IND vs NZ: Suryakumar (62) and Rohit Sharma (48) beat New Zealand by 5 wickets, taking a 1-0 lead in the series.

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India vs New Zealand, 1st match T20I


  • India beat New Zealand by five wickets
  • In this three-match T20 series, India took a 1-0 lead.
  • Suryakumar Yadav played an excellent half-century inning with 62 runs.

India beat New Zealand by 5 wickets in the opening match of the three-game T20I series after half a century of 48 runs by Suryakumar Yadav (62) and Rohit Sharma. With this victory, India took a 1-0 lead in the series. In this match, the New Zealand team scored 164 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the 20 assigned overs. In response to this score, India scored 166 runs in 19.4 overs.

Suryakumar Yadav hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in his 40-ball innings for India. At the same time, Rohit Sharma also hit five sixes and two sixes on his innings. Apart from this, KL Rahul scored 15 runs. Rishabh Pant was undefeated in 17 races.

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Trent Boult took the maximum of 2 wickets for the New Zealand team in bowling. Aside from this, Tim Southee, Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell each took a wicket.

Earlier, opening batter Martin Guptill played a brilliant 70-run inning on 42 balls for the New Zealand team. During this, he also hit four sixes and three fours. Apart from this, Mark Chapman contributed 63 runs on 50 balls. Chapman also hit six fours and two sixes in his innings.

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On the other hand, Ravichandran Ashwin and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took wickets 2-2 at the bowling alley for India. Apart from this, Deepak Chahar and Mommad Siraj each took a wicket.

After this match, both teams will meet on the field in Ranchi on November 19.


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