IND Vs NZ Shikhar Dhawan Says About Tom Latham Century India Lost 1st Odi

Shikhar Dhawan Team India: India had to face defeat by 7 wickets in the first match of the ODI series against New Zealand. Team India had given a target of 307 runs. Despite this, he had to face defeat. Tom Latham scored an unbeaten century for New Zealand. Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan praised Latham. He said that Latham snatched the match from us. Williamson also performed brilliantly with Latham.

Shikhar said in the presentation of the match, “We made a good score. But today we bowled more short off-length balls, due to which Latham played big shots. We were in the game for 40 overs but four fours in an over. After coming, the Kiwi team got the upper hand in the game.

The Indian captain said, “We have to work on our strategy and make sure that we do not let the batsmen play to their strengths. This is a young team and I am proud of my team.”

Chasing a target of 307, New Zealand looked in trouble at 88/3 in 19.5 overs, but Latham hit an unbeaten 145 off 104 balls, hitting 19 fours and five sixes, and gave New Zealand the victory. Latham hit a six and four consecutive fours off Shardul Thakur in the 40th over of the innings. The 25 runs that came in this over changed the course of the match.

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Significantly, Shreyas Iyer performed brilliantly for India. He scored 80 runs facing 76 balls. Captain Shikhar Dhawan played an inning of 72 runs. Dhawan faced 77 balls and hit 13 fours. Shubman Gill scored a half-century. He scored 50 runs.

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