New Delhi. Team India has taken a step towards winning another series on the basis of bowlers. In the second ODI against New Zealand (IND vs NZ), he got the target of only 109 runs. After losing the toss, the New Zealand team returned to the pavilion after scoring 108 runs in 34.3 overs. 8 players of the team could not reach double figures. Fast bowler Mohammed Shami performed well and took 3 wickets for 18 runs. Hardik Pandya and Washington Sundar also got 2-2 wickets. In the first match played in Hyderabad, India won by 12 runs. The team is ahead 1-0 in the 3-match series. The team is eyeing to win the third consecutive series of the year 2023. Earlier, he defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in T20 and 3-0 in ODI series.
New Zealand did not have a good start after losing the toss and came out to play first. The team had lost 5 wickets for just 15 runs. Mohammad Shami and Mohammad Siraj performed well with the new ball. Finn Allen could not even open the account. Devon Conway scored 7, Henry Nicholls 2, Daryl Mitchell and captain Tom Latham could also score only one run. None of the top-5 could reach 10 runs.
Glenn Phillips handled the team by scoring 36 runs. Apart from this, Michael Bracewell, who scored a century in the first match, scored 22 and Mitchell Santner scored 27 runs. There was not a single half-century from the team. Shami took 3 wickets for 18 runs in 6 overs. His 30 balls were dots. That is, the batters could not score a single run on this. Hardik Pandya took wickets for 16 runs in 6 overs. And off-spinner Washington Sundar took 7 runs and 2 wickets in 3 overs.
Apart from this, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj and left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav got one wicket each. New Zealand’s innings still had 15.3 overs to play.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 21, 2023, 16:11 IST