HomeSportsCricketNew Zealand take ODI series 1-0 after yet another no-result

New Zealand take ODI series 1-0 after yet another no-result

No end result India 219 (Washington 51, Iyer 49, Mitchell 3-25, Milne 3-57) vs New Zealand 104 for 1 (Allen 57, Conway 38*, Malik 1-31)

Rain took centre stage once more, washing out the ultimate ODI of the collection in Christchurch after 18 overs of the New Zealand chase of India’s 219. Thanks to Finn Allen’s 54-ball 57 and Devon Conway’s 38 not out in 51 balls, New Zealand have been at 104 for 1, effectively forward of the DLS goal, when the gamers have been taken off the sphere at Hagley Oval. But because the 20-over mark had not been reached, the match resulted in a no-result, giving New Zealand a 1-0 collection win. It was the fourth of six matches within the quick white-ball collection to not have a end result – India had earlier received the three-match T20I collection 1-0.
Earlier, New Zealand received the toss, fielded first, and their seamers exploited no matter assist there was within the floor and the circumstances to dismiss India for 219. Adam Milne and Daryl Mitchell picked up three wickets every to peg India again. And if it had not been for Washington Sundar’s first ODI half-century – following Shreyas Iyer’s 49 from No. 3 – India would have struggled to get to 200.

Arshdeep Singh, bowling the second over of the chase, bowled a maiden the place he troubled Devon Conway by shifting the ball each methods. But Allen could not be contained on the different finish and, regularly, Conway additionally obtained going, even hitting 4 fours in a Deepak Chahar over. It helped New Zealand race to 59 with out loss in ten overs.

Umran Malik’s excessive tempo introduced with it fast runs – his first two overs went for 21. Allen feasted on his bowling as he obtained to a 50-ball half-century, reaching the mark by swatting Washington over long-off. But then Malik had Allen caught within the covers for India’s first, and solely, wicket. An over later, the skies opened up.


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