Ishan Kishan also played a good knock of 47 runs off 43 deliveries in the