New Zealand Beat India By 4 Wickets, Ross Taylor Hit A Century

India vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match Report The Indian team has lost in the first ODI against New Zealand. The Kiwi team has defeated India by 4 wickets.

New Delhi India vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match Report: India lost in the first match of the 3 match ODI series played between India and host New Zealand. The Indian team, who defeated New Zealand 5–0 in the 5-match T20 series, defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets in the first ODI. With this, the host team now has a 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series. The second match of the series will be played in Auckland on 8 February.

In this match, Kiwi team captain Tom Latham decided to bowl first after winning the toss. Batting first, India scored 347 losing 4 wickets in 50 overs on the basis of half-centuries by Shreyas Iyer (103), KL Rahul (88 not out) and Virat Kohli (51). Tim Southee took 2 wickets for England.

The host Kiwi team scored 348 runs losing 6 wickets in 48.1 overs and won the match. For New Zealand, Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 109, while Henry Nicholls scored 78 and captain Tom Latham scored 69. Apart from these, Martin Guptill was dismissed by 32 runs. At the same time, Kuldeep Yadav got 2 wickets from India, while Jasprit Bumrah’s wicket column remained empty.

New Zealand’s innings, 3 wickets fell

Chasing a target of 348 runs, Martin Guptill and Henry Nichols gave a good start to the Kiwi team. Both scored 54 runs in the first 10 overs powerplay without losing wickets. India’s first success was achieved by Shardul Thakur and he was caught by Kedar Jadhav for 32 runs playing Guptill. Kuldeep Yadav stumps Tom Blendall while making his debut. KL Rahul did this stumping, introducing superb wicketkeeping.

The third blow to the Kiwi team was in the form of Henry Nicholls, who was dismissed for a personal score of 78 due to the tremendous fielding of Virat Kohli. Tom Latham was dismissed as the fourth wicket, scoring 69 runs and becoming the victim of Kuldeep. After this, the fifth blow was in the form of James Neesham who scored 9 runs and was dismissed by Shami’s ball. At the same time, Coleen Digrandholm was run out by scoring 1 run.

Indian team captain Virat Kohli scored the 58th half-century of his career. He scored 50 runs in 61 balls with the help of 6 fours. However, on a personal score of 51, he was clean bowled by Ish Sodhi. The innings was then handled by KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer. Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer completed his first ODI century in 101 balls. However, he was dismissed for a score of 103 runs.

KL Rahul completed a stormy fifty in this match and he remained unbeaten on 88 off 64 balls. Apart from him, Kedar Jadhav also remained unbeaten on 26 from India. For the Kiwi team, Tim Southee took 2 wickets, Coleen Digrandholm and Ish Sodhi took 1-1 wickets.

India’s playing eleven

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Virat Kohli (captain)
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • KL Rahul (wicketkeeper)
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Jaspreet Bumrah

New Zealand’s playing eleven

  • Martin Guptill
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Tom Latham (captain
  • wicketkeeper)
  • Tom Blundell
  • Ross Taylor
  • James Neesham
  • Colin de Grandholm
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Tim Southey
  • Ish Sodhi
  • Hemish Bennett

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