Every time I see Rohit Sharma hitting those pulls on short balls
..AHH!. I think No-one can time ball better than him It’s always a treat watching him hitting those sixes with ease always worth watching matches.
Friday, February 08, 2019, Eden Park, Auckland
New Zealand Innings
New Zealand won the and choose to bat first. The opener and star of 1st T20 Tim Seifert scored only 12 runs of 12 balls before got out. Bhuvneshwar Kumar takes the wicket of Tim Seifert caught by MS Dhoni behind the wicket.
All-rounder Krunal Padya Bowled exceptionally well takes crucial three wickets
Colin Munro Scored 12 runs of 12 ball caught by Indian Captain Rohit Sharma on krunal Pandya bowling.
Kiwi’s Captain Kane Williamson LBW bowled Krunal Pandya
Daryl Mitchell caught in front of the wicket LBW by Krunal Pandya
Ross Taylor played Knock of 42 runs on 36 runs before gets out. A Well directed throw from Vijay Shankar hits the stumps directly, Ross Taylor was well out of crease.
Colin de Grandhomme hits half-century
Colin de Grandhomme was looking comfortable against the Indian bowling lineup he score half- century of just 28 deliveries. He hits 4 sixes and 1 four in his innings. Rohit Sharma takes his catch on Hardik Pandya bowling.
Mitchell Santner bowled by Khaleel Ahmed. He scored 7 runs of 8 deliveries
Tim Southee cleaned up by Khaleel Ahmed he scored 3 runs
New Zealand Manage to score 158 Runs in 20 over by losing 8 wickets
Indian Team Chase
Inadian team proves again that they are the chasing champions. Indian team chased the 158 runs target very easily with 7-wicket in hand & 7 balls remaining
Rohit leads From the Front
Indian Opners Shikhar Dhawan & Rohit Build a partnership of 79 Runs. Rohit Sharma scored 50 runs of 29 hits 4 sixes and 3 fours into his innings Ish Sodhi takes his wicket on a short ball caught by Tim Southee at deep-midwicket.
Shikhar Dhawan Scored 30 runs on 31 balls caught by de grandhomme on a well directed bouncer by Lockie Ferguson
Indian Third wicket fall of vijay Shanker he scored 14 runs on 8 balls caught Southee bowled daryl Mitchell.
The Indian attacking batsman Rishabh Pant scored 40 runs of 28 balls stay till the end along with Indian (WK) MS Dhoni scored 20 Runs of 17 balls.
Rohit Sharma: ery pleased to see how we bowled, and we were quite clinical with the bat as well. We have quality in our side, but we executed our plans better today, after learning from our mistakes. It’s important to understand the mistakes that we made – it’s been a long tour for everyone. So we didn’t want to put a lot of pressure on the boys, just go in there with a clear mind. It’s going to be a cracker of a game in the 3rd T20I, but nothing to take away from New Zealand, they’re still a quality side.
Kane Williamson: I suppose the performance in Wellington was going to be difficult to replicate. We missed a trick or two with the bat. It was slightly more tricky to bat, but 20 more runs at the death would have been better. It wasn’t a 180-200 wicket for sure, but the opening partnership from India just took it away. It’s important that as a side we are aware of the good bits we have done and put that into practice every time we come out to bat. Today it wasn’t our day to be honest. Today wasn’t as close as we would have liked, but having a full house like Eden Park, there isn’t any better atmosphere in the world.
Krunal Pandya, Man of the Match: It felt really nice to contribute for the team. It’s always special when you contribute to a win. The dimensions are quite different from Wellington, the straight boundaries were short and I had to adjust my length to it. Looking forward to the decider in two days time.