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New Zealand scored 219 for 6 in 20 overs, Tim Ciftart scored 84 runs in 43 balls
The Indian team, chasing the target, was all out for 139 runs in 19.2 overs.
India played three T20s in New Zealand so far, have not won a single win
After this victory, the hosts were 1-0 ahead in the three T20 series
Wellington. New Zealand defeated India by 80 runs in the first T20 in a three-match series on Wednesday. India won the toss and decided to bowl. However, this decision of captain Rohit Sharma proved to be unsuccessful. New Zealand made 219 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs on opener Colin Munro and Tim Ciaphart. The Indian team, chasing the target, was all out for 139 runs in 19.2 overs. This is India's biggest defeat in terms of runs in T20. This was the third T-20 match against India's hosts in New Zealand. Team India has not won in one.
Sifert scored 64 out of 84 boundaries
Sefert scored 84 runs from the New Zealand side. He hit seven fours and six sixes in his 43-ball knock. They were selected Man of the Match. Apart from Munro, 34 runs in 20 balls, captain Ken Williamson scored 34 off 22 balls, Ross Taylor scored 23 runs in 14 balls and Scott Kugeligan scored 20 runs in 7 balls. On behalf of India, Hardik Pandya took 2 for 51 runs. At the same time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, Kunal Pandya and Yuswendra Chahal got one wicket each in the account.
Bad start of Indian team
India's chances of pursuing the goal were bad. Captain Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion on the 14th ball of the innings. They could only make one run by playing five balls. Up to 77 runs, six of his players had returned to the pavilion. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was India's top scorer with 39 runs. Apart from them, Shikhar Dhawan (29), Vijay Shankar (27) and Kunal Pandya (20) were the other contributors. Apart from these four, none of the batsmen could reach the 10 points of the game. Rohit, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yusufendra Chahal and Khalil Ahmed can score only one run. Tim Southee took three wickets for New Zealand. Apart from them, Lucky Ferguson, Mitchell Satnar and Ish Sodhi sent 2-2 players to the pavilion. Daryl Mitchell got one wicket.
Indian team wins such fall
First wicket (2.2 overs): Tim Southee's short ball Rohit Sharma tried to pull However, the ball could not have been in the middle of the bat and Lucky Ferguson caught the catch while running towards deep square leg. At this time the Indian team's score was only 18 runs.
Second wicket (5.3 overs): Shikhar Dhawan had already hit a ball, but this ball from Locky Ferguson was a Yorker. Dhawan tried to play it with the help of bat and pad. However, this ball of Ferguson, with a speed of 151 kmph, took his stump.
Dhawan goes to 29 after looking ominous Ferguson in the action again with a top yorker that hit Dhawan's pads and then the stumps. India 51/2 in the 6th. LIVE scoring | https://t.co/Dbnn1dR7t6 #NZvIND 📷 = @PhotosportNZ pic.twitter.com/9TDcGfmHDg
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Third wicket (8.2 overs): Mitchell Satnar did not have to take any help from Rishabh Pant in taking wickets. His ball was a Yorker. Rishab tried to strike his bat, but the ball started moving in the stumps. Rishab managed to score only four runs. At this time the team's score was 64 runs.
Fourth wicket (8.4 overs): Vijay Shankar tried to play Saturn's ball over his head. However, the ball did not come in the center of the bat and Collin de Grandham, who was standing at long-off, grabbed a simple catch. Only one run was added to the team's account.
Fifth wicket (10.2 overs): This was the first over of Ish Sodhi. Dinesh Karthik tried to slog sweep and send the ball across the boundary. However, the ball hit the upper edge of his bat and standing at midwicket, Tim Southee caught his catch after a little bit of trouble. Half of India had returned to the pavilion at 72 runs.
Sixth wicket (10.6 overs): The last ball of Sodhi was moving towards full-length and outwardly. Hardik Pandya tried to play it towards Deep Extra cover, but failed. Daryl Mitchell caught his catch easily on the boundary line. Pandya could score only four runs. At the time of the dismissal, India's score was 77 runs.
Seventh wicket (16.6 overs): Tim Southee bowled his last ball full toss in his third over. Karnal tried to pull it, but the ball went behind the wicket that touched the inner side of his bat. Wicketkeeper Tim Schiff grabbed his catch at the left hand. Krishan along with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, added 52 runs for this wicket.
Eighth wicket (17.5 overs): Bhuvneshwar tried to drive this ball from Lucky Ferguson, but the ball leapt on the right side of wicketkeeper Tim Syfurt, touching the lower edge of his bat. Sefert also caught the catch while jumping. The score of this team was 132 runs.
Ninth wicket (18.6 overs): Tim Southey's ball was a little short and was coming towards the middle stump. Mahendra Singh Dhoni tried to pull it out. The ball reached Ferguson, standing in deep square leg, which was drawn from his bat. Only four runs in the team's account were added.
Tenth wicket (19.2 overs): Daryl Mitchell's ball was a full toss. Yuveswendra Chahal tried to slog towards long-on, but he missed out and the ball took his wicket. With this, the Indian team lost the match by 80 runs.
Fall of New Zealand wickets like this
First wicket, (8.2 overs): Colin Munro played the ball of the imperial Pandya over the off stump. However, the ball swung more than expected and Vijay Shankar did not make any mistake in catching his catch on long-on. New Zealand's score was 86 at the time of Munro's dismissal.
Second wicket (12.4 overs): Khalid Khalil Ahmed's ball was a Yorker. Tim Cieffart missed out on playing this and the ball took his wicket. He scored 84 runs off 43 balls. At this time New Zealand's score was 134 runs.
Third wicket (14.6 overs): Daryl Mitchell tried to send the full length ball out of Hardik Pandya to the boundary. The ball fell off the boundary but Dinesh Karthik not only prevented him from joining the six runs in his account but also showed him a catch to catch the pavilion. New Zealand accounted for 164 runs at this time.
Fourth wicket (15.1 overs): This ball of Yuswendra Chahal was a googly. Ken Williamson tried to flick this straight away. The ball did not come completely on his bat and Hardik Pandya grabbed his catch at deep midwicket. The team's score was just 164 runs.
Fifth wicket (17.5 overs): This was a full-toss ball from Hardik Pandya. Colin de Grandhom tried to put a six on the ball below the waist. However, Substituted fielder Mohammed Siraj grabbed a wonderful catch at deep square leg. 189 runs were added to the New Zealand account.
Sixth wicket (18.1 overs): Out of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, this ball was played by Ross Taylor, picked up. The ball reached the hands of Khalil Ahmed, standing on the short fine leg while taking the upper edge of his bat. This time the team's score was 191 runs.
Third pair of Indian brothers playing together in one-day internationals of Hardik-Kurnool
Hardik Pandya and his brother Kuralal Pandya are both playing in the match. This is the third pair of Indian brothers in ODIs who are representing India in the same match. Earlier, Mohinder Amarnath and Surinder Amarnath and Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan have also landed together in ODIs. Mohinder and Surinder played together for three ODIs. Irfan and Yusuf have represented India together in eight ODIs and so many T-20s. Hardik and Kuralal have represented India together in T20.
Daryl Mitchell's debut in international cricket
Daryl Mitchell of New Zealand debuted this T20 in international cricket. At the same time, India decided to go with three all-rounders Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya and Krupal Pandya. All the three wicketkeeper batsmen in the 15-member Indian team are included in the final eleven Kuldeep Yadav and Kedar Jadhav failed to make a place in the last XI
The two teams are as follows:
India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Kunal Pandya, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Yuswendra Chahal, Khalil Ahmed
New Zealand: Ken Williamson (captain), Colin Munroe, Tip Sifert (wicketkeeper), Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Colin D. Grandhomme, Mitchell Santnor, Scott Kugeligan, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lucky Ferguson.