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India vs New Zealand: ‘They are a world-class side,’ Martin Guptill no longer counting Virat Kohli and Co out of the three-match ODI series

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill on Friday said his group will seem to pump up the aggression against Indian spinners for the duration of the 2nd ODI right here on Saturday in pursuit of an early sequence win in opposition to the fancied visitors.

The Black Caps chased down their highest-ever complete in ODI cricket at Seddon Park on way to their four-wicket win in the first ODI for a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Guptill stated the key to New Zealand’s victory was once enjoying well in opposition to the spinners. Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja were taken to the cleaners in Hamilton through Kiwi batsmen and leaked 148 runs in all.

“It’s totally different conditions, isn’t it? You have to be a little bit greater attacking here I wager and have the self belief that the ball will in all likelihood will no longer spin previous your side as much. You recognize the extraordinary one might as it did the different night,” he said.

“I idea the way we handled the Indian spinners in Hamilton was once some of the quality we have performed it in a long time. So we can take self belief from that going forward in the series.”

Guptill also warned his side in opposition to complacency, pronouncing it cannot afford to take a world class group like India lightly.

“I don’t think you can be counted India out. They are a world-class side, they have got suit winners batting and bowling. So, we nevertheless have to put up a very proper overall performance the following day to be get every other win beneath the belt and take the series,” he said.

“Come tomorrow, with any luck we will play nicely and show off our capabilities again.”

The 33-year-old opener additionally discussed the unique undertaking of dealing with Jasprit Bumrah.

“Don’t know (it ever gets) comfy facing him (Bumrah). But you certainly get used to him. He has acquired a unique action, he comes in and he is very right with his skills. I thinking we played him nicely on the other night.

“He bowled very properly with the new ball and when the time got here to take boundaries off him I thinking the guys in the middle did that virtually properly and negated him and (did now not permit him) to take early wickets,” he said.

Guptill said the peculiar dimensions of Eden Park will play a section in the 2nd ODI and he alongside with his new opening associate Henry Nicholls will seem to be to construct the innings simply like they did in Hamilton.

“This floor is different, isn’t it? You favor to go out and begin the way we can and stay as wonderful as possible. It could be 70 for no loss or it should be forty for no loss. You just don’t know until we go out there and check the conditions. Once we get out there tomorrow, we see how we get on,” he said.

“You favor to go out there being positive. Unfortunately in the game of cricket if you lose couple of wickets early you have to rebuild. But if Henry (Nicholls) and I can get throughout the 10-over mark then with any luck take it as deep as possible.”

Guptill additionally heaped praise on stand-in skipper Tom Latham, who smashed a 48-ball 60 to take the recreation away from India in Hamilton.

“I concept Tom performed brilliantly. He gave himself some time to get in and then flipped the change when he needed to and took the stress a little bit off Ross (Taylor). It allowed Ross to settle into his personal innings as well,” he said.

“Then between 25 to 40 over mark, they simply took the recreation away from India with that in shape winning partnership,” Guptill signed off.

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