Team India scripted historical past as they thumped New Zealand in Super Over to take a 4-Zero collection lead in 5-match collection at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday. Virat Kohli and his troops had earlier gained the third T20I in related trend and this is the primary time in historical past that two successive matches have led to a tie, not to mention victories for a workforce in again-to-again Super Overs.
Chasing 166, New Zealand had been coasting at one stage earlier than the hosts imploded to be restricted to 165/7. Needing 7 runs off Shardul Thakur’s final over, the Kiwis buckled below stress and misplaced 4 wickets as India took the match into the Super Over for the second consecutive recreation.
This is how the Super Over panned out:
Ball 1: Jasprit Bumrah bowls a size supply and Tim Seifert hits the ball excessive within the air on the leg facet. Shreyas Iyer tries his finest to achieve the ball however finally fails to gather it. (2 runs)
Ball 2: Bumrah bowls a size supply once more and Seifert mistimes the ball over mid-off for a boundary. (Four runs)
Ball 3: Bumrah bowls a brief supply and Seifert prime-edges it. Wicket-keeper KL Rahul goes for the catch however fails to gather it. (2 runs)
Ball 4: Bumrah bowls a sluggish size supply and Seifert hits prime-edges it once more. This time, he is caught by Washington Sundar at third man (Out).
Ball 5: Bumrah bowls a slower one and Munro cuts it for a boundary previous the purpose fielder. (Four runs)
Ball 6: Bumrah bowls quick yorker and Murno goes for the paddle sweep. He fails to make correct contact with the ball because it bumps into the palms of Navdeep Saini at backward brief leg. (1 run)
India’s goal: 14
Ball 1: Tim Southee bowls a size supply and KL Rahul hits the ball into mid-wicket stands for an enormous six. (6 runs)
Ball 2: Southee bowls a brief supply and Rahul pulls it over backward brief leg fielder for a boundary. (Four runs)
Ball 3: Southee bowls a brief supply and Rahul prime edges it. Scott Kuggeleijn completes the catch at deep mid-wicket. (Out)
Ball 4: Southee bowls a size supply and Virat Kohli nudges the ball straight down the bottom and takes a double. (2 runs)
Ball 5: Southee bowls a brief supply and Kohli pulls the ball for a boundary to seal India’s victory. (Four runs)
A goal of 166 was all the time going to be robust to defend, however the Indian bowlers began nicely, dismissing the harmful Martin Guptill within the fifth over of the innings with the rating on 22. Munro and Seifert although mixed fantastically to maintain the required price below examine.
The 74-run stand was ended by Kohli who effected a superb run-out to ship again Munro for 64. Yuzvendra Chahal then despatched again Tom Bruce (0) within the subsequent over because the guests sniffed an opportunity. But Seifert then mixed with Taylor to maintain the Kiwis on target of a victory
However, a superb final over from Shardul Thakur ensured the match led to a tie.