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IND vs NZ ODIs: Three young players to watch out for

The ODI series between the two teams will get underway on January 18.

IND vs NZ, ODIs: Three young players to watch out for

After the final ODI against Sri Lanka to be played on January 15, Sunday, the Rohit Sharma-led team India (IND) will take on New Zealand (NZ) for a three-match ODI series set to get underway on Wednesday, with the first ODI set to be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. 

Post a sepulchral outing in the 20-20 World Cup 2022, the Indian selectors are banking on youngsters and one has to agree that several young cricketers will be a part of the series. We decided to handpick three young players from countries to watch out for, given that it is they who are taking the team forward. 

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Here are the three young players to watch out for in the IND vs NZ ODI series: 

3) Fin Allen

IND vs NZ ODIs 2023: Fin Allen

IND vs NZ ODIs 2023: Fin Allen (Image Source: Twitter)

Fin Allen, the young Kiwi batter, is proving his prowess with every passing game and eventually made a significant impact for the Black Caps during the 20-20 World Cup 2022. Much to the delight of the New Zealand fans, the player is in red-hot form in the 50-over format as well. 

For the unversed, Allen gathered 387 runs in the 50-over format in 2022, including 4 fifties at a strike rate of 94.39, eventually proving to be a great find for the team. With a high score of 96, Allen averaged 38.70 in the ODIs last year and he could be threatening in the upcoming series as well. 

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