India vs New Zealand 1st T20 Highlights: Suryakumar Yadav Stars With Bat As Rahul Dravid-Rohit Sharma Era Begins With 5-Wicket Win
India vs New Zealand: Suryakumar Yadav 62 runs in first T20I vs New Zealand.© Twitter
India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets in the first T20I at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday to go one up in the three-match series. Suryakumar Yadav top-scored for India while batting at Number 3 in the absence of former T20I skipper Virat Kohli. Yadav scored 62 runs in 40 balls and added 59 runs with skipper Rohit Sharma for the second wicket. Rohit fell two-run short of his 25th fifty in the format. The India skipper also added 50 runs with KL Rahul for the first wicket that set the early tone for Team India in the chase of 165 runs. In the last four overs, New Zealand bowlers made a good comeback and India needed 10 runs in the final over. However, Rishabh Pant smashed a boundary on the fourth ball off the final over to put India 1-0 up in the three-match series. Earlier, New Zealand, after being asked to bat, had put 164 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Martin Guptill top-scored for New Zealand with his impressive knock of 70 off just 42 balls. Guptill and Mark Chapman added 109 runs for the second wicket before the latter was dismissed for 63 by Ravichandra Ashwin. For India, Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers as he returned figures of 2/23 while Bhuvneshwar Kumar scalped picked two wickets. The second T20I will be played at the JSCA Cricket Stadium in Ranchi on Friday. (SCORECARD)
India vs New Zealand 1st T20I Highlights Straight From Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
India Win By 5 Wickets, Lead Series 1-0!Mitchell to Pant, FOUR!! Pant finishes the game with a boundary. India have won the match by 5 wickets but they must be in spot of bother for the way they played last 5 overs.
India Need 3 Off 3!Single on the third ball but India would not be happy for the way they played in the last half.
Live Score: India 162/5, need 3 runs off 3 balls
India Need 4 Runs Off 4 Balls!Daryl Mitchell to Axar Patel WIDE!!!! Second extra in the final over
Live Score: India 161/5, need 4 runs off 4 balls
Venkatesh Iyer OUT!Boundary on the previous ball and wicket on this delivery. Venkatesh Iyer has played a poor shot in the close run-chase.Venkatesh Iyer c Ravindra b Daryl Mitchell 4(2) (4s-1)
Live Score: India 160/5, need 5 runs off 4 balls
India Need 9 Off 6 Balls!Daryl Mitchell to Venkatesh Iyer, WIDE!!!! Not a good start by the all-rounder.
India need 9 runs off 6 balls to win
Shreyas Iyer Departs!Skipper Southee has given a breakthrough in the second last over. Shreyas Iyer is out and India need 10 runs in the final over now.
Shreyas Iyer c Boult b Southee 5(8)
Live Score: India 155/4, need 10 runs in 6 balls
Boult Strikes Again!Boult to Suryakumar, OUT!! BOWLED!! Boult gets his second wicket but its too late for New Zealand.
Suryakumar Yadav b Boult 62(40) (4s-6 6s-3)
Live Score: India 144/3 in 16.4 overs
Suryakumar Reaches Fifty!
Ferguson to Suryakumar Yadav, SIX, to fine leg. How nicely he played that ball to the fine leg!! He reached to his 3rd T20I fifty with that shot.
Live Score: India 121/2 in 14.1 overs
Rohit Departs On 48!WICKET!! Rohit Sharma departs on 48!! Trent Boult gets the first wicket!! A good catch in the end by Rachindra.
Rohit c Ravindra b Boult 48(36) (4s-5 6s-2)
Live Score: India 109/2 in 13.2 overs
50-Run Partnership Comes Up Between Rohit And Suryakumar!Astle to Suryakumar, short length and another boundary. 100 comes up for India and 50 partnership as well.
Stepped Out And SIX!Astle to Suryakumar, stepped out and SIX!! What a shot from Suryakumar!! He is charging the leg-spinner in every over.
Live Score: India 96/1 in 11.1 overs
Another Good Shot From Suryakumar!Ferguson to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR, to deep mid-wicket.
Live Score: India 85/1 in 10 overs
Suryakumar Yadav Joins Party!Astle to Suryakumar, SIX!! Good pick up shot by the right-hander over mid-wicket.
Live Score: 79/1 in 9 overs
Rohit Finds Gap, Punishes For FOUR!Astle to Rohit, FOUR to deep extra covers. Rohit found the gap and played that one brilliantly for another boundary.
Live Score: India 60/1 in 6.1 overs
Sweeps And FOUR!Santner to Suryakumar, swept away for a boundary to fine leg. End of powerplay and India have 56 runs on the board for the loss of a single wicket in the chase of 165 runs vs New Zealand.
Santner Takes First Wicket!Santner to KL Rahul, OUT!! Caught by Chapman!! First wicket falls for India in the sixth over.
Rahul c Chapman b Santner 15(14) (4s-1 6s-1)
Live Score: 50/1 in 5.1 overs
Excellent Shot From Rohit For Another Maximum!Another SIX from Rohit Sharma!! 21 runs have come from the first five balls of this over.
Live Score: India 50/0 in 4.5 overs
Rahul Goes Downtown!Boult to Rahul, SIX, over square leg. Excellent start from the openers.
Big Over For India!Southee to Rohit, Six on the last ball of the third over!! Good over for India as they scored 15 runs of it.
Live Score: India 24/0 in 3 overs
One Run!Rohit Sharma is off the mark.
The Indian skipper pushes it towards the leg side for a single.
Live Score; IND: 9/0 (1.4)
Four Runs!KL Rahul gets a bit lucky.!
Southee Pitches it short and the Indian batter edges. Luckily it flies over Martin Guptill at first slip for a boundary.
Live Score; IND: 6/0 (0.3)
Rahul Is Off The Mark!KL Rahul and India are off to the mark.
Pitched a bit fuller. Rahul flicks it towards the leg side for a couple.
Live Score; IND: 2/0 (0.2)
India's Innings Starting Shortly!The play is about to resume as Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are all padded up in the middle. Skipper Tim Southee will start the proceedings for New Zealand with the new ball.
India Need 165 Runs To Win!
Siraj to Southee, two runs on the final ball. So, New Zealand finish their innings at 164/6 in 20 overs
India need 165 runs to win the game
Siraj Gets Wicket!Siraj to Ravindra, OUT!! BOWLED!! Finally Siraj gets a wicket!!
Ravindra b Siraj 7(8) (4s-1)
Live Score: New Zealand 162/6 in 19.5 overs
Chahar Removes Guptill!Chahar to Guptill, OUT!! Caught by Shreyas Iyer!! A top-class knock from a top-quality player comes to an end and the record of most runs in T20I cricket stays with Virat Kohli as of now.
Guptill c Shreyas Iyer b Chahar 70(42) (4s-3 6s-4)
Live Score: New Zealand 150/4 in 17.2 overs
Guptill Goes Downtown!Chahar to Guptill, SIX!! Another top-quality shot from Guptill. He is smashing the ball all-around!!
Live Score: New Zealand 150/3 in 17.1 overs
Dropped And FOUR!Bhuvneshwar to Seifert, dropped and FOUR!! Axar Patel has dropped an easy catch just near the boundary line and the ball rolled for a boundary.
Live Score: New Zealand 144/3 in 17 overs
Guptill On Fire!Bhuvneshwar to Guptill, SIX!! Over long off this time. Magnificent shot from Guptill!! He laid his innings brilliantly till now.
50 Up For Guptill!Siraj to Guptill, SIX!! Excellent shot!! The ball was in the slot and the opener has smashed it away for a maximum over midwicket. 50 up for Guptill!!
Second Wicket For Ashwin!LBW!! Second wicket for Ashwin in one over!! He is the man who has brought India back into the game. Glenn Philips had gone for a review but that clearly showed the ball had no contact with the bat.
Glenn Phillips lbw b Ashwin 0(3)
Live Score: New Zealand 110/3 in 13.5 overs
Ashwin Ends 109-Run Partnership!Ashwin to Chapman, OUT!! BOWLED!! Batsman was completely beaten and Ashwin has bowled well till now. He was hit for a boundary previous ball and delivered with a wicket on the next ball.
Chapman b Ashwin 63(50) (4s-6 6s-2)
Live Score: New Zealand 110/2 in 13.2 overs
New Zealand Eye Big Finish!Chahar to Guptill, FOUR, to fine leg. Guptill played nicely in the gap and Indian bowlers have no clue right now in front of New Zealand batters. 105-run partnership already on the board for Chapman and Guptill.
Live Score: 106/1 in 13 overs
Guptill On Cusp Of Breaking Huge Record In T20Is!If Martin Guptill scores 81 runs then he will become the leading run-scorer in men's T20I cricket as he surpass Virat Kohli in the elite batters list.
31 Runs In Last 2 Overs!Axar to Chapman, FOUR on the last ball of the over and 31 runs have come in the last 2 overs. Two batsmen are going strong against the Indian bowlers.
Live Score: New Zealand 96/1 in 12 overs
50 Up For Chapman!Axar to Chapman, SIX, over backward square leg. First fifty for Chapman in international cricket while playing for New Zealand. He got one earlier but that came when he was playing for Hongkong.
Big Over For New Zealand!Siraj to Guptill, FOUR, to long-on. Big over for New Zealand as they scored 16 runs of it.
Guptill Joins Party!Guptill goes downtown, smashed the slower ball from Siraj for a maximum over covers.
Live Score: New Zealand 77/1 in 10.5 overs
Excellent Over From Axar Patel!Brilliant over from Axar Patel just 3 runs of it. So, at the halfway mark, New Zealand have 65 runs on board for the loss of a single wicket.
50 Partnership Between Chapman And Guptill!Axar to Guptill, Single will bring up the fifty-run partnership between Guptill and Chapman. They need to stay on crease more if New Zealand want a good finish.
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November 17, 2021, 6:48 pm