IND vs NZ Highlights, 2nd T20I: Suryakumar’s outstanding century in 51 balls enabled India to post 191 runs; Deepak Hooda’s 4 wickets made a commanding 65-run victory. For complete highlights, read the full article.
Key Highlights – IND vs NZ
IND vs NZ Highlights
India defeated New Zealand with efficiency, winning by 65 runs. Deepak Hooda recorded a career-best bowling performance of 4/10, and Suryakumar Yadav shone with a brilliant 111 off 51 balls to help India claim a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.
New Zealanders gave up 126 in response to India’s 191/6 score. Check out detailed India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 Highlights.
The Kiwis tripped and struggled the entire time they were pursuing a target of 192 at a challenging IND vs NZ match.
But despite difficult circumstances for spinners, Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, and Yuzvendra Chahal placed the Kiwis in a chokehold. In the end, the Kiwis failed for 126 runs.
Kane Williamson served as the game’s anchor with a 52-ball 61. However, he never seemed particularly dangerous. Instead, the match’s high points were his struggles.
Deepak Hooda eventually swept through the lower order, taking 4 wickets for 10 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal scored 2/26 upon his return, while Mohammed Siraj scored 2/24.
India reached 191/6, Suryakumar Yadav’s second century in 20-over matches. But, while there was drama in the final over when Tim Southee claimed his second professional hat trick, Mount Maunganui was screaming SKY. He outclassed all Kiwi bowlers with an unbroken 51-ball 111.
In IND vs NZ 2nd, T20I Suryakumar scored the most runs for India with 111 in just 51 balls, followed by Ishan Kishan with 36 off 31.
Tim Southee, a top bowler for New Zealand, claimed his second hat-trick after taking out Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, and Washington Sundar. However, Lockie Ferguson proved too expensive for the Kiwis as the pacer claimed two wickets despite scoring 49 runs in his four overs.
India was allowed to bat first and got off to a strong start, scoring 36 runs in 5 overs without losing a wicket. Great play by openers Ishan Kishan and Rishabh Pant.
Suryakumar Yadav, a right-handed batsman, walked out to bat and teamed up with Kishan to bash the New Zealand bowlers all over the field. Kishan struck James Neesham twice in the seventh over of the innings, both times for fours.
However, rain halted play after the fourth delivery of the seventh over, and the ground staff hauled out the covers.
After the game restarted, New Zealand made a significant breakthrough when Sodhi removed Ishan Kishan for 36 off 31. After that, Shreyas Iyer entered the game. Team India’s score after ten over was 75/2.
After that, Shreyas and Suryakumar led the effort to bash the Kiwi bowlers all over the pitch. In the game’s thirteenth over, the pair continued their outstanding performance and helped their team surpass 100 runs.
However, the 39/21 deliveries partnership was interrupted when Shreyas Iyer, who had scored 13 off 9, was hit by a ball to the wicket. Hardik Pandya, the captain of India, then entered the crease to begin batting.
In the IND vs NZ game’s 16th over, Suryakumar scored a spectacular half-century in only 32 deliveries. His 13th fifty in a T20I match. After 16.0 overs, Team India’s score was 129/3 thanks to the batter’s stunning six on a Mitchel Santner delivery.
The standout batsman Suryakumar started the innings’ 17th over with a magnificent six on the first pitch before slamming Tim Southee for 17 runs.
The batsman then went above and beyond with his superb batting display in the final overs. As the innings were finished, Suryakumar scored well by smashing three consecutive fours and a six in Lockie Ferguson’s over.
A convincing victory for #TeamIndia as they beat New Zealand by 65 runs with 7 deliveries to spare.
India lead the series 1-0.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 20, 2022
Deepak Hooda is our Top Performer from the second innings for his brilliant bowling figures of 4/10 in 2.5 overs.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 20, 2022
IND vs NZ – Playing XI
India (Playing XI):
Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya(c), Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
New Zealand (Playing XI):
Finn Allen, Devon Conway(w), Kane Williamson(c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson