India reports a 168-run Win Against New Zealand to seal the T20 SeriesFebruary 02, 2023 11:15
(Image source from: Twitter.com/BCCI)
The final and the deciding T20 match between India and New Zealand took place last evening in Narendra Modi Stadium. India won the toss and elected to bat first. India scored a record total of 234 for the loss of 4 wickets in their 20 overs. Shubman Gill (126 not out), Rahul Tripathi (44) and Hardik Pandya (30) are the top scorers for the side. Daryl Mitchell (1/6), Michael Bracewell (1/8) and Ish Sodhi (1/34) bagged the wickets among the bowlers of the New Zealand. Chasing a huge total, the team failed badly and tumbled down for 66 in just 12.1 overs. This is the least ever total for the team outside the country.
Daryl Mitchell (35), Mitchell Santner (13) and Michaeal Bracewell (8) are the top scorers among the New Zealand batsmen. They failed badly before the pace of the Indian bowlers. Hardik Pandya (4/16), Umran Malik (2/9) and Shivam Mavi (2/12) bagged the wickets among the Indian bowlers. Shubman Gill is named as the Player of the Match while Hardik Pandya is named as the Player of the Series. India won the T20 series by 2-1. New Zealand also lost the ODI series for India by 3-0.