New Delhi. The Indian team, captained by Rohit Sharma, cleaned up New Zealand in Indore. Tom Latham and Co. tried to end the ODI series with respect by winning at least the last match but it could not happen. With this victory, India won its 7th consecutive ODI series at home. Not only this, Team India has now become the king of 50 overs cricket, leaving England and New Zealand behind. India has moved to the first position in the ICC ODI rankings, while England has slipped to second and New Zealand to third.
Rohit-Gil-Conway scored a century
A total of three centuries were scored in the Indore ODI. Batting first for India, Shubman Gill and Hitman scored hundreds. Gill faced 78 balls. During this, he scored 112 runs with the help of 13 fours and five sixes. At the same time, his partner i.e. Captain Rohit Sharma also played an inning of 101 runs. Hitman hit nine fours and six sixes during this period. Rohit’s century was very special in many ways. He had not scored a century for the last three years. In such a situation, the captain played a big innings after a long time by hitting a century. While chasing the target, New Zealand’s opening batsman Devon Conway also scored a century. Conway single-handedly struggled in this match to lift the glory of the New Zealand team. During this, 138 runs came from his bat in 100 balls. Conway could not win his team.
Why was Shardul Thakur given MOM?
After three centuries in the match, Hardik Pandya also proved himself with both bat and ball. He finally scored an inning of 54 runs in 38 balls. Apart from this, India also got its first success in the form of Finn Allen. In such a situation, why was Shardul Thakur given the Player of the Match award? Let us give you information about it. Shardul Thakur bowled six overs, during which he gave 45 runs at an economy of 7.50 and also took three wickets. Shardul got the wicket to India when the team needed it the most.
shardul misses hat trick
A 78-run partnership was formed between the set Devon Conway and Darrell Mitchell. Then on the first ball of the 25th over, Lord Shardul got Mitchell caught behind by Ishaan Kishan behind the wicket. On the very next ball, he also made the captain of the Kiwi team, Tom Latham, walk. He gave a catch to Hardik Pandya. In such a situation, Shardul was on a hat-trick on the next ball but he missed doing so. After this, in his very next over, Shardul got Glenn Phillips caught out by Virat Kohli and got India back in the match. Along with taking three wickets, Shardul scored an important 25 runs in 17 balls with the bat.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 25, 2023, 06:15 IST