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INDIA vs NEW ZEALAND, 2nd T20I Match Highlights
Men in Blue beat Black Caps by 6 wickets and level the three-match T20I series
IND vs NZ, 2nd T20I: Indian claim their winning status back from the kiwis as they mighty New Zealand by 6 wickets to level the three-match T20I series 1-1.
The Indian bowlers showed up as a group to the game. As if dismissing the Kiwis for a poor performance was a party where everyone participated equally.
The Men in Blue posed a challenging question to the New Zealand batter, but they were unable to respond. Indian Batters failed at the start but made it to the finishing line pretty much easily.
The Indian openers Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan were both dismissed early. Then came Rahul Tripathi who also did not last long as he was also dismissed in the 11th over. Later Sundar followed him after being run out by Tickner. However, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya made the innings stable after the quick wickets.
IND vs NZ: Early on in the Innings
Indian team is coming back strong for the second T20I after losing the first T20I. As the Indian bowlers dominate the Kiwis in the second T20I. The Kiwis register a subpar total of 99 runs in 20 overs.
Each and every bowler, except Shivam Mavi. All others including Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal, Sundar, Hooda, and captain Hardik Pandya, took a wicket. In contrast, Arshdeep Singh took two wickets in his four-over performance to outperform the New Zealand batsman for a lower total.
New Zealand batters struggled to score runs as no one really scored more than 20+ runs in this 2nd T20I match, which led to their lowest-ever total against India in T20I. This is surely a bad day that the Kiwis will remember forever.
IND vs NZ: Kiwi Bowlers
New Zealand with a below-par score had to start the second innings with wickets and they did so by removing both the openers early on in the innings.
Ish Sodhi and Michael Bracewell both picked up one wicket each but lacked support from other bowlers, which made sure India won the match somehow.
IND vs NZ: India had no problem chasing this below-par-score
The strong Indian team handled the ball well, but in order to tie the series, they had to chase down this low score. Instead of raising further issues and handing the game away to New Zealand, Hardik and his players handled the situation coolly and like a world-class team.
Shubman Gill walked back to the pavilion after scoring 11 runs from 9 balls and Ishan Kishan scored 19 off 32 balls. Rahul Tripathi also tried to stable things but was dismissed after scoring 13 runs from 18 balls.
While Suryakumar Yadav made sure that he stood in the crease until the end and finished the game within 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav finished his knock with 26 runs from 31 balls and Hardik Pandya ended his knock with 15 runs from 20 balls.
IND vs NZ: What’s Next for India and New Zealand
As a result of both teams winning one game apiece, the series is now tied (1-1), and the T20I series final and decider match will take place -at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on February 1 at 7:00 PM IST.
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