The third T20 played between India and New Zealand in Napier remained inconclusive due to rain. Batting first in the match, the Kiwi team was all out for 160 runs in 19.4 overs. Devon Conway scored the highest innings of 59 runs.
At the same time, Glenn Phillips scored 54 runs. Arshdeep Singh and Mohammad Siraj took a maximum of 4-4 wickets from Team India. New Zealand’s last 7 wickets fell for 14 runs.
India vs New Zealand 3rd T20: Match remained tied
In response, Team India scored 75 runs losing 4 wickets in 9 overs. Then it started raining. After this, not a single ball could be played and the third T20 was declared a tie. With this, Team India won the series 1-0.
There is a super over when the match is tied, but there was no scope to bowl a single ball. In such a situation, the match was declared inconclusive.
When and how did New Zealand’s wickets fall?
- Arshdeep Singh gave the first blow to New Zealand. He dismissed Finn Allen LBW on the third ball of the second over. Allen faced 4 balls and got out after scoring 3 runs.
- Mohammad Siraj took the second wicket of the Kiwi team. He got Mark Chapman caught out by Arshdeep Singh after scoring 12 runs in 12 balls.
- Glenn Phillips played a brilliant inning for New Zealand. He faced 33 balls and scored 54 runs at a strike rate of 163. His wicket was taken by Mohammad Siraj.
- Devon Conway got out after scoring 59 runs in 49 balls. His wicket was taken by Arshdeep Singh.
- Mohammad Siraj took his third wicket in the form of James Neesham. At the same time, the fourth wicket blew by dismissing Mitchell Santner for 1 run.
- In the 19th over of Arshdeep Singh, 3 batsmen were dismissed on three consecutive balls. First, he sent Ish Sodhi and Daryl Mitchell to the pavilion. After this Mohammad Siraj ran out Adam Milne with a direct throw.
- In the last over, Harshal Patel bowled Tim Southee and gave the last success to the Indian team.
Both teams made one change each. Harshal Patel got a chance in place of Washington Sundar. At the same time, Mark Chapman came into New Zealand’s playing XI in place of Kane Williamson.
Playing XI of both the teams…
India: Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya (captain), Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson.