India win dramatic super over to win series against New Zealand

India has won the Hamilton T20 match in a super over. Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill came out to bat for New Zealand in the Super Over. Jasprit Bumrah did the super over for India. In the Super over, New Zealand scored 17 runs and gave India a target of 18 runs to win. In response, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul landed to play the super over. On the last two balls, India needed 10 runs to win. In such a situation, Rohit gave India victory by hitting two consecutive sixes off the last two balls.

Super Over Adventures

New Zealand scored 17 runs in the super over

First ball- Bumrah to Williamson for 1 run.

Second ball- Guptill takes 1 run off Bumrah’s ball.

Third ball- Williamson hit a six off Bumrah.

Fourth ball- Williamson hit four off Bumrah

Fifth ball- Williamson took 1 run of the ball off Bumrah.

Sixth ball- Guptill hit Bumrah for 4 runs.

India won the match by scoring 20 runs

First ball- Tim Southee bowled to Rohit, 2 runs

Second ball- Tim Southee to Rohit, one run scored

Third ball- Tim Southee to Rahul, 4 runs

Fourth ball- Tim Southee to Rahul, one run scored

Fifth ball- Tim Southee bowled, Rohit hit six.

Sixth ball- Tim Southee bowled, Rohit hit six.

Earlier, after losing the toss, the Indian team came out to bat first, losing 5 wickets in 20 overs, scored 179 runs and gave New Zealand a target of 180 runs to win. In response, New Zealand scored 179 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. The match was tied and then it was decided in the super over.

For New Zealand, captain Kane Williamson smashed 95 runs, but he could not take his team to win. New Zealand were to score 9 runs in the last over to win, but Mohammed Shami conceded only 8 runs. He dismissed Ross Taylor on the last ball to tie the match. Martin Guptill was out for 31 runs.

The thrill of the last over (New Zealand needed 9 runs to win – score 171-4)

Bowler Shami

First ball: Mohammad Shami bowled, Ross Taylor hit six.

Second ball: Mohammad Shami bowled, Ross Taylor took a run

Third ball: Kane Williamson out of Mohammed Shami, wicketkeeper KL Rahul caught it

Fourth ball: Mohammad Shami bowled, no run scored

Fifth ball: Mohammed Shami bowled, Tim Seifert took a single in form bye

Sixth ball: Mohammad Shami bowled, Ross Taylor bowled.

India has taken an unassailable 3–0 lead in the five-match T20 series. India has created history by winning this match on New Zealand soil. With the victory in this match, India won the bilateral T20 International series against Kiwis on New Zealand soil for the first time. India could not win the bilateral T20 International series on New Zealand soil earlier.

India played the first bilateral T20 International series against Kiwis on New Zealand soil in 2008-2009. In this two-match T20 series, India had to face a 0–2 defeat. After this, India was defeated 2–1 by New Zealand in the T20 International Series played in 2018-2019. With this, India has won the bilateral T20 International Series on New Zealand soil for the first time in 11 years.

Team India’s record in New Zealand (T20 International Series)

1. India vs New Zealand – 2 matches T20 International Series (2008-2009) – New Zealand won 2-0

2. India vs New Zealand – 3 matches T20 International Series (2018-2019) – New Zealand won 2-1

3. India vs New Zealand – 5 match T20 International Series (2019-2020) – India 3-0 invincible (2 matches left)

Indian team have won 4 T20 Internationals on New Zealand soil. While in four matches, New Zealand has also defeated Team India.

Team India’s record in New Zealand (T20 International match)

Let us tell you that in the first match of the current T20 series, India defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets. After this, India also won the second T20 match by 7 wickets and now with the victory in the third T20 at Hamilton too, India took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match T20 series against New Zealand.

India gave a target of 180 runs

The Indian team, who came out to bat first, scored 179 runs after losing 5 wickets in 20 overs and gave New Zealand a target of 180 runs to win. Rohit Sharma played the highest innings of 65 runs for India. Apart from Rohit, captain Virat Kohli contributed 38 and wicketkeeper-batsman Lokesh Rahul contributed 27 runs. For New Zealand, Hamish Bennett took 3 wickets for 54 runs in 4 overs.

With the help of Rohit Sharma’s 65 off 40 balls, India scored 179 for five in the third T20 cricket match against New Zealand. Rohit hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in his aggressive innings. He added 87 runs for the first wicket with KL Rahul (27 off 19 balls).

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss for the third consecutive time and decided to bowl. The host team included Scott Kuggeleijn in place of Blair Tickner. There was no change in the Indian team. As soon as Rahul and Rohit arrived, playing in an aggressive manner, the New Zealand bowlers took a beating around the field. Both Tim Southee and Hamish Bennett proved expensive. Southee could not get any wicket, while Bennett took three wickets.

India scored 69 runs in the first six overs. Rohit completed his half-century in 23 balls. He scored 27 runs in Bennett’s second over. Rohit has completed a half-century in T20 cricket for the third time. He hit the fastest fifty in 22 balls against the West Indies in 2016.

Rahul fell victim to Colin de Grandhom at the other end. Shivam Dubey was sent to number three, but this experiment failed. He was dismissed after playing seven balls and also broke the flow of the Indian innings. Under this pressure, Rohit also lost his wicket to Bennett.

India lost three wickets within seven runs in three overs. Captain Virat Kohli (38 runs in 27 balls) and Shreyas Iyer (17 runs) shared a 46-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Iyer’s wicket fell in the 17th over and after two overs Kohli also returned to the pavilion. Manish Pandey scored 14 and Ravindra Jadeja scored 10 to take India across 170.

New Zealand won the toss

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bowl and invited India to bat first. Virat Kohli did not make any changes in the playing XI of Team India. New Zealand made a change in their team. Scott Kuggeleijn was replaced in place of fast bowler Blair Tickner.

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