India vs New Zealand 4th T20I Match Live: The fourth match played between India and hosts New Zealand at the Sky Stadium in Wellington. However, the match resulted in a super over. In this match of one over, India won. With this, India has taken a 4–0 lead in the 5-match series, while the last match of the series will be played on 2 February.
In this match, Tim Southee took over the captaincy of the team in the absence of New Zealand regular captain Ken Williamson and won the toss and chose bowling. In such a situation, batting first, the Indian team scored 165 runs at the loss of 8 wickets with the help of Manish Pandey’s half-century. In response, the New Zealand team could score 165 runs losing 7 wickets after playing 20 overs and the match was tied.
India vs New Zealand 4th T20I Match Super Over report
Colin Munro and Tim Siefert came in to bat in the Super Over for New Zealand. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah took the responsibility of bowling for India. New Zealand scored 13 runs losing 1 wicket in 6 balls of the super over in the first play.
New Zealand’s Super Over
- Tim Siefert scored 2 runs off Bumrah’s first ball
- Siffert hits a four off the second ball
- Siefert again scored 2 runs off the third ball
- Siphart was caught off Bumrah’s fourth ball.
- Colin Munro hits the fifth ball
- On the sixth ball, Munro scored one
India’s super over report card in response to 14 runs
KL Rahul and Virat Kohli came to chase the target of 14 runs in the super over for India. At the same time, captain Tim Southee took the responsibility of bowling for the Kiwi team and won the match by scoring 16 runs from 5 balls.
India’s super over
- KL Rahul hit six off Saudi’s first ball
- KL Rahul hits a four on the second ball
- KL Rahul was out on third ball.
- Virat Kohli took 2 runs off the fourth ball.
- On the fifth Gayad, Virat Kohli hit the four and won the match
New Zealand innings, Munro and Sifert’s fifty
Chasing a 166-run target, the New Zealand team got its first setback in the fifth over when Martin Guptill hit 4 off 8 balls off KL Rahul, off Bumrah. Left-handed opener Colin Munro hit a half-century in 38 balls. However, on a personal score of 84, he was run out due to the tremendous throw of Virat Kohli.
The third blow to the Kiwi team was in the form of Tom Bruce, who was clean bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal without opening the account. Ross Taylor became the victim of 24 runs off the first ball of the last over. Taylor’s catch was caught by Shreyas. Siefert bowled fifty in 32 balls. However, Siefert was run out on the throw of KL Rahul on a personal score of 57 runs.
On the fourth ball of the last over, Darrell Mitchell scored 4 runs and was caught by Shardul Dravid at the hands of Shivam Dubey.
India’s innings, Manif Pandey’s Fifty
Rohit Sharma was rested in today’s match for the Indian team. Sanju Samson came to the opening with KL Rahul replacing Rohit. Sanju returned from the third ball of the second over after playing a bad shot. At the same time, captain Virat Kohli scored 11 runs in 9 balls in the 5th over of the innings, caught by Santhner off the ball of Hamish Bennett.
India got the third blow in the form of Shreyas Iyer, who scored 1 run in 7 balls and was caught by Seifert off Ish Sodhi. KL Rahul was dismissed as the fourth wicket. Santhner was caught by Ish Sodhi off 39 balls in 26 balls. Shivam Dubey caught the boundary trying to make a big shot. He was dismissed for 12 runs off 9 balls.
The seventh shock to the visiting team was in the form of Shardul Thakur, who scored 20 runs in 15 balls and was caught by Bennett at the hands of Saudi. The 8th blow came in the form of Chahal to India, who scored 1 run and was caught out by Saffert off a Saudi ball. At the same time, Manish Pandey returned unbeaten after scoring 50 runs in 36 balls and Navdeep Saini scored 11 runs in 9 balls.
3 changes in the Indian team, 2 changes in New Zealand
Indian team captain Virat Kohli has made 3 changes in the team for this match. Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, and Mohammed Shami have been rested. He has been replaced in the squad by Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, and Navdeep Saini. At the same time, there have been two changes in the New Zealand team. Tom Bruce has been added to the squad in place of Kane Williamson, while Daryl Mitchell has been replaced in the playing XI, replacing Colin Digrandholm.
India’s playing eleven
Sanju Samson, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dubey, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, and Jaspreet Bumrah.
New Zealand’s playing eleven
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tom Bruce, Ross Taylor, Tim Siefert (wicketkeeper), Darryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee (captain), Hamish Bennett and Blair Tickner
The Indian team, which has named the 5-match series, will take on the hosts of New Zealand in the fourth match today. In this match to be held at the Sky Stadium in Wellington, Team India can take the field with many changes, which was indicated by captain Virat Kohli after the third match. India has an unassailable 3-0 lead in this series.
Before the match, the New Zealand team suffered a big setback. Host captain Kane Williamson has an injury to his left shoulder, which has ruled him out of the fourth T20 match. Williamson will now be captained by Kiwi fast bowler Tim Southey.
New Zealand ahead in T20 cricket against India
Except this series, New Zealand’s record was strong in T20 cricket against India. Even the Indian team had never won a single T20 series on Kiwi land, but now India has created history by winning the series there. However, New Zealand has the upper hand in T20 International cricket.
A total of 15 T20 International matches have been played between India and New Zealand so far. Out of these, only 6 matches have been won by Team India, of which 3 are from this series. At the same time, the Kiwi team has beaten India in 8 matches. Apart from this, a T20 match between the two countries has also been inconclusive.
Result of this T20 series
India has won the first 3 matches of this 5-match T20 series. With this, India has done the series. The first two matches played at Eden Park in Auckland were very different, with one match being high-scoring, while the other match was low-scoring. At the same time, if we talk about the third match, then this match was almost high scoring, which was tied. However, India won the Super over. The fifth match of the series will take place on Sunday 2 February.