Indian skipper M S Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl against the New Zealand in first of the five match ODI series in Dharamsala today.
With Kohli delivering as skipper in the Test series, the pressure will be high on Dhoni as India need to beat Kiwis a 4-1 margin to claim the third spot in the ICC ODI rankings.
India: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (C), Kedhar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav.
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, M Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Doug Bracewell.
NZ XI: M Guptill, T Latham, K Williamson, R Taylor, C Anderson, J Neesham, L Ronchi, M Santner, T Southee, I Sodhi, D Bracewell— BCCI (@BCCI) October 16, 2016
IND XI: RG Sharma, A Rahane, V Kohli, M Pandey, MS Dhoni, K Jadhav, H Pandya, A Patel, A Mishra, J Bumrah, U Yadav— BCCI (@BCCI) October 16, 2016