Cricket World Cup USA TV: How to Watch India vs. New Zealand, Live Stream, Team News, Odds

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Virat Kohli of India celebrates after catching out Nathan Coulter-Nile of Australia during the Group Stage match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and Australia at The Oval on June 9 in London, England. Getty/Henry Browne

India's Cricket World Cup campaign continues in Nottingham, England, on Thursday. It takes on New Zealand, with both teams looking to preserve unbeaten records.

India might have started the tournament almost a week later than everyone else but the wait doesn't seem to have affected the 2011 winners at all. A comfortable six wickets victory in its debut against South Africa was followed by a 36 runs triumph on Sunday against Australia, which was a lot more comfortable than the margin of victory suggested.

For New Zealand, meanwhile, easy wins against Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have come either side of a victory against Bangladesh during which the Black Caps somewhat unconvincingly stumbled over the line.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the game.

When and where is the game?

India faces New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, on Thursday, June 13 with play scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. local time (5:30 a.m. ET).

It's the first game at the venue for both sides, with India having played in Southampton and London so far. New Zealand, meanwhile, has so far played in Cardiff, London and Taunton.

TV channel and live stream

The game will be broadcast in the U.S. by Willow TV and Hotstar, with a live stream available via Sling TV.

The latter is one of the official partners of Willow TV and is available across various platforms such as Apple TV, iOS, Android TV, XBOX, Chrome TV, Fire TV and Roku.

Match odds

While there's nothing separating the two teams on the table, the bookmakers have India down as the clear favorite to win. The number-two team in the ODI rankings is a 4/9 favorite, while New Zealand is 7/4.

Unsurprisingly, India's captain Virat Kohli is 4/1 to be the top run scorer in the game, the shortest odds of any player. The 30-year-old, who is ranked as the number one batsman in all three formats of the game, averages 59.47 in ODIs.

Kohli scored just 18 runs in India's World Cup opener against South Africa, but was back to his best with an imposing 82 against Australia.

Form

While they are the only two teams still unbeaten at the World Cup, India and New Zealand arrive into the game with different mindsets. India was imperious with bat and ball against Australia, showing the kind of form that would have its rivals concerned.

New Zealand is the third consecutive team India have faced in the top five of the world's ODI rankings. By comparison, the Black Caps have so far enjoyed a softer introduction to the World Cup, with world number seven Bangladesh the highest-ranked team they have faced.

Shikhar Dhawan is the only injury concern on either side. The Indian opener scored his first century of the tournament against Australia on Sunday but suffered a hairline fracture after being hit on the left thumb. He will miss the next two games.

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