Rohit Sharma, who is leading the Indian side in absence of Virat Kohli, will be pleased with MS Dhoni s return from injury for the fifth ODI. @AFP

While New Zealand will be out to repeat their Hamilton heroics and end the five-match ODI series on a high, India, led by Rohit Sharma in the absence of Virat Kohli, will be out to prove the lop-sided performance in the fourth ODI was an aberration as the teams lock horns in the fifth and final ODI of the series in Wellington on Sunday. (ALSO READ: MS Dhoni boost for India seeking an improved batting show)

Martin Guptill s injury might force Kane Williamson to change the winning combination. For India, the comeback of MS Dhoni, who missed the third and fourth ODI of the series due to a stiff hamstring, will be a boost for their middle-order. (ALSO READ: Martin Guptill suffers injury in training, could miss 5th ODI vs India)

Dhoni s return though may mean that young Shubman Gill moving out of the playing XI unless India decide to bench either of Ambati Rayudu or Dinesh Karthik. (ALSO READ: Dhoni declared fit for fifth ODI)

While the Kiwi side is likely to stick with their match-winning combination -led by Trent Boult from the fourth game, India may pick Mohammed Siraj in place of Khaleel Ahmed. (ALSO READ: Last game was an aberration Bangar)

What: India vs New Zealand, 5th ODI

Where: Westpac Stadium, Wellington

When: February 3 (Sunday)

Time in IST: 7.30 am

Where to watch: Star Sports Network (India)

Live streaming: Hotstar



Probable XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Ambati Rayudu, 4 MS Dhoni (wk), 5 Dinesh Karthik, 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Hardik Pandya, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Mohammed Siraj, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal

New Zealand

Probable XI: 1 Colin Munro, 2 Henry Nicholls, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Tom Latham (wk), 6 Colin de Grandhomme, 7 Jimmy Neesham, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Todd Astle, 10 Matt Henry, 11 Trent Boult