IND vs NZ 1st T20I: New Zealand defeated India by 21 runs in the T20 match played on Friday (January 28) in Ranchi. New Zealand had scored 176 runs while batting first here, in response the Indian team were only able to score 155 runs. This was the fourth time Team Kiwi had defended a score under 200 against Team India on Indian soil in a T20 match. Other than New Zealand, no other team has been able to do this even once in India.
New Zealand made charisma on these three occasions before Ranchi
Chennai 2012: For the first time in September 2012, New Zealand defended a score under 200 against India in India. In the T20 match played at Chepauk Stadium, New Zealand had scored 167 runs while batting first, in response the Indian team were able to score just 166 runs in stipulated overs.
Nagpur 2016: During the T20 World Cup in March 2016, in a Group 2 match in Nagpur, New Zealand scored just 126 runs while batting first, but was able to defend this score. . The New Zealand bowlers top the Indian team with just 79 runs here.
Rajkot 2017: In November 2017, the New Zealand team scored 196 runs while batting first, in response the Indian team were only able to score 156 runs. The Kiwi team had recorded a one-sided victory here by 40 runs.
Ranchi 2023: Batting first, New Zealand scored 176 runs thanks to a half-century from Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (59), in response the Indian team were limited to 155 runs in allotted overs. Could do From India, only Washington Sundar (50) and Suryakumar Yadav (47) were able to present a challenge to the Kiwi bowlers.