New Zealand beat India by 21 runs in yesterday’s T20I match on the JSCA Worldwide Stadium Complicated, Ranchi. Despatched into bat after shedding the toss, the Kiwis put up a aggressive complete of 176/6 on the board courtesy of half-centuries from Devon Conway (52 off 35) and Daryl Mitchell (59* off 30). Spinners Mitchell Santner (2/11) and Michael Bracewell (2/31) then starred with the ball to limit India to 155/9.
New Zealand bought off to a formidable begin with the bat as Finn Allen (35 off 23) and Conway added 43 for the opening wicket at swift tempo. Washington Sundar (2/22), nonetheless, dismissed each Allen and Mark Chapman (0) in a single over to carry India again into the sport. Kuldeep Yadav struck one other huge blow for the hosts, having Glenn Phillips (17) caught at deep midwicket.
Conway fell instantly after reaching his fifty, in a failed try to tackle Arshdeep Singh. The guests have been 149/6 heading into the final over. Mitchell then clobbered Arshdeep for 3 sixes and a 4 off consecutive deliveries – the primary ball being a no-ball. A large 27 runs got here off the final over as New Zealand completed on 177/6.
Crew India bought off to a horrific begin within the chase, shedding their first three wickets with solely 15 runs on the board. Ishan Kishan (4) was cleaned up by Bracewell, Rahul Tripathi (0) was caught behind off Jacob Duffy, whereas Shubman Gill (7) miscued the primary ball from Santner, which stopped on him, and was caught at ahead sq. leg.
Suryakumar Yadav (47) and Hardik Pandya (21) added 68 for the fourth wicket to elevate India, however each batters fell in fast succession. SKY chipped a catch to large long-on, whereas Pandya top-edged Bracewell and was caught by the bowler. Sundar notched up his maiden T20I fifty off 25 balls to carry down the margin of India’s defeat.
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Conway laid the platform for New Zealand’s complete with a high-quality half-century, whereas Mitchell put the ending touches to the innings. The latter slammed three fours and 5 sixes, scoring at a strike fee of 196.66.
With the ball, New Zealand skipper Santner was excellent. Not solely did he declare two necessary wickets, however saved issues extraordinarily tight, conceding solely 11 runs in his 4 overs. Bracewell additionally impressed, getting the scalps of Kishan and Pandya.
For India, Sundar (2/22 & 50 off 28) had a superb all-round sport in a shedding trigger.
Kiwi batter Mitchell was named Participant of the Match for his blazing half-century.
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