Ind VS NZ 3rd T20I Mastercard Series: Shubman Gill’s Unbeaten 123 Helped India Beat New Zealand By 168 Runs

Ind VS NZ 3rd T20I Summary:-

Ind VS NZ 3rd T20I Mastercard Series, India defeated New Zealand by 168 runs in the last T20 match. Against the target of 235 runs, New Zealand scored only 66 runs. India won the T20 series 2-1, and India became no. 1 in the t20 international.

Ind VS NZ 3rd T20I Mastercard Series Highlights:

Ind Innings:-

Powerplay Highlights:-

In the 3rd T20 between India vs New Zealand, Indian captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and elected to bat first. This almost proved to be confirmed as the match started with Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan once again opening the batting for India.

Both the players were expected to give a great start to the team, but Ishaan Kishan could not live up to this expectation.

Rahul Tripathi opened his account with a four as soon as he came, and Gill hit another brilliant four in the same over. Both were batting very well and were taking advantage of the powerplay.

Scored 14 runs by hitting 3 fours and in the very next over, Tripathi batting explosively hit a four and a sky-high six and scored 14 runs in the above.

Rahul Tripathi was also looking in a perfect rhythm. In the powerplay of 6 overs, Team India scored 58 runs losing one wicket.

7-10 Overs Highlights:-

Where in the 8th over, Tripathi hit 1 four and a six, and on the very first ball of the 9th over, he hit another big six Rahul Tripathi 200 strike rate Batting at the stage.

But in the 9th over, India got another big blow, Ish Sodhi got Rahul out caught by Ferguson, and he played an inning of 44 runs in 22 balls.

After this Suryakumar Yadav came to the crease where the team’s score was 102/2 in 10 overs.

11-15 Overs Highlights:-

Now in the 11th over, a classical six was seen from the bat of Suryakumar Yadav and in the very next over, Gill completed his half-century by taking 1 run, he scored 50 in 35 balls.

In the 13th over, another six came off Surya’s bat, but in the same over, Tickner got him caught by Bracewell, and he made a brilliant catch.

Suryakumar scored 24 runs in 13 balls. But after this, Hardik Pandya opened the account by hitting a four in the leg side in the first ball, while in the 14th over, Gill hit a six and in the same over, Pandya also hit a four.

Now in the 15th over, two boundaries from both bats. Overall, India had scored 156 runs in 15 overs losing 3 wickets.

Death Overs Highlights:-

In the death overs, Team India was looking towards a big score, in the 16th over, Shubman Gill changed his gear, hit two sixes one after the other, and reached 80 runs. Apart from this, in the 17th over, Gill is now dangerous.

While batting, hit 2 sixes and a brilliant four, and in the same over, Hardik Pandya also hit a solid four and in this over the team scored 23 runs.

In the first ball of the 18th over, Gill completed his century by hitting a four. took. This was his first century in T20 cricket and in the same over Gill’s bat and sixes came and Hardik also hit 1 six, in this over also both players scored 18 runs.

Now in the 19th over, Gill brought Ben Lister and hit him for 2 consecutive fours and hit 1 six again to score 17 runs in the over.

Both shared a 103-run partnership in 41 balls for the fourth wicket, but in the first ball of the 20th over, Daryl Mitchell got Pandya caught by Michael Bracewell, where he was dismissed for 30 runs.

In this over, Mitchell scored 6 runs. In this way, the Indian team scored 234/4 runs in 20 overs, where Shubman Gill remained unbeaten after scoring 126 runs in 63 balls, he hit 12 fours and 7 sixes in his innings.

NZ Inning:-

Powerplay Highlights:-

Chasing a mammoth target of 235 runs, New Zealand’s opening pair of Devon Conway and Finn Allen landed in the ground, where Hardik Pandya brought the first over.

Hardik gave the first success to Team India with the best ball in the very first over. Got caught out by Suryakumar Yadav. Suryakumar took a brilliant catch in sleep. Finn Allen got out without scoring any runs.

Now in the very next over, Arshdeep Singh also got Devon Conway caught out by Hardik Pandya, he too could not do anything special and in the same over, Arshdeep Singh once again got Mark Chapman caught by Ishan Kishan with his swing bowling.

Mark Chapman was caught by hand and could not even open his account, India had taken 3 wickets in 2 overs. Now in the very next over, Hardik again got Glenn Phillips caught out by Suryakumar Yadav with his best bowling,

Phillips returned to the pavilion after scoring 2 runs, yet new Michael Bracewell started his inning with a six. On the other hand, in the 4th over, Daryl Mitchell’s bat also saw a brilliant four.

But in the 5th over, Umran Malik clean bowled Michael Bracewell with his fast bowling, Bracewell became the victim of Umran by scoring 8 runs. Another six came off the bat of Mitchell in the 6th over. New Zealand’s score was 30/5 in 6 overs of powerplay.

7-10 Overs Highlights:-

Half of the New Zealand team had returned to the pavilion, while in the 7th over, Santner hit a four, and on the 8th, another long six was seen off the bat of Daryl Mitchell, from one end, Mitchell was standing in the ground.

But in the 9th over Shivam took In this over, Shivam Mavi bowled well and got Mitchell Santner caught out, this catch was caught by Surya, which was his 3rd catch in this match.

Santner returned to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs and in the same over, Shivam Mavi got Ish Sodhi out. He was also caught by Rahul Tripathi and shown the way to the pavilion, he got out after scoring 0 runs and took 2 wickets in this over.

In the 10th over, Hardik once again got Ferguson caught out by Umran Malik, and Ferguson could not even open the account. New Zealand’s score was 56/8 in 10 overs.

11-15 Overs Highlights:-

But Daryl Mitchell was still present in the field, in the 11th over, another exquisite six was seen from Mitchell’s bat, but in the next, Hardik Pandya got Tinker out caught by Ishaan Kishan.

After this, Mitchell was also dismissed in the first ball of the 13th over, he scored 35 runs in 25 balls, which included 3 sixes and 1 four.

New Zealand was all out by scoring 66 runs and Team India won the 3rd T20 match by 168 runs.

India won the MasterCard T20 series 2–1. Shubman Gill, who batted brilliantly in this match, was selected as Man of the Match, and Hardik Pandya, who performed all-around in the series, was Man of the Series.

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