IND VS NZ 3rd ODI. India won the series


Hello Everyone and Good morning.  Here is our live coverage of IND VS NZ 3rd ODI at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. The Hosts New Zealand will  try to keep the series alive. India has won last two matches. Will India Repeat the same today?

It’s a nice Windy Afternoon at Bay Oval. There is a chance to Virat Kohli’s team to Steal the Series.

Both the Captains at the Crease for Toss. Kane Williamson has won the toss and Choose to bat.

Kane Williamson: We are going to bat first. It looks like a good surface, may be this surface will help us to win the series. There is one Change for us, Mitchell Santher in for Colin de Grandhome. The spin throughout this series was so effective. I think this pitch will also help for the spinners. We need to have a good partnership to bat and next step up. We know that if we play good Cricket, We Can beat anybody. It’s important to execute our plans as best as we can.

Virat Kohli: Same thing that we would done, would have batted first. We were quite satisfied with what we have done. Still in the middle overs we are giving more runs. We would like to improve on. I Personally would like to get the scoring up. Due to Injury MS Dhoni miss this game. Dinesh Karthik Comes back, and Hardik Pandya comes in place of Vijay Shankar. He brings the great balance to the team. He can give you 5-6 overs and also  plays a big shots. It’s great to have a two guys Kuldeep and Chahal Who pick wickets in the middle overs.


India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal

New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

Both Martin Guptil and Colin Munro at the Crease. Bhuvneshwar will attack with the New ball. In the 2nd over in Shami bowling Munro swings his bat and hits four.

On 2nd over last ball Shami to Munro, caught by Rohith Sharma he is at first slip.  Munro poor form continues and New Zealand has been Tickled. NewZealand 10-1.


Kane Williamson Right handed batsman comes to the crease. In 4th over on Bhuvi bowling, Guptil knuckle the ball to the Six and on the next ball he knocks the four. In 6th over first ball Bhuvi to Guptil, caught out by Karthik. New Zealand has lost both the openers. New Zealand 26-2. In 16th over chahal to kane Williamson caught by Hardik pandya. There was a huge pressure on New Zealand by losing Kane Williamson wicket.

Both the Ross Taylor and Tom Latham has the partnership of 109 runs in 125 balls. Both Latham and Taylor reaches up Fifty. In 37th over Chahal to Latham caught out by Rayudu. New Zealand 178-3.

Henry Nicholas Left hand Batsman comes to the crease. In 39th over Hardik Pandya to Nicholas Caught out by Karthik. Nicholas is on his own way. New Zealand 191-5. In 41st over Pandya to Santher Caught by Karthik New Zealand 198-6.

Doug Bracewell Right handed batsman comes into the Crease. Taylor Continues his Batting. In 45th over Shami to taylor Caught out by Karthik. Ross Taylor 93(106).New Zealand 223-7.

New Zealand Got all out for 243 on 49th over.

 New Zealand Scorecard

Both the Indian Openers Rohith Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan at the crease. In 2nd over in Bracewell bowling  Dhawan hits three fours in a row. In 8th over Boult to Dhawan Caught out by Ross Taylor. Both openers had a partner ship of 41 runs in 43 balls.

Captain Virat Kohli Right Handed Batsman On the Crease. In 9th over Rohith hits a Four On Bracewell Bowling. In the 12th over Kohli Hits Four deep Backward point Bowled by Feruguson.

In the 13th over Rohith comes to the front foot and hits the Six on the Mitchell Santher Bowling. In 20th over in Sodhi Bowling  two Fours were hit by Virat Kohli. India 103 -1. Most Hundered Plus Partnership  Rohith and kohli were in Third Place in Odi’s .

Rohith sharma comes up to brings his 39th odi Half- Century in 63 Deliveries.

Virat Kohli brings up his 49th odi century in 59 balls .

Both Virat Kohli and Rohith Sharma had Partnership of 113 runs of 118 balls. On 28th Santer to Rohith comes to front foot he stumped off by Latham. Ambati Rayudu Right Hand batsman came to the Crease.

In 30th over Indian captain Virat Kohli Caught by Nichollas bowled by Boult. India were 168-3. Dinesh Karthik right hand batsman came to crease.

Both the players Rayudu and Karthik had a partnership of 77runs in 71 balls . India won by 7 Wickets. India has won the ODI series in the New Zealand. Kohli became the second captain to win 47 ODI’s out of 63. Ricky pointing is in the first place with 50 Odi winnings.

India Scorecard

 Man of the match: Mohammed Shami is declared as the Man of the match for his 3/41.

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