IndvsNZ match will be held at Holkar Stadium in Indore, this is how the record of the case played in the stadium
Indore. Having won the first two matches and taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ODI series, the Indian team will now face New Zealand at the Holkar Stadium where they have won all the ODIs they have played so far. Although New Zealand will be facing hosts India for the first time in the limited overs One Day International format at the Holkar Stadium, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) stadium’s 17-year-old record has been in India’s favor.
Hosts India have been victorious in all the five One Day Internationals held at this ground between 2006 and 2017, defeating England, West Indies, South Africa and Australia in this format. On the other hand, New Zealand has played only one match at Holkar Stadium as a Test match so far. In this match held in 2016, India defeated New Zealand by a huge margin of 321 runs. Significantly, this match was the first Test match in the history of this stadium with a capacity of about 27,000 spectators.
In the one-day match to be played at the stadium on Tuesday, the New Zealand team would like to taste victory for the first time on this ground after paying some account of the last two defeats of the ongoing series. Significantly, in the one-day match played in Raipur on January 21, India’s fast bowling attack destroyed New Zealand’s weak batting line-up, giving the hosts an eight-wicket victory and 2-0 in the three-match series. Had taken an unbeatable lead.
Meanwhile, there is a lot of excitement among the local cricket lovers about the One Day International match going to be held at the Holkar Stadium after almost six years. On Monday, a day before the match, a gathering was seen around the stadium, especially young cricket fans. Police Commissioner Harinarayanchari Mishra said that for the India-New Zealand match, security arrangements have been made for three circles around the stadium and about 1,500 policemen will take care of it.