IND vs NZ 2nd ODI: India has defeated New Zealand by eight wickets and has also won the series with this match. In this match, New Zealand scored 108 runs while batting first. India’s fast bowlers did a great job. However, after losing five wickets for 15 runs, the Kiwi team scored 108 runs with the contribution of middle-order batsmen. This target was very easy for India. Captain Rohit and Shubman Gill started well, but Rohit was dismissed after scoring a half-century. Virat, who came to the crease after him, also got out after scoring 11 runs. However, Gill stood at one end and finished the match with Ishan Kishan. And gave the series its name.
The third and last match of this series will be played on June 24 at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. After this both the teams will play three match T20 series.
Rohit Sharma’s half century
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has completed his half-century. He completed his 50 runs in 47 balls. Rohit and have once again put on a great partnership and the Indian team is inching closer to victory. India’s score is 1 run without loss after 14 overs.
Storm of Indian fast bowlers, Kiwi team limited to 108 runs
The Indian team decided to bowl first after winning the toss and India’s fast bowlers proved captain Rohit’s decision right. Shami bowled Finn Allen in the very first over. Till this time New Zealand’s account was not even opened. Siraj walked Henry Nicholls in the sixth over. Shami sent Daryl Mitchell to the pavilion in the seventh over. Conway in the 10th over and captain Latham also returned to the pavilion in the 11th over. Within 15 runs, half of the New Zealand team had returned to the pavilion and no batsman could touch the double figure. All five wickets were taken by India’s fast bowlers.
After this Glenn Phillips and Michael Bracewell handled the innings. Both of them shared a 41-run partnership. After this, Bracewell was also dismissed after scoring 22 runs. Santner also scored 27 and shared a 47-run partnership with Phillips. Glenn Phillips also got out after scoring 36 runs. At this time New Zealand’s score was 103 runs. After this, Sundar and Kuldeep wrapped up the New Zealand innings. The Kiwi team was reduced to 108 runs in 34.3 overs.
Glenn Phillips scored the highest 36 runs for New Zealand. At the same time, Mitchell Santner scored 27 and Bracewell scored 22 runs. Apart from these three, no Kiwi batsman could touch the double figure. Got reduced to a score of 108 runs. Kuldeep Yadav ended New Zealand’s innings by dismissing Blair Tickner lbw. Tickner scored two runs. At the other end, Henry also remained unbeaten after scoring two runs. Now India has an easy target of 109 runs to win this series. Mohammed Shami took the maximum three wickets for India. Hardik and Sundar got two wickets each. Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav took one wicket each.