India won by 6 wickets
India has won the second T20 match against New Zealand by six wickets at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. With this victory, Team India has made a comeback in the series. Now the last T20 match to be played in Ahmedabad will be decisive. The Indian bowlers bundled out the New Zealand team for 99 runs after electing to bat first. Later, India also had to work hard to score 100 runs. The match was decided in the last over. The winning four came off the bat of Suryakumar.
Fourth blow to India, Sundar out
India has got the fourth blow. Washington Sundar is run out. Sundar is out after scoring 10 runs. Sundar was out due to mis-coordination with Suryakumar Yadav. Captain Hardik Pandya has come to the crease as the next batsman.
Third blow to Team India, Rahul Tripathi out
Rahul Tripathi is also out after scoring 13 runs. Team India has got the third blow. All-rounder Washington Sundar has come to the crease to bat in place of Tripathi.
Ishan Kishan out, second blow to India
Ishaan Kishan is run out after scoring 11 runs. India has got another blow. Suryakumar Yadav comes to the crease.
Shubman Gill out, first blow to Team India
Opener Shubman Gill has been dismissed after scoring 11 runs. Rahul Tripathi has come to the crease to bat in his place. In the last match, Gill was dismissed after scoring seven runs. India still needs 83 runs to win.
India’s innings begins
Team India’s innings has started. Openers Ishaan Kishan and Shubman Gill are present at the crease. Both would not like to repeat their previous performance. In the last match, both could not reach double digits.
India got the target of 100 runs
With the help of Indian spinners, India stopped New Zealand for 99 runs in the second T20. India will have to score 100 runs to win. Arshdeep Singh took two wickets for seven runs in two overs. Washington Sundar, Deepak Hooda, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took one wicket each. Captain Hardik Pandya also got a breakthrough.
Lockie Ferguson out, two consecutive setbacks for the Kiwi team
The Kiwi team has suffered two consecutive setbacks. After the amazing spinners, fast bowler Arshdeep Singh has also spread his fire. Arshdeep Singh dismissed Ish Sothi and Lockie Ferguson in his single over.
Bracewell out, sixth blow to New Zealand
Mitchell Bracewell is dismissed by Hardik Pandya. Arshdeep Singh caught a brilliant catch of Bracewell at the boundary. New Zealand has got the sixth blow.
Fifth blow to New Zealand
Kuldeep Yadav gave fourth blow to New Zealand
New Zealand has suffered a fourth blow. Kuldeep Yadav has bowled Daryl Mitchell for 8 runs. Mitchell Breakwell has come to the crease to bat in place of Mitchell.
Glenn Phillips bowled, New Zealand’s third blow
Glenn Phillips is out after scoring five runs off 10 balls. Daryl Mitchell comes to bat in place of Phillips. Phillips is bowled by Deepak Hooda.
Second blow to Kiwi team, Conway out
New Zealand has suffered another blow. Washington Sundar has given the second success to India. Devon Conway is out after scoring 11 runs. Glenn Phillips has come at the crease to bat in his place.
First blow to New Zealand
The New Zealand team has got the first blow. Finn Allen is bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal. Captain Hardik Pandya has shown confidence in the spinners in the power play. He got the second over of the innings from Washington Sundar.
New Zealand’s innings begins
New Zealand’s innings has started. Devon Conway and Finn Allen are present at the crease. Devon Conway scored a half-century in the last match.
Chahal gets a chance in place of Umran
Umran Malik proved to be a bit expensive in the first match and did not get any success. In his place, Yuzvendra Chahal has been given a chance in the playing eleven.
New Zealand’s playing XI
Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner (c), Ish Sodhi, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner.
India’s playing eleven
Shubman Gill, Ishaan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (captain), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat
New Zealand has won the toss. Captain Mitchell Santner has decided to bat first. India will have to try to stop them on small scores. Fast bowlers will have to bowl with better line length and spinners will have to support them.
second match between india and new zealand today
India vs New Zealand 2nd T20: The second T20 match between India and New Zealand is being played at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow today. India lost the first match by 21 runs at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi. By winning today’s match, India would like to equalize in the series. If Hardik Pandya & Co. lose today, then India’s streak of winning 24 home series in a row will end.