IND VS NZ 1st T20: In the first T20 match played between India and New Zealand, New Zealand defeated India by 21 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: Match Highlights, PoTM
Today the first match of the three T20 series between India and New Zealand was played at JSCA Stadium, Ranchi. India won the toss today and Captain Hardik Pandya decided to bowl first.
Hardik Pandya from India and Mitchell Santnar from New Zealand were handling the captaincy of T20 matches.
New Zealand started batting first by taking 6 wickets in 20 overs and scored 176 runs. Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell scored half-centuries for New Zealand.
Chasing a target of 177, the Indian team could manage only 155 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match to New Zealand by 26 runs. Washington Sundar scored the highest 50 runs from India.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: Player Of The Match
Player of the Match in T20I 1 – @dazmitchell47! 59* from 30 balls to help push the team to a total in Ranchi. Scorecard | https://t.co/QaKoIoMTn1 #INDvNZ 📷 = BCCI pic.twitter.com/pZWAqt9g1Z— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) January 27, 2023
New Zealand all-rounder batsman Daryl Mitchell was awarded the player of the match award for his brilliant century. He faced 30 balls and scored 59 runs with 3 fours and 5 tremendous sixes.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: Full Match Highlights
IND VS NZ 1st T20: Both Team Playing 11
The playing 11 team of both the teams is as follows –
India Playing 11 for IND VS NZ 1st T20
Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh
NZ Playing 11 for IND VS NZ 1st T20
Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner
IND VS NZ 1st T20: New Zealand Batting
For New Zealand, Finn Allen and Devon Conway came on the field as openers for the first batting. Both the openers gave New Zealand a good start and scored 37 runs in the first 4 overs.
Finn Allen took on the fast bowlers and scored quick runs against them. But after the arrival of the spinner, there was a slight break on New Zealand’s run rate.
New Zealand’s first wicket fell in the fifth over when Finn Allen was caught by Washington Sundar. Finn Allen scored 35 runs in 23 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 1st Wicket- In the third over of the match, Washington had troubled Finn Allen a lot with his spinning balls, so Finn Allen started attacking from the very first ball of this over.
He hit a boundary on the first ball and tried to play a big shot on the second ball as well, but the ball went into the hands of Surya Kumar Yadav standing at deep mid-wicket.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 2nd Wicket- New Zealand’s second wicket also fell on the fourth ball of the same over. He got Mark Chapman out caught on his own ball. Mark Chapman was dismissed for a duck.
Chapman faced 3 balls of Washington Sundar before getting out, but he could not touch any of Washington’s balls with his bat. But when he played the fourth ball, the ball came to a halt, Chapman batted to defend the ball and the ball hit the bat and went towards the front. Washington Sundar made a great diving catch to catch it.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 1st Power Play- By the end of the first power play, New Zealand had scored 47 runs at the loss of 2 wickets. Devon Conway and Glenn Philips were on the field.
Both the batsmen started the New Zealand innings moving fast again. The fast bowlers were not getting any help from the pitch today, so whenever the fast bowlers were coming for bowling, the New Zealand batsmen were taking tremendous advantage of it.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: Scorecard After 10 Over- By the end of 10 overs, New Zealand had scored 89 runs without losing any new wicket and were in a strong position after falling 2 wickets in a row.
New Zealand’s 100 runs were completed in 13 overs and the third wicket also fell in the same over. Glenn Phillips was caught by Surya Kumar at the boundary while trying to hit a six off Kuldeep Yadav’s flighted ball. Phillips contributed 17 runs
Devon Conway, who came to open, kept one end in check and was not allowing the pace of runs to slow down.
By the end of 15 overs, New Zealand’s total was 117 for 3 and devon Conway was still on the field. Daryl Mitchell, who was supporting him, was also scoring fast.
New Zealand again lost 2 wickets in the 18th over. First, Devon Conway was caught at long-off trying to play a big shot off Arshdeep Singh, and then Michael Bracewell was run out by Ishaan Kishan.
Devon Conway scored 52 runs in 35 balls, also hitting 7 fours and 1 six. Michael Bracewell was run out after scoring 1 run.
Mitchell Santnar was dismissed as the 6th wicket in the 19th over. He went to play a pull shot on Shivam Mavi’s short ball but was caught by Rahul Tripathi at deep mid-wicket.
In the 20th over, Daryl Mitchell hit 3 sixes in a row and scored a total of 28 runs in this over. New Zealand made a total of 176 in 20 overs and set a target of 177 runs in front of India.
Daryl Mitchell completed his half-century in just 26 balls with the help of 3 consecutive sixes. He scored a total of 59 runs with the help of 3 fours and 5 sixes and remained unbeaten till the end.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: India Bowling
Washington Sundar took the maximum 2 wickets from India. Apart from them Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav and Shivam Mavi got 1-1 wickets.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: India Batting
Chasing the target of 177 runs, India’s start was not as expected. The first 2 wickets fell on the score of 15 runs only. In the second innings, the pitch started giving more help to the bowlers.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: India’s first wicket fell as local boy Ishan Kishan landed as 1st wicket opener. Ishaan Kishan got clean bowled on the very first ball of the second over. Michael Bracewell’s turning ball went straight to the stumps, dodging Ishaan Kishan.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 2nd Wicket – Rahul Tripathi got out as the second wicket on the score of 11 runs. Jacob Duffy’s swinging ball took a slight edge of Rahul Tripathi’s bat and went into the wicketkeeper’s gloves.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 3rd wicket – India’s third wicket fell in the form of Shubman Gill at the score of 15 runs. In the 4th over, Shubhmant Gill tried to pull a rising Mitchell Santnar down the leg side, but the ball hit the top of the bat and landed in the hands of Finn Allen.
Ishan Kishan, Rahul Tripathi and Shubman Gill returned to the pavilion after scoring 4, 0, 7 runs respectively. In the first 4 overs, India was standing in a state of crisis by scoring 20 runs.
At the end of the powerplay, India’s score was 33 for the loss of three wickets. With three wickets down, Hardik Pandya and Surya Kumar Yadav stood at the crease as the Indian captain and vice-captain duo.
Both the batsmen started increasing the team’s score while playing carefully and made a strategy to attack the bad balls.
By the end of 10 overs, the Indian team was in a strong position by scoring 75 runs. Suryakumar 39 and Hardik Pandya were present at the crease after scoring 20 runs.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 4th wicket – India’s fourth wicket fell in the form of Surya Kumar in the 12th over. He got out after playing a chip shot off Ish Sodhi. Before getting out, he batted furiously and contributed 57 runs with the help of 6 fours and 2 sixes.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 5th wicket – Captain Hardik Pandya was also dismissed in the very next over after playing a bad shot. He was caught out trying to play a big shot off Michael Bracewell. He contributed 21 runs.
As soon as Hardik was out, India’s hope of winning was over. Deepak Hooda and Washington Sundar were now the last official batsman pair on the field.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 6th wicket – The pair put on a 22-run partnership and in the 16th over, Deepak Hooda also stepped out and was stumped for a big shot. Deepak Hooda was dismissed by Mitchell Santner.
After the dismissal of Deepak Hooda, India’s total score was reduced to 111 runs for 6 wickets and now only the bowlers were left to bat for India.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: 7th & 8th wicket – Shivam Mavi and Kuldeep Yadav were dismissed for 2 and 0 respectively in the 7th and 8th wickets.
In the last over, Washington Sundar batted well and while scoring fast runs single-handedly got involved in winning the Indian team.
He completed his half-century in just 26 balls. But on the other hand, due to not having any regular batsman, he could not win this match alone and in the 20th over he was caught out by the third man after playing an upper shot. He scored 50 runs in just 28 balls with the help of five fours and three sixes.
The Indian team could only manage 155 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and lost the match by 21 runs.
IND VS NZ 1st T20: New Zealand Bowling
All bowlers bowled well for New Zealand, with Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner and Lockie Ferguson taking two wickets each, while Jack Dorsey and Ish Sodhi took one wicket each.