In a thrilling contest, Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav played brilliant innings as India defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets. With this, Team India has equalized the series (1-1) in Lucknow. Interestingly, despite the low score, the Kiwis outclassed the Indian batting lineup to make it a match.
In the end, India needed four runs from just 3 balls. However, Suryakumar Yadav lofted the ball over mid-off to take his team home.
The Kiwis clearly have their work cut out for them taking note of how the hosts bowled to them during their innings. Thereafter, New Zealand employed a variety of spinners throughout the match and took advantage of the turn and bounce from the pitch. Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav (26 off 31 balls) and skipper Hardik Pandya (15 off 20 balls) played a sensible innings in the end to hold the fort for India, and win the match. Tick the scoreboard to deepen.
The hosts continued to suffer run outs, and were handed a easy looking score of 100 runs. The Kiwi bowlers bowled in good areas and reduced the hosts to 72/4. Despite this, Yadav remained the anchor-in-chief of his team. Both the batsmen made an important partnership of 31 runs for the fifth wicket.
And made the team win.