New Delhi: Team India has lost the first ODI against New Zealand by 7 wickets. New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first India gave a target of 306 run in 50 overs at the loss of 7 wickets. Meanwhile, the Kiwis scored 309 runs in 47.1 overs at the loss of 3 wickets.
Lockie Ferguson was on fire
Tim Southee took 3 wickets in 10 overs at the cost of 73 runs. He maintained a economy rate of 7.30. Lockie Ferguson also took 3 wickets in 10 overs by giving away 59 runs. He maintained an economy rate of 5.90 and even bowled 1 maiden over. Matt Henry was the most economical bowler for the Kiwis who gave away only 48 runs in 10 overs. He to balled a maiden over.
Dismissal of Surya, Pant
Lockie Ferguson built a lot of pressure on team India by doing a mid-match miracle. He knocked-off Rishabh Pant and the in-form batter Suryakumar Yadav in the same over. In the second ball of 33rd over, Ferguson bowled a good length ball which edged Pant’s bat and found the stumps. The fifth ball of the same over was a short-length slow ball. Suryakumar Yadav misread the ball and directed the ball towards Finn Allen who stood as a slip.
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India and New Zealand first ODI
First ODI between India and New Zealand is being played in Auckland. Batting first in this match, India scored 306 runs for 7 wickets in 50 overs. New Zealand have to score 207 runs to win. Top-3 batsmen have played half-century innings for Team India. Shreyas Iyer, who came to play at number-3 in place of Virat Kohli, scored the highest 80 runs.
India’s playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.
New Zealand’s playing XI
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (w), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson.