India Clinches Another ODI Series Win

 

What and when: India bags in another series win, beating New Zealand by 6 runs in the 3rd and the deciding  ODI match at  green park, Kanpur. It’s now 7th consecutive bilateral series win for India.

 

SUMMARY: Williamson, after winning the toss, opted to bowl first, on a pitch where last 4 games had been won by chasing side. India didn’t get start the inning well, as Dhawan was dismissed early by Southee. Kohli joins Rohit in the crease, both started building partnership and brings on their individual 100 and breaks record for 2nd wicket highest partnership for India, setting a new record of 230 for second wicket partnership. India manage to put on a total of 337 in 50 overs.

New Zealand started there inning very well, striking 15 runs in the very first over of the innings. Bumrah dismissed Guptil early, Williamson, who had already 2 poor outings, started to build the innings alongside aggressive Munro. Chahal breaks the dangerous 109 partnership by dismissing Munro for 75.

New Zealand came favrate to win the match in 45th over. Bhuvneswar kumara and Bumrah put on a magnificent display of the death bowling in the last 5 over, and manage to guide India by a narrow 6 runs win.

 

Our Pick: India win- Pass; Williamson over 43.5 point – Pass

Man of the match: Rohit Sharma- for his 147

Man of the series: Virat Kohli – for his 263 series runs.

What Next: IND vs NZ- 3 match T20I series, starting 1st October.

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