New Zealand vs India 4th T20I . India defeated New Zealand in the fourth T20 International. Again through Super Over to take an undisputed 4-0 lead in the five-game series on Friday. First batting, India had published a competitive 165/8 that was matched by New Zealand- 165/7.
Colin Munro and Tim Seifert make half centuries.
The New Zealand effort was based primarily on the first Colin Munro match and the half centuries of Tim Seifert. Munro followed him with an undefeated 5 in the Super Over. This after went into tie.
The rhythm drifted to India, Shardul Thakur, had a bright last over just when it seemed that the Kiwis would go home easily. India has an undisputed 4-0 lead in the five-game series after consecutive victories at Auckland and Hamilton.
New Zealand won the 4th consecutive toss.
Toss : New Zealand won a fourth consecutive launch and opted for the field. Kane Williamson did not participate in the match due to shoulder discomfort. Tim Southee was the alternate captain. India also made three changes with Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja rested. Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar and Navdeep Saini entered the eleven game respectively.
K L Rahul and Sanju Samson openened the Indian innings
1st inning: Samson (8) opened the entrances with Rahul, but lasted only five balls before boring. Virat Kohli (11) also got out at a cheap score, the ball moved up to cover more and was trapped by Hamish Bennett (2-41). Ish Sodhi (3/26) got into the act and reviewed the batting order of India.
India was fighting 88/6 at a stage before Pandey’s lone rescue act took them to a respectable total. Pandey made 43 runss with Thakur for the seventh wicket and then added another 22 with Saini. In doing so, Pandey took out his half century of 36 balls
Was a almost done chase for New Zealand
2nd innings: chasing 166, New Zealand starters took time to leave the blocks while the Indian trio of Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini and Jasprit Bumrah kept a tight line. It was Bumrah who struck the first blow when he fired Martin Guptill for 4.
Colin Munro (64) and Tim Seifert forged a 74-run position that put the Kiwis in command. However, the relief of Munro run out by Virat Kohli and the porthole of Tom Bruce occurred in a span of three balls that gave India the opportunity to change things.
Shardul Thakur bowled a excellent last over.
Nz needed 7 runs in the last over. Kiwis drowned once more when Shardul Thakur threw an excellent over. He took the game to the Super Over. New Zealand scored 13, but India pursued it easily. New zealand vs India