INDIA VS. NEW ZEALAND World Cup 2023 Match Hardik Pandya will miss match against New Zealand
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INDIA VS. NEW ZEALAND World Cup 2023 Match: India is going to face New Zealand on Sunday without Hardik Pandya in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. In the last match, against Bangladesh, on October 19, Hardik Pandya got a left ankle injury.

In the last match, against Bangladesh, when he was bowling his first over – the ninth over of Bangladesh when he was trying to stop a shot with his foot and his foot. He was taken for a scan and played no further. He bowled three balls, and the remaining three were bowled by Virat Kohli, who gave only two runs.

He is not going to take the flight to Dharamshala for the next match against New Zealand. He will join the team in Lucknow against England on October 29 at Ekana Stadium, Lucknow. He is under BCCI’s medical team’s supervision and is advised to rest.

Surya set to replace Hardik Pandya in India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 Match:

In the next match against New Zealand, Suryakumar Yadav or Ravichandran Ashwin is expected to take the position of Hardik Pandya. The probability of Suryakumar Yadav is higher to play in the next match. Suryakumar Yadav is a right-handed batsman, while Ravichandran Ashwin is a right-arm off-spinner. Both the players have performed very well in recent matches, but no one has announced Hardik Pandya’s replacement for the match against New Zealand.

R. Ashwin has taken 156 wickets in 116 matches with an economy of 4.93 and an average of 33.2 in his ODI career, while Surya has made 667 runs in 30 matches with SR of 105.70 in ODIs.

The next match of India is scheduled against New Zealand on October 22 at HPCA (Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium), Dharamshala hill station of Himachal Pradesh. The match will start at 02:00 PM (IST). This match is very important to both the teams because India and New Zealand are the only teams who won all four matches played in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. 

The match is going to be very adventurous, and both the teams will fight for the top position at the point table, and the winner will be at the top of the point table.

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