The first match of the three-match ODI series between New Zealand and India was played at Eden Park where the Kiwi team defeated Team India by 7 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Let us tell you that in this match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Batting first, Team India scored 306 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs on the basis of Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill’s half-century innings. In response, the Kiwi team won the match by 7 wickets on the basis of the partnership between Tom Latham and Kane Williamson.
Team India mourns after the defeat from New Zealand
In fact, after losing the first ODI against New Zealand, there was disappointment on the faces of the players of Team India. Captain Shikhar Dhawan’s brilliant innings of 72 runs went in vain. Shikhar Dhawan himself was seen going towards the dugout after the defeat.
According to the video going viral on social media, when Kane Williamson played the winning shot, disappointment was seen on the faces of bowler Arshdeep Singh and captain Shikhar Dhawan. During this, Dhawan was seen hiding his face from the camera. At the same time, the sorrow of defeat was also seen on the faces of Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson.
Lathan’s century, Umran-Shardul’s deadly bowling went in vain
Let us tell you that the century innings of Tom Latham (NZ vs IND) had an important contribution in New Zealand’s victory. Apart from this, Kane Williamson scored runs in balls. After the fall of the first three wickets, both these batsmen faced the Indian bowlers firmly at the crease. In this match for India, Umran Malik took 2 wickets in his 10-over spell, spending 66 runs, while Shardul Thakur got 1 wicket in his 9-over spell.