Leaving Gill, Surya told this 31-year-old batsman ‘game changer’
A blistering inning of 44 runs in just 22 balls in Ahmedabad
New Delhi. The last match of the three-match T20 series played between India and New Zealand was played on February 1 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In the title battle, the Indian team got a big win by 168 runs. The hero of the match was 23-year-old young opener Shubman Gill. While opening the innings, he played an unbeaten century of 126 runs in just 63 balls at a strike rate of 200.00. Meanwhile, 12 fours and seven excellent sixes came out of his bat.
Apart from Gill, the batsman who impressed people the most in the third T20 match was 31-year-old batsman Rahul Tripathi. Tripathi’s bat went fiercely in the last T20 match. Batting at number three for the team, he played a valuable inning of 44 runs in just 22 balls at a strike rate of 200.00. Meanwhile, four fours and three excellent sixes came out of his bat.
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Seeing Tripathi’s explosive batting in the third T20 match, Team India’s evergreen batsman Suryakumar Yadav has also become his admirer. Sharing a picture of himself with Tripathi on social media, Yadav wrote, ‘Game changer.’
Indian team won in Ahmedabad:
Batting first after winning the toss in Ahmedabad, the Indian team managed to score 234 runs at the loss of four wickets in the stipulated overs. Young Gill performed brilliantly for the team and played an unbeaten century innings of 126 runs.
While chasing the target of 235 runs by the Indian team, the Kiwi team was bundled out for 66 runs in 12.1 overs. Captain Hardik Pandya got maximum four successes for Team India. Apart from this, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik and Shivam Mavi took two wickets respectively.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 02, 2023, 14:14 IST