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India beat New Zealand with eight goals to take a 2-0 lead in a 3-match ODI series


India’s relentless attack of pace overcame New Zealand’s flimsy batting formation as the hosts won by eight shots in their second ODI to close a three-game series here on Wednesday. Seven.

The attack led by Mohammed Shami produced a sharp attempt to beat New Zealand by a meager 108 before India made it past the lap of 20.1. Rohit Sharma hit 50 of 51 sublime balls while Shubman Gill remained undefeated with 40 of 53 serves.

It was an impressive victory but the sea of ​​fans who had flocked to the remote Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium to watch Raipur’s first international match were reluctant to play more due to the early finish.

Shami (March 18) and Mohammed Siraj (1/10) put the hitters in trouble with their high-quality seam bowling, sending New Zealand down 15 to 5 after Rohit choose to participate in bowling. The odd tackle made the New Zealanders’ job harder although the Indian openers made hitting the ball easy in the evening.

The third and final ODI will be played at Indore on Tuesday.

New Zealand opener Finn Allen who was the first to start after missing a full ball came back late to clamp the pads and snap the stumps. Siraj then had a good length magnetic ramp to create an outer boundary from number three Henry Nicholls with Gill doing the rest in the slide.

Two excellent rebounds of Shami and Hardik Pandya (February 16) made New Zealand more trouble. Shami had one ball to cut and Daryl Mitchell, in an attempt to knock it aside, ended up mistaking it back for the pitcher.

Hardik’s one-handed catch to eliminate Devon Conway in the 10th inning was sensational. Shardul Thakur (January 26) hit the wicket in the sequel by hitting a thick line from Tom Latham’s stick. It was a loose shot from New Zealand captainended with an easy catch against Gill on the slide.

New Zealand are in a difficult situation but all hope is not lost with the captain of the previous game Michael Bracewell (22) and Glenn Phillips (36) equally dangerous in the midfield.

Bracewell made his intentions clear by stepping outside to hit Shami for cover. After being hit four rounds in a row in the 19th round, Shami went bowling sharp guard and Bracewell pulled the ball just to get it back to the keeper.

Mitchell Santner (27) Who scored fifty in Hyderabad, joined Phillips and the duo took the team past 100 with a record of 47 runs for the seventh racket. However, both were eliminated by a six-ball gap to end New Zealand’s hopes of recovery.

While Santner played a well-camouflaged slow ball from Hardik to the stump, Phillips caught Suryakumar Yadav in the deep mid lane after a long jump from the Washington Sundar (2/7).

Kuldeep Yadav (January 29) trap number 11 Blair Tickner ahead to end the match New Zealand plays in 34.3 rounds.

India was very successful in the chase with Rohit enthralling the crowd with his signature pulls. One of them earned a six, the first maximum of the game, when he caught Lockie Ferguson over the penalty kick.

New from a hundred pairs in HyderabadGill has also come up with some subtle brushstrokes, including a header that breaks Ferguson.

New Zealand pacing hitters can’t move as many seams as their Indian counterparts, making the task easier for hitters.

Rohit finished his fiftieth with a single on the 13th inning before Shipley knocked him out with a low-range ball.

Virat Kohli received the biggest cheer from the crowd as usual but was only able to last nine balls as Santner outplayed him for the second time in as many games.

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