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India clinch series after rain-hit tie in Napier

India clinch series after rain-hit tie in Napier

Mohammed Siraj's best T20I figures made India bowl New Zealand out for 160 in the first innings, but a downpour ended the game with a draw. India were 75-4 in the chase after players were ejected from the field. The par score according to the DLS being 75 at the point of. The rainy day in Napier which caused a delay of 40 minutes before the start for the first game.

The fast start of New Zealand was stopped with Siraj after Devon Conway and Glenn Phillips played a pivotal role in a mid-overs recovery. However, Siraj returned in the final over to end the partnership . He With the help by Arshdeep Singh, led to an unsustainable collapse. New Zealand lost their last eight wickets in just 30 runs.

India was then beaten by three wickets in the powerplay, before captain Hardik Pandya assisted India recover their lost ground. Just after the play had been stopped, Mitchell Santner at point missed a slap by Deepak Hooda. This gave India to score a single that put India to par with the DLS scoring par,report by app judi online malaysia.

The Conway-Phillips spectacleConway and Phillips were reunited in the final portion of the powerplay when New Zealand opted to bat first following a delay of by 30 minutes. Bhuvneshwar Kumar had gotten a huge movements with the ball, but it was the Arshdeep's swing that got Finn Allen trapped lbw. Mark Chapman looked to up the pace but fell when he attempted to tackle Siraj.

Conway was just getting to his stride when he struck an unbeaten six that was sandwiched between two fours from Arshdeep's second ball in the powerplay. Then, he utilised Bhuvneshwar's speed to smash a huge six over the deep midwicket. From two balls from 11 the batsman had accelerated up to 23, off 17, before 6 overs. He struck two more fours in Yuzvendra Chahal's opening two runs to gauge the pitch.

Phillips was also able to take the time to settle in. Three of his initial fours were triggered by edges. The first was after he inside-edged a Harshal Patel ball between his legs and the second when he was stuck in the crease and outside-edged an Siraj ball following a beating for speed. He announced his arrival after he pounded consecutive borders off Chahal. He initially pounded a faster one into cover, and then a hugely flung ball from the leg spinner was dropped on top of the stands near cow corner.

Phillips"pyrotechnics" helped him reach his eighth half-century of T20I. At the same time, Conway also notched up his fiftyth. At 2 for 130 , with just four more overs to go, New Zealand seemed to be aiming for an 180 or more score on the outskirts of McLean Park, where the boundary lines of the square were rather short.