India vs New Zealand 1st T20 Match Result – India won by 53 Runs in Nehra Farewell Match

India vs New Zealand T20: After clinching the One Day International series, Team India faces New Zealand again the three-match T20 series which kick-starts from tonight. The first T20 International match between India and New Zealand will begin at 7:00 PM IST on 1st November, Wednesday.

This is going to be the final international match for Ashish Nehra in his Cricket career, hopefully, he will be in the playing 11 today as he didn’t pick for any match during the T20 series against Australia. Nehra is not a big branded cricketer like MS Dhoni or Virat, but he is one of the most dedicated cricketers in their career. He never failed to give his 100% in play and he inspired many other bowlers to not lose stamina and bowl with full efforts till the end.

Unfortunately team New Zealand never lose a T20 match against India so far. Hopefully, we can expect team India to start their winning account today and give a great farewell match to Ashish Nehra. New Zealand is currently ranking in the first position in the ICC T20 ranking and India standing in the fifth position as of 1st November 2017. The mission is, India needs to clinch the series and aim to dominate the T20 International matches as well. Currently, India is ranking in the first position in the Test ranking and second position in the One Day ranking.

India vs New Zealand Livescore & Updates

Toss: NZ won the toss and decided to BOWL first.

November 1, 2017 12:58 pm
Latest update 9 months ago
India leads the 3 match T20 series by 1-0

2nd T20I - India v New Zealand on 4th November at 7 PM.

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

India won by 53 runs

Williamson 28

Latham - 39

Santner - 27

Chahal and Axar picked 2 wickets each for India.

NZ 149/8 (20 Overs)

Nehra ended his spell 29/0 4 Overs

NZ - 115/8 (17 Overs)

New Zealand require another 88 runs with 2 wickets and 18 balls remaining

NZ - 95/6

New Zealand require another 108 runs with 4 wickets and 30 balls remaining

Axar Strikes!

NZ - 84/5 from 13 Overs.

New Zealand need 117 runs with 5 wickets and 40 balls remaining

NZ - 80/3 (12 Overs)

TWM Latham*(lhb) 27

TC Bruce(rhb)9

Bhuvi's turn, Munro Out!

C Munro b Kumar 7 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Guptil gone for 4

NZ - 7/1 (2 Overs)

IND 202/3 (20 Overs)

Team India finished its innings for 202 from 120 balls.

Kohli 26* with 3 sizes and Dhoni 7* with 1 six

NZ need 203 runs to win from 120 balls.

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India vs New Zealand Playing 11

India Lineup: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (capt), Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.

New Zealand Lineup: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Bruce, Tom Latham (wk), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi.

India vs New Zealand T20

India vs New Zealand Live Streaming

India vs NZ live streaming will be telecasted on Star Sports 1 HD Channel. The match will also be telecasted on HotStar Official website and mobile app. Tamil audience can enjoy this match on Star Sports Tamil HD channel.

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