IND vs NZ: Indian team landed with 2 wicketkeepers, these 5 reasons caused the defeat

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3 half-centuries from Team India in the match
Lockie Ferguson and Saudi got 3-3 wickets

New Delhi. On the basis of Tom Latham’s century, New Zealand has started with a win in the ODI series. The host Kiwi team defeated India by 7 wickets in the first match (IND vs NZ). With this, he has taken a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. Earlier, Team India had captured the T20 series 1-0. The second match of the ODI series will be played on Sunday, 27 November. In the match, India scored a good score of 306 runs for 7 wickets while playing first. Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill and captain Shikhar Dhawan scored half-centuries. But New Zealand achieved the target for 3 wickets in 47.1 overs with the help of Latham’s unbeaten 145 runs. Captain Kane Williamson also remained unbeaten after scoring 94 runs. The 5 reasons for the defeat of the Indian team were as follows:

1. Indian The team struggled with the lack of sixth bowling option throughout the match. In the second match during the T20 series, off-spinner and all-rounder Deepak Hooda took 4 wickets and contributed significantly to the victory. But he did not get a chance in the first match of the ODI series. The team entered the match with 2 wicketkeepers Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson.

2. Indian Spinners could not leave their mark in the match. Off-spinner Washington Sundar spent 42 runs in 10 overs, he could not take wickets. At the same time, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal also could not perform as expected. He looted 67 runs in 10 overs with an economy of more than 6.

3.New Zealand K had fallen for just 88 runs for 3 wickets. In such a situation there was pressure on him. But the Indian bowlers could not take advantage of this. Tom Latham and Kane Williamson sealed the victory with an unbeaten partnership of over 220 runs. Latham adopted a very aggressive approach.

4.Team India’s score at one time was 124 runs without a wicket. In such a situation, it seemed that the team would go for a big score. But Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav could not play big innings. Due to this the score was 160 runs for 4 wickets. In such a situation, the team could not reach the score of 350 runs.

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5. Kiwi The team’s fast bowlers Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson performed well. Both took 3-3 wickets. Ferguson gave a double blow in the middle over, due to which the runrate was reduced. At the same time, no Indian bowler could take 3 wickets.

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