The last and deciding match of the India vs New Zealand series ended in a tie due to rain. The New Zealand team set a target of 161 runs in front of India. Chasing this target in response, the start of the Indian team was very poor. Indian team openers Pant and Ishaan Kishan were dismissed for just 21 runs. As soon as the wicket of Rishabh Pant fell, after that Shreyas Iyer also kept walking without opening the account.
The Indian team scored 75 runs in 9 overs losing 4 wickets. And only then it rained and due to rain, this match played between India and New Zealand was a tie according to the Duckworth-Lewis rule. India won the 3-match T20I series 1-0.
Team India’s star middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav was awarded the Player of the Series award for his outstanding performance in the series. He was the highest scorer in the series with 124 runs. Surya praised Mohammad Siraj during the award ceremony and told about the plans of Team India. Along with this, he also made a big statement about the good performance of the series.
Team India’s Mr. 360 degree player Suryakumar Yadav performed brilliantly in the three-match T20 series. He played a brilliant inning of 111 runs in the second T20I match. During this, he was given the Player of the Series award for his good performance in this series.
Accepting the award, Surya kumar said:
“I’m really happy with the way things are going so far, would love to play a full game here and knew beforehand the weather is not in our hands. There’s always pressure, other players play under pressure but I don’t take it for granted and at the same time I enjoy my batting, I just come out on the field and express myself, I don’t take any pressure, my intentions and approach are clear.