The 2nd T20 match between New Zealand and India was played at Ranchi today. New Zealand was forced to win the match as India won the first T20. The Indian team was on the verge of winning the series if they won the match. India won the toss and was elected to field first.
The start was excellent for the New Zealand team. Guptill hit 2 sixes and 3 fours in the action-packed cup. Mitchell, on the other hand, scored 31 off 28 balls. Glenn Phillips hit 34 off 21 balls with 3 sixes and a four. The Indian bowlers bowled New Zealand out for 125 in 15 overs and bowled out for 153 in 20 overs.
India’s opening batsmen KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma scattered all fours of New Zealand’s bowling. The New Zealand team was unable to take wickets despite using 4 bowlers in the power play. Both men rained sixes. KL Rahul was out for 65 and Rohit Sharma for 55. Finally, Rishabh hit two sixes in a row in the 18th over to help India win.
India also won the T20 series against New Zealand by 7 wickets. India has now won the T20 series against New Zealand in retaliation for their defeat to India in the World Cup.
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