India vs New Zealand 1st ODI: Team India had to face defeat in the first ODI against New Zealand. For New Zealand, wicket-keeper batsman Tom Latham scored a brilliant century and gave victory to the Kiwi team. Apart from him, captain Kane Williamson also played an excellent innings.
This batsman played a big innings
For New Zealand, star batsman Tom Latham played a stormy inning of 145 runs. At the same time, Kane Williamson played with him. Kane scored 94 runs. Because of both these batsmen, Team India had to face defeat. For India, Shardul Thakur took one and Umran Malik took 2 wickets. At the same time, Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh made their debut for Team India in this match.
India had given a target of 307 runs
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer’s brilliant innings of 80 runs in 76 balls, thanks to Shubman Gill and Shikhar’s century partnership (124 runs), India scored 306 runs at the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs. At the same time, New Zealand has been given a target of 307 runs to win. New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first, after which the Indian team batted first.
Batsmen showed their strength
The start of the Indian team was excellent. Opener captain Shikhar Dhawan and Shubnam Gill played a century partnership. However, while completing his half-century, Gill was caught by Conway off the bowling of bowler Lockie Ferguson. During this, 124 runs were scored for the first wicket of the team. Shreyas Iyer came to the crease after Gill’s dismissal.
Dhawan hit a half century
Captain Shikhar Dhawan returned to the pavilion in the very next over. Dhawan bowler was caught by Finn Allen on the ball of Tim Southee. During this, he scored an inning of 72 runs in 77 balls with the help of 13 fours. After that, Pant came to the crease and led the innings with Iyer. Iyer surprised everyone by playing his brilliant innings and scored 80 runs in 76 balls with the help of four fours and four sixes. However, he got caught by Saudi’s ball and handed over the catch to Conway.
Tim Southee did wonders in the last over
Bowlers Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson took 3-3 wickets. Saudi made Dhawan, Iyer and Shardul Thakur walk. At the same time, Ferguson made Gill, Pant and Surya Kumar Yadav walk. Adam Milne took the wicket of batsman Sanju Samson.
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