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Latham, Williamson's unbeaten partnership secured a 1-0 win for NZ

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Latham, Williamson's unbeaten partnership secured a 1-0 win for NZ

 

NZ vs IND Match Report: New Zealand has started the three-match ODI series against India with a win. Kiwis defeated the Indian team by 7 wickets in the first ODI played on the Auckland ground on Friday. India had set a target of 307 runs, which the Kiwi team easily achieved at the loss of 3 wickets in 47.1 overs. Latham played an unbeaten stormy century. He scored 145 runs in 104 balls with 19 fours and 5 sixes. He shared an unbroken 221-run partnership with captain Williamson for the fourth wicket. He unbeaten scored 94 off 98 balls and hit 7 fours and 1 six in his innings.

Chasing the target, New Zealand's start was nothing special. Allen and Conway added 35 runs for the first wicket. Allen scored 22 runs in 25 balls and became the victim of Thakur in the eighth over. He hit 2 fours and 1 six in his innings. The left-handed batter scored 24 runs in 42 balls with three fours and was dismissed in the 16th over. He was walked to the pavilion by debutant Malik. The fast bowler ended the inning of Mitchell (11 off 16 balls) in the 20th over. New Zealand's three wickets had fallen on a total score of 88. After this, Williamson and Latham stood up and returned after winning their team.

 

India's inning:

Earlier, India scored 306 runs losing 7 wickets in the 50 overs. Electing to bat first after losing the toss, the Indian team got off to a good start. Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill shared a 124-run partnership for the first wicket. This partnership was broken by Lockie Ferguson dismissing Gill in the 24th over. Gill scored 50 runs in 65 balls with the help of 1 four and 3 sixes. At the same time, Dhawan became the victim of Southee in the 25th over. He played an inning of 72 runs with the help of 13 fours after facing 77 balls.

 

Pant-Surya is out in the same over

Ferguson gave two big blows to India in the 33rd over. He trapped Rishabh Pant in his net on the second ball. Pant's poor form continues. He added 15 runs in 23 balls. Ferguson showed the pavilion's way to Suryakumar Yadav, who was running in excellent form, on the fifth ball of the same over. He could score only 4 runs in 3 balls. Iyer and Samson took the lead after India was reduced to 4 wickets for a total of 160. Both shared a 94-run partnership for the fifth wicket to take India past 250.

 

Iyer-Sundar's blistering partnership

Samson lost his wicket in the 46th over after scoring 36 off 38 balls. He hit 4 fours in the innings. He is lured into his trap by Adam Milne. After the departure of Samson, Iyer and Washington Sundar shared a quick 46-run partnership for the sixth wicket. Iyer was dismissed by Saudi on the second ball of the last over. Iyer scored 80 runs in 76 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes. Southee hunted Thakur (0) on the sixth ball. At the same time, Sundar remained unbeaten after scoring 32 runs in 16 balls. He hit three fours and as many sixes.

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