Today (Friday), India played his fourth T20 International cricket match with NewZealand. In his series of five matches, India vs NewZealand, India has won 4 out of 5 matches.
Today match, India played in Westpac Stadium, Wellington, on Friday. NewZealand won the toss and picked to bowl first. India scored 165 runs on the loss of eight-player. Pandey and Rahul played very well. Pandey scored 50 (Not Out), and Rahul scored 39 runs. The captain of the Indian team Virat Kohli could score only eleven runs. NewZealand also scored 165 runs on the loss of seven-players and made tie. Munro and Seifert played very well. Munro scored 64 runs, and Seifert scored 57 runs and made a tie with India. Kane Williamson did not play because of an injury. He hurt his left shoulder while diving in the third match. In the absence of Williamson, Tim Southee led the team.
NewZealand needed only seven runs in the last six balls and lost seven wickets. But Shardul Thakur did not get them to win, and it was a tie.
In bowling, in India team, Shardul Thakur took two wickets, and Bumrah and Chahal took one wicket. On the other side, in the NewZealand team, Sodhi took three wickets, and Bennett took two wickets. Southee, Santner, and Kuggeleijn took one wicket.
India won the Super Over
The Super Over decided the winner. From the Indian team, for batting Virat Kohli and Rahul came and for bowling, they chose Bumrah.
From NewZealand, for batting, Tim Seifert and Colin Munro came, and for bowling, Tim Southee came. Tim Seifert scored eight runs in 4 balls with one 4s, and Munro scored five runs in 2 balls with one 4s.
Rahul scored ten runs in three balls with one 4s, and one 6s and Virat scored six runs in 2 balls with one 4s. India had won the match in the Super over in which NewZealand scored 13. On the other side, India scored 16 and won the match.