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IND vs NZ third ODI: Won’t be stunned if India rating 400 in the event that they get to bat first, says Aakash Chopra

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Aakash Chopra feels that India will rating 400 runs in opposition to New Zealand in the event that they get to bat first within the third ODI on Tuesday in Indore. India have already sealed the sequence and can be aiming to get the No.1 spot within the ICC ODI rankings.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 24, 2023 11:38 IST

Indian batters have been in good kind all through the sequence (Courtesy: AP)

By India Today Web Desk: Former cricketer Aakash Chopra has claimed that he will not be stunned if India rating 400 runs in the event that they get to bat first in opposition to New Zealand within the third ODI in Indore.

India had already received the sequence after their victory in Raipur by eight wickets and likewise dethroned the Kiwis from the highest of the ICC ODI Rankings within the course of. India can go to the highest of the rankings in the event that they win on Tuesday and clear sweep the sequence.

While previewing the match on his YouTube channel, as quoted by Sportskeeda, Yadav mentioned the Indian staff has already lived as much as expectations and would not be stunned in the event that they rating 400 in the event that they get to bat first.

“What can we expect from this match? The Indian team has already lived up to expectations. I won’t be surprised if India score 400 if they get to bat first, that’s what I feel. 200-225 runs are scored in T20s here.”

“The opposition team is weak, the pitch is extremely flat and the ground is very small. So when such an opportunity comes, all batters say they should improve their records because an international match is an international match.”

“Nothing is on the line if it is a dead rubber. They are playing for pride and you are playing to do well. So the chances of runs getting scored increase even further in such a case. You might want to bat second here because the ground is extremely small,” mentioned Chopra.

The former cricketer additionally mentioned that India solved one in all their downside areas, which was wiping out the tail within the second ODI, and he is not involved a lot concerning the staff in the mean time.

“There is nothing much to be concerned about. We did feel after the first match how we would dismiss the lower middle order. Dasun Shanaka earlier scored a century and then Michael Bracewell did that. So if there is a problem with us, it is that we are unable to wipe out the tail.”

“At times, it proves expensive but now that is also not a problem. You picked up wickets at the top in a jiffy and if you dismiss a team for 110, things become very easy. Then it feels like a one-way street,” mentioned Chopra.

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Jan 24, 2023