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The second ODI of the three-match collection between India and New Zealand was deserted on account of rain in Hamilton on Sunday. After going through a seven-wicket defeat within the first match on Friday, the guests had been seeking to get on the profitable observe however the rain had different plans in retailer and the collection presently stands 1-0 in favor of the Kiwis. The match was a stop-start affair and the sport was finally decreased to 29-overs-per-side. However, the ultimate interruption of the sport when Team India had been 89/1 in 12.5 overs, with Suryakumar Yadav (34*) and Shubman Gill (45*) on the crease.
In each the ODIs, Gill was in good contact with the bat as he scored 50 and 45* runs respectively.
Speaking to Prime Video throughout the broadcast for the 2nd ODI, former India Coach Ravi Shastri shared his ideas on Shubman Gill’s total efficiency.
“His emphasis right now was within the timing of the ball. Sometimes if you find yourself out of your depth, you need to get on with it by attempting to hit the ball laborious. He was in good management with good footwork. It is nice to look at him play. There is one thing regal about him. He is a high quality participant and he will be round for a very long time(decade’s time),” said Shastri.
“He has good work ethics, he trains laborious, he is hungry and he loves this recreation. He will proceed to play as a result of his grooming is sweet, he’s at all times grounded,” he added.
Coming to the match, the fixture had been reduced to a 29-over match after a first weather disruption halted play for nearly four hours with India on 22-0 after 4.5 overs.
A further eight overs were bowled when play resumed before the rain sent the players back to the pavilion again and no more play was possible.
New Zealand lead the three-match series 1-0 after winning Friday’s opening game in Auckland by seven wickets. The final match is in Christchurch on Wednesday. The streaming for the match will be available on Prime Video with coverage starting at 6 AM IST.
With AFP inputs
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