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Kohli, Rohit alongisde Dhawan have the cornerstones of India's batting line-up in ODIs in recent times

With the world Cup less than five months is of greater importance in the context of removed, the adopted 50-over contests from the end of that. Teams try different combinations in the last remaining games, in order to zero in on your best possible Axis before the world Cup. In England, the torchbearers of the new wave in ODI cricket and their fates in the format turned a corner in a span of four years. To win missing out on a place in the quarter-finals in the last edition of the tournament in Australia and new Zealand, they are currently considered the favorites for the title.

Two teams who England could give a run for their money in the world on the basis of the current form - are India and new Zealand. In the ODIs since January of 2017, both India and new Zealand, the best success rate have played behind only England. And of the five-match ODI series between the two starting this week, a mouth promises-watering contest. The conditions in new Zealand, the mirror, the England tight - small boundaries and flat pitches - would give us a fair indication of where both teams stand with respect to their chances in the world Cup.

Best win % since Jan 2017

India and new Zealand have some striking similarities. Both sides have a powerful bowling line-ups with diversity and guided by two of the eyelash to competitors in the generation - Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson respectively. To sort the fragile and insecure lower-middle of a grey zone, to look for the both sides, by the end of the series.

But the biggest parallel between the teams is their reliance on the "Big Three" batsman at the top of the order. Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli cricket is right up there among the best top three not only this generation, but also the history of limited overs. Kohli's consistency puts probably the greatest batsman of the format and Rohit in the last four years, him in the elite class as well. Dhawan has tournaments an enviable record in the multi-nation-and he forges a powerful force at the top of the order with Rohit.

New Zealand, on the other hand, are still figuring out ways to fill the gaping hole at the top of the order after Brendon McCullum hung up his boots in 2016. Like Rohit, Martin Guptill, has become one of the most consistent opening batsman in the last time with a similar penchant for big scores Together with Kohli, Williamson a quarter of the modern fab four Quartet. He has also taken over, management tasks of McCullum as the fish in the water, with new Zealand continues to thrive under his captaincy so far. From the time of his career, where he has been at the crossroads after a fallout with then-coach Mike Hesson, Ross Taylor in a run-machine in the 50-over format of late, with its amazing consistency. His numbers in the last four years is placed in the shade, just by Kohli heroics. He is only running 294 away from a fall, Stephen Fleming from the list of top highest run-Getter for new Zealand in ODIs.

Best ODI avg in Apr 2015 (750+ runs)

The Big Three reign

After Ajinkya rahane was proposed and Suresh Raina lost their way in the ODI scheme of things, and in combination with MS Dhoni, disappears, and returns with the bat, it's the 'Big Three' of Kohli, Rohit and Dhawan is worn to have the Indian batting line-up on their shoulders. The trio scored 52.06% of the total of runs aggregated to India in the aftermath of the 2015 edition of the World Cup and was 39 of 48 three-figure scores during the time.

The triumvirate has aggregated featured together in 42 games, and the combined percentage of runs scored by the three in these games 65.46% increase of 52.06% - almost two-thirds of the total runs India. India apart, scored 31 hundreds in these 42 games 29 came out of the illustrious top three with a century each from Manish Pandey and Ambati Rayudu-30 months - it cap.

India's Big Three

The story is quite different for new Zealand. The Guptill-Williamson-Taylor trio has accumulated 46.36% of the total runs scored, the score in new Zealand for the period of April 2015, with 20 of 26 three-figure belonging to them. In the 34 games, the trio featured together, the proportion of runs for more pillows contributed to 56.82%. Outside of the trio, Tom Latham has done quite well for new Zealand, scoring 1701 runs at 37.80 with four hundreds, often batting open and bating at number five.

new Zealand the Big Three

seams partnerships

The fact that the two sides asked the trio, would mean next to each other in the line-up, you have to string together partnerships often. In 66 partnerships among them since April 2015, the Guptill-Williamson-Taylor trio average 58.97 12 century, and 17 other partnerships over 50. Taylor and Williamson are complementary, and, as a couple of, an average of 65.83 24. You are also cricket is the best batting pair for new Zealand in the history of ODI.

The Indian trio better rating 62.97 has done slightly in the same period of 97 hours, you have Battuta. Kohli average partnership with Rohit value is 91.35 in 25 innings, the four mammoth 200-plus, while Dhawan, it reads 78.81 in two less innings. Among the pairs with 500-plus in 2015, Kohli-Rohit and Kohli has been running since April-Dhawan, the top two slots to fill.

Highest average partnership since Apr 2015 (500+ runs)

in the wins

After it's already been mentioned-the domination of the "Big Three" in the respective batting line-ups, it goes without saying how important the three are to win. In 34 games, the new Zealand trio featured together, on average, 67.06, the films wins to 38.19 losses. Taylor averages over wins half of the losses (42.85) (84.47), while Guptill wins, average losses, a lean 24.00 to 68.19. New Zealand only two series at home have been lost since April 2015 - 2-3 margins, against South Africa in 2017 and England for 2018. In the six games they lost over the two series, five of them saw at least one of the Guptill-Williamson-Taylor trio is missing, underlines the importance of the three on the side.

The comparatively India trio has done well in low-53.33 rises 74.53 were, on average, wins. In 24 victories in this time, Kohli averaging a Bradmanesque 105.94 eight hundred and Rohit average is at 81.53, with as many hundreds. The duo has been effective in the losing causes, as well as with the former averaging 63.29 and the latter 53.00, with eight three-figure scores between them. The fact that India lost, a whole series of games, although you can get the scoring will need to be well up to the inept lower-middle order, not enjoy often, until the pressure of the ask rate.


In the 42 games that Rohit Dhawan-Kohli trio played together, one of the three top goals, in 36 games (85.71%) and India ended up winning 21 of them with one end in a draw. In the six other games, if someone else outside of the "Big Three" top-gates, India page ended up on the loser in three of them. The effect of the three top failure is not chasing more dramatically in the run, where India chased, down slightly up from 250 since April 2015 without a significant contribution from either Rohit, Dhawan or Kohli. The Champions Trophy 2017-final against Pakistan was one of the moments in which all were dismissed the top three and in the first Powerplay in a run chase and the rest of the batting line-up crumbled due to the scoreboard pressure.

As far as new Zealand to the third party are concerned, they have top-gates, which were in 25 of the 34 ODIs and ended as the winner in 15 out of the 25. 17 of these 25 instances came during the eyelash landed first, and new Zealand, winning 10 of those to do during failure, in three of the four ODIs, if someone else has the top goals.

The upcoming series will throw a challenge to the "Big Threes" and you should fail, it represents a Chance for the rest of the page to prove that the Cricket world is that you can raise your game when needed.

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