Tom Latham

Virat Kohli’s 31st ODI century went in useless, as Tom Latham scored his fourth ODI century to information his group to a complete six-wicket win over the hosts within the first ODI.

New Zealand received the match by six wickets, courtesy a superb 200-run fourth wicket partnership between Ross Taylor and Tom Latham.

India received the toss and selected to bat first and made one change within the enjoying XI, as Dinesh Karthik changed Manish Pandey within the first ODI on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India posted 280/eight in 50 overs within the first innings, because of a gutsy 121 run innings by the skipper Virat Kohli.

Trent Boult rammed by the Indian high order, as he picked each the openers early within the innings. He completed with a formidable bowling determine of 4 for 35 in his quota of ten overs. Tim Southee additionally picked up three wickets however gave away 73 runs.

Within the second innings, New Zealand’s openers gave them a strong begin, as Martin Guptill scored 32 and Colin Munro scored 28 runs. Tom Latham then scored a superb knock of 103 and Taylor fell simply in need of a well-deserved century on 95. New Zealand now takes a 1-Zero lead within the three-match ODI sequence.

Here’s what New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson mentioned within the post-match presentation.

“Good efficiency. The way in which we set the tone with the brand new ball was excellent. We caught it out effectively all through that innings. Nice hundred from Virat, changing into pretty regular. After which to see a partnership like that.. among the best chases I’ve seen throughout my time within the Black Caps. The bowling efficiency on this humidity was an important effort and the lads caught to the duty. The way in which Tom and Ross managed the innings was very good. 200-run partnership was a particular, particular partnership. You need to take the sport deep over right here. There have been nonetheless a couple of extra batsmen within the shed. A terrific group efficiency at the moment. Very difficult climate. Have been right here for shut to 2 weeks now. Guys had an important angle, caught to the duty effectively.”

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