The Indian team defeated New Zealand by a wide margin of 168 runs in the third match of T20. At the same time, after this victory, Team India won the T20 3-match series 2-1. Earlier, Indian team captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and decided to bat. The India team, coming out to bat first, scored 234 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. At the same time, New Zealand’s innings were down to just 66 runs in 12.1 overs.
Opener Shubman Gill played a 126-run innings off 63 balls for India. He hit 12 fours and 7 sixes in his innings. Apart from this, Rahul Tripathi scored 44 runs off 22 balls. While India team captain Hardik Pandya scored 30 runs off 17 balls. Other than this, Suryakumar Yadav contributed 24 runs off 13 balls. However, the Indian team’s opener Ishaan Kishan returned to the arena on the cheap. Ishaan Kish went on to score 1 run off 3 balls.
Apart from Shubman Gill, thanks to brilliant batting from Rahul Tripathi and Hardik Pandya, the Indian team set a mammoth target of 235 runs against the New Zealand team. Mitchell Santner’s team dropped to just 66 runs under the pressure of a big target. In this way, the Indian team won the match by a wide margin of 168 runs. At the same time, this is Team India’s biggest win in T20 history.
Shubman Gill played an unbeaten innings of 126 runs. He hit 12 fours and 7 sixes in his innings. In addition, he played shots all over the ground against the Kiwi bowlers. Previously, Shubman Gill had scored a double century in the ODI series against New Zealand.
In front of the huge target of the Indian team, the New Zealand team scattered like cards. Bowlers from Team India bowled deadly with the new ball. Especially the Indian team captain Hardik Pandya and Arshdeep Singh played amazingly on the power play. The New Zealand batsmen kept coming out in front of the Indian fast bowlers. Half of the New Zealand team had returned to the arena for 21 races. While Kiwi were down to 66 runs in 12.1 overs.