IND vs NZ 2017, 1st ODI: Twitter Reacts as New Zealand Beat India by 6 Wickets in Mumbai

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham starred with the bat as New Zealand surprised India by seven wickets within the first One-Day Worldwide on the Wankhede Stadium to go one nil up within the three-match sequence.

Latham remained unbeaten on 103 whereas Taylor scored 95 to assist the Kiwis begin the sequence on a very good word. Chasing a aggressive 281, New Zealand had been off to a good begin with Colin Munro and Martin Guptill including 48 runs for the primary wicket earlier than Hardik Pandya dismissed the previous one. India then pulled issues again by decreasing the guests to 80 for 3. Nevertheless, India’s hopes of creating additional inroads into the sport by Ross Taylor and Tom Latham received quashed.

Each the gamers had scored centuries within the warm-up sport and continued their type within the first ODI too, sharing a match-winning stand of 200 runs earlier than Bumrah dismissed Taylor along with his crew needing only one.

Batting first, India rode on a elegant century from Virat Kohli to put up a difficult 280 for eight regardless of shedding wickets at common intervals. Virat Kohli’s determination to bat first appeared to have backfired when each the openers – Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan – departed with solely 29 runs on the board. A 42-run stand between Kohli and Kedar Jadhav then steadied the ship earlier than the latter received dismissed.

Dinesh Karthik and Kohli then took the inning ahead however simply when it appeared the duo had received their eyes set; the previous was despatched again by Tim Southee. One other fifty-plus stand between Kohli and his predecessor MS Dhoni steadied the ship, however the Males in Blue misplaced yet one more wicket at a vital juncture.

Nevertheless, Kohli stood agency from one finish and scored 121 to information the crew to a very good whole.

Right here is how Twitter reacted to  the sport:


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