India continued their successful streak within the T20 worldwide sequence towards New Zealand after claiming one other victory in Wellington. The match went into one other Super Over as each the staff scored 165 runs on the Westpac Stadium. The Kiwis wanted 7 runs off 6 balls within the remaining over however Shardul Thakur tightened the noose across the hosts because the hosts misplaced four wickets. New Zealand couldn’t get the required rating because the match headed right into a Super Over.
Jasprit Bumrah gave away 13 runs off 6 balls for India within the Super Over which was subsequently chased down by KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. New Zealand created an unlucky document as they turned the primary staff to be concerned in 15 tied matches in all codecs. Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham had the proper reaction to one other distress for New Zealand in a Super Over. Here is Neesham’s tweet:-
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) January 31, 2020
This was the primary occasion of two successive tied matches within the event. India had by no means performed a Super Over earlier than of their historical past they usually proved their mettle after changing into the primary staff to win two consecutive Super Overs in a sequence.
Thakur bowled a superb final over through which India bought four wickets – 2 by way of run out – to stretch the match into one other Super Over. Colin Munro and Tim Seifert struck spectacular fifties however India hung of their and Saini, Bumrah and Thakur bowled three good overs to maintain New Zealand on stage phrases.
Earlier, Manish Pandey struck a masterful half-century to take India to 165/eight in 20 overs. This after Ish Sodhi ran by way of the Indian line-up, taking a 3-wicket haul. Earlier, New Zealand gained the toss and elected to discipline first towards India within the fourth T20I in Wellington.