Kolkata. Rohit Sharma scored a half-century in the third T20. He played a half-century in the second consecutive match (India vs New Zealand). However, New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi took a surprising catch of Rohit and sent him to the pavilion. In the match, Rohit won the toss and decided to bat first. Team India is leading 2-0 in the series. The team has a chance to clean sweep in their second consecutive win against New Zealand. Earlier, the team had defeated him 5-0.
Rohit Sharma faced 31 balls and scored 56 runs. This is the 26th half-century of his T20 career. He hit 5 fours and 3 sixes. Rohit Sharma wanted to play a big shot off Sodhi’s ball. But Sodhi ended his innings by catching his brilliant catch on his own ball. Team India has made 2 changes in the match. KL Rahul and R Ashwin have been rested. Ishaan Kishan and Yuzvendra Chahal were given a chance in their place. Ishan Kishan Scored 29 runs off 21 balls. He added 69 runs for the first wicket with Rohit in 6.2 overs. After the catch of Sodhi, all the commentators praised him fiercely.
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New Zealand got the third captain in the series
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson It was decided to rest from the T20 series. their place Tim Southee was made captain. He captained in the first 2 T20Is. He was rested in the third T20. He was replaced by a left arm spinner. Mitchell Santner He was given the command of the team. In such a situation, the team got the third captain.
Mitchell Santner bowled brilliantly as a captain. He gave only 27 runs in the quota of 4 overs and took 3 wickets. He dismissed Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant. After the T20 series is over, there will be a 2-match Test series between the two teams. Test series is starting from 25th November.