Head coach Ravi Shastri lauded Team India after they clinched their second Super over victory against New Zealand within the fourth T20I of the 5-match collection at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday. Courtesy of this thrilling win, India went 4-zero up within the collection. Earlier, India had overwhelmed the Kiwis in third T20I in Super Over as nicely to take an unassailable lead within the collection.
Following India’s win in Wellington, Shastri took to social media to precise his happiness and lauded India for successive Super Over wins. Shastri’s put up learn: “Can be a real crazy game #INDvsNZ #SuperOver #TeamIndia.”
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) January 31, 2020
Skipper Virat Kohli too took to Twitter to hail the workforce’s efficiency and he wrote: “Rising up to every challenge. What a game!”
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 31, 2020
This was India’s successive Super Over win in three days. Both groups ended up with 165 on the finish of 20 overs. If final match was about how Shami introduced India again from 2 run off Four balls state of affairs, Friday was about Shardul Thakur.
New Zealand solely wanted 7 runs within the final over with 7 wickets in hand. Thakur at first obtained Ross Taylor out with a fuller size supply after which obtained the wicket of Daryl Mitchell with a knuckle ball. In between India inflicted two run outs, together with the one off the final ball when New Zealand batsman Santner tried to return again for the second run.
“There’s something new that I’ve learnt, that you’ve just got to stay calm in the game, observe what’s happening and if the opportunity comes then you capitalize on it. The fans couldn’t have asked for a better finish in two consecutive games. We hadn’t played super-over before, and now we have played two back to back,” mentioned Kohli on the put up-match presentation.