India vs New Zealand 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Predictions, Odds, Picks and Betting Preview

India vs New Zealand 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Predictions, Odds, Picks and Betting Preview

Joel Reyes
updated at November 1, 2023 at 3:22 PM
  • India and New Zealand are the last two unbeaten teams in this year's World Cup
  • India defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets in their last match
  • New Zealand defeated Afghanistan by 149 runs in their last match

Something's gotta give.

India and New Zealand will put their unbeaten records on the line when they square off this coming Sunday in Dharamsala.

Read on as Sports Brief brings you a preview of this blockbuster showdown.

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Kane Williamson and Rohit Sharma talk to the media during Captain's Day before the start of the 2023 Cricket World Cup. Image: Gareth Copley.
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India vs. New Zealand Betting Preview

Where: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, India

When: Sunday, October 22 - 2:00 pm local time

Odds: India (1.45) vs. New Zealand (2.85) - view all lines

Betting on India (1.45)

India will head to their clash against New Zealand boasting a rich vein of form.

The hosts have started their World Cup campaign with four consecutive victories, sending their fans into a frenzy.

They opened the tournament with a comfortable victory over Australia, beating them by six wickets with 52 balls remaining.

The Indians then crushed Afghanistan, winning by eight wickets with 90 balls left. They followed that with a seven-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan.

Their last victory came against Bangladesh, with India winning by seven wickets with 51 balls left.

India have successfully chased the target in all four of their World Cup matches thus far and they would like to do the same in the game against New Zealand.

There is a possibility of rain during the match, which will take place in Dharamsala, per Outlook.

Betting on New Zealand (2.85)

There is just no stopping New Zealand right now. The Black Caps have started this tournament like a house on fire, winning their first four matches convincingly.

New Zealand started their World Cup campaign with a nine-wicket victory over defending champions, England. They then defeated the Netherlands by 99 runs in their second group match.

The Black Caps continued their fine play against Bangladesh, recording an eight-wicket victory with 43 balls left. Their last win came against Afghanistan, with New Zealand pulling off a 149-run victory.

Things are bound to get tougher, though, for the Black Caps as standing in their way in the next match are the mighty Indians.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been in fine form, scoring 265 and 259 runs, respectively, in this year's World Cup, per

New Zealand will also be missing the services of captain Kane Williamson, who's out with a thumb injury he picked up during the match against Bangladesh.

Writer's Prediction

India (1.45) preserve their unbeaten record with a win over New Zealand (all odds courtesy of 1XBet).

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England vs. South Africa Betting Preview

Sports Brief also previewed the Cricket World Cup clash between England and South Africa.

Both nations are coming off shocking losses to Afghanistan and the Netherlands.

The good news for England is that Ben Stokes is set to return to their starting lineup for this contest.

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Joel Reyes is a sports editor at with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines. He has eight years of work experience in sports writing.
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