Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh reserved excessive praise for opener Rohit Sharma after the latter guided the ‘Men in Blue’ to a surprising Super Over victory within the third T20I towards New Zealand in Hamilton on Wednesday. Courtesy of this win, India took an unassailable 3-zero lead within the 5-match collection and that is their first collection victory within the shortest format.
Rohit was at his majestic finest within the match as after his scintillating half-century, he slammed couple of sixes within the Super Over to take Team India over the road. Yuvraj took to social media to praise ‘The Hitman’ after his twin sixes off Tim Southee to win the match for India. Yuvraj’s put up learn: “Brothaman you beauty@ImRo45.”
Brothaman you magnificence ☝🏼 @ImRo45
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) January 29, 2020
India posted a aggressive 179 for 5 at Seddon Park after being despatched into bat. Opener Rohit Sharma high scored for India with a 65-run knock whereas skipper Virat Kohli contributed 38 runs in crew’s whole. Later, skipper Kane Williamson smashed a 48-ball 95 however New Zealand faltered within the last over to take the match into the Super Over.
Needing 9 runs of the final over, New Zealand misplaced Williamson and Ross Taylor to complete at 179 for six and tie the match. In the Super Over, New Zealand scored 17, a goal which India overwhelmed within the last ball with Rohit smashing Tim Southee for two consecutive sixes.
((With PTI Inputs))